Centipede: origins for iPhone and iPad

By Philip Michaels, Macworld |  IT Management, ipad, iPhone

The graphical updates serve Centipede well, though some details arent always handled with aplomb. The burrowing
centipedes, for example, just seem to disappear, and I wish that the killing of a gnome by a bug was marked with
something more dramatic than the current blue flash. This is one of those games that feels a little too cramped on
the iPhones smaller screen; its much more enjoyable to play Centipede: Origins on the iPad.

Overall, though, this is a welcome upgrade to an arcade mainstay. If youre a grizzled veteran of the Centipede
Wars like me, youll enjoy the more detailed landscapes and varied challenges of this new version. And if youve
never played the game before, its a perfectly fine introduction to a classic arcade shoot 'em up.

Philip Michaels is the editor of Macworld.com.


Originally published on Macworld |  Click here to read the original story.
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