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'The Neverhood' may head to the silver screen

The Neverhood, a stop-motion clay-animated adventure game from 1996 (used copies of which can go for $100 on eBay), may well become a feature film, according to Neverhood (and Earthworm Jim) creator Doug TenNapel on his official message board. TenNapel wryly notes that this time, there will be "no...

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Earthworm Jim finally coming back? Groovy.

Probably some of the most inventive, off-the-wall crap to come out on the SNES were the Earthworm Jim titles. Nothing could give the sense of high-octane shootin' action as well as some of the most insane humor found in video games of their day. Well, in another interview with former Shiny boss Dave...

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Earthworm Jim fans receive glimmer of hope

Good news for dirt-lovin' annelid fans. Shiny Entertainment founder Dave Perry has hinted that a new Earthworm Jim game will "happen eventually." The development team has been re-formed and is interested in reviving the wiggly space-suit-clad hero for a new generation of gamers. The original...

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Wii owners to get Golden Compass

Sega is dishing out the goods yet again as they aim to bring another title to Nintendo's Wii console. This title, which is based on the upcoming movie starring Daniel Craig (who was in the amazing film Layer Cake and most recently played James Bond in Casino Royale), follows Lyra, a woman who finds...

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PSP gets its Golden Compass

Fans of book to movie to game adaptations, are you going to wet your pants when you hear this news! Sega has let everyone know that they are releasing a game based on The Golden Compass film adaptation. The game is being developed by Shiny Entertainment (who are also working on the Earthworm Jim...

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What Dave Perry wants from a PSP redesign

Dave Perry, the respected creator of games like Earthworm Jim, recently went on record to SPOnG about what he'd like in a potential PSP redesign. He starts by describing the system as "a great little machine, but the price is a major barrier. The American public like $149 to $99 for handhelds."...

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First-ever Earthworm Jim video delights

The Atari love continues today, as impressions and videos from their "Atari Spotlight" slowly trickle in. Another PSP game featured at the event was Earthworm Jim. While the screenshots we've seen so far have looked really good so far, seeing the game in motion has elevated its desirability to an...

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Earthworm Jim on the DS

Yeah we remember Queen Slug for a Butt, Princess What's-Her-Name, Professor Monkey For A Head and the lucky little ordinary earthworm, Jim, who, luckily, had an Ultra high tech indestructible super space cyber suit fall on him from above thus entering him in an ultimate battle for the universe. How...

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Earthworm Jim swirms back to the PSP

My my, it's been a long long time since we last saw Earthworm Jim. I was still a kid when the Earthworm Jim craze had reached its peak: some excellent games on the Genesis/SNES, a freaky cartoon on the WB, and some pretty weird action figures. The series' unique gross-out humor seems poised for a...

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