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Downloadable Worms trilogy coming to retail

Worms returns to High Street shelves next month with Mastertronic’s Worms Collection. The compilation features three entries in the series that have previously only been available via download on XBLA and PSN: Worms, Worms 2: Armageddon and Worms: Ultimate Mayhem. The disc will also include six bonus DLC packs, adding …

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EA announces new Origin publishers

EA has announced the addition of several new publishing partners for its PC digital distribution platform Origin. Sega, Team 17, Rebellion, Kalypso and other undisclosed companies have agreed to bring their games to the growing platform as it continues in its effort to add third parties to a suddenly budding …

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Worms merchandise incoming

Developer Team 17 has launched a licensing program for its classic Worms franchise. The studio has hired agency AT New Media to offer the franchise to licensees, retailers and promoters. The agency says the Worms characters are ideal for toys, books, plush toys, clothing and more. We are very excited …

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Martyn Brown leaves Team 17

Martyn Brown, the co-founder of Leeds studio Team 17, has announced his departure from the studio. He had front-run the studio for around 20 years, and said he’s leaving the group in great shape”. Team 17 recently turned its back on third-party publishers in favour of digital distribution – a …

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Digital breathing life into Worms

Team 17’s co-founder and business development director Martyn Brown has told MCV that his company’s shunning of traditional publishing in favour of new digital distribution channels has done wonders for the Worms franchise. The series sold more units last year than any other time in its 15-year history. Given the …

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