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Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
83
4.2
PlayStation
88
4.2
PS Vita
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Description

In Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee Abe shut down Rupture farms and saved his buddies from becoming snacks. But Rupture farms was just the beginning; the Glukkons are digging up bones at the ancient Mudokon burial grounds. They use the bones to make Soul Storm Brew. Abe must travel to the Soul Storm Brewery, stop those corporate villains and save the enslaved Mudokon workers.

Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus is a 2D platform game very similar to its predecessor both visually and gameplay-wise. Like in the previous game, Abe has to outsmart his foes and avoid obstacles rather than confront them directly. The game is larger than its predecessor and is more oriented towards puzzle-solving, featuring more complex interaction with the Mudokons, who can now be angry, wired, depressed, sick, or blind. The first three problematic conditions can be removed with the appropriate "Gamespeak" command; sick Mudokons must be cured with a special item, while blind ones will follow Abe's voice and may fall to their deaths if Abe doesn't stop them in time.

An additional ability Abe has is turning into a Mudokon deity called Shrykull, which possesses the power to instantly kill enemies. Transformation into Shrykull is possible only if Abe succeeds in sending several Mudokons through the bird portal at the same time. After having used Shrykull's power once, Abe transforms back into his normal Mudokon self.

As opposed to the predecessor with its limited saving possibilities, a quick save feature has been added to Abe's Exoddus. The player can save at any time and resume playing from the same spot in case Abe dies.

Screenshots

Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus Windows Feeco Depot
Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus Windows Mudokons helping
Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus Windows Feeco Depot
Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus PlayStation You can now possess Glukkons.

Alternate Titles

  • "Oddworld: L'Exode d'Abe" -- French title
  • "Abe '99" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Follow me! -No! - Sorry! - Ok! Windows Oleg Roschin (164804)
Best game to feature exploding farts Windows Zovni (9384)
More Abe, More Oddworld, More Magic, and More Fun! Windows Roedie (5227)
Fartastic. PlayStation Daniel de Sa' (3)

The Press Says

Adventure Classic Gaming Windows Dec 12, 2007 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Power Unlimited PlayStation Dec, 1998 9.3 out of 10 93
Retroage PlayStation Jan 10, 2012 9.3 out of 10 93
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation Dec 08, 1998 17 out of 20 85
Game Over Online Windows Dec 21, 1998 85 out of 100 85
Freak PlayStation Feb, 1999 83 out of 100 83
GameSpot Windows Feb 03, 1999 8 out of 10 80
IGN PlayStation Nov 30, 1998 7.8 out of 10 78
Just Adventure Windows 1998 B 75
The Video Game Critic PlayStation Mar 05, 2008 B- 67

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Trivia

The game has two different endings: the happy ending and the sad ending. Which ending you get depends on the number of mudokons you have rescued during your quest (there are 300 of them). Some Mudokons you just have to save in order to progress, others are hidden in secret areas. You need to save 150 mudokons to get the happy ending. You do play the same levels with eeach ending though.

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