James Pond: Underwater Agent

Critic Score User Score
Amiga
79
4.2
Acorn 32-bit
...
5.0
Atari ST
73
4.0
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Description

"James Pond" is (obviously) a parody on the famous agent 007 stories. You control Pond, a fish-like creature, who has to complete several missions, while making his way through levels full of dangers and hostile creatures. It is not a typical "jump and run" game: instead of breezing through large levels, Pond has to complete unique missions for each game area: free hostages, detonate a structure, find keys, etc. It is possible to exit a level only after having completed the objective. Many missions are timed.

Screenshots

James Pond: Underwater Agent Atari ST Level 2
James Pond: Underwater Agent Amiga Title-2
James Pond: Underwater Agent Genesis Secret bonus level
James Pond: Underwater Agent Atari ST Level 2 - Died.

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Critic Reviews

Atari ST User Atari ST May, 1992 91 out of 100 91
Raze Genesis Jun, 1991 86 out of 100 86
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Oct, 1990 10 out of 12 83
Mean Machines Genesis May, 1991 79 out of 100 79
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis May, 1991 9.4 out of 12 78
Power Play Amiga Jan, 1991 77 out of 100 77
Joystick (French) Genesis Apr, 1991 75 out of 100 75
Video Games Genesis Jun, 1991 66 out of 100 66
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Jan, 1991 760 out of 1000 24

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Trivia

Bugs

The retail release for the Atari ST by Millenium cannot be finished without using a cheat, as no oil leaks appear in level 8. This is fixed in the budget re-release by GBH 2 years later.

Awards

  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (issue #00) - #83 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"

Contributed to by B.L. Stryker (20700), Kabushi (136625), Martin Smith (63067) and Cor 13 (173892)