Tony Ferrol, owner and writer of The GameFreak Blog, today published his world-exclusive account of his hands-on preview of the Strangerâ€™s Wrath HD remake. Ferrol was invited to visit to the offices of Just Add Water last Friday, where he was given the opportunity to play the beta build of the game. Overall, it sounds like Ferrol came away extremely impressed:
So basically guys, the game is great. Graphically it looks completely gorgeous, with amazing characters and environments, it sounds brilliant too (all the original sound samples and effects have been quadrupled in quality) and all in all Stewart and everyone at JAW has taken a fan favourite and improved it in almost every single way. I for one, cannot wait for it to be released, and iâ€™m sure, noâ€¦I GUARANTEE that if youâ€™re a fan of Strangerâ€™s Wrath and the Oddworld series in general youâ€™ll be more than happy that the series is in the hands of everybody at Just Add Water.Also included alongside the article are a few new screenshots of in-game footage taken from the Xplosives McGee area of the game. Interestingly, at the end of the article Ferrol teases that he will be publishing an interview with Stewart Gilray tomorrow, in which â€œsome EXCLUSIVE NEWS you wonâ€™t have heard ANYWHERE ELSEâ€ will be revealed. You can read Ferrolâ€™s full preview here.