Top Deal | Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty
Oddworld: New ‘n Tasty is the perfect example of what a remake should be. It is a fantastic game and just adds every notable thing to improve it. There are too many awesome little touches to mention and they made it look so beautiful that it’s just hard to miss the small details.
Abe is back for another adventure, and the original hero’s about to face his weirdest challenge yet! Abe is a mudokon chosen by destiny as a first-class Floor-Waxer for RuptureFarms who was catapulted into a life of adventure. Late one night he, overheard plans the of his boss, Molluck the Glukkon, to turn Abe and his fellow Mudokons into Tasty Treats as a final effort to rescue Molluck’s failing meatpacking empire!
The environment, the characters, the storyline, the struggles and difficulty – everything is executed to such perfection. Being able to relive those memories on the new systems with updated graphics is a dream come true for those who like old-school remakes.
Can you lead our unlikely hero on his mission to save himself and his kind?
Amazing new graphics – With art direction from series creator Lorne Lanning, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty offers a view into Oddworld with fidelity never seen before. Fluid animation, new free-moving cameras and high resolution (up to 4K) visuals make RuptureFarms and the surrounding areas look incredible, creating the Oddworld that Lanning always wanted to see.
Revamped controls – Analog controls offer more subtle control over Abe, and new tricks like free aiming, the ability to drop grenades behind you and also sneak whilst crouching open up new avenues for stealthy tactics and inventive speed-running. Optional ‘Old School’ controls bring back hopping and digital movement too, so the Oddysee purists can get started with some familiarity.
Brand new areas, brand new secrets – From the murky grime of RuptureFarms to the expansive native lands of the Monsaic Lines, through to the vast temples of Scrabania and Paramonia, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty boasts new areas, subtle gameplay changes and a few surprises. Fans will recognise the huge meat grinders, Scrab holding pens and cavernous caves, but there’s more than enough that’s new here to keep you on your toes.