Atari announces Earthworm Jim online & handheld games

11 May 2006
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Earthworm JimAtari announced that it has “claimed online and handheld rights” for Earthworm Jim games, and that it will make a number of titles featuring Shiny Entertainment’s bizarre hero over the next five years.

Atari says Shiny Entertainment is already at work on a 3D side-scrolling platformer “for next-generation handheld system.” In addition to Jim, the game will see the return of his familiar cast of cohorts, including Princess What’s-Her-Name and Peter Puppy. The game will feature open level designs that allow for exploration, puzzles, power-ups, and the series’ trademark askew sense of humor. Atari is also promising two-player competitive modes.

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