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  • Summary: Join the party as worm battles ensue across 3D worlds. Worms 3D pits four players--each with a customizable team of worms--against one another in fully deformable landscapes. All the bizarre weapons from the Worms series--including Banana Bomb, flying Super Sheep, Earthquakes, Air Strikes, and Holy Hand Grenade--appear for your destructive pleasure. Wreak havoc in turn-based multiplayer action or unlock landscapes, sound sets, challenges, and secret missions in the immersive single-player mode. Expand
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  1. Positive: 11 out of 20
  2. Negative: 2 out of 20
  1. Utterly brilliant and everything that we could have hoped for. Team 17 have performed an excellent job of retaining the look and feel of 'Worms' whilst changing the scope of the game enough to make it feel fresh and new for everybody.
  2. You'll want to spend a lot of time immersed in these worms. [Apr 2005, p.81]
  3. The only factor that might put some players off is the camera movement, something that is crucial in a 3D environment. After a few hours of play you will get used to it, but every so often the camera can still be awkward - not what you want when the clock is running down on a tense decider.
  4. Use of certain weapons and locomotion across the map can be cumbersome, and the game just doesn't have that same pendulum energy of before in the fights. [Apr 2004, p.64]
  5. Despite its slightly aged appearance, the accessible strategy and comical violence retain most of their appeal.
  6. 70
    All of the irreverent charm and style from before are still packed solidly into this title. The multiplayer is phenomenal, and Xbox Live is probably the best online play that the series has ever seen.
  7. While Worms 3D essentially delivers what it says on the tin, in surrendering its intuitive interface the concept has evolved into a far less attractive proposition. A shame. [Dec 2003, p.126]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 8
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  3. Negative: 0 out of 8