Headlines from 2005

January

13·26, 3 January 2005 EGM scores Stranger 8·5
23·44, 3 January 2005 Man!ac cards
18·53, 5 January 2005 Stranger’s Prima guide
16·32, 6 January 2005 Gautam Babbar talks teamwork and iteration
17·17, 6 January 2005 Stranger and Stranger
18·19, 6 January 2005 TeamXbox profiles Live Ammo
19·08, 7 January 2005 New graphics, videos, and profiles
21·54, 7 January 2005 Two new videos on GameSpot
01·18, 8 January 2005 GameSpot profiles Clakkerz
01·45, 8 January 2005 Screenshots on jeuxvideo.com
01·57, 8 January 2005 GamesMainFrame reviews Stranger
02·17, 8 January 2005 a gamers life reviews Stranger
21·05, 9 January 2005 Stranger’s Wrath leaked
19·50, 12 January 2005 Stranger’s Wrath goes gold
20·41, 12 January 2005 OXM and GamesMaster reviews
19·08, 13 January 2005 New Stranger media
22·06, 13 January 2005 EA Games’s Stranger minisite re‐updated
18·56, 14 January 2005 Xbox Nation and OXM review Stranger
19·32, 14 January 2005 Movies of Oddworld boxart
13·19, 15 January 2005 TeamXbox presents Stranger screenshots
13·41, 15 January 2005 Lorne interview by Play magazine
13·58, 15 January 2005 GameSpot profiles Grubbs
19·51, 15 January 2005 Gamesreactor visits Oddworld Studio
20·16, 15 January 2005 Abe Mania opens
13·21, 17 January 2005 WorthPlaying previews Stranger’s Wrath
13·38, 17 January 2005 Matt Jarbo reviews Stranger’s Wrath
17·27, 19 January 2005 Stranger’s Wrath Fan Site Kit
21·24, 19 January 2005 Man!ac playing cards
16·23, 20 January 2005 GameZone interviews Lorne
18·04, 20 January 2005 Lorne answers and Inhabitants Cheat! on G4 TechTV
20·58, 20 January 2005 G4TV interviews Lorne
21·55, 21 January 2005 Live Ammo videos for Insiders
19·55, 22 January 2005 Lorne and Sherry join GNOMON Advisory Board
15·25, 23 January 2005 Gizzard Gulch description
08·15, 24 January 2005 Oddworld‐Web given Stranger design
13·21, 24 January 2005 Oddworld Online redesigned
13·29, 24 January 2005 Prima guide transcribed
17·25, 25 January 2005 Stranger reviews
17·41, 25 January 2005 Oddworld Universe prize giveaway
21·24, 25 January 2005 Oddworld Stranger’s Wrath shipped
13·09, 26 January 2005 GamePro and Joypad review Stranger
13·25, 26 January 2005 Cheat! № 5002 recorded
13·37, 26 January 2005 Oddworld Stranger’s Wrath released in U.S.
19·12, 26 January 2005 OddChat online
17·09, 27 January 2005 EA minisite uploads downloads
17·25, 27 January 2005 Xbox Advanced shares hands‐impressions of OSW
01·38, 29 January 2005 Buzzarton overview released
10·50, 29 January 2005 Swanland designs Crown of Souls
18·51, 29 January 2005 Xbox Advanced recounts OWI’s history
19·50, 29 January 2005 Prima releases Stranger eGuide
22·35, 29 January 2005 Stranger continues to be reviewed
18·38, 31 January 2005 Edmonton Sun and Inside Gamer Online review OSW
18·47, 31 January 2005 Oddworld.com celebrates Stranger’s release

February

17·36, 1 February 2005 Games Domain reviews Stranger
20·08, 2 February 2005 Stranger soundtrack mp3s
21·18, 2 February 2005 MyGamer reviews Stranger
18·03, 3 February 2005 Xbox Advanced and Marc Saltzman review Stranger
19·38, 4 February 2005 GameDaily and GameZone review Stranger
20·15, 4 February 2005 UGO looks at Stranger and Oddworld history
22·23, 4 February 2005 Official French Stranger site
23·06, 5 February 2005 First unofficial guides to Stranger
22·53, 9 February 2005 $50 for a walkthrough
23·12, 11 February 2005 Lorne promotes digital backlots
18·25, 14 February 2005 Screenshots of Movies of Oddworld
10·07, 19 February 2005 Lorne to speak ‘Genre Bending’ at E3
19·18, 23 February 2005 Oddworld Bounty Hunt in the Netherlands
09·09, 24 February 2005 Win Stranger’s Wrath or Movies of Oddworld
10·41, 26 February 2005 Additional OSW competitions
18·15, 26 February 2005 GameOne giving away signed goods and original artwork
22·02, 26 February 2005 Oddworld Inhabitants to move to Emeryville
10·16, 27 February 2005 EA France’s La fureur de l’étranger contest
14·05, 27 February 2005 Stranger opening movie bags NY Festivals medals
20·01, 28 February 2005 Dutch Oddworld Bounty Hunt continues
20·51, 28 February 2005 The Oddworld Graphics Gallery

March

18·58, 1 March 2005 Oddworld skat cards for download
12·08, 2 March 2005 EA France presents new minisite
14·58, 3 March 2005 Official site celebrates Europe’s getting Stranger
21·27, 3 March 2005 Xbox Mag interviews Lorne
11·56, 6 March 2005 Official site opens audio section
21·37, 6 March 2005 Oddworld Inhabitants share Stranger tips
06·08, 11 March 2005 Oddworld Inhabitants and Lorne at GDC ’05
23·41, 11 March 2005 CGNetworks features Stranger’s birth
17·22, 13 March 2005 Stranger’s Wrath online mini game
17·27, 15 March 2005 Creation of Stranger’s CG intro
17·29, 16 March 2005 Gamereactor interviews own editor
17·29, 20 March 2005 Oddworld announces next game: Fangus
17·30, 22 March 2005 Mickaël Sangarin writes about Lorne’s inspiration
17·32, 24 March 2005 Lorne confirms off‐Oddworld entertainment possibilities
17·53, 28 March 2005 The Brutal Ballad of Fangus Klot
15·25, 30 March 2005 Future Oddworld production to be outsourced
14·42, 31 March 2005 Oddworld Inhabitants downsizes

April

22·26, 3 April 2005 Jameson Durall describes level design process
13·32, 4 April 2005 Date set for UnforgivingEdges’s Oddworld radio programme
11·39, 7 April 2005 UnforgivingEndges’s radio programme transcribed
17·17, 12 April 2005 Stranger and Master Chief battle for supremacy
12·53, 16 April 2005 Alf takes leave from the Rehab
08·25, 18 April 2005 Lorne describes videogame climate to The Hollywood Reporter
20·50, 19 April 2005 Lorne wants to develop cross‐media entertainment
19·56, 20 April 2005 Oddworld Customer Survey
19·29, 21 April 2005 G4TechTV interviews Lorne
19·35, 24 April 2005 Lorne clarifies OWI’s role in future Oddworld
21·28, 27 April 2005 Lorne explains why no Fangus

May

21·20, 2 May 2005 Penny Arcade pokes fun at Lorne
21·05, 6 May 2005 Spong tries to set record straight
11·15, 14 May 2005 Power Unlimited interviews Lorne
09·52, 15 May 2005 Oddworld artwork in EXPOSÉ 3
13·42, 16 May 2005 ‘Song Engine’ selected for Into the Pixel

June

17·24, 5 June 2005 UnforgivingEdges’s Oddworld radio programme downloadable
18·18, 15 June 2005 Oddworld in The Art of Maya
11·32, 18 June 2005 OWI in talks with media conglomerates
23·18, 18 June 2005 G4 nominates Stranger for G‐Phoria awards
10·55, 23 June 2005 Edinburgh Interactive Entertainment Festival ’05
14·01, 24 June 2005 Lorne discusses future of gaming at VES Festival
11·37, 28 June 2005 Xbox.com publishes Stranger boss walkthroughs

July

18·56, 4 July 2005 Gamer.tv features behind Abe’s Oddysee’s scenes
08·00, 8 July 2005 Lorne at Video Games Live pre‐show event

August

11·31, 1 August 2005 A page has been created
17·32, 16 August 2005 TOGG updated with Brutal Ballad of Fangus production artwork
07·11, 23 August 2005 In a Wal‐Mart world, Creative is a dirty word
02·10, 25 August 2005 HaCk3d by Mr.NsSaF!!
12·37, 26 August 2005 GBGames in Lorne’s ‘Walmart world’
20·11, 30 August 2005 The Oddworld Archives open

September

21·16, 5 September 2005 MO game section updated
22·08, 13 September 2005 Electronic Gaming Monthly takes Lorne’s job
18·35, 26 September 2005 Photos from a Wal‐Mart world

October

12·32, 23 October 2005 Lorne Lanning on G4 special: Violence in Games

November

18·46, 2 November 2005 Abe’s Oddysee nominated amongst greatest 50 games
12·36, 7 November 2005 Edge interviews Lorne
19·14, 9 November 2005 Lorne’s art appears in Ballistic’s VERSAGE
20·22, 12 November 2005 Xbox360 backward compatibility?
09·38, 15 November 2005 The Quest for Art, Entertainment, and Big Bucks
12·20, 23 November 2005 Xbox360 backward compatibility? (part 2)
12·45, 23 November 2005 TOGG content update
16·35, 27 November 2005 Microsoft acknowledges Oddworld’s incompatibility with Xbox 360

December

09·36, 8 December 2005 1UP’s 2005 Awards Nomination
22·03, 17 December 2005 GameSpot’s Best of 2005
22·38, 21 December 2005 Best Use Of Extra‐Terrestrial Interlopers
17·37, 24 December 2005 Oddworld feature film!

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