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Team17 releases fourth Worms Revolution developer diary
7 years ago

Team17 releases fourth Worms Revolution developer diary

Team17 Software has released its fourth video diary for its latest title, Worms Revolution. Each week, Team17 will be describing new aspects of their new game. This week’s edition featured …
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Third Worms Revolution developer diary shows off the class system
7 years ago

Third Worms Revolution developer diary shows off the class system

The third episode in a series of Developer Diaries for Worms Revolution has been published and sees the game’s Senior Producer, Kelvin Aston, describing the new class based system along …
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Worms Revolution will have class system
8 years ago

Worms Revolution will have class system

Team17 will deliver plenty of new features to the Worms franchise in Worms Revolution, such as the new engine and environments, but today we see new additions to gameplay. The latest installment of the wacky turn-based series will be the first Worms game to feature a class system.

Their are four brand new classes: soldier, scientist, scout, and heavy. Each class will have 4 different variants, for a total of 16 unlockable worms. The soldier class will be most familiar to fans of the franchise; it is not specialized, but can fight and get around well enough. The scientist is the support class; he is weak and slow, but can build the strongest items and heals the team on his turn. The scout is also weak, but extremely light and agile. He’ll fly farther if hit, but will also take less fall damage than the heavier classes. Then there’s the heavy, the biggest and most powerful worm available. He may not be very agile, even with a jetpack or ninja rope, but is almost immovable when hit by an enemy attack.

Players can mix and match classes on their team, so they can have a diverse team, or a team comprised of only one class. Click the link below to see screenshots of the classes, and start thinking about your team strategies. Worms Revolutions will release third quarter 2012.

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Team 17 details the environments and engine of Worms Revolution
8 years ago

Team 17 details the environments and engine of Worms Revolution

A few weeks back Team 17 announced Worms Revolution, an all new Worms game set to be released on XBLA sometime during the third quarter of this year. Fans of the franchise immediately began to wiggle with joy upon hearing news of the game being built from the ground up on a completely new engine. Today, we’re able to deliver the first concrete details on that engine. In a nutshell, Revolution‘s environment’s will be rendered in 3D, with the game outwardly looking like a classic 2D Worms game, with much better graphics. Team 17 has promised that deformation and destruction of the game’s environments will be on par with the franchise’s classic side-scrolling entries. Team 17 has also revealed that Revolution‘s environments will have four central themes; sewers, gardens, farms, and a beach known as “Rock Pool”. You can check out concept art of each setting by following the link below. Don’t even try to claim you’re not already thinking about blowing these places to bits.

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Worms creator returns to Team17 after 14 years away
8 years ago

Worms creator returns to Team17 after 14 years away

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Worms creator Andy Davidson has returned to Team17 following 14 years away from the company. The news follows the announcement that Team17 are working on Worms Revolution. Since Davidson’s departure, the …
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Team 17 announce Worms Revolution

Team 17’s mystery announcement has finally been revealed as a…Worms game! But this one is brand new and developed from the ground up with a new engine. The game …
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Weekly Roundup: March 24
8 years ago

Weekly Roundup: March 24

Weekly Roundup compiles all the biggest news stories, reviews, and releases from the week into one handy post on the weekends


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Rumor: Team 17 making a Worms related announcement this month
8 years ago

Rumor: Team 17 making a Worms related announcement this month

By  •  News, Rumors

Team 17 has revealed via Twitter that they will be making a “BIG” Worms related announcement later this month on March 30th. While speculation will certainly run rampant until …
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A plethora of DLC hits XBLA
8 years ago

A plethora of DLC hits XBLA

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Microsoft has sure been busy this week, a dashboard update, a new iOS app and the new XBLA game, Apples to Apples. Although that is quite a bit of …
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Worms: Ultimate Mayhem review (XBLA)
8 years ago

Worms: Ultimate Mayhem review (XBLA)

Worms: Ultimate Mayhem was developed by Team 17 and retails for 1200 Microsoft Points. It was released on Septemer 28, 2011. A copy of the game was provided for review.

If you’re reading this review, chances are you’ve heard of the Worms franchise. Debuting back in 1995, Team 17’s flagship franchise has graced over a dozen platforms since it first emerged from its digital hole. Known for its mix of strategy, action and humor, the franchise made its mark and has for the most part stuck to its classic 2D formula. In 2003, the Worms franchise went 3D for the first time with Worms 3D, marking a major departure for the series. In 2005, Team 17 followed the game up with a sequel, Worms: Mayhem. Fast forward to 2011, where Team 17 has compiled the content of both 3D Worms offerings into one package for Xbox Live Arcade aptly titled, Worms: Ultimate Mayhem.

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