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Earthworm Jim: Special Edition (iPhone)

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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 iPhone Firing off Jim's big red gun
Earthworm Jim: Special Edition iPhone Level 5... Aptly named: "Level 5"
Earthworm Jim: Special Edition iPhone Level 2: What the Heck?
Earthworm Jim: Special Edition iPhone The options menu

Alternate Titles

  • "Earthworm Jim" -- iPhone title

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The Press Says

App Spy Oct 21, 2009 5 out of 5 100
Slide To Play Oct 26, 2009 4 out of 4 100
TouchGen Oct 24, 2009 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
148apps Oct 26, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Touch Arcade Oct 20, 2009 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Trivia

The music in the Windows 95 CD version of EWJ can be played in a regular CD player. Though some tracks feature the belch from the title screen and silence, the other tracks have the music from the levels, including both endings!
Pseudo_Intellectual (44272) added Earthworm Jim: Special Edition (iPhone) on Dec 13, 2009
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (120742), Satoshi Kunsai (1816), Ben K (23018) and Crawly (1327)