Earthworm Jim was first released for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis on August 2, 1994. Play Earthworm Jim online (Sega Genesis) in your web browser here.
Earthworm Jim is a “run and gun” platform video game, with some exceptions, starring an earthworm named Jim in a robotic suit who battles evil using his mutated worm head as a whip, his Plasma Blaster and Pocket Rocket. It became known for its Hitchhiker’s-like bizarre absurdity, and its horror comedy.
Earthworm Jim (Sega Genesis) storyline
Earthworm Jim was just an ordinary Earthworm engaging in normal worm activities, such as eating dirt, crawling, and fleeing from hungry birds, until one day wherein fate should happen to smile upon him and his life was changed forever.
A crow is chasing a worm named Jim while in outer space Psy-Crow is chasing a renegade ship. The ship’s captain has stolen an ultra-high-tech-indestructible-super-space-cyber-suit and Queen Slug-for-a-Butt has ordered Psy-Crow to get it, since it can make her more beautiful than Princess-What’s-Her-Name. Psy-Crow blasts the captain and the suit falls to Planet Earth.
Back on earth Jim wonders if he is finally safe when an ultra-high-tech-indestructible-super-space-cyber-suit lands on him. Luckily Jim rests in the neck ring of the suit. Then the space particles begin interacting with Jim, causing a light-speed evolution. Jim soon realizes he is in control of the suit.
Jim overhears the Queen’s plans for the suit and decides to meet this Princess…
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