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Centipede (センティピード)

Released in 1980

Developer: Atari
Manufacturer: Atari
Distributor: Atari

****.5 (2 total votes)

Centipede marquee
game marquee

Game Summary

Gardening - shoot the insects in the mushroom patch

Hardware Info

Controls: Trakball / Button(s)
Vertical-mounted Raster monitor
240 x 256 Resolution
Colors: 20 Color

Additional Hardware Info (from Mame)

M6502 cpu @ 1 Mhz
Pokey audio @ 1 Mhz

Hardware Platform

Atari Centipede hardware

Mame ROMs

centiped, Centipede (revision 3)
centipd2, Centipede (revision 2)
centipdb, Centipede (bootleg)

Game Details

Classic - This game is unusual in that it was designed by a woman, Donna Bailey, and this has been suggested as one of the reasons for Centipede's distinctive pastel colour schemes. The aim is to shoot the centipedes before they reach the bottom of the mushroom patch

Centipede control panel
control panel

Centipede cabinet photo
cabinet photo
Centipede title screen
title screen
Centipede gameplay screen shot
gameplay screen
Centipede promotional flyer
promotional flyer

"Maybe" Images

(fuzzy search, these MAY match the game, or they may not)

Centipede - partial view of side artCentipede cabinet next to its friend MillipedeCentipede control panel closeup Member Ratings / Comments

**** by kk. Comment: "Millipede was better, but this is still a fun game." 2000-07-26 09:12:54Z

***** by SaraAB. Comment: "Very addictive gameplay.." 2000-12-31 23:00:50Z

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This game page was created 8/3/1998 12:00:00 AM and last updated 6/20/2000 9:43:13 PM