Tramite un comunicato stampa di ieri, Acclaim ha annunciato che Worms 3D, primo titolo della serie ad essere trasportato nella terza dimensione, è stato distribuito a tutti i rivenditori americani. Il titolo è disponibile per tutte le piattaforme ad un prezzo consigliato di 29,99$, eccetto la versione X-Box che sarà disponibile più tardi ed avrà in aggiunta una modalità per il servizio Live. Continuate per il comunicato ufficiale...
ACCLAIM ENTERTAINMENT, INC'S 'WORMS 3D(TM)' IS LOCKED, LOADED AND TAKING AIM AT RETAIL
Award-Winning Franchise Features All-New 3D Graphics, Randomly Generated Landscapes, Infinite Gameplay Modes and Over-The-Top Weaponry for Current Generation Consoles and PC
GLEN COVE, NY, March 11, 2004 - Destined to lure consumers with its outlandish array of weaponry and laugh-out-loud moments, Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ.SC: AKLM), today announced that it has shipped Worms 3D(TM) for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Nintendo GameCube(TM) and PC. Worms 3D expands upon the successful turn-based action strategy franchise that has sold over eight million units worldwide.
'Team17 and its Worms franchise has developed a devoted fan base over the years by combining in-depth strategy with over-the-top weaponry and humor,' said David Skelton, Brand Manager for Acclaim. 'We believe that loyal Worms fans will be delighted with the transition from 2D to 3D, while new fans will immediately fall in love with its addictively fun gameplay.'
The dedicated video game media has the following to say about the game:
- 'Worms 3D is an excellent installment to the uber-popular Worms franchise.' Editors' Gold Award 91% - PSE2
- 'Possibly the greatest cult-classic series in the history of strategy videogames.' - Official PlayStation Magazine
- Pick this up, and you'll be throwing down with your friends for years to come, and it's not often that you can say that about a console strategy title.' - Game Informer
- '...possibly one of the most addicting strategy/party games I have ever played.' - Next Level Gaming
- '...the game itself is confident in its unabashed ability to charm you.' - 1Up.com
Worms 3D enhances the classic Worms gameplay, including favorite series' weapons such as ninja ropes, jetpacks and super sheep, as well as hilarious new weapons that were designed to take advantage of the new liberating 3D landscape. Worms 3D also includes fully destructible environments, more than 100 unlockable hidden features and a wide variety of single and multiplayer modes. Worms 3D includes head-to-head online play for both the PC and Xbox®.
Worms 3D is currently available for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Nintendo GameCube(TM) and PC, each at a suggested retail price of $29.99. The game will be available for the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft later this spring and will feature head-to-head play via Xbox Live(TM). For more information on Worms 3D please visithttp://www.worms3d.com andhttp://www.acclaim.com.
About Team 17
Team 17 Software Limited is a privately owned high calibre entertainment software development company headquartered in West Yorkshire, England. Team 17 has developed over 120 SKU's in their thirteen-year history and specializes in quality original titles using proprietary technology across all major hardware platforms. Key Team 17 franchises and brands include Worms, Alien Breed, Project X, Superfrog, Body Blows and StuntGP. For more information visit Team 17 websitehttp://www.team17.com.
About Acclaim Entertainment
Based in Glen Cove, N.Y., Acclaim Entertainment, Inc., is a worldwide developer, publisher and mass marketer of software for use with interactive entertainment game consoles including those manufactured by Nintendo, Sony Computer Entertainment and Microsoft Corporation as well as personal computer hardware systems. Acclaim owns and operates five studios located in the United States and the United Kingdom, and publishes and distributes its software through its subsidiaries in North America, the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France and Spain. The Company uses regional distributors worldwide. Acclaim also distributes entertainment software for other publishers worldwide, publishes software gaming strategy guides and issues 'special edition' comic magazines periodically. Acclaim's corporate headquarters are in Glen Cove, New York and Acclaim's common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ.SC under the symbol AKLM. For more information please visit our website athttp://www.acclaim.com.
originally posted by Lupin ^_^