Centipede was the first arcade game designed by a women and one of Atari’s most successful games. The game is a vertical shooter that uses a track-ball for player movement. The player’s goal is to destroy an array of insects, including a centipede (obviously), fleas, spiders and scorpions.
The game’s cabinet is characterized by colorful graphics of an intimidating centipede that are seen nearly all of Atari’s games from the early 1980s.
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