Earthworm Jim 2

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Description

An ordinary average earthworm named Jim goes about his normal daily life, cruising around avoiding crows and doing other general worm-like things. Until one day, Jim is suddenly struck by a very large Ultra-high-tech-indestructible-super-space-cyber-suit. Through sheer luck, Jim rests safely in the neck ring of the suit. Suddenly, the ultra-high-tech space particles of the suit begin interacting with Jim's soft wormy flesh. A radical light-speed evolution takes place. Jim soon realizes that he is now in control of the suit.

Earthworm Jim 2's gameplay is similar to the first game, with Jim running and jumping through the levels. There are five weapons more than in the original game to collect. Characters like Princess Whats-Her-Name and Psy-Crow also appear.

Screenshots

Earthworm Jim 2 SNES Flying over a swamp
Earthworm Jim 2 Game Boy Advance "Title screen" and main menu.
Earthworm Jim 2 SNES Nice house... and I can't get through
Earthworm Jim 2 Genesis Hey, it's just... a door!

Alternate Titles

  • "EWJ2" -- Common abbreviation
  • "EJ2" -- Common abbreviation
  • "アースワームジム2" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

The WORST version of Earthworm Jim 2 EVER MADE Game Boy Advance M4R14N0 (1284)

Critic Reviews

Consoles Plus SNES Dec, 1995 93 out of 100 93
GamePro (US) SNES Dec, 1995 4.5 out of 5 90
Power Play Windows 1996 87 out of 100 87
Electric Playground SEGA Saturn 1996 8.5 out of 10 85
Jeuxvideo.com SNES Jan 11, 2010 17 out of 20 85
Game Informer Magazine SNES Jul, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
GamePro (US) SEGA Saturn May, 1996 4 out of 5 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Genesis Nov, 1995 7.9 out of 10 79
NowGamer PlayStation Nov 01, 1996 6.9 out of 10 69
GameSpy Game Boy Advance Jul 17, 2002 63 out of 100 63

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Trivia

References

There seems to be a reference to the band Depeche Mode in the gameshow level. One of the questions asks, "In what year did the Battle of Hamstrings take place?" The correct answer is "101 D.M." 101 was the name of the Depeche Mode tour that began in October '87 and ended June '88 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.

Version differences

The PC version of EWJ2 lacked a level ("Lorenzen's Soil") which was in the SNES version.

Information also contributed by n-n and whattt

Related Web Sites

  • Blind Sally's Q's Quiz Answers (In Earthworm Jim 2 you you find Blind Sally's Q's Quiz from the Villi People stage. In case you want to know the answers to this or just want a good laugh, this is the page for you.)
  • Wikipedia: Earthworm Jim 2 (Information about Earthworm Jim 2 at Wikipedia)
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