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Worms: Open Warfare

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Nintendo DS
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Worms: Open Warfare isn't a follow-up to the Worms series, but rather a new version made specifically for contemporary handheld consoles. Instead of keeping on with the 3D style of Worms 3D and Worms 4: Mayhem, the game goes back to its roots, featuring the classical 2D gameplay and smaller weapon set from the first Worms games.

Each player has a team of worms that has to battle it out against opponent teams in a destructible terrain, with several wacky weapons at their disposal, similar to artillery games. The player can either opt for the single-player mode, competing in custom matches or setting challenges against computer teams; or play against human opponents in hotswap or multiplayer modes. The DS version features single cartridge multiplayer and the PSP version features wireless Ad-Hoc functionality.


Worms: Open Warfare PSP Main menu
Worms: Open Warfare PSP At the start of a battle
Worms: Open Warfare PSP Tutorial mode
Worms: Open Warfare PSP Weapon selection screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Worms: Открытая война" -- Russian spelling

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To the roots Nintendo DS NeoJ (428)

Critic Reviews

Gaming Age PSP 2006 A 100
N-Zone Nintendo DS Apr 12, 2006 84 out of 100 84
MAN!AC PSP May, 2006 79 out of 100 79
GameZone Nintendo DS Apr 04, 2006 7.4 out of 10 74
Jeuxvideo.com Nintendo DS Mar 28, 2006 14 out of 20 70
Game Informer Magazine PSP May, 2006 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy PSP Mar 27, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Jeuxvideo.com PSP Mar 21, 2006 14 out of 20 70
Worth Playing Nintendo DS Apr 08, 2006 6.6 out of 10 66
Eurogamer.net (UK) Nintendo DS May 04, 2006 5 out of 10 50


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The videos inside the game are actually remade sequences from the first two Worms games, made with the new graphical style.

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