Thunderbolt writes: Picture it; an earthworm clad in a Super Suit whipping a pink puppy with his head as he tries to guide it through a psychedelic space stage. Flying cows, characters made out of snot, Professor Monkey-For-A-Head and a Hell stage scored to the sound of elevator music; these are all normal sights in the world of Earthworm Jim. It’s a franchise that revels in its own silliness, a fact that lends the series much of its appeal. This is the sort of title where fussy gameplay mechanics can, and do, play second fiddle to pure comic hilarity. As such, for those unacquainted with the series’ Ren and Stimpy-esque humour, or indeed, those wondering what sort of game tasks you with whipping a puppy, perhaps some explanation is in order..."