Worms Ultimate Mayhem revamps the 3D Worms games this fall

Worms Ultimate Mayhem has been officially announced by Team 17 for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Revealed by the Australian Classification Board in May, Worms Ultimate Mayhem is a downloadable HD re-vamp and "reimagining" of Worms 3D and Worms 4: Mayhem. The game will include "all of the content" from the original games, along with 60 single-player missions, 12 graphical themes, 38 weapons and full online play for up to four players.

Team 17's head designer John Dennis also mentions that they've made improvements suggested by fans of the original games. The voice-acted missions are good and fine, but the "vastly improved camera functionality" is what could finally convert the hate directed at the 3D installments of the series into wriggly worm love.%Gallery-129381%
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Team 17 announce WormsTM Ultimate Mayhem.

3D mayhem to hit XboxTM LIVE Arcade, PlayStation®Network and SteamTM later in 2011.

London, UK – 27th July, 2011 – Annelid aficionados Team 17 today announced the first details of Worms™ Ultimate Mayhem, their forthcoming outing of digital destruction.

Worms™ Ultimate Mayhem is a souped-up, re-vamped, high definition reimagining of Worms 3D and Worms 4: Mayhem, bringing both games together in one incredibly over-stuffed, over-the-top package for Xbox 360 from Xbox LIVE®, for PlayStation®3 from PlayStation®Network, and also for PC from Steam™. Including all of the content from the original games, Worms™ Ultimate Mayhem also brings a whole host of anarchic additions – more single-player missions, more puzzles, more customisation, more worms!

Team 17 Head of Design John Dennis voices his delight at bringing the 3D turn-based mayhem into the current generation:

"It's been an absolute pleasure getting the chance to revisit two titles that we remember so fondly. In squeezing the entire content of both "Worms 3D" and "Worms 4: Mayhem" into one collector's edition digital package, we've delivered a "best of the 3D Worms games" experience, complete with 60 single-player missions, 12 graphical themes, 38 weapons, full online play for up to four players and literally more ways to customise your worm and game experience than we can count."

"As if that wasn't enough, we've also taken the opportunity to add high-definition sparkle to the visuals and make a raft of improvements and extra content, as suggested by fans of the original titles: from vastly improved camera functionality and voice-acted mission intro sequences, to all-new challenges and multiplayer maps. We're very proud of the original games, and hope that in delivering this definitive version, fans of the original titles and players new to them will take the time to check out Worms Ultimate Mayhem."

Worms™ Ultimate Mayhem will be released later in 2011, literally full to bursting with more content than you can shake a worm at!

This article was originally published on Joystiq.