Although the graphics are on an out-dated system (It's been almost 7 years this game has been made!), "Earthworm Jim" is still one of the best action-adventure game to date! I was very impressed with the gameplay, storyline (Even though there wasn't much of one), graphics, and originality of this game! And still catch myself playing it sometimes! And for those who have only played "Earthworm Jim 3D" (Such a bad game!!!) I strongly recomend renting this game to see how Earthworm Jim was made to be played!
Remember the show Rugrats? On the Nickelodeon network? For those who don't, let me clue you in: Rugrats was a show about what our infant children did behind our backs. The parents would be in their faces one second, affectionately mimicing those indecipherable baby sounds, but the second their backs are turned, the babies reveal their true selves. They begin plotting and scheming to do what is just normal baby stuff, and their attempts to follow through on those plans often wind up making huge messes … more
Earthworm Jim is a classic moment of 90's gaming, with it's addictve run-and-gun gameplay, precision platforming, varied soundtrack, surreal humor, and weird-as-hell imagery. If you love challenging 2D action games, this is one you gotta play if you haven't already (for those of us who don't have working SNES or Genesis consoles, you can get this on Steam, the PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade, or the Wii Virtual Console).
Kevin T. Rodriguez is an aspiring film journalist. He's more comfortable typing a review then doing an on-camera appearance, but he loves doing the occasional rant. Whether it be on movies, eBay, or comics, … more
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