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Like SimCity before it, Worms has joined the ranks of other long, storied PC franchises that have been unable to resist the siren song of Facebook's business model. Replete with all the trappings of the platform (coins, experience stars, "Share" buttons, etc), Worms on Facebook allows for battle be...

February 7th 2013 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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It says it right there in the title: Worms Revolution. A revolution, a radical change, a momentous shift. The game that will, as the marketing blurb puts it, bring classic Worms gameplay "squarely into the 21st century." Let's just settle this right now: Worms Revolution does not radically alter or...

October 22nd 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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As promised, Team17's fondly-remembered top-down shooter, Alien Breed, is now available on iOS. The universal app features both original and enhanced graphics, 22 levels (four of them new) and Retina Display support for your tired, alien-hunting eyes.You can grab Alien Breed now for $5 on iTunes.

August 3rd 2012 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Worms Revolution, the first built-from-the-ground-up Worms title in a very long time, is heading to PlayStation Network this October. Developer Team 17 revealed the news on the EU PlayStation Blog, noting that Worms Revolution will launch on October 10 for £9.99/€12.99. For those who hav...

July 23rd 2012 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Worms 2: Armageddon for iOS was recently updated to enable asynchronous play. It means the worms are no longer bound by timers or quick lunch breaks. Now they can unleash their turn-based death over days or weeks – whenever players find the time to make their next move.The asynchronous play s...

June 13th 2012 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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While EA has been bullish as all get out on its mobile and iOS properties, we haven't seen the other big dog in game publishing, Activision, act on the same impulses, despite a few hits with the Call of Duty Zombies games. But here's a first indication that Bobby Kotick and company do have a mo...

May 21st 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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After shutting down Bizarre Creations last February and restructuring DJ Hero studio Freestyle Games, Activision's reach in the UK was recessed for the past year. But with a renewed mobile push at Activision, the publisher is now looking to build a new studio across the Atlantic – and Team17...

May 21st 2012 at 1:20pm 0 Comments
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Original Worms creator Andy Davidson has returned to Team17, just in time for the development of Worms Revolution. Davidson originally designed Worms in 1993 as an Artillery-style game featuring Lemmings sprites, then added original worm sprites in an effort to release it commercially. He left the...

April 2nd 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Sega's PC games have been available on Steam and other internet portals for some time, and are now on the way to EA's Origin service.Starting today, folks can pre-order the upcoming Total War Shogun 2 expansion, "Fall of the Samurai," and more content will follow in the coming weeks. Beyond the Jap...

March 15th 2012 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Good news for Worms fans this week, as Team 17 has revealed new downloadable content packs for Worms: Reloaded on PC. Altogether, there are four packs to be had, including the Puzzle, Forts, Time Attack and Retro packs. Each pack includes new single-player missions, hats, gravestones, speech bank...

July 1st 2011 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Worms 2: Armageddon for iOS devices will be $1 for a "limited time." The "Battle Pack," an in-app expansion, which adds more weapons and a new single-player campaign, has also been reduced to $1. The game and add-on are normally $5 and $2, respectively. For a bunch of soil-slithering invertebrat...

June 3rd 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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A boxed compilation of Team17's recent downloadable Alien Breed games will soon make its way to retail. Entitled Alien Breed Trilogy, the game bundles together Alien Breed: Evolution, Alien Breed 2: Assault and Alien Breed 3: Descent into a single package for the Xbox 360. No price has been annou...

February 26th 2011 at 4:00am 0 Comments