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'Oddworld Stranger's Wrath' (Xbox) Attacks Retail Stores

by Judy on Jan. 25, 2005 @ 7:56 a.m. PST

Rustle up some "live" ammo and head out to Dead Hen's Pass for some serious bounty hunting! ... Electronic Arts today announced that Oddworld Stranger's Wrath, the latest chapter in the critically acclaimed Oddworld series, has begun to ship to retail outlets for the Xbox.
One of the most anticipated titles of 2005, Oddworld Stranger's Wrath takes the series in a new direction, combining first and third person gameplay with signature Oddworld humor and storytelling. Oddworld Stranger's Wrath challenges players to step into the role of the Stranger, a mysterious bounty hunter who tracks down outlaws for moolah. Using an innovative weapons system that gives a whole new meaning to "live" ammo, players will use creatures from the surrounding environments as ammunition to bag the ultimate bounty. With massive environments, devious opponents and hostile challenges along the way, Oddworld Stranger's Wrath brings players a game experience that can only be found in the Oddworld Universe.

Developed by Oddworld Inhabitants, Oddworld Stranger's Wrath for the Xbox is rated "T" (Teen) by the ESRB and has an MSRP of $49.99. More information can be found on the game's web site at www.oddworld.ea.com.

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