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James Pond 3: Operation Starfish

Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
69
...
SNES
...
2.8
Genesis
...
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 Game Gear Map screen for level selection
James Pond 3: Operation Starfish Genesis Falling in the abyss.
James Pond 3: Operation Starfish Amiga CD32 Hooray, I found a gun!
James Pond 3: Operation Starfish Genesis Mechanical mouse

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
Mega Fun Genesis Oct, 1993 85 out of 100 85
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Mar, 1994 10 out of 12 83
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
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1994 46 out of 100 46
Total! (Germany) SNES Jun, 1995 4 out of 6 40

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