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In his second adventure James Pond must retrieve the toys Dr Maybe has stolen. Pond has been armed with an Inspector Gadget-style stretch device, which he can use to view higher areas or claw onto ceilings so as to slide across them.

The gameplay takes place across worlds themed around particular types of toys, such as sporting goods, candy and aircraft. The levels scroll sideways, although a small amount of vertical movement is included. On each level Pond must collect 2 penguins and reach the exit, although there are usually multiple exits and lots of secret areas to explore. After completing each pair of two worlds (each of which has three sub levels), a boss must be faced.


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There are 267 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.

Promo Images

James Pond 2: Codename: RoboCod Screenshot
James Pond 2: Codename: RoboCod Screenshot For PS2.
James Pond 2: Codename: RoboCod Screenshot
James Pond 2: Codename: RoboCod Screenshot For PS2.

Alternate Titles

  • "Super James Pond II" -- International SNES title
  • "Super James Pond" -- Game Boy/US SNES title
  • "RoboCod" -- Official European SEGA Master System abbreviation
  • "James Pond II: Codename: RoboCod" -- In-game title
  • "James Pond II" -- Japanese Mega Drive title
  • "James Pond: Codename: RoboCod" -- European DS title
  • "スーパー・ジェームス ポンドII" -- Japanese Super Famicom spelling
  • "ジェームス ポンドII" -- Japanese Mega Drive spelling

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User Reviews

The CD32 has the best version of Robocod Schutzstaffel88 (14) 4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars

Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Mar, 1994 11 out of 12 92
Amiga Computing Dec, 1993 88 out of 100 88
CU Amiga Nov, 1993 83 out of 100 83
The One Amiga Nov, 1993 81 out of 100 81
Amiga Dream Nov, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Play Time Feb, 1994 79 out of 100 79
Amiga Games Jan, 1994 79 out of 100 79
Amiga Joker Oct, 1993 78 out of 100 78
High Score Nov, 1993 3 out of 5 60
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jan, 1994 22 out of 40 55


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Cancelled NES version

In the August 1993 issue of the British videogame magazine Game Zone, a review for the NES version of this game was written. This version of the game was never officially released.


The title music by Richard Joseph bares much similarity to the theme from RoboCop (the movie). Some notes are changed, and the music is obviously much "cuter", but you can still hear the RoboCop theme in there!

Product placement

The UK release of the game featured considerable product placement from Penguin chocolate biscuits, making it one of the first games to use this form of marketing (Zool is another famous example from this era).


  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Platformers (Check 'em out)
    • November 1994 (Issue 50) – #14 The All-Time Top 50 C64 Games
  • Retro Gamer
    • September 2004 (Issue #8) – #67 Best Game Of All Time (Readers' Vote)
  • ST Format
    • January 1993 (issue #42) - #17 in '50 finest Atari ST games of all time' list
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