Worms Armageddon

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A sequel to Worms 2, Worms Armageddon expands upon its predecessor by enhancing a few facets of gameplay and including play over the Internet through Team 17's WormNet.

Like the previous Worms installments, the game is an artillery variant. The player give an artillery piece a shot angle and shot power, and try to hit the opponent, taking into account wind effects. The player and the opponent exchange these shots in a turn-based fashion. The game puts the player in command of a team of up to eight worms, which can move around the landscape (one at a time), using many types of weapons to try to dispatch the enemy, from bazookas to mini-guns to exploding sheep. In some situations, the worms can also jump, swing by rope, and descend with a parachute.

The game includes an expansive editor that allows players to customize nearly every aspect of the game. Custom teams can be created, and players are able to edit their special weapons, grave markers, flags, victory fanfares, and voice sets, which can be imported into the game from outer sources. A random terrain generator and a terrain-import system are provided as well. The latter makes it possible to import into the game files in image formats, which the game converts into playable terrains.


Worms Armageddon Game Boy Color Main Menu
Worms Armageddon Game Boy Color Splash screen
Worms Armageddon Windows 4...3...2.....
Worms Armageddon Windows Ozzy has a bad day.

Alternate Titles

  • "Worms: Армагеддон" -- Russian spelling
  • "Worms 3" -- Informal title
  • "Wormageddon" -- Working title

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User Reviews

So frustrating! Ahhhh! Windows Quackbal (51)
Bow before the power of my Old Woman! Windows Makkios Del (5)
"This is a game for people who like to have fun!" Windows Unrealist (179)
Good Old Fashioned Fun... PlayStation Kid Fraser (13)
Just plain sucks...but nice try Game Boy Color Dason Rise (20)

Critic Reviews

Total! (Germany) Nintendo 64 Oct, 1999 1.25 out of 6 95
WomenGamers.com Windows Aug 31, 1999 9.4 out of 10 94
Super Play (Sweden) Nintendo 64 Nov, 1999 85 out of 100 85
Mega Fun PlayStation Nov, 1999 84 out of 100 84
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Feb 10, 1999 80 out of 100 80
GameStar (Germany) Windows Feb, 1999 78 out of 100 78
Player One Dreamcast Jan, 2000 77 out of 100 77
Nintendo Power Magazine Nintendo 64 Jan, 2000 7.4 out of 10 74
Electric Playground Game Boy Color Feb 09, 2000 7 out of 10 70
IGN Game Boy Color Jan 28, 2000 6 out of 10 60


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Once upon a time this game was going to be named Wormageddon, but for some reason it's name was changed before release.

Related Web Sites

  • Official Worms: Armageddon Site (Still hosted by Team17, the official website holds many goodies and frequent game updates that make it more compatible with newer systems.)
  • The Allotment (Almost everything about Worms Armaggedon can be found here. Strategy guides, speech packs, new graveyards, and of course, Worms news.)
  • The Worms Universe (One of the biggest and oldest Worms sites around. Tons of content are available there.)
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