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Worms, Trivial Pursuit come to App Store

updated 03:15 pm EDT, Fri April 24, 2009

Worms, T. Purs. on iPhone

Two high-profile games have been formerly unveiled for the iPhone and iPod touch. The first is a planned conversion of Worms, the turn-based strategy game by Team17. Players control squads of cartoon worms as they attempt to annihilate each other using mundane weapons, such as shotguns and grenades, as well as more exotic ones including exploding sheep and bananas. The iPhone version is said to be nearing completion, and changed to include features such as pinch zoom.

Newly available at the App Store is Trivial Pursuit, an adaption of the famous boardgame. The new version includes 3,500 questions, divided into 2,900 text and 900 picture items. Play is further split into Classic and Pursuit modes; in multiplayer, the game supports four-player matches via Wi-Fi or six-player matches when hot-swapping. The game is a $5 download.




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  1. lockhartt

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +4

    uh... formerly?

    I think you mean "formally unveiled", maybe.

  1. Geobunny

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +2

    re: uh... formerly

    Uh... yep, MacNN ain't what it used to be. It's now chock full of typos, inaccuracies, and blatantly obvious press releases under the guise of "Reviews"

  1. WiseWeasel

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +1

    omg

    I can't wait to buy this game. If they've added WiFi multiplayer (or at least they're planning to implement BT multiplayer once OS 3.0 is out), I'll be in heaven. Here's one game that's been screaming for an iPhone port since the SDK announcement.

  1. rytc

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +1

    Mundane

    It's true what the rest of the work thinks of Americans - there, shotguns and grenades, are merely mundane everyday weapons.

  1. MacnnChester

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +1

    UI

    The Trivial Pursuit graphics look amateurish and pixelated.

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