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  • Summary: In Oddworld: Soulstorm, you pick-up where New 'N' Tasty left off. Abe has undergone an unwanted transformation from being a clueless Mudokon cog, literally about to be chewed up by the Glukkons' big business machine, into an unlikely hero, a beacon of hope.
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    In Oddworld: Soulstorm, you pick-up where New 'N' Tasty left off. Abe has undergone an unwanted transformation from being a clueless Mudokon cog, literally about to be chewed up by the Glukkons' big business machine, into an unlikely hero, a beacon of hope.
    Abe was someone who went about his life, blind to what was happening around him, and then woke to a deeper uncomfortable reality and had no choice but to make a change. Abe may not have wanted to be a hero, but there was, and remains, some greatness in Abe. A greater purpose. A greater good. All of which got him into enormous amounts of trouble and continues to do so.
    Revolutions start small and build from unexpected places. You and Abe are the beginning. In Oddworld: Soulstorm, you will begin to understand the power of many will be needed to solve problems that the individual alone cannot.
    Based on the concept of Scavenger's Economy, you will loot from trash cans, pickpocket, and search through lockers for items to craft into weapons and tools to use to help save your fellow Mudokons while you try to unlock the dark secrets behind Brew.

    Whether you prefer the classic Abe playstyle of sneaking and problem solving or using scavenge for what you need to create an arsenal that you can hand off to your followers that you have saved along the way, Oddworld: Soulstorm gives you more choices to replay with different approaches.
    Add in light RPG elements, leader boards, trophies for completionists, and a progression system and Soulstorm sets a new standard for next-generation action adventure platformers.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 50
  2. Negative: 5 out of 50
  1. Apr 11, 2021
    85
    Even with its issues, Oddworld: Soulstorm is, without a doubt, one of the best games released this year. Despite some weirdness in the checkpoint system, a few bugs, and a difficulty level that may be too high for some, there is no denying that the long wait has been well worth it, as the game is clearly a product of love that all fans of the series and of 2D platform games in general will like.
  2. Apr 14, 2021
    80
    Oddworld: Soulstorm is a very compelling game, which veers on the verge of being an all time classic.
  3. Apr 9, 2021
    78
    This is a great remake, much more than just a visual update, although it faces many ups and downs when it comes to level design, control and AI.
  4. Apr 9, 2021
    70
    Oddworld: Soulstorm's repetitive gameplay doesn’t make it a bad game, but it does limit the demographic of players that will thoroughly enjoy the game all the way through. Its story and visuals are very impressive and help carry a lot of the game's weight, but playing through hour-long levels with little story elements in between can make Oddworld: Soulstorm a very slow burn. Fans of the Oddworld franchise and 2D platforming games won't be disappointed, but Oddworld: Soulstorm won't keep everyone hooked for very long.
  5. Apr 15, 2021
    70
    Oddworld: Soulstorm clearly comes from a very passionate, dedicated group of developers. Although it is very rough in places, there are parts of it that really do stick out as excellent examples of both gameplay and storytelling. With more refinement this could have been a shining example of what ground-up remakes could be, but it just falls a little short of the high standards set elsewhere. It’s still charming and funny, just like the Mudokens you’re trying to save, but that doesn’t make it any less frustrating.
  6. Apr 27, 2021
    60
    Oddworld: Soulstorm's bugs are a huge downside and keep the game from reaching the same heights as its predecessors. The original version of the game, Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus, is a much more polished experience and it may be best for players to check out that one instead while they wait for Oddworld Inhabitants to fix the many issues that Soulstorm is currently dealing with.
  7. Apr 13, 2021
    30
    This flashy remake of Abe's sequel is gorgeous to look at, but it rarely captures the excitement or feeling of the Oddworld forebears.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 55 out of 115
  2. Negative: 42 out of 115
  1. Apr 18, 2021
    10
    Incredibly hard however keeps you captivated to go back and replay the levels for the bonus content.
  2. Apr 8, 2021
    10
    Perfect continuation of the Oddworld franchise. Adapting to and improving upon the 2014 remake of New N Tasty.
  3. Apr 7, 2021
    10
    It´s a fantastic videogame, you can find a lot of puzzles and a fantastic story which will make you feel a satisfaction complete it
  4. Apr 20, 2021
    7
    El juego tiene unas misiones muy top, otras más lentas. Creo que podría aprovechar más la potencia de ps5.
  5. Apr 14, 2021
    5
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. It gets a 5 cause its free on PS+. If it wasnt then more like 3 or 4.
    Pros
    -That Oddworld charm is still there
    -Abe's double jump aids platforming
    -Some inventive puzzles

    Cons
    -Gameplay feels dated and clunky
    -Crafting seems unnecessary
    -Buggy AI
    -Some frustrating segments
    -Occasional performance hitches
    -Where's the fart button?
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  6. Apr 28, 2021
    3
    Disappointed with this game, the only good thing is that the game is free with the PSN Plus.
  7. Apr 24, 2021
    0
    Куча багов, постоянно зависает. Скучный геймплей, мусор. Худшая часть из всех Айбов.Куча багов, постоянно зависает. Скучный геймплей, мусор. Худшая часть из всех Айбов.

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