According to this Destructoid report, Maxis co-founder Jeff Braun has confirmed involvement in an upcoming Oddworld game.
“They’re such a talented group of people,” he said of the series’ creator, Oddworld Inhabitants, “and I really trust their ability to create compelling content.”
Braun apparently said the game is “years” away.
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There hasn’t been an Oddworld title since 2005’s Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath. We seriously though this stuff was dead and buried. Shows what we know.