- Today Team17 Community Manager Mark Baldwin
has introduced Worms: Battle Islands for the PlayStation Portable handheld console.
To quote: This winter sees the release of the latest game in our long running Worms series, Worms: Battle Islands, on PSP available from PlayStation Store.
Worms: Battle Islands marks the third time that the series has made an appearance on the PSP, and the game is packed with content and great new features, some of which I'll be talking about in this post.
The first thing to say about the game is that at its core it's the traditional 2D Worms experience.
It's a turn based game where players use a mix of strategy and skill to move their army of worms about a landscape, and attack one another with a range of funny weapons (exploding sheep, deadly bananas, fully automatic sub machine guns, etc.) until the last team standing are declared the winners. The physics are much more solid in this version and the game features a sizable inventory of forty different weapons and utilities, leading to more complex strategies and a more rewarding experience.
In this game the players can do battle in six different environments. Often in Worms games the game's themes have...