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V_Ben
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(01-29-2011, 05:54 PM)
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Excerpt of an interview from EGM 450.0 (On News stands Feb. 14th)

“Abe HD is going into production. It’s basically Abe’s Oddysee being redone in a 3D physics engine as a 2D side-scrolling platformer. So the way Just Add Water wants to approach it, we thought was very smart; they are not trying to reinvent any wheels. It’s like, ‘Can we make that experience in a new engine, with new tech, in the old way?’”

From the facebook "Video Games" site. Holy wow. Can't wait to see how that looks...
Last edited by V_Ben; 01-30-2011 at 01:09 AM.
∀ Narayan
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(01-29-2011, 05:55 PM)
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Awesome!
brandonh83
(01-29-2011, 05:55 PM)
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*shrug* I dunno!

Can't wait.
jj984jj
He's a pretty swell guy in my books anyway.
(01-29-2011, 05:57 PM)
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Kinda regret not just buying Stranger's Wrath if this pans out.
fizzelopeguss
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(01-29-2011, 05:57 PM)
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They fixed the oddbox yet?
Darklord
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(01-29-2011, 05:58 PM)
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HOLY SHIT CAN'T FUCKING WA-

Just Add Water

V_Ben
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(01-29-2011, 05:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by fizzelopeguss

They fixed the oddbox yet?

Patch came out recently on Steam which apparently got it running a load better. I believe they're still waiting on ATI for a driver fix of some sorts.
SuperÑ
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(01-29-2011, 05:58 PM)
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Do it!
sixteen-bit
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(01-29-2011, 05:58 PM)
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cool
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(01-29-2011, 05:59 PM)
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im cumming.
wwm0nkey
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(01-29-2011, 06:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by fizzelopeguss

They fixed the oddbox yet?

Much's is getting a few more updates but yes right now its all good and Strangers Wrath works perfectly now (ATI still needs to fix their open GL drivers though)
DSc
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(01-29-2011, 06:03 PM)
Where's GoldenHelmet when you need him?
Haunted
(01-29-2011, 06:06 PM)
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What's with the burning Metal Slug character in the upper right of this thread?


edit: now he's gone. brb, taking my meds
wwm0nkey
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(01-29-2011, 06:09 PM)
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As far as XBLA is concerned, the future of Stranger is a bit less clear, at least for now. “We have Stranger all ready to go on XBLA, but the answer keeps being no. We’re still talking to them and we’re hoping to work it out.”

Fuck you Microsoft....just let them release it.
scitek
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(01-29-2011, 06:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by Darklord

HOLY SHIT CAN'T FUCKING WA-



http://i.imgur.com/MKz3L.gif

Nah, they delivered on that patch they promised. Granted it took a month, but I don't think they're a very big outfit. I'll give 'em a chance.
Darklord
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(01-29-2011, 06:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by scitek

Nah, they delivered on that patch they promised. Granted it took a month, but I don't think they're a very big outfit. I'll give 'em a chance.

The game was a pile of broken shit at the start. I still want to play this but I'm definitely not touching it until I get some clear feedback that it's fine.
wwm0nkey
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(01-29-2011, 06:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by Darklord

The game was a pile of broken shit at the start. I still want to play this but I'm definitely not touching it until I get some clear feedback that it's fine.

If you have an ATI card wait. Other than that it works GREAT on Nvidia cards now.
epmode
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(01-29-2011, 06:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by wwm0nkey

Other than that it works GREAT on Nvidia cards now.

I can vouch for this. Huge improvement.
Neuromancer
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(01-29-2011, 09:06 PM)
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Via Joystiq:

EGM recently teased an interview (which will appear in its upcoming March 2011 issue) with series creator Lorne Lanning, in which he reveals, "Abe HD is going into production," later adding, "It's basically Abe's Oddysee being redone in a 3D physics engine as a 2D side-scrolling platformer."

More details to come when the next EGM is out.

This game was one of my favorite PS1 games, and also one of my favorite platform puzzlers of all time. I can't wait to hear more. I think the possession based gameplay will hold up nicely and the story (what little there was in terms of dialogue or cutscenes) should continue to be excellent.
LiquidMetal14
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(01-29-2011, 09:07 PM)
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Already been posted, sorry.
Neuromancer
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(01-29-2011, 09:08 PM)
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Dammit
Darte
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(01-29-2011, 09:08 PM)
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Awesome! While I wish they'd release a new game in the same vein as this (2D Gameplay with 3D elements), this is still something I've waited to hear for quite a while!
Beelzeboss
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(01-29-2011, 09:08 PM)
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this makes me hate the oddbox
Neuromancer
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(01-29-2011, 09:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by LiquidMetal14

Already been posted, sorry.

Can you point me to the thread? I searched and didn't see anything.
Yen
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(01-29-2011, 09:11 PM)
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The eight year old me thought it was awesome. Afraid to play the original again in case it ducks.
LiquidMetal14
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(01-29-2011, 09:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by Neuromancer

Can you point me to the thread? I searched and didn't see anything.

I'll bump it, V ben made it.
LiquidMetal14
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(01-29-2011, 09:12 PM)
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Here we are :)
Neuromancer
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(01-29-2011, 09:13 PM)
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Ah thanks, silly me searching for 'oddysee.'

Anyway, great news!
Sinatar
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(01-29-2011, 09:13 PM)
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Just Add Water?

Maybe I'll get it a year after release when they get around to fixing it and it's on sale for a buck.
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(01-29-2011, 09:15 PM)
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Anyone who buys this day one is just asking for it.
Maaseru
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(01-29-2011, 09:22 PM)
I remember seeing some really cool HD Abe's Odyssey screen shots. I think they were just mock ups for some banner in some sale, but they looked superb. Any one remember or has those? I really hope it looks a lot like that.
Nemo
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(01-30-2011, 12:34 AM)
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Developed by Just Add Water

Originally Posted by joystiq

Though the studio is still hard at work on its HD renovation of one installment of the Oddworld Inhabitants franchise, Stranger's Wrath, it seems Just Add Water already has a second remake underway. EGM recently teased an interview (which will appear in its upcoming March 2011 issue) with series creator Lorne Lanning, in which he reveals, "Abe HD is going into production," later adding, "It's basically Abe's Oddysee being redone in a 3D physics engine as a 2D side-scrolling platformer."

Though pickings are slim in the EGM preview, Lanning did mention that the studio is "not trying to reinvent any wheels. It's like, 'Can we make that experience in a new engine, with new tech, in the old way?'" We bet you can, if you really put your mind to it. We've got our fingers crossed that more details about the Odd remake will surface in the full interview, when the new EGM hits newsstands next month.

Thanks to Rodney McKay
Lambtron
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(01-30-2011, 12:35 AM)
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Would.
badcrumble
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(01-30-2011, 12:36 AM)
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Oh my FUCK. YES PLEASE.
PjotrStroganov
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(01-30-2011, 12:38 AM)
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Id buy it if correctly done.
Jinfash
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(01-30-2011, 12:39 AM)
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I could swear I saw two threads beating you to the punch.
Man
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(01-30-2011, 12:40 AM)
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Abe has one of the most beautiful environments ever seen in a sidescroller. I don't think this update quality is as assured as one might hope.
Dug
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(01-30-2011, 12:40 AM)
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I don't want to be a party pooper, but we had a thread about this today...
shagg_187
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(01-30-2011, 12:42 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dug

I don't want to be a party pooper, but we had a thread about this today...

This thread has a better title.

That said, sucks for those that bought the set on Steam and got a pretty bad port.
C4Lukins
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(01-30-2011, 12:42 AM)
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Great game. I hope they tweak the controls a bit because they were not all that responsive even back in the day. I can only imagine beating my head against it today.
Always-honest
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(01-30-2011, 12:42 AM)
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goood memories. Loved Abe and this game.
Nemo
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(01-30-2011, 12:42 AM)
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Fail

Sorry
AshMcCool
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(01-30-2011, 12:44 AM)
The original game still looks great. I guess HD resolution would be temptingt, but they gonna have to do a lot of work to matching up with that.
Nemo
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(01-30-2011, 12:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by AshMcCool

The original game still looks great. I guess HD resolution would be temptingt, but they gonna have to do a lot of work to matching up with that.

Some mock ups

http://cdn.steampowered.com/v/gfx/ap...g?t=1292476079
http://cdn.steampowered.com/v/gfx/ap...g?t=1292476079
http://cdn.steampowered.com/v/gfx/ap...g?t=1292476002
http://cdn.steampowered.com/v/gfx/ap...g?t=1292476002
http://cdn.steampowered.com/v/gfx/ap...g?t=1292476002
Naked Snake
(01-30-2011, 12:51 AM)
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I was hoping it would still be prerendered by in HD.
Yoboman
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(01-30-2011, 12:53 AM)
They need to go with pre-rendered backgrounds. I can't see even modern HD visuals surpassing the original

but I'm so excited! Bring to PSP2!
LiquidMetal14
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(01-30-2011, 12:53 AM)
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I see another thread was made, another bump is necessary. Screw searching, sift back a few pages :P
CaptainAhab
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(01-30-2011, 12:57 AM)
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The Oddboxx is the only game I have ever gotten a refund for. I don't have a lot of faith in this.
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(01-30-2011, 12:58 AM)
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moved to other thread
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shagg_187
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(01-30-2011, 12:59 AM)
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Originally Posted by LiquidMetal14

I see another thread was made, another bump is necessary. Screw searching, sift back a few pages :P

Not it wasn't. Other thread has a better, more friendlier thread title. To most people, Abe HD means nothing, and the placement of letters are all over the place.

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