Team 17, a British video game developer behind the Worms series of games, has slashed all Worms games on the App Store to just 99 cents in celebration of the series’ 19th anniversary.
Older readers will remember Worms as one of the best games for the Amiga personal computer in 1995. Team17 continued development of the various Worms games with Worms: The Director’s Cut which arrived in 1997 with improved gameplay and graphics. The series has since made a jump to consoles and PCs.
Featuring cartoonish pixel art graphics, smooth multi-layered scrolling and an interesting mix of turn-based gameplay, humor and hilarious weaponry, the franchise has gone on to be very successful, selling over twelve million units worldwide to this date.
The following titles have been discounted to 99 cents a pop.
- Worms for iPhone [$4.99 → $0.99]
- Worms HD for iPad [$4.99 → $0.99]
- Worms 2: Armageddon for iPhone and iPad [$4.99 → $0.99]
- Worms Crazy Golf for iPhone [$4.99 → $0.99]
- Worms Crazy Gold HD for iPad [$4.99 → $0.99]
- Worms3 for iPhone and iPad [$4.99 → $0.99]
Again, each of the titles above sells for $4.99 a piece so you’re looking at a cool saving of nearly 24 bucks if you pick up all of the titles in the series.
That’s a pretty good deal in my book.
Here’s the official Worms 3 trailer.
The Worms game concept was originally created by game designer Andy Davidson. Borrowing cues from turn-based artillery games that were popular at the time, the series puts you in control of a small platoon of worms across a deformable landscape.
The player gets to control their colorful characters individually, each carrying some bizarre projectile weapons, in an effort to get rid of their opponent’s worms army. A compelling multiplayer mode with entertaining campaign mode rounds out such a well-thought and fun strategy game.