The majority of coverage for Worms: A Space Oddity has focused on the lack of online play (including the title and first sentence of this post). However, lots of Worms games have been offline-only (if only because so many of them predate online capabilities in game consoles), and fixating on...

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Some of you might have noticed the absence of Worms: A Space Oddity in our "awesome games that you forgot about" list; that omission was deliberate (and not an ironic "awesome game that we forgot about"), as we'd heard rumors that the strategy title's promised Nintendo WiFi Connection support had be...

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Worms: A Space Oddity for Wii will not include online multiplayer like developer Team17 had previously announced. ShackNews confirmed the info with THQ and the publisher put some great spin on the situation saying, "Worms: A Space Oddity is a social gaming experience that is best enjoyed locally, i...

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We love us some Worms, particularly those of the superior 2D variety, so news that the Wii would be getting its very own title dedicated to the soft-bodied invertebrates raised spirits somewhat in the NWF dungeons. These new shots of Worms: A Space Oddity follow up from October's lone trailer ...

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Those with the PSP version of Worms: Open Warfare 2 will want to boot up the UMD and head into Infrastructure mode. The critter-filled action game has new downloadable content, and will continue to get new expansions, every other Friday into November. Each update will feature one additional map and...

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The recent Worms: Open Warfare 2 only has a few major reviews under its metaphorical belt thus far, but if the current scoring trend continues, the title will take its place among some of the most beloved titles on the system. The latest Worms installment has racked up some high praise and has alre...

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We're really interested in the newly announced Worms: A Space Oddity that THQ is bringing to the Wii in spring of 2008, and it's not just because the Wiimote is a perfect fit for the turn-based action game. No, we're more curious about how, exactly, one goes about making Worms into a console game ag...

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The upcoming Infrastructure-enabled Worms Open Warfare 2 is going to hit PSP later this year. Until then, enjoy this free downloadable demo from THQ. Requires firmware 3.52 or above. 1. Download the demo zip file. 2. Extract the contents of the zip file. 3. Connect your PSP to your computer us...

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The most recent video for Worms: Open Warfare 2 looks like a big improvement over the last game. The backgrounds look a lot more detailed, and the additional weapons and gameplay modes sound pretty fun. Who couldn't love a gameplay mode called Concrete Donkey vs The Buffalo of Lies?...

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A bunch of new Worms content hit Marketplace today. First off, outside of the game, there are a themes and gamer pictures for 150 and 100 MS Points, respectively. Inside the game, there is a Music Pack, which is free to download. On the pay side of things, for 150 MS Points a piece, Desert and Manh...

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They say good things come to those who wait, and that may be more true for Worms fans than most. It took a long time and a massive heap of internet rage before Worms finally made it onto Xbox Live Arcade, but it was worth the wait for purists. Said purists may now rejoice a second time, as the new...

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Don't feel bad, it happens to everyone. You're blowing up annelids with a stick of dynamite or remote-controlled sheep, and you suddenly realize that you're just going through the motions. The visceral thrill is gone, it's just the same old ninja ropes attaching to the same old snow banks. Fear not...

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We know that Worms: Open Warfare 2 is coming to both Nintendo DS and Sony PSP. So, how are the two versions different? Well, both feature online (Infrastructure) play, but the PSP version will have a few features that Nintendo's handheld won't be able to offer. In an interview with IGN, director Ma...

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Over at IGN, they got their hands on an early build of Team 17's upcoming sequel to the horribly-received Worms: Open Warfare. With Worms: Open Warfare 2, the developer is set to make right the mistakes of the first title, confirming that Wi-Fi gameplay will be included this time around (get ready...

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Worms Open Warfare 2 is getting serious about online. Not only does it feature Infrastructure play, it will offer a plethora of other features that will make it one of the most fully-featured online titles on our handheld. IGN's recent preview notes that "you can even create clans, text chat, track...

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When we revealed yesterday that a sequel to Worms: Open Warfare would be gracing the DS, complete with Wi-Fi Connect compatible multiplayer, we didn't realize that there was a trailer somewhere out there on the internet. After navigating the vast sea of tubes that comprises said intertron, we fina...

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We do not know when, but there will come a day. And on this day, you will see millions of digital worms flying through the air, rocketing at the speed of information through the walls of your home. Do not be alarmed! You are not having coke-and-alcohol-fueled hallucination. (Note to Christian Slate...

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THQ announced that a sequel to Worms: Open Warfare will grace the DS in the form of Worms: Open Warfare 2. The sequel is set to relieve fans of the franchise of their worries about the last game, this time adding full-on Wi-Fi Connect compatibility for some sure to be fun multiplayer match-ups. The ...

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Over on the Team 17 forums they've announced new downloadable content for XBLA title Worms. The downloadable content will be a dozen or so theme and audio packs that will include updated backgrounds and audio commentary for your worms to rumble in. It has been confirmed that the Space Theme and Audi...

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I'm pretty sure that only devil worshipers dislike the Worms series. It's long been a staple of gaming and has seen a version on nearly every system to ever be birthed into the world. The PSP has already got Worms Open Warfare, but it's about to get even more. Eurogamer is saying that soon we'll be ...

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