Earthworm Jim: Special Edition

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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 Windows Don't try this at home
Earthworm Jim: Special Edition SEGA CD Grab the worm...
Earthworm Jim: Special Edition SEGA CD Drop the fridge and launch the cow!
Earthworm Jim: Special Edition iPhone Title screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Earthworm Jim" -- iPhone title

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User Reviews

Shiny's original classic in full glory Windows Zovni (9329)
Jam With Jim! SEGA CD ETJB (447)
Wise-cracking worm in Super-Suit takes on villains in Side-Scrolling platform game. Windows Shadowcaster (237)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) SEGA CD Apr, 1995 5 out of 5 100
Consoles Plus SEGA CD Jul, 1995 92 out of 100 92
Jeuxvideo.com SEGA CD Feb 19, 2010 18 out of 20 90
TouchGen iPhone Oct 24, 2009 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SEGA CD Apr, 1995 8.9 out of 10 89
PC Joker Windows Feb, 1996 82 out of 100 82
PC Player (Germany) Windows Feb, 1996 81 out of 100 81
World Village (Gamer's Zone) Windows 1995 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
148apps iPhone Oct 26, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Touch Arcade iPhone Oct 20, 2009 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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