WMD-Bckground

 

With E3 in full effect this week, there’s bound to be news for games not on Sony or Microsoft’s stage that may go under the radar for some people.  I’m hoping that this little tidbit doesn’t fly too far under.

Team 17 has revealed that aside from a slew of debuting features that include a new graphical style, vehicles, and buildings to hide in, at this year’s E3 show we now see that there will be weapon crafting in this new entry.  Take a look at the trailer:

 

 

When I first heard about this feature, I was a bit skeptical, but seeing it in action, I’m now on board.  Especially with the added bonus of being able to do so in between turns.  It takes the down time of you having to watch one of your beloved allies being slaughtered and shoves it into productivity to eventually have the tools available to avenge his death.  It’s looking to be a really neat new feature.

I suggest you inch your way on over to Team 17’s YouTube page to get more video evidence of what Worms W.M.D is all about and a look at some of the new weapons coming with this installment.  And while you’re there you can find videos on some of their new and older properties, like Overcooked and their E3 2016 trailer, or LA Cops just getting the job done.

Worms has always been a favorite of mine.  I have very fond memories of playing alone against the AI, playing online against serious studs and serious duds, and taking my cousins for they were worth on Xbox and GameCube.  Even though we still have no concrete release date for W.M.D., it should arrive sometime in 2016 for PC, PS4, and XB1, and it’s definitely something I can’t wait for.  Check out some artwork and gameplay pics below.

 

 

Oh, and don’t forget, if you’re a fan of Rocket League (and who isn’t?), there are Worms items available in your garage to deck yourself out in.  Here’s a couple:

 

 

Team 17 insists that W.M.D. doesn’t mean anything; it just stands for “WMD” as a subtitle.  But I think it’s pretty obvious what it stands for.  A game about war.  Many weapons, including traditional and crazy alike.  Large-ish scale battles.  A real-world term we already use, still to this day.  It’s clear that W.M.D. stands for…

 

 

WORMS.  MUST.  DIE.

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