Next month a new version of the ever-popular Worms is to arrive. Worms 2007 will be launched in May and will be available for Windows Mobile too. There’s the same addictive gameplay, humour and simple control mechanism but with new weapons and 3D backgrounds.
THQ will be publishing the Team17-coded games next monthe and it’ll no doubt be eagerly anticipated by current Worms fans.
Pick up the full press release below. We’ll let you know when this becomes available.
Links – Team17.co.uk – THQ Wireless
THQ WIRELESS AND TEAM17 ANNOUNCE WORMS® 2007 FOR MOBILE PHONES
New Sequel to the Successful Worms Series Scheduled for Release In May 2007
WOKING, UK 23 April 2007 – THQ Wireless Inc., a subsidiary of THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI). today announced an agreement with Team17 Software Ltd. to publish Worms® 2007 for mobile handsets worldwide. Retaining all the familiar award-winning gameplay and unique sense of humour that has epitomised the brand for more than a decade, Worms 2007 will showcase a whole raft of new gameplay features including new loopy weapons to add to the previous game’s arsenal.
“The addictive style of Worms gameplay has proven to be ideal for the mobile environment,” said Adam Comiskey, Vice President of International, THQ Wireless. “This new version of the classic game will please existing fans of the series, as well as newcomers to the world of Worms.”
“With Worms 2007, we have the opportunity to strengthen an already powerful franchise and provide a definitive gaming experience on mobile handsets within the Worms universe,” said Debbie Bestwick, Commercial Director, Team 17. “Worms 2007 will mix the simple controls and ‘aim-fire-explode’ gameplay that has resonated so well with mobile game players in the past with the very best graphics currently possible on the mobile platform.”
For the first time ever, 3D backgrounds on high-end handsets that are capable of 3D support, set the benchmark for the best graphics available for mobile phone content. Classic 2D game versions will also be available for multiple handsets with the same gameplay additions and all-new content. With both graphical versions, new mission based single-player campaign test players handling of Worms firepower and enemy shoot out tactics.