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Worms on XBLA 3/7

Posted by: Dan at 3/2/2007 6:55 AM
After finally getting through the Microsoft certification process, Worms will be hitting Xbox Live Arcade on Wednesday 3/7 at 4 a.m. EST.  The game will be available for 800 MS points.  Here are the features from the media release:

GAME FEATURES

  • 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