With Strangerâ€™s Wrath HD due for release on the EU PlayStation Network tomorrow, games journalists are beginning to publish their reviews of Just Add Waterâ€™s handiwork. Eurogamerâ€™s review late last month was overwhelmingly positive, and it seems that opinion is shared by most critics. TheSixthAxis.com, PSNStores, ShopTo News,Â Electronic Theatre, Console Arcade, GotGame, This is My Joystick! and Blast Process are among the websites to weigh in on the title and all are thoroughly impressed, with scores averaging around 9/10 or 4/5. A general complaint seems to be some minor technical issues, but reviewers have made it clear that these are minor and do not detract from the experience at all. Electronic Theatre seems to hold the most critical opinion of the game, saying â€œwhile fans of the original will love the visual overhaul, those expecting a brand new PlayStation 3 aesthetic may be left wantingâ€. Despite this, they still award the game a healthy 82% score, stressing that the gameâ€™s quirks are down to it being â€œstill fundamentally a six year old videogameâ€. Overall, opinions so far are very positive, with most reviewers being especially pleased with the quality the game is for its price.
Eurogamer have just published their review of Strangerâ€™s Wrath HD. The review (which is based on the PlayStation 3 version of the game) is overwhelmingly positive, praising Just Add Waterâ€™s work on the HD remastering as well as the core gameplay and plot.
So yes, Just Add Water’s done us all a real favour here, recovering the best Oddworld game ever made for a generation that either missed it the first time around or is just too lazy to get the original Xbox out of the attic.The final score awarded is a solid 9/10. The review also confirms that the price of Stranger HD when it is released on the PlayStation Network will be Â£9.99/â‚¬11.99/$14.99.