1997 PlayStation 1 game Abe’s Oddysee is still one of my favourite games. It cleverly blends platforming with puzzles with a rather interesting and unique setting – and is still a blast to play, nearly 20 years on. I’ve been looking forward to the remake for quite a number of years – and that wait is very nearly over.
Just Add Water’s Abe’s Oddysee New ‘n Tasty will be released on PlayStation 4 this week, and on other platforms later, after a short period of exclusivity. PlayStation Plus subscribers who buy the thing within two weeks of launch will be treated to an extra level titled “Alf’s Escape.”
The PlayStation loving continues as the game will feature cross buy, so you’ll only have to pay once to get the game on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita.
“Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty launches next week on PlayStation 4 for players and fans the world over to experience in the comfort of their homes. After putting so much time and passion into an authentic re-creation of the classic Abe’s Oddysee, we couldn’t be more excited about finally unleashing a new Oddworld game for the first time in nearly a decade.
In celebration of the imminent release, we’ve put together a Launch Trailer chock full of gameplay and movie clips. Brace yourself for white-knuckle action, nail-biting suspense and kick-butt superpowers!”
Here’s a wealth of screenshots for your eyeballing pleasure to accompany the trailer. It looks pretty damned enticing, though I’m not quite sold on Abe’s new-gen voice just yet.
Last Updated: July 21, 2014