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  • Summary: Inspired by the Atari classic, Centipede: Origins brings an entirely new level of bug-blasting fun to the world-renowned franchise.Evil, plant-munching vermin are swarming into your precious garden and rapidly destroying everything! You, a peace-loving gnome, have no choice than to wage an all-out war against these vile creepy crawlies.Using extreme weapons and gadgets, protect your garden from the ambush of vicious bugs and the dreaded CENTIPEDE.Who will survive: GNOMES or BUGS?! YOU DECIDE!Features:•3 Upgradeable weapons that will lay waste to the onslaught of bugs and centipedes! Use the grenades, rapid fire and others to eliminate the insects! More to be included soon!•3 Upgradable gadgets such as the Fly Trap, the Time Warp and others to give you the upper hand in your battle with the bugs and centipedes! More to come soon!•Collect coins to buy upgrades and help you protect the world of the gnomes!•4 playable levels including Bumpkinpatch Gardens, Bumpkinpatch Aerial, Tarpit Excavation, Valley of Flowers and others that can be purchased as you progress through the game!More features to come!*** CHECK OUT OUR OTHER EXCITING GAMES! ***Atari’s Greatest Hits, Breakout®: Boost+, Asteroids™: Gunner, Circus Atari® and watch for our future apps at facebook.com/AtariIf you are experiencing any problems with Centipede: Origins, please email CustomerSupport@atari.com so we can assist you. Expand
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Jun 26, 2012
    Centipede Origins is true to the arcade classic in pretty much every way that one could want, while adding enough features to keep a new generation of gamer interested.
  2. Jun 25, 2012
    A commendable refresh of a classic from gaming's prehistory, Centipede: Origins expands on the core gameplay of the original to deliver a fun and addictive experience.
  3. Jul 31, 2012
    Fans of the original will be glad to have the game in their pocket, while newcomers should have no trouble grasping the simple controls and play style.
  4. Jun 26, 2012
    Not a bad game. It's just kind of bland. Fans of Centipede might enjoy an iPad-friendly version of the game, and it does have gnomes in it. Everything is better with gnomes. It just doesn't take a lot of risks, doesn't do anything particularly unexpected.
  5. Jun 26, 2012
    Centipede: Origins is a fun upgrade to a classic shooter, but until updates address the poor interface design, this is a game suited primarily for iPad users alone.
  6. Jun 25, 2012
    Centipede Origins keeps the classic formula intact, while introducing fun new elements and a vibrant visual style to update it for modern smartphones.
  7. Jul 6, 2012
    Centipede has gotten a graphical facelift, but now the game has nothing to make it unique.