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An ordinary average earthworm named Jim goes about his normal daily life, cruising around avoiding crows and doing other general worm-like things. Until one day, Jim is suddenly struck by a very large Ultra-high-tech-indestructible-super-space-cyber-suit. Through sheer luck, Jim rests safely in the neck ring of the suit. Suddenly, the ultra-high-tech space particles of the suit begin interacting with Jim's soft wormy flesh. A radical light-speed evolution takes place. Jim soon realizes that he is now in control of the suit.

Earthworm Jim 2's gameplay is similar to the first game, with Jim running and jumping through the levels. There are five weapons more than in the original game to collect. Characters like Princess Whats-Her-Name and Psy-Crow also appear.


Earthworm Jim 2 SNES Nice house... and I can't get through
Earthworm Jim 2 SNES Be careful with your teeth!
Earthworm Jim 2 SNES Jim looks confused
Earthworm Jim 2 SNES Electrified and killed

Promo Images

Earthworm Jim 2 Screenshot
Earthworm Jim 2 Screenshot
Earthworm Jim 2 Screenshot
Earthworm Jim 2 Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "EWJ2" -- Common abbreviation
  • "EJ2" -- Common abbreviation
  • "アースワームジム2" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

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Critic Reviews

GameFan Magazine Nov, 1995 95 out of 100 95
Total! (Germany) Dec, 1995 1.25 out of 6 95
Consoles Plus Dec, 1995 93 out of 100 93
Mega Fun Nov, 1995 91 out of 100 91
Electric Playground Nov 10, 1995 9 out of 10 90
GamePro (US) Dec, 1995 4.5 out of 5 90
All Game Guide 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Game Informer Magazine Jul, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Super Play (UK) Jan, 1996 85 out of 100 85
Video Games Nov, 1995 85 out of 100 85


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Confusing 1 vedder (42039)
Feb 22, 2009



There seems to be a reference to the band Depeche Mode in the gameshow level. One of the questions asks, "In what year did the Battle of Hamstrings take place?" The correct answer is "101 D.M." 101 was the name of the Depeche Mode tour that began in October '87 and ended June '88 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.

Version differences

The PC version of EWJ2 lacked a level ("Lorenzen's Soil") which was in the SNES version.

Information also contributed by n-n and whattt

Related Web Sites

  • Blind Sally's Q's Quiz Answers (In Earthworm Jim 2 you you find Blind Sally's Q's Quiz from the Villi People stage. In case you want to know the answers to this or just want a good laugh, this is the page for you.)
  • Wikipedia: Earthworm Jim 2 (Information about Earthworm Jim 2 at Wikipedia)
Satoshi Kunsai (2085) added Earthworm Jim 2 (SNES) on Jun 06, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Picard (40783), Charly2.0 (147195), Lee Waggoner (32), Tibes80 (1567), Kartanym (12778) and Satoshi Kunsai (2085)