A Earthworm Jim Game Is Coming To WiiWare, XBLA & PSN

#1 Edited by Linkyshinks (9880 posts) -

 
UPDATED:   G4 has confirmed that it'll be a remake of the 1994 original released on Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, and that it will be exclusive to XBLA for a month.


 

 

Interplay
has confirmed a new Earthworm Jim for WiiWare, PSN, XBLA (and mobile platforms).
 
Gameloft is currently working on a untitled entry in the Earthworm Jim series. At present it's unknown whether it'll be a remake of one of the original titles, or a completely new entry in to the much loved series. Some fans however are speculating it will be using gameplay concepts from the once near, Earthworm Jim 4.
 
 
Gameloft:

We are delighted to partner with Interplay to bring Earthworm Jim to multiple downloadable platforms. The game, with its humorous and edgy style, is a great fit for today's gamer who craves a fully immersive experience that is fun and easily accessible. We look forward to delivering a fantastic game.

 Gonzague de Vallois, senior vice president, Gameloft.


 

Earthworm Jim resonates with millions of people worldwide and we are excited to have one of the best developers in the industry create this game for a new audience, Gameloft's creativity coupled with its innate knack for innovative games, makes us 100% confident that the result will be nothing short of stellar.

Herve Caen, CEO, Interplay.
 
 

#2 Edited by Al3xand3r (7574 posts) -

Gameloft, hmm... I don't know which of their games were in-house and which outsourced but they've had some competent iphone/mobile titles.

#3 Posted by Tebbit (4461 posts) -

It's probably just a re-release of the original methinks, I mean, it says they're bringing Earthworm Jim to downloadable platforms.Then again, marketing speil isnt exactly known for its specificity.

#4 Edited by Al3xand3r (7574 posts) -

They'd have no reason to partner with Gameloft in that case, plus it would be a Virtual Console and not WiiWare title. Earthworm Jim is on VC.

#5 Edited by Linkyshinks (9880 posts) -
G4 has confirmed that it'll be a remake of the 1994 original released on Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis/Mega Drive and that it will be exclusive to XBLA for a month.
#6 Edited by WilliamRLBaker (4777 posts) -

*convulses* 
 
OH GODDDD!!!!!! YESSSS!!!!!!!
THEY BETTER NOT FUCK IT UP OR ILL BE LIKE ALL!

*cries cause he cant use his animated overreaction gif*
 
 
 
#7 Edited by Ineedaname (4319 posts) -
@WilliamRLBaker: *Explains you can if you upload it to Tinypic and use the HTML code.*
 
 
And fuck yes.
 
That's all.
(Wow never looked at the original post date of this)
#8 Posted by Garden_Ninja (97 posts) -

Groooovy!

#9 Posted by atomic_dumpling (2470 posts) -

Indeed.

#10 Posted by Apathylad (3066 posts) -

Interesting. Earthworm Jim hasn't been in anything new for awhile. If I'm not mistaken, his last console outing was on the N64, his most recent appearances have been ports. Looks like this won't change things.

#11 Posted by StarFoxA (5150 posts) -

The Earthworm Jim cartoon was awesome.

#12 Posted by SJSchmidt93 (4894 posts) -

Damn, I forgot about this. Still excited, but it's almost been 8 months.

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