Earnest Evans (SEGA CD)

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The story of the game is connected to that of El Viento. Earnest Evans is a brave treasure hunter. His grandfather was a famous archaeologist who searched for three legendary idols in the 1930s. It was said that those idols could bring disaster upon the Earth if fallen into the wrong hands. But despite his efforts, he could never find even one of the idols. Now it's up to the grandson to continue his work, fifty years later. But the evil syndicate leader Brady Tressider has his own plans, and will do anything to stop Earnest...

This is an action platform game in which you control Earnest Evans, armed with his trusty whip. The hero can jump, climb ropes, crouch, and crawl. There are plenty of obstacles on the levels (bottomless pits, spikes, crushing bridges, lava, etc.), as well as gangsters and monsters to dispose of.


Earnest Evans SEGA CD Your whip is a trusty companion.
Earnest Evans SEGA CD Climb the ropes.
Earnest Evans SEGA CD Climb walls.
Earnest Evans SEGA CD Title screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "アーネストエバンス" -- Japanese Sega CD title

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HonestGamers Jan 16, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Sega Force Jan 11, 1993 76 out of 100 76
Power Play Jan, 1993 3 out of 5 60
Pixel-Heroes.de Feb, 2007 4 out of 10 40
Sega-16.com Aug 18, 2011 4 out of 10 40
Oldies Rising May 16, 2015 8 out of 20 40


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The game's name is a pun on Ernest Evans, the real name of singer Chubby Checker (which was itself a pun on the name Fats Domino).
Oleg Roschin (181737) added Earnest Evans (SEGA CD) on May 01, 2005
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