THQ today announced that Worms: A Space Oddity, the newest installment in the popular turn-based strategy series, has shipped to retail outlets throughout North America. The franchise’s debut on Wii features intuitive controls designed to take advantage of the Wii Remote, as well as a fresh new visual style, environmental settings and even more customization options. Worms: A Space Oddity is rated E10+ and is now available for a suggested retail price of $49.99.
In Worms: A Space Oddity, players will enjoy the ultimate blend of classic Worms game modes and re-invented single-player missions, as well as multiplayer modes that include a host of all new party games. Worms: A Space Oddity demonstrates significant visual, technical and design advancement over its predecessors with a new visual style that abandons the traditional drawn approach and replaces it with a distinctive style inspired by classic Sci-Fi looks. The Worms battles take place across six planets, each with its own unique environmental parameters and global events. Worms: A Space Oddity also features more customization options than ever before with the ability to change several elements that alter the appearance of each worm, as well as a set of editors that allows players to create their own landscapes, team flags and gravestones.