Headlines from 2004

January

19·50, 6 January 2004 OddBlog permitted
23·08, 12 January 2004 Background
20·32, 13 January 2004 Oddworld Forums online
17·57, 16 January 2004 E3
13·18, 17 January 2004 Game Over
16·05, 17 January 2004 Ed Fries leaves Microsoft
09·56, 20 January 2004 Oddworld‐Web staff wanted
11·02, 20 January 2004 Oddlympics cancelled
06·10, 22 January 2004 OddBlog 2·0
17·34, 27 January 2004 We’ll see you over there!
02·50, 28 January 2004 Atusiya delivers
18·55, 31 January 2004 Indiana Jones in Odd‐World

February

18·36, 1 February 2004 Swanland covers for TokyoPop
19·38, 2 February 2004 Lanning pad
22·11, 3 February 2004 OddBlog opens
17·36, 5 February 2004 ‘Munch Money’
13·07, 7 February 2004 Official site updates, February 2004
18·41, 9 February 2004 Oddworld Board goes to England
12·20, 15 February 2004 Future Film Festival
15·42, 20 February 2004 What’s New renewed
15·58, 21 February 2004 Oddworld Universe returns
16·41, 28 February 2004 Polygon gone
10·26, 29 February 2004 2nd Annual Oddworld Forums Poster Awards
22·01, 29 February 2004 Oddguy hired by Oddworld‐Web
22·17, 29 February 2004 OddChat down

March

21·00, 2 March 2004 OWI at E3 ’04
19·47, 4 March 2004 Polygon scans
16·51, 5 March 2004 More Polygon Scans
22·57, 5 March 2004 Hobo interviews Abe
08·14, 6 March 2004 Even more Polygon scans
20·56, 7 March 2004 More from Polygon
20·42, 8 March 2004 Lorne at D.I.C.E. and 3D Festival
21·40, 9 March 2004 Further Polygon scans
17·59, 10 March 2004 Polygon further transcribed
18·49, 10 March 2004 Swanland’s Pax Draconis work
20·52, 10 March 2004 No official site updates, March 2004
16·53, 12 March 2004 New Stranger shots
22·10, 13 March 2004 Miscellanea
18·19, 17 March 2004 Oddworld Online back online
17·33, 21 March 2004 Indie Game Jam III
20·13, 25 March 2004 IGN on OWI at GDC
18·08, 26 March 2004 Game Over Oddworld clip
23·52, 27 March 2004 OWI seek publisher
00·48, 29 March 2004 OWI still seek publisher
19·27, 29 March 2004 Publisher search continues
13·27, 31 March 2004 Abe Babe to attend E3

April

16·25, 1 April 2004 OWI’s GDC booth
21·19, 2 April 2004 Official site updates, April 2004
18·57, 4 April 2004 Sapphire attended GDC ’04
10·38, 9 April 2004 Sapphire reports on GDC ’04
15·46, 12 April 2004 Oddworld Gets Stranger
13·53, 15 April 2004 Mr Shin sends pics
11·11, 17 April 2004 Oddworld Universe relaunches
19·46, 27 April 2004 Stranger nominated for 3D Awards

May

09·35, 2 May 2004 Official site updates, May 2004
14·25, 2 May 2004 Oddworld in EXPOSÉ 2
18·47, 12 May 2004 Onimusha 3 takes 3D Award
09·22, 22 May 2004 Special OddChat
19·49, 29 May 2004 Game Informer interviews Shane Kim

June

21·17, 1 June 2004 Official site updates, June 2004
11·06, 5 June 2004 Spoiler Forum opens
13·38, 7 June 2004 Stranger at Siggraph ’04
17·21, 11 June 2004 The Art of Oddworld Inhabitants
12·17, 13 June 2004 Art of OWI hits media
12·56, 15 June 2004 Atari cuts ties with OWI
20·56, 15 June 2004 EA rumoured to publish Stranger
12·54, 16 June 2004 Oddworld wins ICE Awards
13·10, 17 June 2004 Official site Gecko compliant
17·28, 17 June 2004 EA to publish Stranger
11·37, 18 June 2004 Links time!
19·45, 25 June 2004 Abe Babe recounts OWI visit

July

06·21, 1 July 2004 Oddipus’ Complex opens
07·52, 1 July 2004 Official site updates, July 2004
07·21, 2 July 2004 Additional official site update
09·03, 3 July 2004 Stranger in SIGGRAPH trailer
07·59, 8 July 2004 New wallpapers on Oddworld Online
18·14, 8 July 2004 EA to publish Stranger on PS2
08·20, 16 July 2004 First Stranger previews
10·12, 17 July 2004 Raymond Padilla interviews Lorne
11·50, 21 July 2004 Game Informer transcribed
13·01, 22 July 2004 TeamXbox previews Stranger
12·50, 24 July 2004 Stranger to premiere on G‐Phoria
19·54, 26 July 2004 Stranger’s secret revealed
10·23, 27 July 2004 1Up covers Live Ammo
10·34, 28 July 2004 Latest press
10·14, 29 July 2004 EuroGamer records ‘Hot Summer Nights’
16·37, 29 July 2004 UGO previews Stranger
17·33, 29 July 2004 EAGames previews Stranger

August

14·45, 1 August 2004 EuroGamer screens captured
21·31, 1 August 2004 Official site updates, August 2004
16·50, 3 August 2004 Inhabitants address press
11·39, 4 August 2004 Oddworld Forums back online
21·17, 7 August 2004 IGN Insider video summarized
21·35, 7 August 2004 G‐Phoria airs
17·57, 11 August 2004 XBN Stranger exclusive
21·10, 15 August 2004 gamesTM promises Stranger feature
10·23, 19 August 2004 IGN got hands on Stranger
09·43, 20 August 2004 OXM handles Stranger
04·23, 21 August 2004 OddNet transcribes ‘Brave New World’
20·09, 23 August 2004 Games Convention
21·38, 24 August 2004 Stranger trailer on GamersHell
21·35, 25 August 2004 9 Copper Axiem Awards for Oddworld
18·38, 26 August 2004 Oddworld FMVs go real‐time
16·49, 31 August 2004 Art by Lorne Lanning
17·26, 31 August 2004 Stranger trailer on Cinematech

September

11·09, 2 September 2004 Game Stars Live
09·14, 3 September 2004 CVG at Game Stars Live
20·26, 3 September 2004 Stranger sequel discussed
15·08, 4 September 2004 New Stranger gameplay screenshots
15·30, 4 September 2004 Oddworld Junkie opens
10·36, 5 September 2004 Le requiem pour les refrigerateures solitaires
19·47, 13 September 2004 Art of OWI for pre‐sale soon
22·32, 14 September 2004 Official updates, September 2004
18·40, 15 September 2004 OddBlog interviews Mark Snoswell
18·26, 16 September 2004 OddNet interviews Mark Snoswell
07·15, 18 September 2004 Opening sequence on IGN
16·44, 23 September 2004 OAXM’s first look at Stranger
16·56, 25 September 2004 CVG interviews Lorne
08·27, 26 September 2004 Quality screenshots on Eurogamer
08·50, 26 September 2004 TeamXbox reports on art book
10·56, 26 September 2004 Game Republic covers Stranger
20·33, 26 September 2004 Bonus Stage’s first impressions
19·09, 29 September 2004 New ‘must see’ videos
19·51, 29 September 2004 SLO affected by quake
16·08, 30 September 2004 IGN suspects no PS2 Stranger

October

18·23, 1 October 2004 No Stranger for PS2
11·49, 2 October 2004 New features on Oddworld Online
15·15, 2 October 2004 Lorne interviewed following PS2 relinquishment
16·42, 3 October 2004 Tim scans Mimic
18·56, 4 October 2004 Dress Up Stranger
17·53, 5 October 2004 More Mimic scans
17·49, 6 October 2004 TVG talks to Lorne and Erik Yeo
18·31, 11 October 2004 OddBlog interviews Cathy Johnson
17·44, 13 October 2004 Oddipus gets tattoo
19·31, 13 October 2004 gamesTM transcribed
18·54, 14 October 2004 gamesTM scans posted
18·12, 20 October 2004 XBM previews Stranger
11·56, 21 October 2004 OddNet down
15·28, 22 October 2004 Charles Bloom at Game Tech
21·36, 22 October 2004 XBM’s Lorne interview transcribed
19·03, 27 October 2004 Lorne joins EXPOSÉ jury
19·22, 27 October 2004 Oddworld on EDGE
21·33, 27 October 2004 No January Stranger

November

14·54, 1 November 2004 EDGE transcribed
11·21, 2 November 2004 GameSpot interviews Lorne and Scot Bayless
13·46, 3 November 2004 No official site updates, November 2004
19·31, 3 November 2004 October rounded up
17·58, 5 November 2004 New Stranger screenshots
22·29, 5 November 2004 Lorne speaks against sequelitis
17·39, 10 November 2004 OWI at GDC ’05
20·24, 11 November 2004 Oddworld Stranger’s Wrath title confirmed
10·26, 13 November 2004 EA publish Stranger game page
10·46, 13 November 2004 Stranger’s final title registers
17·01, 16 November 2004 Movies of Oddworld bonus DVD revealed
18·45, 16 November 2004 New Stranger logo revealed
19·43, 17 November 2004 Charles Bloom speaks Stranger
18·31, 18 November 2004 Oddworld Junkie scans EDGE
18·56, 25 November 2004 Spectrum 11 released
20·43, 25 November 2004 GameSpot provides Stranger goodies
18·11, 30 November 2004 OXM prints Stranger advert

December

20·35, 2 December 2004 Kikizo preview
00·00, 3 December 2004 Gigex interviews Lorne
19·49, 4 December 2004 PAL Movies of Oddworld up for grabs
21·14, 4 December 2004 Oddworld Needs You!
19·05, 7 December 2004 Oddworld: La Fueur de l'Étranger
19·36, 7 December 2004 Prima Guide pre‐orderable
17·43, 8 December 2004 New videos on GameSpot
22·25, 8 December 2004 Official site updates, December 2004
14·46, 9 December 2004 New media on IGN
18·08, 9 December 2004 GameSpot updates preview
19·12, 10 December 2004 Ten new videos on IGN
20·37, 10 December 2004 Raymond Swanland’s designer diary
21·57, 10 December 2004 Lorne reveals Citizen Siege
22·37, 10 December 2004 Two new videos on IGN
08·16, 11 December 2004 GameSpot profiles Oulaws
09·37, 11 December 2004 New screenshots on XboxYde
14·34, 11 December 2004 New videos now available
16·50, 11 December 2004 Stranger across Europe
10·45, 12 December 2004 2004 Holiday cards delivered
20·32, 12 December 2004 Huge boxart released
19·08, 13 December 2004 Exclusive videos at Xboxyde
13·35, 15 December 2004 More Xboxyde exclusivity
17·47, 15 December 2004 Gamekult zooms in on Stranger
19·03, 15 December 2004 Xbox Attitude zooms in on Stranger
19·44, 15 December 2004 New Stranger media
13·15, 18 December 2004 Stranger picked up on Games Radar
15·34, 18 December 2004 Scans of Le Magazine Officiel Xbox
15·35, 19 December 2004 Gamer.nl features Stranger’s Wrath
20·23, 19 December 2004 EGM may show Lorne narrating gameplay
18·20, 21 December 2004 Lorne interviewed by CVG
00·08, 22 December 2004 Alf enlists fans in poll voting
14·46, 23 December 2004 TeamXbox profiles Stranger characters
15·04, 23 December 2004 Lorne narrates more gameplay
19·12, 23 December 2004 XboxGen previews Stranger’s Wrath
20·01, 23 December 2004 Oddworld Stranger’s Wrath goes gold
18·01, 24 December 2004 Lorne to attend Imagina ’05
20·55, 24 December 2004 Oddworld Junkie updates design
19·20, 28 December 2004 Man!ac magazine offers Oddworld playing cards
21·50, 30 December 2004 New screenshots

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