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Earthworm Jim (SNES)

88
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.8
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Advertising Blurbs

Print advertisement 03/1996:
    „Das tolle Level-Design, die gute Steuerung und die Weiträumigkeit der Level machen das Jump&Run zur zweiten Nr. 1 seines Genres. Wer das Maya-Adventure Pitfall liebte, darf sich auch den Super-Wurm nicht entgehen lassen.“
    PC GAMES

    Der ganz alltägliche Kampf eines Super-Wurms.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (107485) on Apr 09, 2010.

Back of Box – Game Boy Advance (US/Canada):
    ONLY FOR GAME BOY ADVANCE
    NOT COMPATIBLE WITH OTHER GAME BOY SYSTEMS!

    Earthworm Jim, spineless superhero, wriggles back into action as the Groovy Guardian of Goodness in an incredible journey of cheese-curdling proportions.



    Left unconscious by a massive cow-induced blow to the head and clad in his indestructible, high-tech super suit, Earthworm Jim continues the battle for truth, justice and well aerated soil. He sure is going to need your to guide him through his 3D fun-house of a brain.

    But beware, there is an evil lurking, a presence in his mind, a dark unseen force at work – Jim’s brain is a dangerous place!

      Whacked-Out Environments
      Enter Jim’s psyche where he comes face to face with his own Fears, Happiness, Memories and Fantasies.

      Jim’s Patented Moves…
      The Helicopter Head and the Head Whip are back.

      Really Weird Enemies
      Battle your favorites as well as plenty of new ones, from Psycrow, Major Mucus, Peter Puppy, and more!


    Chase the evil Psycrow through uncharted regions of space and time!

    Use your Plasma Blaster to battle through each Whacked-Out World!

    Game play on the Game Boy® Advance video game system

    Contributed by gamewarrior (5066) on Jan 14, 2006.

www.nintendo.com - Game Boy Advance:

    Old-school annelid antics appear awesomely animated on the Advance. Ah-ha!



    Staying true to Majesco's re-release roots, Earthworm Jim is a faithful port of the zany - some would say tasteless - Super NES original.

    A strong argument can be made that EWJ GBA game looks even better than the SNES original, mainly because the GBA can display 511 different colors in character mode, almost double the SNES's maximum of 256 colors. The hand-held Jimscapes take on a truly surreal, Day-Glo look.

    Players who believe that variety is the spice of good games will be in nirvana here: one minute our hero is bungee jumping by a thread of mucus, the next he's riding a space-rocket through an asteroid belt. The game leans heavily on cockeyed humor, so steer clear if you've had it up to here with jokes about intestines, corporate lawyers and power-mad goldfish.

    Jim's arsenal is a bit on the skimpy side, although in the annals of video games the sight of an oversized annelid cracking his own head like a bullwhip is surely unique. The play control could use more polish, especially since most of the action involves running and jumping. On the whole, though, EWJ's legions of fans are far more interested in 'tude than gameplay mechanics.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66247) on Dec 27, 2004.

THQ UK website - Game Boy Advance:
    Earthworm Jim, spineless superhero, wriggles back into action as the Groovy Guardian of Goodness in an incredible journey of cheese-curdling proportions.

    Left unconscious by a massive cow-induced blow to the head and clad in his indestructible, high-tech super suit, Earthworm Jim continues the battle for truth, justice and well-aerated soil. He sure is going to need your help to guide him through his 3D fun house of a brain.

    But beware, there is an evil lurking, a presence in his mind, a dark unseen force at work – Jim's brain is a dangerous place! Whacked-Out Environments: Enter Jim's psyche where he comes face to face with his own Fears, Happiness, Memories and Fantasies

    Jim's Patented Moves… The Helicopter Head and the Head Whip are back

    Really Weird Enemies: Battle your favourites, as well as plenty of new ones, from Psycrow, Major Mucus, Peter puppy, and more!

    Chase the evil Psycrow through uncharted regions of space and time!

    Use your Plasma Blaster to battle through each Whacked-Out World!

    Earthworm Jim, slimy superhero and all around guh-roovey guy, was Shiny Entertainments' very first game. Jim has risen to superstar status as the star of several videogames, as well as his own cartoon series.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66247) on Sep 05, 2004.

Back of Box - Game Boy:

    EAT DIRT!



    Now you can eat dirt on the road. Earthworm Jim, winner of the Die-Hard Game Fan's Game of the Year, Game Player's Ultimate and Electronic Gaming Monthly's Genesis Game of the Year has wormed his way onto the Game Boy. This is the highest coversion from a 16-bit to a hand-held ever! Now the head swinging, blaze blastin' action is totally mobile. So you can eat dirt everywhere you go!

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69569) on Apr 03, 2003.