Oddworld Inhabitants Inc and Microids have announced that Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD is available on the Nintendo eShop today. Released in 2005, Stranger’s Wrath is one of the highest-rated and most acclaimed games in the Oddworld series. It seamlessly combines action and exploration with philosophy and unique mechanics.
With a Metascore of 88/100, Stranger’s Wrath is a game that still holds up today, 15 years after release.
The HD version on Switch includes “a hybrid viewpoint that allows the player to switch between 1st person action with 3rd person exploration.
“Complete with new graphical and performance upgrades, Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD offers dramatically improved audio and full 1080 HD graphics at 60 fps, super tight gyro-aiming for fine adjustments, and blazing-fast load times.”
Stranger’s Wrath Switch
While only available on the eShop today, a retail version will be released later in the year. According to Oddworld Inhabitants, Stranger’s Wrath allows for the exploration of;
timely philosophical themes such as the displacement of indigenous people, the privatization of natural resources, and the rising cost of health care without sacrificing fun.
Switch owners can download Stranger’s Wrath HD today.