Centipede was produced by Atari in 1980. Atari released 139 different machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1972. Other machines made by Atari during the time period Centipede was produced include Bradley Trainer, Asteroids Deluxe, Monte Carlo, Battlezone, Red Baron, Superman, Splash, Lunar Lander, Solar War, and Atari Basketball. The player controls a gun that can only move in the bottom fifth of the screen. The object is to shoot a centipede that works its way down to the player area through a field of mushrooms. Other attacking enemies are fleas, spiders, and scorpions.