Aquatic hero James Pond is trying to make a comeback via Kickstarter, and we just had to get more info on the character’s history and impending return. To that end, Sega-16 recently chatted with Pond creator Chris Sorrell about the development of the series and what the future has in store for the Underwater Agent.
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The fish with the gun is back! James Pond is set to return to gaming after a 20 year absence, and he’s doing it through Kickstarter. With many of the original creators on board, the franchise seems poised to swim into the modern era. All it will take is some backing from Pond fans.
Millennium’s famous fish hero, James Pond, had a series of popular games across computers and the Genesis. Rumor has it that another Pond game is in the works, but before loading your gun and packing your license to kill, why not check out our full review of the game that started it all. James Pond: Underwater Agent is a neat little platformer that will make you think as much as it will make you chuckle.
Genesis fans are well acquanted with Electronic Arts’ James Pond series. The Amiga-friendly fish had a total of four outings on Sega’s über console, the last of which was simply massive. Featuring over a hundred levles and a Super Mario World-like world map, it took Agent Pond on a mission to stop Dr. Maybe from crippling the world’s dairy industry by mining the Moon for cheese. Seriously. We have a full review of it for you, so please chedder out. Sorry, I had to try and slip at least one cheesy joke in. Ha! See what I did there?
Genre: Sports Developer: Victordean/Millennium Publisher: Electronic Arts Players: 1-4 Released: 1992 With moderate success of the James Pond series, his first and only spin-off came into the world in Europe in ’92, to coincide with the summer Olympics, and then be released in ’93 in the U.S. Unfortunately for the oceans greatest hero, America wasn’t ready for a cartoon-themed sports […]