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Worms 3 (By Team 17)

07-11-2013, 06:42 AM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: France
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Worms 3 (By Team 17)

The game follows the same sort of turn-based, team-battle template that the Worms series has been famed for since the first game was released many moons ago, but builds on that template with some new ideas and features.

There are new weapons, all with funny names and likely funny explosions, and a series of levels set across four different themes – Beach, Spooky, Farmyard, and Sewer.

Your worm-warriors are now one of four different classes – Soldier, Heavy, Scienstist, and Scout – each with its own skills and abilities that suit different play styles.

There'll be pass-and-play multiplayer as well as asynchronous online battles, and leaderboards for the single player Bodycount mode that let you challenge your friends as well.
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07-11-2013, 07:12 AM
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: United Kingdom
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"Worms™ 3 for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch includes gorgeous new graphics, 27 single player missions, asynchronous multiplayer, AirPlay functionality, 4 different worm classes, strategic playing cards and all new weapons!

Exclusive to mobile, Worms™ 3 is due for a Q3 2013 release and will be available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch via the App Store."

Sweet! Can't wait. Shame they didn't go with a 3D one though

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07-11-2013, 07:40 AM
Joined: Jul 2012
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I've always been a fan of the game..So this is pretty sweet..

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07-11-2013, 02:52 PM
Joined: Nov 2012
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cool...i like this game

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07-11-2013, 05:08 PM
Joined: Mar 2012
Location: San Diego
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The first Worms was so awesome (not sure what they mean by 4 year anniversary, the game is wayyyyy older than that.) but it lost me after that. It's cool to see this but there's almost no chance this wont be freemium pay to win cash grab.

Old school worms we kept it simple...no homing missile, no airstrike allowed. Just aimed shots, grenades, cluster bombs, mines, ropes and girder bases.

Even the first worms that got ported to PS1 was great. Random level creators were a great new feature. The bridges, the girder bases, digging tunnels, I dont think theres been a cooler strat game since.

Last edited by Montanx; 07-11-2013 at 05:49 PM.
07-11-2013, 05:38 PM
Joined: Mar 2012
Location: Indiana
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I loved the Worms games, but its disappointing that this is going to be F2P.
08-05-2013, 03:10 AM
Joined: May 2013
Posts: 172
Originally Posted by Jacob007 View Post
I loved the Worms games, but its disappointing that this is going to be F2P.
No it's not.
08-05-2013, 10:44 AM
Joined: Dec 2012
Location: Principality of Zeon
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There is nothing mentioned about it being F2P but I would not be surprised if they decided to go with this direction. But it will be very sad

Anyway I've always loved Worms (maybe not so much on iOS) and I am really looking forward to see how did they changed the gameplay by adding those 4 different classes. But the most important thing for me will be the controls. Touch devices are so different and these kind of games just need optimized touch based controls which feel natural instead of clumsy fixed virtual joystick! I hope they will not disappoint us with that...
08-05-2013, 01:59 PM
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 94
Just give me old Worms Armageddon and I'm yours.
08-05-2013, 04:18 PM
Joined: May 2013
Posts: 172
In touch arcade forums they stated it will be premium . They have also said they're introducing a new controls system, so hey, maybe this on will be playable