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Description

Earthworm Jim: Special Edition is an enhanced version of the original Earthworm Jim for the SEGA CD and also ported to Windows. Many years later it was released for a number of mobile platforms.

New to the SEGA CD edition is a CD audio soundtrack, bigger levels, more secrets, more weapons, reworked animations and additional enemies.

The iPhone version has been made easier as the character is controlled through a virtual control pad setup, accessed through the touch screen. Jim starts with ten lives and aiming is done automatically. There are also some small changes in the levels and the main character's voice has been re-recorded.

The Nintendo DSi version also features the same level changes and re-recorded voice. In addition to this, it also has bonuses based around face tracking challenges where you copy Jim's facial expressions in the DSi's camera.

Screenshots

Earthworm Jim: Special Edition J2ME Starting out (behind a huge d-pad)
Earthworm Jim: Special Edition iPhone Gameloft Logo featuring the comedic Earthworm Jim
Earthworm Jim: Special Edition Windows Swinging (Double Size Window)
Earthworm Jim: Special Edition J2ME Running up the conveyor while not being hit by junk

Promo Images

Earthworm Jim: Special Edition Screenshot
Earthworm Jim: Special Edition Screenshot
Earthworm Jim: Special Edition Screenshot
Earthworm Jim: Special Edition Screenshot

Trailer


Alternate Titles

  • "Earthworm Jim" -- iPhone title

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

Shiny's original classic in full glory Windows Zovni (10667)
Jam With Jim! SEGA CD ETJB (450)
Wise-cracking worm in Super-Suit takes on villains in Side-Scrolling platform game. Windows Shadowcaster (255)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) SEGA CD Apr, 1995 5 out of 5 100
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SEGA CD May, 1995 10 out of 10 100
Mean Machines SEGA CD May, 1995 93 out of 100 93
Consoles Plus SEGA CD Jul, 1995 92 out of 100 92
Jeuxvideo.com SEGA CD Feb 19, 2010 18 out of 20 90
Game Informer Magazine SEGA CD Sep, 2007 8.75 out of 10 88
PC Player (Denmark) Windows 1996 84 out of 100 84
PC Joker Windows Feb, 1996 82 out of 100 82
PC Player (Germany) Windows Feb, 1996 81 out of 100 81
IGN Nintendo DSi Jun 21, 2010 5.5 out of 10 55

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