Oddworld videogames

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Six Oddworld videogames have been released by Oddworld Inhabitants.

  1. Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee, originally released on PlayStation and PC in
  2. Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus, originally released on PlayStation and PC in
  3. Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee, originally released on Xbox in
  4. Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath, originally released on Xbox in
  5. Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty, originally released on PlayStation 4 in
    • A DLC level, Alf's Escape, originally released on PlayStation 4 in
  6. Oddworld: Soulstorm, originally released on PlayStations 4 & 5 and PC in

Three additional titles, all for mobile gaming systems, have been released by other companies.

  1. Oddworld Adventures for Game Boy ()
  2. Oddworld Adventures 2 for Game Boy Color ()
  3. Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee for Game Boy Advance ()

Compilations

Oddworld videogames have been released bundled together.

  • Oddworld Pack contained Abe's Oddysee and Abe's Exoddus, released on Steam in but removed in
  • The OddBoxx contains Abe's Oddysee, Abe's Exoddus, Munch's Oddysee and Stranger's Wrath, released on Steam in and on PlayStation 3 in
  • The AbeBoxx contains Abe's Oddysee and Abe's Exoddus, released on PlayStation Store in
  • The StrangerBoxx contains Stranger's Wrath for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita, released on PlayStation Store in
  • Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty Complete Edition contains Abe's Oddysee and New 'n' Tasty, released on Steam in
  • Oddworld: Collection contains Munch's Oddysee, Stranger's Wrath and New 'n' Tasty, released on Switch by Microids in

Oddworld Quintology

Lorne Lanning originally planned to create a series of five Oddworld games called the Oddworld Quintology, each title introducing a new hero who would join the existing band as they travelled from the outlying third-world factory franchises to the heart of capitalism in the big cities. The five games were to be similarly titled, although only the first three titles are know.

  1. Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee
  2. Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee
  3. Oddworld: Squeek's Oddysee

A long-standing but disproven rumour is that the fourth game would be titled Oddworld: Nod's Oddysee.

The plan for the Quintology was altered after the release of Abe's Oddysee, when Oddworld Inhabitants decided to wait for the next generation of gaming technology on which to release Munch's Oddysee. They made use of the intervening time by using their existing A.L.I.V.E. game engine to build and release Abe's Exoddus, which was branded as a ‘bonus title’ to the Quintology. The plan changed to incorporate one or more such bonus titles after each main Oddysee installment, each one not counting towards the total of five Quintology games but continuing the story of the Quintology heroes.

However, Abe's Exoddus was the only bonus title to be released; although development started on Oddworld: Munch's Exoddus, it was put to one side because Lorne Lanning again decided to wait until gaming technology had improved before returning to the Quintology. Instead Lanning started developing Oddworld stories separate to the Quintology, starting with Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath. When Oddworld Inhabitants closed its internal game development studio in , Lanning said that future Quintology stories would only be told in feature films.

After the release of Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty, Oddworld Inhabitants returned to the Quintology with a different plan in mind. While the details of this plan haven't been made explicit publically, Oddworld: Soulstorm is now considered the second story in this version of the Quintology

Habitales and Fearietales

Two new series of Oddworld videogames, the Habitales and Fearietales, were introduced in the game manual for Abe's Exoddus. Oddworld: The Hand of Odd was going to be the first game in the Habitales series, recycling the A.L.I.V.E. 2 game engine from Munch's Oddysee to create a real-time strategy simulation. It was never released, and nor was any other game in either series.

Other games

Oddworld Inhabitants have at times worked on or pitched internally other games set on Oddworld (at least at some point during their development) separate from the above series. Only one such game, Stranger's Wrath, made retail release. Production started on The Brutal Ballad of Fangus Klot, but Oddworld Inhabitants closed down before it was finished.

A proposed omnibus release of Abe's Oddysee and Abe's Exoddus may have been accompanied by a short game called SligStorm had it ever been made, but production of Munch's Oddysee took priority over it. The story has remained one that Oddworld Inhabitants have wanted to tell, but never have.