Digital Review

Earthworm Jim Special Edition

If you already own the Super NES or Genesis Earthworm Jim, there's really no reason to buy this souped-up CD. If you don't, this is your chance to see what the fuss is all about: Earthworm Jim Special Edition is only the smartest, funniest action game in the genre, striking a blow for creative vision in a world increasingly dominated by Sonic the Hedgehog clones. You get cows launched into orbit, snot monsters on bungee cords, and a stage set in someone's lower intestine — and that's only a smattering of Jim's fascinating perversities. A

Originally posted Jun 23, 1995 Published in issue #280 Jun 23, 1995 Order article reprints