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Team17 and E^3

Postby Cyclaws » Sat May 21, 2005 2:45 pm

Have a look at what Spadge (Martyn) has just said on the Team17 forums:

"Actually they were

W4 was also on the Microsoft booth.

Good news from E3:

PSP Worms/DS Worms announced
Team17 to do Lemmings for PSP
Team17 working with Microsoft/360
Team17 working with Epic/Unreal3 tech
Team17 secure a US publisher for W4 (announcement soon)
New game concept shown to publisher with great response/interest (annoucement sooner or later)

Discuss. :-)


All that and we're about to work on Alien Breed again... pretty lively times at the moment. I did say we'd been busy...."

I've bolded something of particular interest.
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Postby FW » Sat May 21, 2005 11:57 pm

"Team17 secure a US publisher for W4"

Woohoo! :D
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Postby SupSuper » Sun May 22, 2005 9:08 pm

"Team17 working with Epic/Unreal3 tech"

hope it's for the new Alien Breed :D
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Postby FW » Mon May 23, 2005 3:38 am

As you can see, SupSuper and FW are happy to hear of the news, well done Cyclaws. :D
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Postby M3ntal » Mon May 23, 2005 8:37 am

Can't wait to see the new stuff. I also hope the Unreal 3 technology is for the new Alien Breed game, and i'm glad the publisher has finally accepted some non-Worms related game ideas.
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Postby Worm Mad » Mon May 23, 2005 11:58 am

New concept, eh? Sounds intriguing.

Oh...and yeah...the other stuff is interesting too
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Postby Cyclaws » Mon May 23, 2005 7:19 pm

I'm looking forward to the new Alien Breed myself.
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Postby Squirminator2k » Tue May 24, 2005 7:26 pm

Fantasmal.
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Postby Pooka » Tue May 24, 2005 7:39 pm

Not bad at all.
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Postby Paul.Power » Tue May 24, 2005 9:07 pm

"PSP Worms/DS Worms announced"

:D (Given it's one of the reasons I bought the DS... t'other being AWDS, of course)
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Postby Pooka » Wed May 25, 2005 2:36 pm

Except all the other handheld Worms titles released so far have been piles of tat.
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Postby Alex » Wed May 25, 2005 5:08 pm

Pooka wrote:Except all the other handheld Worms titles released so far have been piles of tat.


Yes, but Team17 didn't actually make any of them. They were done by other development companies.
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Postby Paul.Power » Wed May 25, 2005 5:56 pm

At least you can get quite a bit of use out of the DS touchscreen in Worms (weapons menu, anyone?)

Besides, hopefully it'll be a completely new 2D version of Worms. With interesting new stuff implemented. Hopefully.
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Postby Cyclaws » Wed May 25, 2005 6:44 pm

Paul.Power wrote:At least you can get quite a bit of use out of the DS touchscreen in Worms (weapons menu, anyone?)

Besides, hopefully it'll be a completely new 2D version of Worms. With interesting new stuff implemented. Hopefully.

The idea of Worms for the DS alone is quite exciting, and a 2D Worms sounds great, but as the DS can do 3D, don't you think it would be quite exciting to have a 3D Worms for the DS as well?
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Postby Paul.Power » Wed May 25, 2005 8:24 pm

Cyclaws wrote:
Paul.Power wrote:At least you can get quite a bit of use out of the DS touchscreen in Worms (weapons menu, anyone?)

Besides, hopefully it'll be a completely new 2D version of Worms. With interesting new stuff implemented. Hopefully.

The idea of Worms for the DS alone is quite exciting, and a 2D Worms sounds great, but as the DS can do 3D, don't you think it would be quite exciting to have a 3D Worms for the DS as well?
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Postby Run » Fri May 27, 2005 7:39 pm

I'd imagine 3D would be hard to play on such a small screen.... the squiniting, oh, the squinting!
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Postby Cyclaws » Sat May 28, 2005 2:35 pm

Run wrote:I'd imagine 3D would be hard to play on such a small screen.... the squiniting, oh, the squinting!

It is hard at the beggining, yes. But after a while, you get used to it. But I've probably been playing to much Mario 64 DS.
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Postby Special K » Tue May 31, 2005 12:58 pm

Actually I've never found it difficult to see. You don't have to squint at all! Ever seen anyone squint while playing a GBA?
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Postby Pooka » Tue May 31, 2005 3:59 pm

Yeah, if it's a GBA snd not a GBA-SP. Either squint, or tilt it towards a light.
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Postby Squirminator2k » Tue May 31, 2005 4:52 pm

That said, there are no titles for the GBA that can truly be said to be 3D.
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