Centipede Recharged Review (Xbox Series S)
For our Centipede Recharged Review, we get to Blast bugs and chase high scores in this glorious revival of an old-school classic, all while jamming to a heart-pounding original score by Megan McDuffee. Play solo or tag in a friend for local co-op across 30 unique challenges or the endless arcade mode.
Centipede Recharged Review Pros:
- Nice neon-like graphics.
- 609.9MB download size.
- 1000 Gamerscore.
- Own in-game achievements.
- Controller settings – Invert axis and sensitivity sliders, vibration, and vibration strength slider.
- Graphics – effects, screen shake, Colourblind and immersive mode.
- Single-player and local co-op.
- Two game modes – arcade and challenges.
- Online and local leaderboards.
- Shooter gameplay.
- Arcade mode is your go as long as possible with one life type deal.
- Challenges are where you need to do something within a life, like kill 20 enemies or shoot 50 mushrooms.
- 2D perspective.
- You have a portion of the screen you can move around in.
- Spiders will crawl in your area and drop power-ups.
- Many power-ups from Bombs to shooting sideways to shields and rockets.
- Very flashy particle explosions.
- Your goal is to shoot and kill the centipedes before they get to the bottom.
- Every time you shoot part of the centipede it will turn into a mushroom.
- Mushrooms will act as walls for centipedes and you but you can shoot them to destroy them.
- Feels like Centipede got a Pac Man Championship Edition makeover.
- Silky smooth controls.
- Very accessible and easy to pick up.
- Old veterans will love the new features and challenges.
- Power up names show as you collect them.
- Excellent time-filler experience.
Centipede Recharged Review Cons:
- No tutorials.
- Takes a while to get used to.
- Arcade mode is a slow burner.
- Feels the same routine after a few hours of play.
- The particle effects can make seeing your ship difficult.
- No customisation.
- Doesn’t have anything about the classic game.
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Developer: SneakyBox and Adamvision Studios
Publisher: Atari Games
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- Graphics - 7/107/10
- Sound - 7/107/10
- Accessibility - 7/107/10
- Length - 7/107/10
- Fun Factor - 8/108/10