Worms 3 is a 2D, turn based artillery strategy game where the player controls a team of armed worms, who must then accurately shoot at another teams worms.
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Pro Great artillery style gameplay with many strategic elements added on top in order to give a more deep experience
At it's core, worms 3 is still the same fun gameplay found in all the previous incarnations of the Worms franchise. However, worms 3 has added two new gameplay elements that increase the amount of strategy in the game, squads and cards. Squads gives individual worms different advantages/disadvantages such as speed or increased damage and you can choose from the various worms to form your team. Cards give you boosts that you can play during your turn such as extra health or weapons.
The upgrades are also not tied to in-app-purchases. You cannot buy yourself the best upgrades and thus the game does not punish you for not buying upgrades.
Pro You can easily practice in the games the campaign mode in order to avoid losses in multiplayer
The campaign mode is a single player section of the game where users can brush up on their tactics as well as learn how to play with an increasing difficulty. This way players can brush up on their strategies and aim without worry of losing to online players.
Pro No game is ever a lock with the included card system mechanic
The new Worms 3 addition of a card system allows players to choose a card after their turn that will directly affect the next players turn. Making for a great mechanic that can turn the tides of a game at any point.
The cards are available for purchase through in game coins that are earned during gameplay. Which is a bit of a relief that they are not available through in app purchases.
Pro Easily play online or locally with friends with the versatile multiplayer mode
Worms 3 has online asynchronous multiplayer as well as local hot seat multiplayer. Making for a great game to play at ones convenience with the online mode as well as something fun to pass around with friends locally.
Con Paid upfront game that also contains in-app-purchases
For what is an already paid upfront game at $4.99 it also includes in-app-purchases that range from $0.99 - $6.49 per item. Luckily though the purchases are only for cosmetics, which means there is no pay-to-win mechanics here.