Generally favorable reviews- based on 31 Ratings
Jun 6, 2012I feel this game doesn't get the respect it deserves; the first game was a milestone in 2D platforming and this one retains the aesthetics ofI feel this game doesn't get the respect it deserves; the first game was a milestone in 2D platforming and this one retains the aesthetics of the first and builds on the overall atmosphere and you of Oddworld.
Abe's new ability to possess of Sligs (and, by extension, Sligs), Flying Sligs, Paramites, Scrabs, farts, Glukkons is fantastic, and really adds to the gameplay. Environments are well animated and varied, and while the overall mechanics of the game are easy to grasp, it provides a rewarding challenge for those looking to complete it 100%. And just as in the first game, the story and lore of Oddworld is charming and engaging. Overall, fantastic game, would definitely recommend to all, especially those who played the first. You may find it in the bargain bin (digitally), but it deserves a spot on the mantlepiece.… Full Review »
Mar 31, 2012Excellent sequel follows the same line graphics and atmosphere with the first. The most notable improvements are a long campaign twice, manyExcellent sequel follows the same line graphics and atmosphere with the first. The most notable improvements are a long campaign twice, many more playable characters through Abe (Including your own fart), a 2-player mode "turned over" for life, and many other interesting details, such as an improved system of speech, allowing you to talk and give orders to multiple Mudokons at once, something that was very uncomfortable at first, having to talk 1 on 1. Again there is the downside to that being an old game still has a very low resolution, so it shows the pixellated, and in turn the voices dubbed in Spanish are of very poor quality, I recommend playing with the original voices are actually of the best performances in a videogame.… Full Review »