Worms™: Battle Islands out now for PlayStation®Portable!

London, UK, 24th November 2010 – Boasting many never-before seen features for the world-renowned Worms™ franchise, Worms: Battle Islands is now available for the PlayStation®Portable system via the PlayStation®Network. Team17’s commitment to providing the perfect strategy experience regardless of platform has meant that Worms: Battle Islands is a feature-rich gaming titan that stands proud next to its console and PC brethren.

Create your own unique weapon in the 'Weapons Factory'; be it melee, projectile, explosive or strike, there is a method of destruction to suit any play style. Once complete, take your new armament to deal personalized death to friends and foes over ad-hoc and wireless multiplayer.

For those high-stakes players that want something more than the demise of their enemies, 'Tactics Mode' offers a very useful reward for emerging victorious in a multiplayer bout. Play through multi-player online matches to unlock new tactics, these abilities taking the form of islands added to the player’s own Secret Island Base. Each one of these 16 available islands allows the player to gain a certain advantage at the start of a battle. Defeat an opponent online, and take one of their islands for your base. But beware, being defeated will mean your competitor will be able to deprive you of one of yours! Add in a PSP® exclusive‘Time Attack’ mode, an all-new experience based ranking system plus more customisation than ever seen before and ta-da! Worms: Battle Islands , a top-class strategy with more features than ever before!

Worms: Battle Islands is a highly polished entry in the series, packed with an absolute raft of features,” says Kevin Carthew, Lead Designer at Team17 Software Ltd.“It brings something new to Worms with the original, multiplayer‘Tactics Mode’, features a lot of single player content and pushes the boat out to support online play for up to 4 players!”

A press kit can be found at the following link: http://www.team17.com/download/worms_battle_islands_psp_release_press_kit.zip whilst a PSP® demo will also be available from launch.

Worms: Battle Islands on PSP® retails at the following prices via the PlayStation®Network:

    <*>SCEA territories - $24.99 <*>SCEE territories -£15.99/€19.99
Worms: Battle Islands on PSP® carries the following age ratings:
    <*>U.S. - ESRB– E10+, Mild Cartoon Violence, Mild Language <*>Europe - PEGI– 12, PEGI Online, Bad Language <*>Germany - USK– 6 Jahren <*>Australia– NCSA - G
More information on Worms: Battle Islands can be found at www.team17.com and http://www.facebook.com/WormsTeam17

About Worms: Battle Islands:

Worms™: Battle Islands. Developed and Published by Team17 Software© 2010 Team17 Software and Worms 2 Armageddon are Trademarks or Registered trademarks of Team17 Software limited. Original concept Andy Davidson. All rights reserved. All other trademarks, copyrights and logos are property of their respective owners.

About the PlayStation®Network:

‘PlayStation®Portable’,‘PlayStation®Store and‘PlayStation®Network’ are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

About Team17 Software Ltd:

Team17 Software Limited (Team 17), celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2010 and headquartered in West Yorkshire, England, is a leading independent developer and digital publishing company. Founded in 1990, the company develops and publishes interactive software worldwide for digital game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. More information about Team17 products can be found at www.team17.com.

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