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.
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.