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Friday, July 31, 2015

07/31/2015 - Team17 Reveal Worms WMD and Worms 4
Team17 Reveal Worms WMD and Worms 4

Wakefield, UK – 31st July 2015 - Games industry veteran Team17 today announced 2 new and exciting additions to its hugely successful Worms series which will be unveiled at this year’s gamescom in Cologne, Germany.

Mickey Torode, Team17’s Marketing Director said, “2015 is a special year for us as it marks both Worms 20th birthday and Team17’s 25th anniversary. Moving into 2016, dubbed “The year of the Worm”, will mark the start of the celebrations of 21 Years of Worms”

Worms WMD features a fresh, brand new look 2D cartoon-inspired worm as well as gorgeous hand drawn landscapes. For the first time ever players will be able to use exciting new vehicles and even enter buildings which will add new strategic elements of gameplay to the traditional wormy warfare.

Worms WMD will be heading to Xbox One and PC in 2016 but Team17 are excited to be showing the game at this year’s gamescom to allow fans an early look at just some of what is to come! Attendees will be able to get an exclusive first hands-on with the explosive game at Team17’s booth in Hall 10.1 throughout Thursday 6th August – Sunday 9th August. 

Team17 will also be showing a variety of games from their indie label which will be available to play throughout the show including Beyond Eyes, Sheltered, Strength of the SWORD: ULTIMATE, Penarium and Team17 developed title The Escapists The Walking Dead.

In other Worms’ news, Team17 have also today announced the forthcoming arrival of Worms 4 on mobile!

Worms 4 is the definitive handheld Worms experience featuring an all new enriched look and improved design for mobile featuring smaller landscapes, smaller teams and shorter match lengths making action packed battles easily doable whilst on the go.

Players will be able to take part in turn-based synchronous online multiplayer matches played out in real time, battle their way through 80 single player missions, collect over a hundred weapon upgrades and duel across 5 different themes.

Worms 4 is due for release on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch in August 2015.  

Worms WMD is due for release on Xbox One and PC in early 2016.

To keep up to date with all the information on Worms please visit
www.team17.com , like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

07/30/2015 - Badland GOTY Edition Now Available on Wii U

HELSINKI, Finland  July 30, 2015 – Frogmind is happy to announce today that BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition is available now worldwide for Nintendo’s Wii U™ system.

BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition is based on Frogmind’s multi-award-winning game, BADLAND, a console-quality game for tablets with over 25 million players worldwide. BADLAND is a side-scrolling action adventure with innovative physics-based gameplay and stunning atmospheric graphics and audio. Players control a flying creature, Clony, and try to survive through an astonishing number of imaginative and deadly traps, puzzles and obstacles within a dense, beautiful forest. One of the key gameplay mechanics is cloning, where you end up controlling dozens of Clones at the same time.

BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition builds on the excellence of the original game with completely revamped controls, perfected for Wii U. The redesigned gameplay expands that of the original by offering full directional control over the game’s characters. The Wii U version comes with up-to-four-player, local old-school style multiplayer gaming with full support for the Pro controller, Wii U™ GamePad, Motion and MotionPlus controllers. The game includes Off-TV Play for the GamePad and features local achievements and online leaderboards to compare stats with your friends.

“It’s a dream come true to finally have BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition come to Wii U,” said Johannes Vuorinen, co-creator of BADLAND. “ The new controls, Full-HD 60fps visuals on the big screen and old-school local multiplayer, bring BADLAND to life in a great way on the Wii U. So be sure to check the game out and join the noble cause of saving the Clones. They need your help!”

BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition features over 15 hours and 100 levels of single-player story content, 100 co-op levels, and 27 multiplayer battle stages for up-to-four-person local multiplayer awesomeness. All levels have been rebuilt to suit the new control mechanics.

BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition is now available in the Nintendo eShop for Wii U for a special launch discount price of $9.99.

For the latest BADLAND news, please visit
www.badlandgame.com , or follow along on BADLAND’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/badlandgame .


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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

07/28/2015 - OlliOlli 2 Coming to PC, Mac and Linux August 11th
OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood Grinds Onto PC, Mac and Linux on August 11

Award-Winning Skateboarding Game Comes to Steam, GOG, and Humble

LONDON – Award-winning developer Roll7 and award-losing game label Devolver Digital have announced that the PC, Mac and Linux versions of the celebrated skateboarding opus OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood will kickflip onto Steam, GOG, and Humble on August 11 for $14.99.

Originally launched on the Sony PlayStation® 4 and Vita, OlliOlli2 went on to win rave reviews from both critics and fans while receiving top awards from the likes of BAFTA and more in the digital the trophy case. The computer-savvy version of OlliOlli2 has been given the premium treatment with all the bells and whistles PC, Mac, and Linux users have come to expect like perfect gamepad controls, achievements, and a slew of new gameplay modes including the manic four-player split-screen Combo Rush.

“If you’re going to play one gorgeous award-winning skateboarding indie game this year, make it OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood,” said Devolver Digital CFO Fork Parker. “But pay full price – if you wait for a discount down the road then you’re a piece of human garbage and don’t deserve my love.”

For more information on OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood please visit
www.roll7.co.uk and follow @Roll_7 on Twitter. If you want some helpful advice about love and life, follow @DevolverDigital on Twitter and retweet literally everything that’s tweeted there.

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