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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD Locks and Loads for First Person Adventure on PlayStation Network - PSN

It's time for gamers to scrape together "moolah" and step back into the boots of Stranger, the most fearsome bounty hunter in all of Oddworld.


Just Add Water, developer of the hit retro arcade game, Gravity Crash, has completed production of Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD in collaboration with Lorne Lanning, the original creator of the Oddworld franchise. The HD version of Stranger's Wrath is now available in native 720p resolution, running at 60 frames per second on the PlayStation Network $14.99.

Stranger's Wrath follows the story of Stranger, a fearsome bounty hunter that captures outlaws to raise "moolah" for a mysterious surgical procedure. After encountering the backwater town of the Grubbs, Stranger discovers that there are a few too many secrets about the past and his future as a bounty hunter.

Just Add Water worked with Lorne Lanning to preserve every nuance of the original while making sure that the new game took full advantage of current generation hardware. The updates include:

Gorgeous Characters - The game's 84 character models have all been beefed up with increased polygon counts and high resolution textures, including Stranger's unique "Live Ammo" system for fluid movement

Beautiful Environments - All the game's locations feature upgraded, high resolution textures, along with reflective surfaces and textured vegetation

Upgraded Audio - All in-game audio was up-sampled to 16-bit, 44kHz stereo, with support for 5.1 DTS/Dolby Digital surround sound

Trophies - Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD has 37 trophies, including a Platinum



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