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This is a remake or "modernization" of the classic arcade shooter Centipede, originally released in arcades by Atari in 1980. This remake keeps some of the original game's shooter-style gameplay while mixing in more console-style exploration. Gameplay progresses through five "worlds": Weedom, Frostonia, Infernium, Enigma, and Evile. Players blast away at the classic centipedes, spiders, fleas, and scorpions while fighting new enemies like the mosquito, cockroach, and killer mushroom. A "classic" mode is also included, which allows players to play the classic game in a new "3D" isometric perspective.


Centipede Dreamcast Title Screen
Centipede Dreamcast Near Camera View
Centipede Dreamcast Far Camera View

Promo Images

Centipede Magazine Advertisement
Centipede Screenshot
Centipede Screenshot
Centipede Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Centipede 3D" -- Common title

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Critic Reviews

Atari HQ 2000 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot Dec 03, 1999 5.5 out of 10 55
Retro4Ever Jun 25, 2012 5.5 out of 10 55
Planet Dreamcast Jan 04, 2000 3.5 out of 10 35
IGN Nov 22, 1999 2.9 out of 10 29
The Video Game Critic Aug 31, 2000 D 25
Defunct Games Mar 04, 2006 6 out of 100 6


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True classic mode

Hasbro apparently got some consumer complaints about not including a true version of the original Centipede with the game. (As opposed to their "classic mode" that featured the original game play with an isometric perspective.) Thus, they added a true classic version to the PlayStation release.
Adam Baratz (1483) added Centipede (Dreamcast) on Apr 17, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Lee Waggoner (31), GTramp (63630), Sciere (608252), Scaryfun (17863) and Slarty Bartfast (184)