Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD for PC now available on multiple digital stores

San Francisco -– November 2012

Stranger’s Wrath HD, the massive ‘high definition’ overhaul for PC is now available on Amazon and Gamefly digital stores, with GOG.com expected in January.

The re-released game is now available for download on Gamefly costing $9.99/€8.99/£7.49 as well as on Amazon and Steam for $9.99/€8.99/£7.99. To celebrate the multi-store launch, the game will be discounted 50% until Monday 26 November.

Tons of updates for the PC version include the following:

  • Added 13 brand new Steam achievements.
  • Concept art and movie extras for completing each region of the game.
  • Support for new languages added.
  • Improved controls especially for PC.
  • All 84 character models have been updated with increased polygon counts and higher resolution textures.
  • Added difficulty levels to the game.
  • All environments have been given higher resolution textures.
  • Added Easter eggs to the game.
  • French and German audio has been added.
  • Full text translations for French, German, Italian and Spanish.
  • Better support for Intel chipsets.
  • Added new antialiasing options.
  • Added a new game launcher with graphics options.
 

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.

Stewart Gilray, CEO of Just Add Water (Developments) Ltd (JAW) said: “We are happy to be able to offer Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD on a wider range of PC digital platforms”.

Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD is available now for PC. For more information or to download press assets, please visit www.oddworld.com.

About Oddworld Inhabitants

Formed in 1994 by special effects and computer animation veterans Sherry McKenna and Lorne Lanning, Oddworld Inhabitants is dedicated to creating the next generation of interactive entertainment.

Beginning with its debut products, Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee® and Oddworld: Abe’s Exoddus®, Oddworld mixed a potent brew of Hollywood artistry with rock solid gameplay to produce experiences rich in emotionality, empathy and entertainment value. Combined sales of the company’s first products are in excess of three million units and climbing. Both games have been a hit with established gamers and non-gamers alike: 18% of Europeans who purchased Abe’s Exoddus were women.

Through Abe’s Oddysee, Abe’s Exoddus, Munch’s Oddysee, Stranger’s Wrath and the games yet to follow, Oddworld is introducing a collection of characters set in a common universe, sharing the highest standards of creativity, quality and unforgettable personality. More than actors in a play, the inhabitants of Oddworld are A.L.I.V.E.: Aware Lifeforms In Virtual Entertainment® with their own physical needs, emotional quirks and unforgettable personalities.

Our mission is simple: for Oddworld’s Inhabitants to live in every home.

About Just Add Water (Developments) Ltd.

JAW was founded in 2006 by British career developer Stewart Gilray. The studio worked as a sub-contractor for five games before moving onto its first unique project, Sony-published retro shooter Gravity Crash, in 2008. PS3 and PSP versions released in 2009.

JAW went on to sign a far-reaching contract with Lorne Lanning's Oddworld Inhabitants to develop properties in the Oddworld franchise, a move Gilray describes as a "turning point". Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD, a remake of the 2005 original, released in 2011 for PC and PS3. A Vita version is in development.

Future announced Oddworld projects include Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee HD, Oddworld: Abe HD and Oddworld: Hand of Odd.

JAW employs twelve staff members and is based in Otley, West Yorkshire.

 


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