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Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee HD
Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee and Stranger's Wrath HD Coming To PS3 and Vita Next Week
Written Friday, December 14, 2012 By Richard Walker
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Oddworld Inhabitants has announced that Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee HD will be coming to PlayStation 3 and PS Vita next week, as well as the PS Vita version of Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD, which has been available for PS3 via PSN for a while.

Munch's Oddysee sees you playing as Abe and his aquatic Gabbit buddy, Munch, whereas Stranger's Wrath has you playing as the eponymous Stranger, a bounty hunter who's out to capture outlaws to raise "moolah" for a serious surgical procedure.

You'll be able to get the PS Vita version of Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD on December 18th in North America and December 19th in Europe for $14.99/€11.99/£9.99, with rear and front touchscreen controls.

Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee will be heading to PS3 on December 19th in Europe for $9.99/€8.99/£7.99. A North American release for Munch's Oddysee is to be confirmed.

Hit the images below to check out all of the screenshots in their respective galleries.

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Comment #1 by Baron Bonk
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 07:02:03 AM
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Since when do they not just replace the $-sign with an €-sign anymore?

 
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Comment #2 by Banacheckfps
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 07:30:54 AM
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Good to see we get on the December 19th, i agree with #1 they should replace the $ sign with £ sign.

 
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Comment #3 by Peskens
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 07:41:13 AM
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Those Signs are different.

But I wait when it becomes free for PS+.

 
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Comment #4 by abel1389
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 08:15:57 AM
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YES. I was worried they had scrapped the Munch's Oddysee port.

 
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Comment #5 by AndyBeans
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 09:27:24 AM
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@2 I think you mistook what #1 was saying, IMO he was complaining that Sony treat the euro and the dollar as equal and thus overcharge Europeans, they did the same to $ and £ until about a year ago which was an even bigger con.

I'd prefer if Sony developed a universal currency, like MS Points, and allowed shops to sell them at competitive rates. We'd then ALL be able to hunt around for the best value, and as retail-based tax could then be ignored for any PSN purchases worldwide (because it'd be applied to the purchase of "points" and not the subsequent purchase of content).

I just want Sony to give EVERYBODY a fair deal, I want to have a go at the Youtube app FFS!

 
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Comment #6 by mistersting
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 09:47:10 AM
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Apple used to be notorious for just replacing the $ with a £.

 
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Comment #7 by AshtimusPrime
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 09:56:42 AM
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Mistake, Munch isn't coming to Vita until February. They said so on their Facebook page in one of their comments and it only talks about the PS3 release date on their official site.

Great news though!

 
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Comment #8 by ForceGrip86
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 09:59:52 AM
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Awesome. Loved Munch's Oddysee so can't wait to get it. Then I will have all the Oddworld games.

 
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Comment #9 by diskdocx
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 11:35:06 AM
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These will be a great addition to the Vita line up. Hopefully a full trophy list and Platinum for both.

 
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Comment #10 by Banacheckfps
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 12:15:05 PM
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@5 yes your right i didn't actually know what he ment by that so thanks for pointing that out.

I'm sure i read Just Add Water was making a new Oddword game for the PSN but i might have got that mixed up with a HD remake. I would love to see a 2D platformer like the first but updated on the PSN.

 
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Comment #11 by BADFELLA
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 12:29:26 PM
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I didnt like Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee - defo not a 1st day purchase for me, love the ps1 games


 
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Comment #12 by DrakeHellsing
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 12:40:49 PM
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I remember playing one of these Oddworld games once before....but not much of it, but it was pretty neat. Though I don't think it was any of these, as it was a 2D one I had played. But regardless, this now looks as interesting as can be and I might pick it up next week perhaps.

Not that I don't already have enough games on my Vita to keep me busy for a while >.>

 
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Comment #13 by Han_the_Dragon
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 01:34:17 PM
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I only heard of this series when they gave Stranger's Wrath HD for PSN+ members, and may get Munch's Oddysee if it's good since 9€ isn't that much (still waiting to see if I can get NFSMW or Hitman for 20€ in the Christmas sale though, since I can't spend more then that in games this month..).

Anyway, can someone who played it, tell me if it's as fun as Stranger's Wrath?

 
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Comment #14 by AshtimusPrime
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 03:01:04 PM
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@13 Munch is a 3D platformer. It's great fun and the reason why I got an XBOX. I'm a biased fanboy though so don't just take my word for it.

Stranger took the Oddworld series in a different direction so they are different, but I will still recommend it.

 
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Comment #15 by cameronneil101
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 05:53:13 PM
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Does anyone know if it's a cross over purchase or would I have to buy a vita and a ps3 version.

 
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Comment #17 by Devalaous
Friday, December 14, 2012 @ 11:40:45 PM
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Wonder if I get the vita version of Stangers Wrath free? I already have it on PS3

 
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Comment #18 by BlazingAce197
Saturday, December 15, 2012 @ 05:10:33 AM
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I'll grab Munch's when it comes out in North America. Any idea when?
It's a steal for $9,99! No cross-buy though, eh? :(

 
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Comment #19 by BlazingAce197
Saturday, December 15, 2012 @ 05:11:40 AM
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@17: No, Strangers Wrath doesn't feature cross buy from what I've read.

 
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Comment #20 by cameronneil101
Saturday, December 15, 2012 @ 05:35:10 PM
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If there not cross buy will they be cross trophy or if you have both will you get two plats? When I mean both I mean a ps3 version and a vita version of the same game!


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Just Add Water
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Just Add Water
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Release:

US December 24, 2012
Europe December 19, 2012

Resolution: 480p, 720p
Players: 1
ESRB: Teen
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