Today’s the day that hapless hero Abe returns to Nintendo, as Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty launches on the Wii U, available exclusively from the eShop as a digital download.
Marking the first outing for everyone’s favourite Mudokon on a Nintendo platform since the Game Boy Advance, Oddworld Inhabitants is delighted to have Abe’s latest adventure on Wii U.
“We’ve always thought Abe has a great home on Nintendo,” said series creator Lorne Lanning, “and while it took us forever we promised we’d have him and all his buddies from New ‘n’ Tasty on the console. We’ve always believed Abe would resonate with the Nintendo audience and we hope to see that proven true.”
Starting development back in 2012, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty is a comprehensive complete ground-up remake of the original 1997 PlayStation classic “Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee”, with all new gameplay, graphics, movies and audio, along with a whole host of secrets, new areas, tweaks and improvements.
Ranked as the #10th best game on PC in 2015 on Metacritic*, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty tells the story of a race of Mudokons held captive and about to be turned into a novelty meat snack. As Abe, you must free your friends and escape, before finding out your mysterious, true fate as saviour of an entire species.
On Wii U New ‘n’ Tasty offers off-screen GamePad play to complement the big screen action, and launches at a special discount of 25% off the regular price of $19.99, €19.99 and £14.99.
The game is also available digitally on PS4, PS3, PS Vita, Xbox One, PC, Mac and Linux.