Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath


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Oddworld:
Stranger’s Wrath

Developer : Oddworld Inhabitants
Xbox
Released: January 25, 2005

Introduction

Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath is one of the best games that was released for the original Xbox. It holds an 88 on Metacritic for the original release, along with an 82 for the HD rerelease. Once slated for the PS2 along with the Xbox, Stranger’s Wrath had a long development cycle, having first been announced in June 2003 as Oddworld 4, or even Oddworld: Steef’s Odyssey (seemingly unofficially, though). It was renamed in March 2004 as Oddworld: Stranger, before finally settling on Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath in December 2004, just prior to its January 2005 release date. Although, I can’t help but shake there may have been a name inbetween…

So with such a long development cycle, I was interested in seeing what, if anything, I could dig up on this title.

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