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Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD finished, release date soon

Thursday, 17th November 2011 14:12 GMT By Johnny Cullen

Just Add Water has said it’ll announce a release date for Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD, and has said today that the game is complete. The studio’s also passed over a list of improvements for the PS3 version compared to the 2005 Xbox game. Get the full list below, via Eurogamer.

    Characters

  • All 84 character models have been updated with increased polygon counts and higher resolution textures. This includes all three variations of Live Ammo: Those in the environment, those on the Crossbow and those in the General Store.
  • Wolvark Sloghandlers now release Slogs instead of Slegs.
  • Professor Dimble now has glasses and an academic tome.
  • Jo’ Mamma has a deeper voice.
  • Environments

  • All environments have been given higher resolution textures.
  • Most vegetation has been updated with increased polygon counts and/or higher resolution textures.
  • A lot of environment is now reflected in water where it didn’t before.
  • Pipes and barrels rounded.
  • Added Blisterz Booty’s broken crud gun to the floor by his bola’d body, as it is in the opening CG Cinematic.
  • Sekto’s Office has been changed to more closely resemble than seen in the CG Cinematic.
  • Audio

  • All game audio (voice, sound effects and music) have been upgraded to 16-bit 44KHz from 8-bit 11KHz or less!
  • Support for 5.1, Dolby Digital and DTS.
  • New female voices have been recorded for two characters.
  • Display
  • Everything now runs at 720p, 60 FPS, widescreen.
  • All UI menus have been updated with a new design based on original unused concepts.
  • Textures added to stamina and bounty bars.
  • Save game GUIs replaced with standard PlayStation 3 interface.
  • New posters now occupy the inventory menu when no bounty is accepted.
  • MLAA – Full screen PS3 only anti-aliasing.
  • Difficulty

  • All armour upgrades now actually increase Stranger’s health.
  • Added difficulty levels to the game: Easy, Medium and Hard.
  • In easy mode: Stranger has twice the health; Enemies have half the health and stamina; Enemies’ stamina recovers half as fast.
  • In hard mode: Stranger has a third less health; Enemies take a bit more to kill.
  • Unlockables

  • 37 trophies: 23 bronze, 8 silver, 5 gold, 1 platinum. 18 of these are brand new, not in the PC port.
  • Unlockable concept art and movie extras for completing each region of the game.

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3 Comments

  1. Optimaximal

    Of course, there’s no mention of the PC HD upgrade, something they were ready to promise following their fucked up release of the Oddboxx…

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Zarckan

    They already said it was coming out a month or so after the PS3 version hits doofus!

    #2 3 years ago
  3. fearmonkey

    Anyone who hasn’t played Stranger’s Wrath should get this. Stranger’s Wrath was one of the best Xbox games that didn’t get as much attention as it deserved. I have really missed Oddworld games on this gen, I hope Lorne and crew get it together for the next gen, and these updated HD ports aren’t all we get from oddworld..

    #3 3 years ago

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