OddWorld is Bringing ‘Abe’s Oddysee’, ‘Abe’s Exoddus’ and ‘Stranger’s Wrath’ to OnLive

There is some great news coming from the fictional universe of Oddworld. Game developer Oddworld Inhabitants, a known content partner of OnLive, will be releasing 3 of their hit games to the cloud gaming service. Better yet, it seems as though this will be sooner rather than later.

We asked the famous “Alf” of Oddworld if they had plans to bring any of their games to OnLive anytime soon.

“All three released Oddworld games that are as-yet unpublished on OnLive (Abe’s Oddysee, Abe’s Exoddus and Stranger’s Wrath) are currently in the hands of OnLive,” responded Alf. “I expect they’ll put them up as soon as they’ve passed their own internal processes and requirements.”

These are all classic games, that were published as far back as 1997, but still to this day, are the favorites of many gamers.

ABE’S ODDYSEE
Abe's Oddysee OnLive

This game was originally released back in 1997. Here is a brief synopsis of the game courtesy of Games Magazine & Oddworld:

Selected by the fickle finger of fate, Abe, floor-waxer first class for RuptureFarms, was catapulted into a life of adventure when he overheard plans by his boss, Molluck the Glukkon, to turn Abe and his fellow Mudokons into Tasty Treats as part of a last-ditch effort to rescue Molluck’s failing meat-packing empire.

During his escape from RuptureFarms, Abe received a vision from the mysterious Big Face, showing Abe that he must not only rescue his fellow Mudokons, but also protect all of Oddworld’s creatures from the predatory Magog Cartel.

After completing arduous Temple trials, and journeying across a wasteland with his faithful Elum, Abe was granted the awesome power of the Shrykull. Returning to RuptureFarms, Abe destroyed the foul slaughterhouse, rescued his buddies, and brought down some righteous lightning on top of Molluck’s pointy head.

ABE’S EXODDUS

This game was orginally released in 1998. Here is a brief synopsis of the game courtesy of GamePro & Oddworld:

Abe’s peaceful retirement was shattered when visited by a vision from the Three Weirdos. Abe learned the Magog Cartel was mining Necrum, the sacred Mudokon city of the dead, to collect bones to make super-addictive SoulStorm Brew.

After freeing the Mudokon spirits imprisoned in the Mudanchee and Mudomo Vaults, Abe gained scary powers from the Weirdos, including the ability to heal his Mudokon friends of SoulStorm addiction, and the power to turn invisible. Infiltrating the transportation hub of FeeCo Depot, and using explosive farts to survive adventures at the Slig Barracks and Bonewerks, Abe broke into SoulStorm Brewery.

There Abe learned the truth behind the secret ingredient of SoulStorm Brew . . . just before blasting the place to atoms with the combined power of the sobered-up Mudokon he’d rescued. Then Abe joined his brew-addled pals at Alf’s Rehab & Tea to take the cure – the journey of a lifetime starts with one step. Or is it twelve?

STRANGER’S WRATH
Strangers Wrath OnLive

This game was originally released in 2005. Here is a brief synopsis of the game courtesy of Edge Magazine & Oddworld:

Tall, dark, and passive-aggressive, a Stranger is lured out of routine bounty hunting by the prospect of a one time, bounty-to-end-all bounties moolah maker. He’s got a short but pricey personal shopping list and he’s finally found a way to check it off.

With his moolah on his mind, our Stranger travels from town to town facing off with mentally challenged Outlaws, violently ignorant Clakkerz, and paranoid, relic-hiding native Grubbs. Welcome to the Mongo River Valley, the irony mining capital of the continent.

Upstream is Sekto Springs, the bottled water company suckling the life out of the valley. Mr. Sekto has damned the river and the habitat it sustains. A collector of rare Steef heads, Sekto has put word out that he’s in the market for Steef. These majestic beasts once roamed the Mongo River Valley in great herds, but now their scarcity makes each one an extravagant prize. High atop the springs at Sekto Springs Dam, the slimy prima donna waits impatiently for the Steef bounty to be delivered.

Armed with his trusty double-barrel crossbow and a pack full of Live Ammo, Stranger is ready to deliver said bounty when a humbling incident with the local outlaws serves as a severe reminder of what it means not only to hunt, but also to be hunted. The prospect of being filleted brings many changes to an inhabitant. Changes that even modern Vykker science cannot duplicate! Not one to pose as garnish, he makes it up to Sekto Springs all right, but Sekto and his Wolvarks get their Steef served up with a frothy can of whoop arse, prepared by our beloved hombre-sin-nombre. Yes folks, Oddworld just got Stranger.

Will you play these games when they come to OnLive? Let us know what you think about the news that these games are coming to the OnLive service at OnLiveFans.com Forum.

Here is the gameplay trailer for Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath:

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Brian Krassenstein On November - 4 - 2011

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