Speaking to GamesIndustry.biz in an interview published today, Atari project director Thom Kozik stated that getting developers on board to improve the Atari IP instead of copying is of paramount importance.
The PSP version will be arriving via the PlayStation Network and comes packed with an all new "Tactics Mode," where players use one of the game's 16 "secret island bases\\ "To" a tactical advantage for the player to use at the beginning of the game "- some examples are" reconstruction of the battle before the war starts "and" Snipe the enemy worm to get the upper hand. "If you blow up (or sink, snipe, dismemberment, etc.) your online opponents fast enough, you'll earn one of their secret base's items.
Both the Wii and PSP versions will have online multiplayer and the new features a secret island base (only the PSP has a "Tactics mode"). While we "We are confident that these additions to the forthcoming Worms titles, they'll be featured first in Worms: Battle Islands when it comes out this November.
Gallery: Worms: Battle Islands (PSP/Wii)
Worms: Battle Islands squirming to PSP, Wiioriginally appeared on Joystiq on Thu, 23 Sep 2010 20:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
A few months ago the consummate smart assess at the Onion News Network deployed a news report on a hot new game (fake, of course) called Close Range. The report detailed the main point of the game: to shoot people and animals at close range in the face. The video, which you can watch here is hilarious.
But t that enough Wasn 'for ONN. They thought it would be a good idea to create the actual game for the iPhone. When they went to get approval from Apple, their application was rejected. Big shock there. Apparently, the idea of shooting people or animals at close range was too forced concept for Apple.
What got them, as Game, Set, Watch points out, is this line from the Apple App Guidelines:
"apps portraying realistic images of people or animals being killed or maimed, shot, stabbed, tortured or injured will be rejected." Read More
It 's not surprising to see EA so want to support the Android OS. Last year the company made a killing at the ITunes App Store, the publication of four top ten best-selling games on the platform, including the overall best-selling game, The Sims 3.
EA Mobile to "use" from the Android Trends originally appeared on Joystiq on Thu, 16 Sep 2010 07:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
Nexon America's Maple Story is a very popular franchise as an MMO, but how does it fare as a iPhone game? It holds up pretty well as a stand-alone action role-playing game too, according to Nexon America. The company announced this week that its side- scrolling action role playing game, MapleStory: Thief Edition, has made it to the top of the App Store game charts. The MapleStory MMO has more than 95 million registered users worldwide with more than seven million users in North America alone.
Priced at $4.99, the game hit the Apple App Story mid-August and made it to the number one position in the Role Playing game category. MapleStory: Thief Edition was also one of the more popular and highest grossing games overall during the same time period.
To get your hands on the game, check ITunes .
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