London, UK- 29th October, 2010 – Team17 today announced the Worms 2: Armageddon App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is now available on the App Store. Worms 2: Armageddon is jam-packed with new features for the discerning portable gamer and is an exciting blend of strategy with a strong pick up and play ethic.
“We’re delighted with the incredible success of the original Worms™ App on iPhone and iPad," said John Dennis, head of design at Team17. "With the Worms™ 2: Armageddon App we’re looking to build on that success with a game that adds a raft of great new features and content for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch users.”
In terms of content, Worms 2: Armageddon pulls out all the stops. Weapons including the Sentry Gun, Electromagnet, Poison Strike and Earthquake are paired with old classics such as the Baseball Bat, Sheep and the unstoppable Concrete Donkey. There are new game-types, custom game-styles and 30 campaign levels where users can spend hard-earned gold on hats, forts, gravestones and weapons for the improved multiplayer mode.
Bluetooth offline multiplayer for four players is paired with Wi-Fi online for up to two players, meaning the app is now even easier to jump straight into and get down to the serious business of Ninja Ropes and Holy Hand Grenades! For those players who demand competition at every turn, the app features full Plus+ integration, providing in-game Awards, Friends listings and Leader-boards. Users can post high scores and achievements to Twitter and Facebook, and find out which one of their friends is the king of the invertebrate castle!
The Worms 2: Armageddon App is now available for £2.99 / $4.99 / €3.99 from the App Store on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch or at http://www.itunes.com/appstore/
A press kit can be found at the following link: http://www.team17.com/download/worms_2_armageddon_iphone_ipad_announcement_press_kit.zip
Worms™, celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2010, is an award-winning, turn-based strategy game owned by Team17 Software Ltd. The title has appeared on over 20 gaming formats and has sold over 20 million copies (console & mobile) since its first release in 1995. With millions of players & fans, its irreverent mix of ludicrous action-strategy captivates and entertains audiences worldwide. Worms™*, for App Store was the UK’s 3rd best selling games App of 2009 and spent a lengthy time as no.1 App in many regions of the World. *Released July 2009
About Team17 Software Ltd:
Team17 Software Limited (Team 17) celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2010 and headquartered in West Yorkshire, England, is a leading independent developer and digital publishing company. Founded in 1990, the company develops and publishes interactive software worldwide for digital game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. More information about Team17 products can be found at www.team17.com.
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