Conclusion: That aspect alone is pretty conniving, which is what Earthworm Jim has always stood for: conniving fun. I'll rate the game 4.5 out of 5 just because of the ridiculously touchy controls that make playing it even on the easiest setting a challenge.
Excerpt: Earthworm Jim falls slap bang in the middle of the 16-bit era, an era seemingly inundated with platformers starring mascots. It was the time before first-person shooters – can modern gamers even imagine this?
Conclusion: Earthworm Jim HD is the very definition of a remastered classic. The stages are vibrant and colourful, the gunplay is satisfying and the world crafted is as tripped-out as ever. If we were to lay down one criticism it would be at the relative lack of stages leading to an abrupt campaign, though the...
Summary: Earthworm Jim HD is a very pretty game, with some of the best humor ever seen - and not just in a video game. If you haven’t played it to death already, this is a part of gaming history that should be experienced.