Summary: Milking a franchise is one thing, but if you hook a milk machine up to a cow for long enough eventually nothing's going to be left. The cow's going to fall over, die, and the only thing you'll be sucking out are the innards of a rotting carcass.
Excerpt: I have always loved the Worms franchise, going back to its roots on the PC so many years ago. It has always been deceptive on its surface, sucking you in with rather simplistic gameplay, but …
Excerpt: Team 17 have really been churning out the Worms lately, and here we have their latest release on the Wii: Battle Islands. It’s clear from the get-go that there are no big changes happening to the franchise, not after it’s best forgotten stint in 3D , and for the most part you can expect more of the...
Excerpt: When not crawling through dirt and fertilizing your lawn, worms do what they always do for leisure: unleash hell on each other through warfare. Worms: Battle Islands brings the famous worm warfare to the PSP.
Excerpt: Worms is something we as gamers are all familiar with, though not the bacterial affliction I should hope. I am of course referring to the computer game, the one that initally graced us in the mid-nineties with its insanely addictive though rather simple premise.
Excerpt: More wormy goodness for the PSP Oh, my little annelid friends, how little you change. Year on year, Team 17 wheel you out with a tweaked arsenal and the odd new game mode, and parcel you up all shiny and new.
Pros: Still looks and plays great, multiplayer is as compelling as ever, wide range of customisation and weapons, new game modes are quite fun, CONCRETE DONKEY!
Cons: It’s still the same game from the last 16 years, new modes still aren’t as good as classic deathmatch.