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earthworm jim

10 months ago

Feature: Launching cows since 1995

Have You Played… Earthworm Jim?

When I was a young lad, I primarily played on the Sega Mega Drive. Normally, my brother would be the one to introduce new games to the house, but Earthworm Jim was the first game I remember buying on my own without outside interference. I'd read about it prior to release in Sonic the Comic, of all things. Here was a colourful platformer that came from…

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3 years ago

Interplay Sells Off Descent, Kingpin, Earthworm Jim Etc

Don't call it a comeback. Don't call it, like, three comebacks. Interplay, once renowned as a house of PC ideas, has failed to get back off the ground across various attempts at resurrection, and it seems matters have gone no better for whoever is currently wearing the well-worn skinsuit. 'Interplay' has just announced a firesale of various intellectual properties. Which means that the likes of…

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12 years ago

From The Ashes

A quick follow-up to the scurrilous speculation a little while back that Interplay was about to resuscitate most of its major franchises. Actually, they are. "The company will leverage its portfolio of gaming properties by creating sequels to some of its most successful games, including Earthworm Jim, Dark Alliance, Descent, and MDK," says robot-press-releaseman right here. They're also setting up a new in-house development studio…

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