Oddworld is a name given to a video game series that has won many awards . It was created by Oddworld Inhabitants. The name is for both the series and the fictional universe where the games in the series take place. The first game in the series, Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee was first sold in 1997. Between 1997 and 2005, a total of four different games have been sold as well as several versions of older games which were re-made for newer systems.
Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee [change]
Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee was the first game in the series. It was first sold in 1997 for the PlayStation video game console and Microsoft Windows. In the game, the player plays as Abe and goes through different screens. Some screens have monsters which try to kill Abe. The goal of the game is to save Abe's friends who are known as "Mudokons". There are 99 mudokons in the game. Some of them are hidden in secret areas and when Abe finds a secret area, a fanfare plays. The game has two different ways it ends. If, at the end of the game, the player does not save at least 50 mates, the bad ending will appear instead of the good ending.
Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus [change]
Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus was the second game in the series. It was released in 1998 for the PlayStation video game console and Microsoft Windows. The game play is the same as Abe's Odysee but with different levels and secret areas. There are 300 Mudokons and the Mudokons have different emotions. They could become angry, depressed or sick, There are new monsters as well as different versions of monsters from the first game, for example flying "sligs".
Oddworld: Munch Oddysee [change]
Oddworld: Strangers Wrath [change]
This was another Xbox game released in 2005.
There are several monsters in the Abe games which includes:
Sligs are like police guards when if Abe is seen, the slig says "freeze!" and shouts Abe. Some sligs in the game don't say freeze at all and just shoot Abe. There are different variants with the sligs such as flying sligs and crawling sligs.
Scrabs live in Scrabania and are creatures which like to kill Abe. They chop him up. They are related to Paramites.
Paramites live in Paramonia which also like to chop up Abe as well.
- "Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee Awards". Oddworld Inhabitants. http://www.oddworld.com/oddworld/company/ow_awards_ao.shtml. Retrieved September 17, 2006.