The Oddboxx has been launched on Steam! This pack contains Abe’s Oddysee, Abe’s Exoddus, Munch’s Oddysee and Stranger’s Wrath; the two later ones making their first ever appearance on PC. Even tough some testing has been done on the games, some gamers are experiencing technical difficulties. If you have a problem too be aware that the guys responsible for the ports are listening to you and are working on patches to fix those bugs. You can either post your problem over on Oddworld.com or on their Facebook page.
As announced previously, the Oddboxx will be released today at 10am PST/6pm GMT. In the meantime, Oddworld Inhabitants have released a small official soundtrack online, the Oddboxx Soundtrack Sampler. Featuring over twenty minutes of music by Josh Gabriel, Ellen Meijers and Michael Bross from the Oddworld games Abe’s Oddysee, Munch’s Oddysee and Stranger’s Wrath, the ten-track OST can be downloaded along with its cover art from the new Oddworld website. Source: AlfMudokon Discuss on the Oddworld Forums
Oddworld.com has announced it a couple of hours ago: The games will be released on Steam on the 20th of December, 2010. Note that during the first 24 hours of release, the game will be sold with 50% of its marked price discounted. After this and until January 3rd, a 25% discount will apply to the marked price. Go on oddworld.com for more info.
Oddworld Inhabitants have opened their Facebook page, you can now “Like” their page to get their updates via Facebook.
After some teasing done by Abe and Alf a new press release has been issued on oddworld.com: The OddBoxx is officially coming this 2010 Holiday season! This means that all four Oddworld games, are going to be released on PC, including Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee and Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath.
Oddworld fan liaison Alf has returned from his sabbatical to post on the Oddworld Forums and open an account on Twitter. Alf has been an intermediary between Oddworld Inhabitants and Oddworld fans since before OWI controlled their own official website, but hasn’t been seen since he went on sabbatical in April 2005. Upon his return Alf is seeking followers on Twitter. Alf is not the only Mudokon on Twitter, his friend Abe having started tweeting in May this year.
The latest developer diary from the Stranger’s Wrath remastering team at Just Add Water has been published on the official JAW website. This edition talks about restoring the fidelity of the game’s audio, both dialogue and effects, one of the biggest criticisms of the game’s original release. The article is punctuated by audio clips that really demonstrate how much life the improved sound quality is going to bring to the rerelease.