Man, the Worms games have been around for a long time now. Growing up they were a staple of my formative gaming years, the turn-based action becoming engrained in my psyche. Over the years Team17 have put out a lot of Worms games, and the series’ quality has wavered with many critics and fans growing disillusioned with the lack of any meaningful additions to the formula. Despite this, though, over 70-million Worms games have been sold, and with such huge success comes an unwillingness to give the franchise up.
Platforms: PC, Xbox One, PS4 Reviewed On: Xbox One Developer: Team17 Publisher: Team17 Singleplayer: Yes Multiplayer: No Do you remember Lemmings? The goal was to guide a torrent of seemingly suicidal Lemmings to the end of the level by issuing commands like dig, or equipping them with parachutes […]
Usually I like to begin reviews by talking about the game’s narrative, as I find that sets up the rest of the review nicely, providing context for just about everything else. But with Light what really needs to be tackled first are the graphics. The game is presented with a minimal style. As the player you tackle the entire game from a top-down view, with your avatar shown as a simple cube attempting to navigate a world of glowing walls and red enemy squares. Like the name implies, it’s a world made of light. As with any art-style that doesn’t conform to the norm it’s not going to be to everyone’s taste, but to me the game has a nice, simple, sleek look that’s pleasing to the eye.
Team17 have that the latest entry in their Worms series, Worms: Battlegrounds, will be released later this month for PS4 and Xbox One. The game will be available both digitally and physically on May 30th, although US Playstation fans will have to wait until the 3rd of June. […]