Worms 2: Armageddon

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Worms 2: Armageddon is the new game for the famous Worm series. Worm series is one of the first from the genre of turn-based strategy. It is the sequel for the famous Worms. Team17 who developed few of the previous games of the series, come up with this new title called Worms 2: Armageddon. The game was released on July 1, 2009 for the platform of Xbox 360. Releasing dates for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows version are still to be announced. You can download the game for 800 Microsoft Points on Xbox Live Arcade. Worms 2: Armageddon has numerous new features and modes compared to the prequel of the game. Other than new features, old weapons from the past games of the series will also return to the game. A new single player campaign mode with 35 missions is one of the new feature of the game.

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Along with these 35 new missions, there will be a training mode. Training mode will include tutorials on following the map with Worm around levels and aiming weapons. There will be firing ranges where all the weapons will be available to the players so that can check weapons and can freely roam in the enemy levels and check their weapons over there. In the multiplayer version, there will be 5 game styles for Xbox LIVE, as pro, beginner, standard, crazy crates and rope racing. Ranked matches can only be played between 2 players. On the other hand, private or player matches can be played with 4 players. Local offline mode will support 4 players. A detail for the multiplayer version on other platforms is yet to be released by the developers.

Many popular weapons from the previous games of the series are seen in the game. Most of the weapons included in the game are Grenade, Ninja Rope, Bazooka, Blowtorch, Jet Pack, Holy Hand Grenade, Petrol Bomb, Dragon Ball, Banana Bomb and many like that. There will be an in-game store included specially for the game. Players can buy game items like gravestones, hats, weapons and missions in the exchange of gold earned from completing the campaign missions for the single player mode. Because of the awesome gameplay and unique features Worms 2: Armageddon received good critical response. On the Metacritic it recived the score of 81% just one week after the release. Score for the game on IGN was 8.5/10. Game experts commented on the game as one of the most fun multiplayer games around with a satisfying single player experience.

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