Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus

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VideoWatch: What's game development actually like?

Here's this week's Eurogamer Show.

Video game marketing is kind of a known formula. First you have your teaser, then comes the announcement, then a few gameplay reveals and pre-order incentives before launch day. With such a predictable cycle, it's easy to convince ourselves that we know how video game development works.

Hello! I think I remember reading somewhere that The New Yorker magazine would only use the word odyssey if it referred to a journey that began and ended in the same location. I may be wrong about this, mind, just as I may be wrong in linking that anecdote to this video which - I think - has a story about Oli Welsh and Johnny Rotten near the beginning and again at the end.

Player complaints spark Oddboxx patch

Player complaints spark Oddboxx patch

Stranger's Wrath "barely playable".

The developer behind The Oddboxx a PC collection of the first four titles from Oddworld Inhabitants has promised disgruntled fans it will fix the technical issues currently blighting two of the included games.

Steam's forum is littered with complaints from gamers upset about technical deficiencies found in Munch's Oddysee and Stranger's Wrath.

Eurogamer was alerted to the issue by reader Tyronne. "Oddysee is unplayable with a 360 controller and will crash and Wrath is slow and has resolution issues," he reported.

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Lanning wants Oddworld Xbox on Steam

Abe's Oddysee and Exoddus now available.

The first two games in the Oddworld series have been released on Steam and Oddworld Inhabitants' Lorne Lanning has said he hopes to add more in future.

Oddworld will return, confirms Lanning

Oddworld will return, confirms Lanning

Maxis co-founder helping out.

Oddworld Inhabitants boss Lorne Lanning has confirmed the studio is working on new "stuff" relating to the Oddworld universe.

Lanning's comments come just a few days after Maxis co-founder Jeff Braun told an audience of students he's helping out on a new Oddworld game.

"I can confirm that we're working with Jeff on Oddworld stuff," Lanning told our close personal friends GamesIndustry.biz.

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