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Worms: Revolution

Another installment in a series of popular arcade-strategy games. Revolution references the older titles in the series, which was initiated by Team 17 back in 1995.

Strategy | turn-based | 2D | arcade elements | co-op | splitscreen

Worms: Revolution cover

developer: Team17

publisher: Team17

Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet / common screen, players: 1-4

game release date:

10Oct2012

PC X360 PS3

Worms: Revolution for PC, PS3 and X360 is another installment in a series of turn-based strategy games featuring the titular worms armed to the teeth. The game makes references to the series' initial installments and contrary to several previous 3D Worms games, offers an experience based on classic patterns - Revolution is played from a side view. The game was developed by Team 17.

Mechanics

Again, the player takes part in spectacular encounters between teams comprised of worms with hostile attitudes. Following the pattern of the previous installments, the gameplay is turn-based here. The player has a limited amount of time to move a particular worm and perform an offensive action against the worms belonging to the rival team.

Worms: Revolution for PC, PS3 and X360 offers many different weapons and tools of destruction. Worms make use of different firearms, rocket launchers and grenades. This installment does not lack such classics as the Holy Hand Grenade or Super Sheep as well. A wide set of weapons is complemented by regular tools, such as rope, parachute or blow torch. Several new kinds of weaponry were added in Revolution, such as telekinesis, water pistol or Boggy-B.

The game introduces physical objects present on the maps. such as seashells, screws or lighters - those can be destroyed or moved. For the first time since 1995, the worms were divided into classes differing in their appearances and advantages - among those classes, the player can find the soldier, the scientist, the heavy and the scout. Additionally, the role of water was increased in this installment, for it can be found in different places on the map - the player can use it to drown the enemy or wash them away.

Technical aspects

Worms: Revolution for PC, PS3 and X360 utilizes a new graphics engine created specifically for the game. Although the in-game maps are three-dimensional, the player observes the action from a side perspective. Contrary to the previous installment - Worms: Reloaded, Revolution does not feature the art style resembling comic books. The game can be purchased in digital distribution only.

PEGI Rating

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.Game contains bad language.Game contains depictions of violence.Online Game.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Recommended:
  • Core 2 Duo 2 GHz
  • 2 GB RAM
  • graphic card 256 MB (GeForce 8600 GT or better)
  • Windows XP/Vista/7
  • Internet connection
Microsoft Xbox 360

Microsoft Xbox 360

  • Uses:
  • Xbox Live
Sony PlayStation 3

Sony PlayStation 3

  • Uses:
  • Sony Entertainment Network
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