Centipede

Original System: N/A


The original Centipede was programmed by Dave Getreu for the Atari 400/800 and was released in early 1982.  Atari decided that this version wasn't flashy enough for their new 'Personal Arcade Machine' and had Frank Hausman and Sean Hennessy program a new version which was much closer to the arcade game.   The Atari 5200 version has better graphics than the Atari 400/800 version and supports the 5200 trackball.

 

Atari 400/800

Atari 5200







 

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