James Pond: Underwater Agent

Critic Score User Score
Atari ST
73
4.0
Genesis
74
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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.

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James Pond: Underwater Agent Atari ST Level 1 completed!
James Pond: Underwater Agent Atari ST Level 2
James Pond: Underwater Agent Atari ST Level 2 - Died.
James Pond: Underwater Agent Genesis An area infected by radiation: free the innocent fishies

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Critic Reviews

Atari ST User Atari ST May, 1992 91 out of 100 91
Raze Amiga Dec, 1990 88 out of 100 88
Raze Genesis Jun, 1991 86 out of 100 86
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Jan, 1991 10 out of 12 83
The One for ST Games Atari ST Feb, 1992 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Amiga Joker Amiga Dec, 1990 78 out of 100 78
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis May, 1991 9.4 out of 12 78
Sega-16.com Genesis May 17, 2011 7 out of 10 70
Video Games Genesis Jun, 1991 66 out of 100 66
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 (134500), Martin Smith (63069) and Cor 13 (173654)