Lorne Lanning hopes to bring Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath to PS4

iOS version to cost $5.

Oddworld creator Lorne Lanning hopes to bring a spruced-up Stranger's Wrath HD to PlayStation 4, he told Eurogamer at GDC - though it's not 100 per cent confirmed.

"I think we're bringing it to PS4 now," he told us in an interview. He said it won't be a whole new remake, but rather "a new SKU with some new dynamics".

"We're still going over budgets and schedules and stuff like that," he added, so it's not an official promise quite yet.

The mobile version of Stranger's Wrath HD, however, is nearing completion with developer Square One - who brought A Bard's Tale to mobile - handling the port. Lanning confirmed to us that this will cost $4.99.

Stranger's Wrath first released in 2005 for the Xbox, then was ported to PC, PlayStation 3 and Vita with up-rezzed visuals by Just Add Water.

Lanning also mentioned that he'll be starting a new company this year to work on a non-Oddworld game. He's planning to launch a Kickstarter on this upcoming mystery project next year. Little is known about it, but he said it won't be as expensive as a brand new Oddworld game - something he estimates would cost $5-$6 million.

"They'll be an Oddworld partner company, so it stays with the brand of quality, but not the IP," he said of this upcoming project.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our policy.

Jump to comments (19)

About the author

Jeffrey Matulef

Jeffrey Matulef

Contributor  |  mrdurandpierre

Jeffrey Matulef is the best-dressed man in 1984.


You may also enjoy...

Kena: Bridge of Spirits delayed until September

More time needed to "polish the game across all platforms".

James Bond's Aston Martin is now in Rocket League

The pitch will be shaken, not stirred.

Ubisoft employees sign open letter slamming management's "empty promises" following last year's toxic work culture allegations

Calls for industry collaboration to agree "rules and processes for handling reports of these offences".

Activision Blizzard employees press ahead with walkout, say Kotick statement "fails to address critical elements"

"We will not return to silence; we will not be placated by the same processes that led us to this point".

Comments (19)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer Merch