In a video exclusive to Mashable, the Oddworld: Soulstorm creative team breaks down how Oddworld’s storytelling legacy has laid the groundwork for the forthcoming narrative they can’t wait to share with fans. (Naturally, they do so in the most Oddworld way imaginable, so expect multiple, lingering, close-up shots of meat and some heavy philosophical narration.
That’s really when we started thinking, “How do we get our philosophy across in video games? ” But with everything that’s happening right now, I thought, “If we come out with this game now, the players are going to think we’re just copying what’s happening in today’s world. ” They may not know how long it takes to do all this stuff.
Comfort games like Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout may have dominated the hellscape that is 2020 so far — but it’s Abe and the folks over at Oddworld Inhabitants who seem best positioned to produce the year’s most timely title.
The title has been teased as the "true sequel" to the beloved 1997 classic Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee, placing fans back in the three-toed shoes of franchise hero Abe and once again asking them to save their fellow Mudokons from the tyrannical Glukkon overlords.
The Oddworld: Soulstorm creative team breaks it down https://t.co/4e30jGFnCk— Mashable (@mashable) September 2, 2020