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Worms: Revolution | Review

Posted on November 5, 2012 by Broken Joysticks

If you were to think about video game franchises that have had a constant stream of releases in spite of economical and cultural shifts in the last few years, you would immediately point fingers at the more obvious Mario, Legend of Zelda and even Call of Duty as of recent. However, no one would ever mention Team 17’s algebraic trajectile strategy franchise, or better known as the Worms series; a franchise with more than a dozen titles to its name on everything from the Amiga to the Xbox 360. Truthfully, the only reason that people often forget about Worms is the fact that the franchise hasn’t made a successful impact to the gaming scene since Worms: Armageddon in 1998. For years, the blokes at Team 17 have been grasping at straws to return to that gold standard, and this year’s attempt comes in the form of Worms: Revolution, with a name that should invoke promises of a radical shift to the franchise which it does, and does not.Read More


Xbox Live Arcade Releases For October 10th, 2012

Posted on October 8, 2012 by Joshua Rust

Finally! The Walking Dead: Episode 4 is just a few days away. Also we get the sequel for Naughty Bear. As well as another Worms game. If that’s not enough for you, there’s even a game coming out on Friday as well which is free to all Gold Member subscribers!

Naughty Bear: Panic in Paradise

Developer: Behaviour Interactive

Publisher: 505 Games

Price: 1200 MSP

When the Bears of Perfection Island went on holiday to Paradise Island, Naughty Bear was not invited! Naughty Bear manages to secretly travel with the other bears, duct-taped to the exterior of the bus. With a list of bears who wronged him in hands, Naughty is ready to make them pay, one by one.

For the rest of the releases, continue reading after the jump.

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Worms Revolution Confirmed For E3

Posted on May 18, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Team 17’s next Worms title, Worms Revolution, will be shown at this year’s E3 the developer confirmed today. Revolution will also bring some major upgrades in terms of physics with new hazards and dynamic water physics.

This means that water won’t just appear as a death trap at the bottom of the map during matches. Instead, there may be pools of water located within the map. Say you destroy the terrain surrounding it, the water will flood deforming the terrain. New types of obstacles include clouds of toxic gas and new ways to cause fiery destruction.

Worms Revolution will be released during the 3rd quarter of 2012 on Windows PC and unannounced consoles.


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