Death Worm

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Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media
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Violent, gory man-eating worm game is all about carnage.

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Ease of Play

The game is very easy to control, using a virtual control stick on the left side of the screen to move your worm around. It doesn't take long to master the game's controls. You can also move the control stick to the right side of the screen, if you choose.


This action game lets you play as a giant worm that attacks humans, animals, and vehicles. The people run away from you, often screaming, and also cry out in pain when eaten. Blood splatters from fallen victims. You can also cause cars and planes to explode.



The game has a "Get More Games" tab on the main menu; it takes you to a website to buy more games from this developer.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Death Worm is a violent and gory game that glorifies the killing of humans and others. While cartoonish in nature, the app has plenty of blood and screaming in the game, as your ravenous worm eats humans and animals (elephants, birds, camels, etc.) and destroys vehicles (cars, helicopters, planes, and UFOs). You are the "bad guy" in this game, and your carnage also includes destroying police cars and army helicopters.

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Teen, 13 years old Written bycallum2272 June 28, 2012

death worm

it is brilliant to play
Kid, 11 years old January 21, 2011


Nothing wrong with it just yelling yes a little blood but that's it they take this game to seriously it's just to entertain yourself on your spare tim...

Is it any good?

In DEATH WORM, you're in control of an underground monster resembling a giant centipede, and you must cause as much carnage as you can above and below the surface. Using your fingertip, you'll emerge out of the soil to eat people and animals, cause tanks and cars to explode, and if you can gain enough height, take down airplanes, helicopters, and UFOs. The campaign mode starts in the desert, but to advance to the next level -- and eventually unlock new areas, including a city and jungle -- you'll need to accomplish a number of goals, such as kill 80 people in two minutes or devour five underground creatures. Players can earn upgrades (such as thicker skin, longer length, or faster speed); pick up power-ups that let you shoot fireballs or enjoy temporary bursts in speed; or use the environment to their advantage, such as knocking rocks into the sky to take down flying objects. The app also includes mini-games. Because of its thrilling gameplay, multiple modes and missions, and high production values, Death Worm is a blast for older teens and adults who love action on their iDevices.

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