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Worms 3D (GameCube)

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Description

As depicted very well by the title of the game, the infamous quarrelsome Worms are squirming for the first time in full 3D. The goal of the game hasn't changed a single bit from its predecessors: the objective is still to crush, annihilate and put into oblivion the worm team of the enemy using massively-wacky weapons of destruction. About all the features of its original 2D ancestors are also present, including random wind and a fully destructible landscape.

Not all the weapons that were previously available have made the cut into the 3 dimensional realm, however Worms 3D comes too with a selective set of new weaponry such as the Lottery Strike or the Gas Grenade which should allow you to find a few dozen of new ways to kill your fellow worms online.

Screenshots

There are no GameCube screenshots for this game.

There are 20 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "百战天虫3D" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Baizhan Tianchong 3D" -- Chinese title

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User Reviews

Worms is back, and in 3D! Jon Collins (28) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars

The Press Says

Next Level Gaming Mar 13, 2004 85 out of 100 85
Game Over Online Jul 28, 2004 82 out of 100 82
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2004 8 out of 10 80
N-Zone Nov 12, 2003 78 out of 100 78
4Players.de Nov 14, 2003 75 out of 100 75
GameSpot Mar 10, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
IGN Feb 24, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 12, 2003 14 out of 20 70
Nintendo Difference Nov 19, 2003 13 out of 20 65

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Trivia

April's Fool

As Team 17's 2003 April Fools' joke, it was announced that the war in Iraq had forced Team 17 to remove all of the "realistic" weapons from the game (Bazooka, Grenade, Shotgun) and replace them with cartoony alternatives such as Sausage Strikes and Pineapple Bombs. In fact, there was for a limited time a version of the Worms 3D logo where a pineapple wearing sunglasses and a smile replaced the traditional grenade.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2003 – Best PC Party Game of the Year

Related Web Sites

  • Official Webpage (Mac) (The official product page for the Mac version of Worms 3D on the publisher's website, which provides a series of short movies, a profile of the game, desktop wallpapers, demos, and purchasing information, among other such details.)
  • Tossing a Banana Bomb Never Felt So Real (An Apple Games article about the Macintosh version of Worms 3D, with commentary being provided by Producer Paul Kilburn (May, 2004).)
  • Worms 3D (Official website from Team17)
  • Worms 3D (Official website from Sega)
Cochonou (1017) added Worms 3D (GameCube) on Oct 29, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (122912) and Cochonou (1017)