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7:00 AM on 04.15.2015

The Escapists is getting locked up on PS4

They've been planning this for months now. They know the guards schedules. They managed to steal a cell door key. They beat up all the snitches. The Escapists is finally making a mad dash for freedom. CRASH! The Escapists fle...

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Review: LA Cops photo
Review: LA Cops
by Conrad Zimmerman

At first glance, the potential for LA Cops to be an interesting title is great. A top-down shooter in the style of a retro cop squad drama, its main appeal lies in the combination of real-time action with teamwork management, one player using two characters to systematically take down a criminal enterprise.

It's just too bad that one of those cops always has to be Barney Fife.

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Review: Worms Clan Wars photo
Review: Worms Clan Wars
by Fraser Brown

I think that Team 17 needs some help. Some dastardly villain has clearly locked the developer up and abandoned them, because less than a year after releasing the excellent Worms Revolution, the invertebrate-obsessed studio has only gone and made Worms Clan Wars, which is not only a proper, fully fledged continuation of the venerable series, but a high point for the franchise.

Perhaps the very worms they so admire have risen up and forced them into eternal servitude, and if this is the case, we should all get out our nicest stationary and write a strongly worded letter to these slithering, slimy dictators and demand that they give Team 17 a break. It would be well deserved, too, as they've already succeeded in the challenge of improving on a formula that was arguably perfected over a decade ago.

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Contest: Win the Worms Collection for Xbox 360 or PS3! photo
Contest: Win the Worms Collection for Xbox 360 or PS3!
by mrandydixon

[Update: Contest over! The winners are NovaKnight21, CabooseMiller, TheSunNamedMoon, DrButler, irishladdie727, and cnaltman62!]

Our friends at Maximum Games have just released the Worms Collection for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and they've given us a bunch of copies to hand out to lucky Dtoiders!

Included in the collection are the console releases of Worms, Worms 2: Armageddon, and Worms: Ultimate Mayhem, plus six DLC packs, all available here for the first time ever on disc. To win one for yourself, just post a random picture of worms in the comments below. (Be sure to tell us which system you'd prefer!) You have until 11:59 PM Pacific tonight to enter, and the contest is open to anyone with a US mailing address. Limit one entry per person, and the winners will be selected at random.

We have three Xbox 360 and three PS3 copies to give out, so good luck! And if you can't wait to win, click here to buy your copy today!

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10:00 PM on 02.13.2013

Team17 to bring back Superfrog with HD PS3 and Vita game

Amiga platformer Superfrog is making a comeback. Rather than get a whole new game that couldn't possibly live up to fans' expectations, Team17 will put its energy into Superfrog HD, which features brand new visuals. No screen...

Jordan Devore



Review: Worms Revolution photo
Review: Worms Revolution
by Fraser Brown

One cannot help but wonder, after so many years of senseless violence and bloodshed, what is it that makes worms so murderous? I guess that if you lived in the dirt, looked a bit gross, and were so often at the mercy of a trowel or a spade, you'd probably be a bit angry too. 

The endless cycle of wormicide continues in Worms Revolution -- a misnomer if ever I've heard one. Yes, it's pretty much still the same old Worms, but in the best way possible. Honestly, I'm glad. We don't really need another Worms 3D.

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7:00 PM on 09.24.2012

Worms Revolution has warring worms and exploding grannies

Worms Revolution is some two weeks away from being released, and Don Keystone is attempting to, for the last time, explain Team17's strategy game to us with his oh-so-seductive voice in a new gameplay video. The 2D game...

Harry Monogenis



Preview: Worms Revolution for Johnny No Mates photo
Preview: Worms Revolution for Johnny No Mates
by Fraser Brown

Since the mid-'90s, I've been unable to look at the common garden worm without wondering "How many kills does it have?" or "Does it have a shotgun?" I blame Team17 for this entirely; their military-minded, wriggly warriors make these animals seem ferocious.

Unfortunately, my love of these warmongering creatures has diminished over the years. The awkward switch to 3D left nothing but disappointment in its wake, and my interest has yet to be recaptured by the later iterations. My current wormless existence is about to get shook up, however, as original Worms creator Andy Davidson and Team17 have been hard at work making the latest title, Worms Revolution, forward-looking yet still able to inspire a great deal of nostalgia. 

In June, Casey got to take on Davidson himself at a round in Revolution, so I thought I'd check out the title's single-player offerings; there's quite a bit. 

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8:30 PM on 09.06.2012

Worms Revolution: These tricky worms mean business

These Worms Revolution videos have been causing quite the chuckle to rise up from my belly, or wherever my chuckles actually come from -- I don't know, I'm no scientist. The latest one is a Public Service Announcement m...

Fraser Brown

3:00 PM on 08.07.2012

Worms arrive on Facebook in closed beta

Those wacky Worms are on their way to becoming socially acceptable. Team 17 has announced that a closed beta test for the upcoming Facebook version of their classic artillery dueling title, Worms, has begun. Fans of the aggr...

Conrad Zimmerman

9:30 PM on 07.13.2012

Worms Revolution: Think I'll go eat worms

When I'm digging holes in my garden for completely normal and not in the least bit criminal reasons, I often see worms. They are always wearing the latest fashions and spouting hilarious quips. It makes gardening a delight. ...

Fraser Brown





10:30 PM on 07.06.2012

Drown some worms in Worms Revolution

Worms has always brought out the worst in me. I become a vicious, hateful, overly-competitive, incredibly angry arsehole. I love it. This has followed me through the entire series, even the ones that weren't particularly goo...

Fraser Brown



Preview: Worms Revolution brings a deluge from the past photo
Preview: Worms Revolution brings a deluge from the past
by Casey Baker

The history of the Worms franchise is a long and storied one, spanning all the way back to the very early days of gaming. In an interview with Andy Davidson, the main creator of the original Worms game, I was given insight into exactly why the series has been such a lasting success. I also got an extensive hands-on look at the newest iteration being brought forth by Team17 for consoles and PC.

With Andy back on the team for Worms: Revolution and a new 3D engine, this latest title looks to offer fans the same excellent strategic 2D gameplay the series is known for while also appealing to new players with a great, polished look and entertaining water physics that add to the strategy and humor of Worms.

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6:00 PM on 05.03.2012

Worms Revolution to introduce class-based mechanics

Team 17 revealed information on a new class system being implemented for the upcoming Worms Reloaded, expected to hit PCs and consoles later this year. Players will be able to build their four-man teams using worms with class...

Conrad Zimmerman

6:00 PM on 01.12.2012

Good Old Games adds Worms, Superfrog, and Alien Breed

Good Old Games is always looking to add new developers and publishers to their ever growing library of aged-but-enjoyable PC games. The latest developer addition is Team 17. Right now, you can get Worms United, Superfrog, and...

Joshua Derocher

5:15 PM on 08.15.2011

Worms series aims for fairway in Worms Crazy Golf

Team 17's classic series of turn-based games featuring heavily armed annelids, Worms, is taking a sharp slice into new territory with the announcement of Worms Crazy Golf. Coming later this year to PlayStation 3, PC (via...

Conrad Zimmerman