May 28, 2010, 11:57

Worms HD App For iPad Now Available

By David Howard, Editor-in-Chief and Founder

Team 17 has announced its Worms HD App for iPad is now on the App Store.

After this mornings release of the iPad across the UK, users will be able to play Worms HD on their shiny new devices. So to all of the new iPad owners out there, head over to the App Store and download a “zany mix of iconic, crazy weapons and exhilarating action-strategy.”

“Worms is perfectly suited to a casual platform such as iPad, and it’s quite possibly the best ‘hand held’ Worms experience to date. Features such as the ability to pass and play (with the screen flipping for the other player) hark back to the game’s social roots. We look forward to delivering more titles for what has quickly become a popular gaming platform.”

The Worms HD App includes, 50 challenges plus Body Count and Quick Play modes for single player and up to 4-player multiplayer, authentic Worms action in 1024×768, 26 weapons including the iconic Holy Hand Grenade, six great themes of randomly generated levels, 10 gameplay mode and much, much more.

Well, the personal draw to getting an iPad has just sky-rocketed.

Press release:

Worms HD App for iPad Now Available on App Store

High resolution edition for Apple iPad

London, UK- May 28th, 2010 – Team17 Software Ltd. today announced its Worms HD App for iPad is now available on App Store. Bringing a zany mix of iconic, crazy weapons and exhilarating action-strategy, this app will entertain for hours. The Worms HD App for iPad is a console-style edition of the award-winning series and features the classic weapons plus the infamous Holy Hand Grenade and Concrete Donkey. The app takes advantage of the innovative Multi-Touch user interface of iPad and sports high quality visuals and special effects.

The leap to the next generation of portable gaming is something Martyn Brown, Studio Head of Team 17, is happy to embrace. “Worms is perfectly suited to a casual platform such as iPad, and it’s quite possibly the best ‘hand held’ Worms experience to date. Features such as the ability to pass and play (with the screen flipping for the other player) hark back to the game’s social roots. We look forward to delivering more titles for what has quickly become a popular gaming platform.”

Features of the Worms HD App include:

  • 50 challenges plus Body Count & Quick Play modes for the single player and up to 4-player hot-seat multiplayer support with random level creation.
  • Authentic Worms action with crisp high definition (native 1024×768) visuals.
  • 26 Weapons, tools and utilities including classic Worms weapons & iconic favorites such as the Holy Hand Grenade, Concrete Donkey, Sheep and Ninja Rope.
  • Six great themes with thousands of randomly generated levels for unbelievable replay value.
  • A range of 10 game-play modes offering a range of game styles from traditional, hard-core, explosive, faster paced or deeper strategy.
  • Create and name your own Worms. Give them a range of wacky voices & gravestones.
  • Unlock new voices and rewards as you play through the single player challenges.
  • Utilises the devices’ innovative Multi-Touch user interface
  • iPod music support lets users play music from their own library in game.
  • Flip the screen! Great for coffee-table play given the support of the screen orientation feature.
  • Save game status on quit. This feature automatically saves to the last turn if you exit the app and is great for longer battles and for saving your single player progress.
  • Full language support for English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch & Japanese.

The Worms HD App for iPad is available for £2.99 from the App Store on iPad or at www.itunes.com/appstore

Worms HD App for iPad is Rated 9+ for the following: Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy/Violence