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Worms Armageddon

MobyRank MobyScore
Game Boy Color
71
3.1
PlayStation
85
4.0
Nintendo 64
81
3.3

User Reviews

So frustrating! Ahhhh! Windows Quackbal (47)
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)

Our Users Say

Platform Votes Score
Dreamcast 14 3.6
Game Boy Color 8 3.1
Nintendo 64 11 3.3
PlayStation 16 4.0
Windows 62 4.0
Combined MobyScore 111 3.8


The Press Says

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100
Game Boy ColorPocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames
Seconde inquiétude : l’aspect convivial est-il conservé ? On ne va pas vous faire languir, la réponse est : Oui ! En effet, nul besoin ici de cable link, deux joueurs peuvent choisir leur équipe et s’affronter au tour par tour et ce, sur la même machine ! Il ne tiendra qu’à vous de partager les vers d’une même équipe entre plusieurs joueurs, ce qui amène le nombre potentiel de joueurs à huit!
100
WindowsGamersMark
Worms Armageddon breathes a humorous breath of fresh air into war simulation games. Unlike most war games, dripping with realism, gore, and blood, WA is the exact opposite of all that. WA is comical with animated characters (worms!!!) without the blood and gore. The game features hilarious weapons and excellent animation of everything from explosions to fire to the worms themselves. The game is overall a very well-rounded game in all aspects, and comes highly recommended by myself for gamers of all ages.
100
WindowsElectric Playground
This vicious, colorful and goofy strategy/action title combines rock-solid gameplay, great sound, cartoonish graphics, pointless violence and some of the nastiest multiplayer action available in 1999.
95
Nintendo 64Total! (Germany)
Die Level werden von Spiel zu Spiel immer wieder neu berechnet und verändert, so dass keine Langeweile aufkommt. Beispielsweise kämpft Ihr auf einem Football-Field ums Überleben eurer Würmer. Das sich verändernde Leveldesign sorgt zusätzlich für lang anhaltenden Spielspaß. Es ist wirklich Fun pur, wenn man die Würmer gegeneinander antreten lässt. Ihr könnt euch sogar eure besten Aktionen im Replay ansehen. Alle Freunde des makabren Humors werden an diesem Titel ihre Freude haben.
95
DreamcastDefunct Games
Worms Armageddon is the best party game since Bomberman! Alright ... it's as much fun as Poy Poy, Thrill Kill, and CTR ... but it's in the top five! Worms doesn't rely on good graphics. It doesn't rely on good sound. It doesn't rely on solid control. It doesn't rely on the story line. In fact, it's a baffling product, since it doesn't rely on any common focal point. And while all those bases are covered and well represented indeed, the game excelled in something I would like to call "the sadistic factor". This factor is the same factor that makes you want to destroy your friends in any way possible. Literally, this is four player hearven!
94
WindowsWomenGamers.com
Worms Armageddon is a turn-based strategy game, in which teams battle across unique, randomly generated landscapes or custom designed levels. Each team of 1-8 worms takes turns trying to annihilate the opposing team, using a vast array of weaponry and special utilities. Currently a PC game, versions for Sony Playstation, Sega Dreamcast, Nintendo 64, and Colour Gameboy are in the works.
92
PlayStationNowGamer
Despite the orgasmic amounts of fun you’ll have, Worms Armageddon isn’t a seismic shift from the first outing of our hermaphrodite heroes, in fact fans of the first game will notice considerable similarities. The turn-based action remains just as lethargic as before, quips and chatter from the slimy straws come in a familiarly constant stream but Worms Armageddon still remains pure, 100% thrilling gameplay. It is nearly indescribable to sum up the satisfaction and sheer ‘just one more go’ appeal of it, so we won’t try. We’ll just say two words again. Buy it.
91
DreamcastNowGamer
It might seem a strange game to be on the Dreamcast, but Worms Armageddon is all you would expect it to be – nothing more, nothing less.
91
WindowsGameSpot
The spineless and unassuming critters that star in Worms Armageddon epitomize the game itself. You'll quickly notice that the worms in this game are not as meek as they appear and instead are funny, ill-tempered, and wickedly clever. At about the same time, you'll find that while this game may look cute, it is in fact as sophisticated and enjoyable as the very best strategy games out there. It's also highly polished, easily customizable, accessible to all ages, and perfectly suited for quick spells and marathon sessions alike.
91
WindowsGame Revolution
Worms: Armageddon contains all of the elements that made its predecessor such an excellent game. But the question arises: is it worth it? Sure, the new modes, weapons, and options are cool, but does that warrant shelling out the dough for essentially an update? In my eyes, the answer is clearly yes. Fans of the series will love the new additions, and newbies should just bypass Worms 2 and pick up this one instead.
90
PlayStationPSM
All the violence is handled in an easy-to-digest cartoon style, making this a great game for almost any age group. Training missions that introduce the various weapon sets and almost unlimited customization options make this more than just a party game. Being able to play on the couch almost makes up for the resolution drop that was necessary to port it from the PC. Armageddon is here - make sure you have an exploding cow handy!
90
PlayStationAbsolute Playstation
This is possibly the most addictive multi-player game played since the Roman orgies. Even if you own the original Worms check this out because there's bags more game modes, all new graphics and some of the best weapons ever seen in gaming history. Did I mention the Mole Bomb, or the Battle Axe... If you are going to own one multi-player game then Worms Armageddon should be it.
90
PlayStationPower Unlimited
Wat een pret, wat een plezier. Worms: Armageddon is hier!
90
WindowsPower Unlimited
Wat een pret, wat een plezier. Worms: Armageddon is hier!
90
DreamcastIGN
But, then again, just as Mario and Sonic do fine as single player games, Worms Armageddon does fine as a multi player game. You'll have countless nights of fun in two, three, or four player mode. The weak single player mode, unfortunately, forces me to make the following suggestion. If you have a group of friends, make sure that one of you, and only one of you, has a copy of this game.
90
WindowsSvenska PC Gamer
Bortsett från det så känns Worms Armageddon som en naturlig fortsättning. Många kommer att gnälla över att det inte är i 3D eller realtid, men det är att missa poängen. Worms Armageddon är extremt spelbart i sitt nuvarande skick, och trots att det tagit lite tid att hitta rätt formula, så är det faktiskt precis vad Team 17 gjort här.
89
Nintendo 64Nintendo Land
Granted, it's not for everyone. The more immature, violence-starved players will turn their noses up at this and run back to their Doom clones, the imbeciles. And even for some others, a complex game such as Worms doesn't have the same instant appeal as the Smash Brothers of this world. But, find a kindred soul or two who are prepared to take the time and effort to familiarise themselves with Worms, and you could be playing forever (remember the random playing field option). It's a fully acceptable thinking man's alternative to Mario Kart, with enough guns, jokes, speed and sheer fun to lift it above the humdrum of dull and slow strategy games. If intelligent planning mixed with very silly comical violence sounds like your kind of thing, then give Worms Armageddon a go. Chances are high that you'll completely fall in love with it.
88
DreamcastPower Unlimited
Ook op de Dreamcast is Worms Armageddon een supermelige titel die vooral leuk is als je er drie vrienden bij haalt. De ultieme party-titel!
87
Nintendo 64IGN
Worms Armageddon is one of those games that can be easy to overlook and easy to forget about until you actually pick it up and play it again. There are all kinds of yucks to be had when you're battling your buddies and lots of trash talking potential with this game. For better or worse this is what multiplayer gaming is about. Every time we happened to get a game going around the IGN offices we'd find ourselves begrudgingly putting down the controllers and getting back to work hours later. There aren't many better measurements of a game's value than that. The solo game is engaging and extremely tough and that includes the training missions. If you're looking for a game that will suck up hours of your videogame time then Armageddon is a fine choice. A 2D turn-based strategy may seem like a dinosaur of game concept, but if it's fun and looks and plays well, we say plug it in and play.
86
WindowsIGN
Low-fi will always be better. When everyone else is busy making the world prettier, bigger, and fatter, developers like Team 17 know that we gamers just want a good product. And why not? We deserve it. Worms Armageddon is a special summer present for those of us that just can't handle that S-U-N, or any more horrible Jell-O salads with carrots and raisins.
85
PlayStationConsoles Plus
Avec autant de niveaux et un mode Multijoueur convivial, vous ne pourrez que vous amuser.
85
Nintendo 64Super Play
Har man polare, sammanlagt fyra till antalen, kan man dessutom roa sig kungligt med att spela flerspelar-varianten. Spel är ju alltid roligast om man kan dela glädjen spelet skänker med några väl valda vänner. Sedan måste man ju gå segrande ur striden när man spelar Worms Armageddon med sina kompisar. Det är bara attack och fullt ös som gäller. Förlorarna duger endast som agn på fiskekroken.
84
WindowsPower Play
Keine Frage, der kunterbunte Würmerkampf macht im Multiplayerspiel immer noch am meisten Spaß. Hämisches Gelächter und lautstarkes Fluchen sind Bestandteil jeder Partie, zu der man seine Kumpels überreden kann. Durch Training und Kampagne hat nun aber endlich auch der PC-Eremit einen Grund. sich mit den rosa Gesellen länger als nur für ein paar Übungsrunden zu vergnügen. Dabei ist der Schwierigkeitsgrad der Missionen nicht von schlechten Eltern. Das knackige Zeitlimit ist allerdings manchmal zuviel des Guten, ein gewisses Frustpotential solltet Ihr da schon mitbringen. Letztlich bleibt aber doch alles beim alten, Worms Armageddon ist einfach nur ein runderneuerter Zeitvertreib, der mittlerweile auf einem etwas wurmstichigen Prinzip basiert. Wer also schon reichlich mit den Vorgängern gezockt hat, kann getrost auf diese Version verzichten, entscheidende Innovationen bekommt er nicht geboten. Für Fans und Neueinsteiger ist aber auch die finale Wurmschlacht in jedem Fall ihr Geld wert.
83
DreamcastThe Video Game Critic
The one-player mode provides a fair challenge, but the computer teams require you to wait forever while they "think" about their next move (about 20 seconds per move!). Finally, there's the multi-player mode, which is really the only reason to play this game, even if you do inexplicably have to pass around the same controller. I remember magazines criticizing this controller problem FIVE YEARS AGO and it's STILL not fixed!! But despite this flaw, Worms Armageddon and a few friends is always good for an evening of wacky hijinx and madcap hilarity.
82
Nintendo 64Power Unlimited
Als je alleen een N64 tot je beschikking hebt dan moet je Worms: Armageddon zeker checken. Het spel is leuk, grappig, gezellig en bovenal dikke pret voor het hele gezin.
80
Nintendo 64HappyPuppy
In all, Worms Armageddon is one fine example of what a strategy game can be. It's intelligent, never dull, and has as big a sense of humor as its heroes are small. Sure, maybe its looks won't stun you, but the end of that little dude's baseball bat certainly will.
80
WindowsComputer Gaming World (CGW)
Laugh if you want, but I consider WORMS 2 the best game of last year, if not one of the best multiplayer games ever created. At least that’s what I thought until the arrival of WORMS ARMAGEDDON, the third and final chapter—or so they say—of Team 17’s wildly popular series. This changes everything.
80
Game Boy ColorPower Unlimited
Worms Armageddon voor de GBC is cool, maar er zijn weinig wapens beschikbaar en de kleuren zijn verwarrend: de oranje (vijand) wormen lijken nogal op jouw gele beestjes.
80
WindowsAbsolute Games (AG.ru)
В целом, замысел авторов игры ясен. Как и в прошлый раз, когда после Worms появились Worms: Reinforcements, так и после Worms 2 возникли Worms: Armageddon. Чуток улучшили, чуток добавили — ничего кардинально нового, но играть опять интересно. За игрой и не заметим, как пройдет время, отпущенное на разработку P.I.G.Z. — вот это уже будет трехмерная игра примерно на ту же тему.
80
Game Boy ColorJeuxvideo.com
Voila un bon ptit jeux pour nos Game Boy, c'est idéal pour se faire une petite heure de jeu et se faire plaisir en tabassant du ver. Bonne réalisation ; sauf pour la jouabilité, un peu lourde tout de même. Worms Armageddon est largement conseillable.
80
WindowsGame Over Online
Although I really like this game, I also really liked Worms 2 and notice no real difference other than a few weapons, new single player missions, and more sound schemes. This is a good game to get if you don't already have Worms 2. If you have Worms 2, there is not enough here to justify plunking down more of your hard earned cash. It kind of leaves a sour taste in my mouth, knowing this game was just released to suck any money left in the Worms market, not to genuinely improve on a good idea. The whole thing made me kind of bitter, but this is a really good game...just not a really improved product.
80
DreamcastDigital Press - Classic Video Games
If you enjoy this title, Team 17 has followed this game up with Worms: World Party (which includes online play with the Dreamcast version), and soon to deploy, Worms: Blast (a game very similar to Bust-A-Move, twisted into a Worms-themed world). Next time you see something slithering across the ground after a good rain, consider the mayhem our video worms buddies can cause before smashing it to bits. You may find yourself on the receiving end of a suicide bomber worm, holding an exploding mad cow… would you really want to mess with that?
79
Game Boy ColorPlayer One
S'il nous faut bien admettre que ce portage 8 bits souffre d'un manque évident d'armes en regard de ses homologues 32 et 64 bits, force est de lui reconnaître tout de même un intérêt toujours renouvelé d'une partie à l'autre, et des décors joyeusement bigarrés. Poilant, simplement.
79
WindowsPC Gameplay (Benelux)
Het zit allemaal wel goed in elkaar en iemand die om de een of andere reden de vorige twee delen gemist heeft, moet dit spel zeker in huis halen, maar wanneer je Worms 2 al in je bezit hebt, dan zal je aan Worms Armageddon geen boodschap hebben.
78
WindowsGameStar (Germany)
Mal ehrlich, Team 17, für die paar Verbesserungen hätte es aber auch ein Addon getan. Klar, mit den neuen Waffen amüsiere ich mich prächtig, und im Multiplayer-Spiel tritt sofort wieder das alte Suchtpotential zutage. Aber am eigentlichen Spiel hat sich praktisch nichts geändert. Außerdem sind die neuen Missionen wohl eher an Profis gerichtet: Selbst das »Training« entpuppt sich als Reihung kniffliger Zielschießübungen unter Zeitdruck. Fans werden am alten neuen Spiel ihren Spaß haben, Einsteiger sollten aber lieber mal die Budget-Regale nach Worms 2 durchstöbern.
78
DreamcastGameSpot
Worms Armageddon is designed so you can play with other people, and the single-player match is really no substitute. If you've got plenty of friends who spend their time lounging around your place, definitely pick this one up for some rewarding gameplay and good laughs. Although the game has its weak points, the solid gameplay and simple control make this game a must-have for anyone who likes to play games with other humans.
77
DreamcastPlayer One
Palme au doublage qui fait se répliquer les lombrics dans des accents cartoon hilarants. Vraiment un bon jeu.
77
Nintendo 64GameSpot
Worms Armageddon is designed so you can play with other people, and the single-player match is really no substitute. If you've got plenty of friends who spend their time lounging around your place, definitely pick this one up for some rewarding gameplay and good laughs. Although the game has its weak points, the solid gameplay and simple control make this game a must-have for anyone who likes to play games with other humans.
77
PlayStationGameSpot
Worms Armageddon is designed so you can play with other people, and the single-player match is really no substitute. If you've got plenty of friends who spend their time lounging around your place, definitely pick this one up for some rewarding gameplay and good laughs. Although the game has its weak points, the solid gameplay and simple control make this game a must-have for anyone who likes to play games with other humans.
76
Nintendo 64Player One
Bref, un petit bijou du multijoueur.
75
WindowsGamesmania
Innovation ist nicht die Stärke dieses Spiels. Das, was Team 17 mit Worms Armageddon an wirklichen Neuerungen gegenüber dem Vorgänger bringt, bringen andere Entwickler in einer Missions-CD unter. Trotzdem macht das klassische Spielprinzip immer noch höllischen Spaß, die Verbesserungen im Detail sind durchdacht. Wer noch nie am PC gewurmt hat, sollte zugreifen.
75
PlayStationIGN
Other than those two problems, one personal, the other more universal, the game is essentially the same as on the PC and on the Nintendo 64. It looks a little worse on PS, but it's all there. The recipe is still a good one, and it hasn't changed too much in this third try, so if you simply want more maps to battle on and weapons to use, then dig into this can of Worms Armageddon. For those who didn't like the first two and were hoping to play something wild and different, you're simply out of luck.
74
Nintendo 64Nintendo Power Magazine
Players who stick with Worms for more than a few minutes will begin to see its magic. If you's looking for instant gratification, you may not want to open this can. The multiplayer mode and options are great.
72
WindowsPC Player (Germany)
Seine wahre Stärke entwickelt Worms Armageddon im Mehrspieler-Modus. Es macht einfach mörderischen Spaß, die Wurm-Armee des Kollegen unter Beschuß zu nehmen und sich die hinterlistigsten Aktionen auszudenken, um seinen Kriechtierchen die Lebensenergie zu entziehen.
70
DreamcastSEGA-Portal.de
Worms kann immer wieder spontan zu einer kleinen Mehrspielerrunde einladen und macht dank des Spielwitzes eigentlich viel Spaß. Dank der Unmengen an Einstellungsmöglichkeiten (für meinen Geschmack schon etwas zu viel des Guten) ist jedes Match anders. Richtig fesseln kann der Titel aber nicht. Dafür gibt es keine vernünftigen Einzelspieler-Varianten. Ich persönlich bevorzuge auch eher Multiplayer-Modi bei dem alle zu gleich zocken. Daher bleibt die Würmerschlacht auch meistens im Regal stehen.
70
WindowsAdrenaline Vault, The (AVault)
Don’t interpret this overall score as a lukewarm recommendation. Depending on the type of gamer you are, take my evaluation as either an enthusiastic approval or a sincere warning. If you’re not interested in the single-player campaign, you’ll definitely be happy with this title. On the other hand, if you’re considering this title for the new missions, make sure you know what you’re getting into first. Worms: Armageddon is challenging — maybe too challenging. But ultimately, it’s a worthy addition to a solid and inventive series.
70
Game Boy ColorElectric Playground
How I have waited for this day---Worms Armageddon (or a reasonable, if diminutive, facsimile thereof), playable right there in the barber chair, the first-class cabin or the line at the movie theater, and me with a pocketful of Energizer AAs. It’s not even close to a perfect translation, mind you---many weapons are missing, most of the sounds are out, voices are AWOL, the interface is understandably tweaked and the Worms themselves are hella microscopic & a tad hard on the eyes---but the basic gameplay is still there in all its landscape-killing glory.
70
WindowsPC Accelerator
Worms Armageddon isn't a huge leap beyond it's predecessor, but if you were one of those people who couldn't get enough of the last one, you'll be well served by it.
65
Nintendo 64Jeuxvideo.com
Un jeu dont l'achat ne se justifie que pour le mode multijoueur. Le concept bien trop simpliste lassera sûrement la plupart d'entre vous tandis que d'autres ne pourront plus s'en passer au bout de quelques parties.
65
WindowsJeuxvideo.com
Worms Armageddon est un bon jeu en lui-même, mais qui n'apporte pratiquement rien par rapport à Worms 2, si ce n'est quelques détails: nouveaux niveaux, nouveaux sons, etc, etc. Il ressemblerait plutôt à un add-on à Worms 2, et on a vraiment l'impression que Team 17 et Ubi Soft essaient de nous revendre plusieurs fois la même chose, c'est assez frustrant...
60
Game Boy ColorIGN
Though the game lacks a lot of the PC design, Worms: Armageddon is still fun to play. I'm just bummed that the Game Boy Color, a system that's made for this type of game, can't handle all that the PC and N64 versions are. It makes me curious to find out if the omissions were because of a lack of time or lack of experience with the Game Boy Color hardware.
55
DreamcastPlanet Dreamcast
Worms Armageddon is one of the most innovative games since Tetris. It offers 2D strategy mixed with a little action for good measure. Unfortunately, the slow pace and worthless AI will prevent it from popularizing a new style of gaming. If you've got a little cash and some friends with time to kill, give Worms Armageddon a try.
20
Game Boy ColorGamekult
Honte sur Worms Armageddon ! Cette version Game Boy fait peine à voir et frôle l'hérésie : ennemis complètement débiles, arsenal limité, absence de sauvegardes et de missions originales, ralentissements de l'affichage sont les grands défauts de cette version que même le mode deux joueurs, seul relatif intérêt de ce jeu, ne réussit pas à faire oublier. La Game Boy aurait pu, aurait dû, accueillir un représentant des Worms bien plus convaincant, et non ce vilain petit canard à enterrer discrètement au fond du jardin, la nuit, afin qu'il serve au moins à nourrir les vers, les vrais.