The One You've Been Waiting For...

The One You’ve Been Waiting For…

Published On March 2, 2007 | By Console Monster | News

After months of waiting, finally, we can confirm to you, the faithful 360Monster readers, that next Wednesday’s Xbox Live Arcade title is…Worms! From Gamerscoreblog:

Team17 brings its popular “Worms” franchise to Xbox Live Arcade, delivering the first turn-based strategy game to the platform. Worms will be available for download beginning Wednesday, March 7 at 0800 GMT (1 a.m. PST), and will be available worldwide for 800 Microsoft Points.

From the media alert that went out this morning:


  • A mix of strategy and arcade action that, although simple to understand, contains real depth and massive replayability
  • Turn-based multiplayer action for up to four players locally or over Xbox Live
  • An assortment of game options:
    • Landscape on which to do battle
    • Turn and round times
    • Starting weapon arsenal for each team
  • Three detailed tutorials to introduce the mechanics to first-time players
  • Twenty increasingly difficult single-player challenges
  • Three graphical themes for play
  • A random landscape generator to ensure that no two landscapes are ever the same
  • Twenty-two weapons and utilities to deploy against your enemies
  • Many customizable elements, including what worms and teams are named, what worms say, and which gravestone they have when they die
  • High-definition visuals and many graphical improvements throughout the game
  • Twelve achievements
  • Weekly, monthly and overall leaderboards

Originally Written By: Scott Webber

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