Jan 272011
 
Oddworld Inhabitants recently released a batch of updates for both PC versions of Stranger’s Wrath and Munch’s Oddysee on Steam. The updates include the following bug fixes and new features:
Stranger’s Wrath
Fixes
  1. Fixed performance issues.
  2. Fixed save game permissions issues. Save games and config file are now saved in “Program Files” to “\Documents\Oddworld\Stranger’s Wrath”.
  3. Fixed controls “sticking” issues.
  4. Fixed tutorial text – Camera mode switch button text.
  5. Fixed turorial text – Camera reset button text.
  6. Fixed broken achievement “Mine your business”.
  7. Fixed incorrect texts being displayed in controls Layout screens.
  8. Fixed 5.1 and 7.1 audio.
  9. Fixed Mouse lag.
  10. Fixed issue with only 1 of 3 dialogue lines working in Jail house.
  11. Fixed first person view on nVidia boards.
Changes
  1. Added screen resolution selection to launcher.
  2. Added v-sync option to launcher.
  3. Added joystick selection to launcher.
  4. Added customisable controls.
  5. Added support for third party “generic” joypads.
  6. Added widescreen suppport.
  7. Re-authored Keyboard “layout” screen in options.
  8. Removed automatic joypad detection.
Munch’s Oddysee
PC Update #1
  • Fix crash issues
  • Fix sound issues
  • Broken achievement fixes
Another update for Munch will be released in a couple of weeks, with a load more fixes and additions. There are still some compatibility issues with Stranger’s Wrath and ATI graphics cards. If you are experiencing graphical issues with the games, contact Just Add Water [info AT jawltd.com] and send them your system specifications. You can discuss the updates on the forum.
Jan 212011
 
Here is a quick catch up of the latest Oddworld news. Abe’s voice, performed by Lorne Lanning, is number two on Xboxer360.com‘s Top Ten Computer Games Voices. A little Q&A has been held on Oddworld’s Facebook page along with a batch of new pictures from the upcoming remastering of Stranger’s Wrath on PS3. Finally, Lorne Lanning is once again in the judging committee for Ballistic Publishing‘s EXPOSÉ.
Dec 212010
 
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.
Dec 202010
 
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
Dec 182010
 
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.
Dec 062010
 
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.