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James Pond 3: Operation Starfish

Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
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...
SNES
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2.8
Genesis
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3.6
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Description

Unlike the first game of the series, that was a mission-based game, and the second one, where your character had unique abilities such as observing the whole level and growing to unlimited height, James Pond 3 is a standard jump and run platform game. Pond can run very quickly (by holding down the A button) through large levels, which often contain steep mountain sides and other tricky areas. Once again, he has to oppose the evil scientist Maybe and his minions.

Screenshots

James Pond 3: Operation Starfish Genesis Jumping on trees and discovering secret items
James Pond 3: Operation Starfish Game Gear This wall has to be blown up.
James Pond 3: Operation Starfish Genesis Jetpack enemy
James Pond 3: Operation Starfish Genesis Falling in the abyss.

Alternate Titles

  • "Splash Gordon" -- Working title
  • "Operation Starfi5h" -- Game Gear title
  • "James Pond 3: Operation Starfi5h" -- Box spelling

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User Reviews

You're a fish on a mission to stop cheesefarming in space. And its fun! Genesis re_fold (282)

The Press Says

Amiga Dream Amiga Jun, 1994 90 out of 100 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Mar, 1994 10 out of 12 83
High Score Amiga CD32 Sep, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Sega-16.com Genesis Nov 13, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Amiga Joker Amiga CD32 Jul, 1994 77 out of 100 77
Amiga Joker Amiga Apr, 1994 75 out of 100 75
Amiga Games Amiga Jul, 1994 70 out of 100 70
Video Games Genesis Feb, 1994 64 out of 100 64
Power Play Amiga Jun, 1994 64 out of 100 64
Total! (Germany) SNES Jun, 1995 4 out of 6 40

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