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Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee

A two-dimensional platform game with traits of an adventure game and a stealth game. The title, developed by Oddworld Inhabitants, takes place in an unknown planet inhabited by the race of Mudokons. The main protagonist of the game, Abe, is a Mudokon as well.

Arcade | science fiction | platform | logical elements | 2D

Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee cover

publisher: GT Interactive

Official website

Game mode: single player

game release date:

15Nov1997

PC

22Oct2009

PS3 PSP

28Aug2012

PSV

Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee for PC, PSP and etc. is an innovative, side-scrolling platform game that combines typical traits of the genre with a rich world and adventure game features. The title was developed by Oddworld Inhabitants, a studio founded in 1994 by two computer animation and special effects specialists.

Plot

The story presented in Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee for PC, PSP and etc. takes place on an unknown planet inhabited by the race of Mudokons. The main protagonist of the game, Abe, is a Mudokon as well. His race was enslaved by the evil Glukkons who are forcing Mudokons to slave labors in mines and quarries. As a prisoner in the Rapture farm, Abe discovers new plans of the Glukkons. They intend to process all Mudokons into tasty food for the master race. The protagonist decides to escape and save his friends from the danger.

Mechanics

In addition to typical action-sequences during which player must jump and climb, the game features stealth sequences in which Abe must outsmart his opponents. There are also various puzzles that require logical thinking. Abe can communicate with other characters by giving them predefined commands. One of the characteristic traits of the game is a lack of any interface. All information is presented by the levels and on special tutorial screens. The protagonist lacks health bar or energy and each enemy attack immediately kills him. After that Abe respawns at the start of the level.

Age Rating

age requirements: 12+

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Pentium 166 MHz, 16 MB RAM, DOS

Sony PlayStation 3

Sony PlayStation 3

Uses: PlayStation Network

PlayStation Portable

PlayStation Portable

Uses: PlayStation Network

PlayStation Vita

PlayStation Vita

Uses: PlayStation Network

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