The impending EarthWorm Jim goodness coming to fans through digital channels will be based on the original Sega Genesis version, but will include the bonus 'Big Bruty' level.
The remake will feature several modes of difficulty, better visuals with smooth animations and "some surprises" to be revealed later. Original devs not involved; Perry and Nepal.
"When asked whether the original team, such as Dave Perry nor Doug Nepal, are involved in the project, Gameloft responded with a no", reports , the original music score from Tommy Tallarico will be in attendance however.
EarthWorm Jim will be launching on Xbox Live Arcade first and later on the PlayStation Network and on WiiWare. Gameloft affirm the visuals are "optimized for each platform". A one month exclusivity deal was struck between Gameloft and Microsoft.
Gameloft's EarthWorm Jim based on Sega Genesis, hits XBLA first
30 September 2009 | By Simon Priest