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Ubi Soft Ships 'Worms Blast' for Nintendo GameCube & PC

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2002 @ 8:39 p.m. PDT

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that it has shipped the puzzle action game Worms Blast for Nintendo GameCube and PCs, to U.S. retail stores. Worms Blast features all of your favorite Worms characters and 14 gameplay modes to choose from as you use your water cannon to clear puzzles and collect special weapons to take out opponents. Worms Blast is rated "E" for everyone and has an MSRP of $39.99 for GameCube and $19.99 for PC.
"Gamers will quickly find that Worms Blast isn't your ordinary puzzle game where you match endless rows of blocks or bubbles," said Corey Fong, brand manager for Ubi Soft Entertainment. "Worms Blast throws a twist into the mix with the ability to collect special power-ups and weapons to use against your opponent, giving it the ability to become THE party game of the year as people get hooked on its uniquely addictive gameplay."

About Worms Blast

Fall in line for fast, furious firefights with Worms Blast. Your mission: launch your Worm marine into hostile waters and blast your way to survival. Go head-to-head with a friend in a barrage of gameplay modes and mini-games.

Recruit your Worm from a crazy corps of cartoon grunts with serious delusions of grandeur. Worms Blast puts your mettle, reflexes, and blasting skills to the ultimate test. Are you ready soldier? Then move out!

Worms Blast Features:

  • Wacky Weaponry: Unleash a firing frenzy using Shotguns, Bazookas, Mines, Laser Beams, and Sea Monsters
  • Bombastic Power-Ups: Collect power-ups like Double Damage, Sailor's Delight, and Fish Food
  • Torrential Weather: Brave the high seas against Rain, Wind, Solar Eclipses, and even Cosmic Showers
  • 8 Multiplayer Gameplay Modes:
  • Survival: You've got one boat and one chance for survival on the raging waters.
  • Star Collection: Battle your adversary to scoop up the most falling stars.
  • TideTrial: The water level steadily rises beneath you and your opponent - who will be the last Worm blasting?
  • Death Match: Armed with 3 boats, you must sink your opponent 3 times to win.
  • Don't Drop 'Em: With only one boat, blast away the land before it gets too close.
  • 3 Unlockable Modes: Play through puzzle mode and unlock even more game modes
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