Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD News (Xbox360)

Lanning: Marketing-led IP means "more Britney Spears-class content than Pink Floyd"

Posted: 22.10.2013 by Technet2k

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Oddworld co-creator Lorne Lanning laments lacklustre leverage of "deeper more meaningful and relevant content" as the industry succumbs to marketing-led graphs, pie charts, focus groups and risk aversion.

Big words. Lanning warns we need a lot less "Britney Spears-class content" and more Pink Floyd. We end up seeing big budget games that rarely try to 'rock the boat' with ideas.

Just Add Water: Microsoft killed XBLA version of Stranger's Wrath

Posted: 22.06.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Developer Just Add Water has sadly announced that Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD will not be coming to Xbox Live Arcade, and the chief reason is that Microsoft is not allowing them to, forcing them to jump through ever-increasingly difficult hoops.

Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD may be coming to XBLA

Posted: 19.02.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD was released on the 27th December on PlayStation Network and it seems the Xbox classic may be headed to Xbox Live Arcade, if Microsoft will bend the rules on size limitations on XBLA titles.

According to developer Just Add Water, the game's 2.1GB size is a mere .1 GB over the file size limit, and the developer has been negotiating with Microsoft on allowing it to have an exception.