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James Pond 3: Operation Starfish (SNES)

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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.


James Pond 3: Operation Starfish SNES Showing his reach
James Pond 3: Operation Starfish SNES Choosing the Garden of Edam
James Pond 3: Operation Starfish SNES Game Options
James Pond 3: Operation Starfish SNES Title Menu

Alternate Titles

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

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Video Games May, 1995 59 out of 100 59
Total! (Germany) Jun, 1995 4 out of 6 40


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Tim Closs (76) added James Pond 3: Operation Starfish (SNES) on Jan 08, 2006
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