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Worms 4: Mayhem (PlayStation 2)

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www.playstation.com:
    A whole new can of whup-ass Worms is unleashed onto PlayStation 2. Ten years on and the iconic annelids still have not put their differences aside to usher in an age of wormy love. Mayhem marks a return to the frantic action of the original with a shovel-load of new twists and features.

    Players can now invent their own devilish devices in the Weapons Factory and customise the look and feel of their stalwart invertebrates. In addition, some of the new missions actually have other objectives besides squishing the other teams like, well, worms.

    Worms 4: Mayhem just goes to prove that you really can teach an old worm new tricks. The introduction of the Weapons Factory is the dream of every Machiavellian Worms devotee. No longer are you limited to the Uzi or Bazooka players, as you can now create a vast range of fiendish devices to sate your crazed destructive whims.

    The worms themselves are also under your scrutiny, with the option to deck your squad out in a wide range of hats, hair, hands, faces and even furniture! It adds a nice touch of character as they're flung about the fully deformable and destructible scenery.

    New stock weapons, such as the Poison Arrow, Sentry Gun, Tail Nail and the Bovine Blitz add to the mix, enabling you to jump right into the missions with fun new toys. The missions themselves now feature new objectives, from destroying scenery to recovering items across the five themed worlds: Jurassic, Camelot, Arabian, Construction, and Wild West.

    • Classic Worms with a fresh look and feel

    • Create your own weapons and customise your worms

    • Host of new weapons and mission objectives

    • Jurassic, Camelot, Arabian, Construction and Wild West settings


    Contributed by havoc of smeg (15373) on Jun 17, 2010.

uk.playstation.com:
    Summary

    Ten years on and the iconic annelids still have not put their differences aside to usher in an age of wormy love. Mayhem marks a return to the frantic action of the original with a shovel-load of new twists and features.

    Players can now invent their own devilish devices in the Weapons Factory and customise the look and feel of their stalwart invertebrates. In addition, some of the new missions actually have other objectives besides squishing the other teams like, well, worms.

    Details

    Worms 4: Mayhem just goes to prove that you really can teach an old worm new tricks. The introduction of the Weapons Factory is the dream of every Machiavellian Worms devotee. No longer are you limited to the Uzi or Bazooka players, as you can now create a vast range of fiendish devices to sate your crazed destructive whims.

    The worms themselves are also under your scrutiny, with the option to deck your squad out in a wide range of hats, hair, hands, faces and even furniture! It adds a nice touch of character as they're flung about the fully deformable and destructible scenery.

    New stock weapons, such as the Poison Arrow, Sentry Gun, Tail Nail and the Bovine Blitz add to the mix, enabling you to jump right into the missions with fun new toys. The missions themselves now feature new objectives, from destroying scenery to recovering items across the five themed worlds: Jurassic, Camelot, Arabian, Construction, and Wild West.

    Features

    • Classic Worms with a fresh look and feel

    • Create your own weapons and customise your worms

    • Host of new weapons and mission objectives

    • Jurassic, Camelot, Arabian, Construction and Wild West settings

    Contributed by Xoleras (66212) on Aug 05, 2005.

www.codemasters.fr - PlayStation 2/Windows/Xbox:
    Team 17 et Codemasters annonce le grand retour des Worms pour cette année 2005. Vous allez pouvoir vous expliquer de nouveau grâce Worms 4: Mayhem

    En mode solo ou multijoueur, accédez à 5 thèmes : Moyen Age, Préhistoire, Perse, Far West et Moderne au travers des larges étendues et découvrez des environnements complètement destructibles aux superbes effets

    Dans le mode solo, vous n'aurez pas qu'à éliminer les autres worms. D'autres objectifs seront à réaliser comme détruire une partie de la carte ou de récupérer le maximum de bonus au cours des 25 missions.
    Toutes les cartes du mode solo seront jouables dans le mode multijoueurs en plus des 20 cartes spécifiques au mode multi.

    Avec des niveaux délirants, un nouveau moteur 3D, un arsenal démentiel pour des massacres hilarants, les adorables, customisables et entièrement destructibles Worms font leur retour en force dans Worms 4: Mayhem.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66212) on Aug 05, 2005.

www.codemasters.co.uk:
    Team 17 and Codemasters bring Worms back with a real blast as the much-loved team carnage series returns with Worms 4: Mayhem, a new game that is as infectious and accessible as the classic Worms offerings.

    The multiplayer mayhem and single-player shenanigans are spread over five themed zones - Jurassic, Camelot, Arabian, Construction and Wild West - and, throughout the enlarged landscapes, the entirely destructible scenery works with even greater effect, along with the much-loved worms' armoury - now with an even bigger choices of weapons and fun along the way.

    In single-player modes there's even more beyond the day-to-day business of destroying worms. Through the 25 missions, you're also charged with objectives such as recovering items or smashing scenery. All the single-player maps are available to play in multiplayer mode, along with a further set of 20 multiplayer-specific maps.

    With bold levels, an improved 3D camera and animation system, a stunning arsenal delivering comedy kabooms, the loveable, customisable, yet entirely destructible, worms are back in force with Worms 4: Mayhem.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66212) on Aug 05, 2005.

www.codemasters.de - PlayStation 2/Windows/Xbox:
    Die Spaßfront 2005 ist eröffnet: Team 17 und Codemasters lassen es im Team-Gemetzel Worms 4: Mayhem richtig krachen. Und das brandneue Spiel hat nichts vom immensen Suchtpotential des klassischen Worms verloren.

    Das Multiplayer-Spektakel und auch die Einzelspielerei finden in abwechslungsreichen Szenarien wie Urwelt, Camelot, Arabien, Baustelle und Wilder Westen statt - und das in noch mal vergrößerten Landstrichen mit völlig zerstörbarer Umgebung. Das allseits beliebte Waffenarsenal der Würmer ist ebenfalls noch mal gewachsen - und damit auch der gigantische Spaßfaktor.

    In den Einzelspielermodi gibt es jetzt noch mehr als den grauen Worm-Alltag, seine Kollegen ins Jenseits zu befördern. In den 25 Missionen gilt es, Herausforderungen zu meistern - wie die Bergung von Gegenständen oder gar Landschaftsteile komplett in Schutt und Asche zu legen. Alle Einzelspieler-Maps stehen auch im Multiplayer zur Auswahl - für den Mehrspieler-Modus stehen zudem noch 20 zusätzliche Maps bereit.

    Feuer frei: Abenteuerliche Levels, verbesserte 3D-Kamera und ein neues Animationssystem, das sensationelles Waffenarsenal, mit dem seinen Gegnern richtig einheizen kann. Dazu kommen komplett editierbare Verkleidungen. Worms 4: Mayhem - die liebenswerten Chaos-Würmer sind zurück. Und das mit geballter Sprengkraft.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66212) on Aug 05, 2005.