Review: OpenLierox for Mac is all about shooting worms

Play this fun shooter that offers entertaining gameplay and a local as well as an online mode.

OpenLierox for Mac takes the classic gameplay of Liero and Worms, enhances it with some extra features like customizable weapons, levels, and characters, and packs it in an exciting online gaming experience -- offering you hours of entertainment. Although the game's 2D graphics aren't too impressive, the gameplay is loads of fun and draws you in right away.

OpenLierox for Mac lets you choose between Local Play and Net Play. We recommend that you start practicing your shooting skills using available weapons in Local Play first, by competing against bots. As with traditional Worm games, you have a wide choice of weapons at your disposal such as a minigun, bazooka, napalm, mines, grenades, and similar, from which you can pick five. The game settings let you set max kills, lives, and time, as well as bonuses. Although the game isn't hard, you will need a bit of time to familiarize yourself with the basic controls, especially moving around using a ninja rope. Though it offers only modest graphics, the game manages to create a nostalgic gaming environment that you'll like right away. The online gameplay is where this game stands out, though. It doesn't take long to connect to the game servers and there are always plenty of competitors ready to make you sweat. Team Deathmatches, in particular, are just awesome.

With its fun gameplay and well-designed multiplayer mode, OpenLierox for Mac can offer you many hours of entertainment. Its graphics aren't great, it's true, but the nice game mechanics compensate. What's more, the game is entirely ad free. So, if you're looking for a playful shoot-'em-up game, or are a fan of Worms (like we are), this game is just what you need.

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