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Oddworld developers still trying to get Abe into PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale

Posted by SFilp • December 26, 2012 at 2:14 p.m. PST
Oddworld developers still trying to get Abe into PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale The creators of the Oddworld series of games, have been trying to get Oddworld's Abe into PlayStation All-Stars for some time now.

Back in September, Stewart Gilray explained that SuperBot Entertainment was not showing any interesting in including Abe, one of the PS1's semi-iconic characters in their game.

On Twitter a fan asked if the developers had gotten an update on getting him in the game. The developers replied stating they are "still working on it."

Now as a huge fan of the Oddworld series, I personally would love to see this addition to the game.

Via PlayStation LifeStyle.

Comments

Cammystrike said on December 26, 2012 at 2:16 p.m.

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#1
Liberator said on December 26, 2012 at 2:18 p.m.

good platformer with lots of thinking and logic! ...i still play Exodus and Odyssey from time to time and i never get bored of it! though those sequel for next gen consoles was simply horrible...an abomination at its best...

#2
ruhulA said on December 26, 2012 at 2:19 p.m.

That would be fine by me

#3
markp said on December 26, 2012 at 2:28 p.m.

loved those games

#4
AnaboliChris said on December 26, 2012 at 2:32 p.m.

haha that would be sick

#5
Tensa said on December 26, 2012 at 2:41 p.m.

Ha it would be cool to see him in I do remember playing the game on ps1

#6
TeenIdol said on December 26, 2012 at 2:43 p.m.

THIS!!!

#7
shades_of_grey said on December 26, 2012 at 2:53 p.m.

The "dogs" in these games made me pretty jumpy as a kid lol

@1 haha, good times.

#8
Dedemaru said on December 26, 2012 at 3:04 p.m.

I've never played the Oddworld games, but with the slew of HD remakes coming out, I'm destined to try one. Any new character for this game is good news to me, so bring on Abe! Hell, do an Abe + Crash Bandicoot + Gravity Rush/MediEvil level update!

#9
TheNewDragon said on December 26, 2012 at 3:14 p.m.

Abe?? awesome that would b a fine addition to the roster I liked the oddworld series

#10
General_Scales said on December 26, 2012 at 3:17 p.m.

If we can fart with him, then I'll be happy

#11
BumblebeeCody said on December 26, 2012 at 3:29 p.m.

OH MAN YES!
His level three should be; Drinking Soulstorm Brew > Farting out a huge fart cloud that explodes and kills everyone > then he laughs. Or(!), having one similar to Dante's Devil Trigger where he turns in Shrykull and you can run after everyone on screen.

#12
BoscaBat said on December 26, 2012 at 3:47 p.m.

This would definitely make the game more appealing. Why would they reject Abe of all people? Everyone I speak to about ps1 era knows and loves him.

#13
Dutchling said on December 26, 2012 at 4 p.m.

@2 Did you even play Stranger's Wrath?

#14
J said on December 26, 2012 at 4:02 p.m.

'ERE BOY.

#15
bunny said on December 26, 2012 at 4:02 p.m.

i think abe would have one of the more interesting movesets i would love seeing him possess the other players really alot of possibilities can't wait til this games price drops

#16
zUkUu said on December 26, 2012 at 4:26 p.m.

Abe would be perfect, as he fits very much into the PS-theme. sadly they went multi-plat later down the line, so I guess that's the reason.

#17
SevenDaggers said on December 26, 2012 at 4:34 p.m.

That game was so cool, I was damn young, so thoose were hard.

#18
Liberator said on December 26, 2012 at 4:50 p.m.

#14 yes i did...and after 10 minutes of horrible experience i switched it off...i never bash games i didn't play first...

#19
JustSTFU said on December 26, 2012 at 6:07 p.m.

Abe which started on PS1 vs other multi plat characters that didn't even appear on a PS brand first... yeah lets choose the characters that doesn't even represent the playstation name in a game called Playstation All-Stars

Sony seriously hired the wrong people to put in charge of this game...

#20
BumblebeeCody said on December 26, 2012 at 6:32 p.m.

@Liberator #10
No but coming to a conclusion after 10 minutes is just as bad so...

@JustSTFU #10
Explain to me why that's bad exactly? So you're saying that Nathan Drake vs a Big Daddy is bad? Do you even acknowledge games like Smash Bros which feature Sonic and Snake?

#21
xanderglz said on December 26, 2012 at 6:42 p.m.

(This user was banned.)

#22
Rising_Jaguar said on December 26, 2012 at 7:38 p.m.

LOOL@1!!

"*Farts*, hehehe."
Abe for ASBR!

#23
Liberator said on December 26, 2012 at 8:04 p.m.

#21 when you taste sh*t do you need more than 1 second to realize it tastes like sh*t?...hell do you even need to taste it on the first place?...

#24
Dbarcelona said on December 26, 2012 at 8:16 p.m.

Abe,a Folklore character, Persona(4 preferably), and a valkyria chronicles Character a man can only dream right....

also a demon's souls character altho that would be the most unlikely one to happen even tho sony owns the rights

#25
Boogityboy said on December 26, 2012 at 8:35 p.m.

(This user was banned.)

#26
JesseRobles said on December 26, 2012 at 9:57 p.m.

How can they not be interested in Abe?! ):

#27
JustSTFU said on December 27, 2012 at 5:55 a.m.

@22
How about using some logic processing skills.

The fact they showed "no interest" in a character like Abe, and choose Raiden, Big Daddy, new Heihachi(yes I know the reason for new over old Heihachi) and ugly @ss Dante over the way more recognizable characters that people ACTUALLY saw on the front of PS covers like Snake and Kazuya and original Dante.

Just the fact they put importance of these secondary and non related characters over what should've been the characters that ACTUALLY represented Sony's brand, was a fail.
A character like Abe where the developer WANTED Superbot to use was passed on, yeah, why the F are you still arguing you retard.

This is not a already established game that you can add extra wacky characters and people will still buy; you are creating a new game and TRYING to get people to play it, yet you make what's important about this game (which is the ALL STARS part) secondary. The only reason the game is even on this site is cuz some people from the FG community worked on it. But whoever was in charge obviously his priority is to make HIS own fighting game instead of trying to make a good game that suited the name.

And whoever was in charge obviously doesn't give a rats @ss about what characters really represented Sony. More like "hey i liked Bioshock on my 360, lets put him in, I used Heihachi in Tekken lets put him in. Who the hell is Abe, I didn't play so it doesn't matter."

I think everybody can agree that the initial roster for this game is so far from ideal as so many other characters are way more recognizable by average PS consumers and way more important part of the PS history.
Even if you started gaming this gen, the roster is just there for people to laugh at.
Rights problem, they could and should've already fought for before they started production. And now with this story surfacing, and you still can't see that this project was a hack job, then YOU are a fail. Hope you got enough reading skills to get that.

They are already trying to make a 2nd game, hope Sony'll put somebody that actually cares about the brand in charge this time.

#28
TheShadowDancer6 said on December 27, 2012 at 6:28 a.m.

I wanna see the boy from 'Heart Of Darkness', that would be sweet. Abe is also cool, Superbot probably not putting him in as there is no Abe game to promote and maximise money off...

#29
MaverickHunterX said on December 27, 2012 at 6:40 a.m.

I thought Oddworld is more known as a PC game. It's also quite surprising that Alucard was not included in the roster especially that SOTN used to be PS1's killer app.

#30
Celticlord said on December 27, 2012 at 7:56 a.m.

WORK! BZZZ

#31
Celticlord said on December 27, 2012 at 7:58 a.m.

@TheShadowDancer6
Heart of Darkness was a great game, so many deathtraps.

#32
Yarott said on December 27, 2012 at 8:04 a.m.

#30

That's just as surprising as Cloud not making the initial roster because his game was also the PS1's killer app from the start. Though, no one is arguing about this one. No, now they're all about the edgier female Cloud named Lightning from FF XIII.

#33
xanderglz said on December 27, 2012 at 9:24 a.m.

(This user was banned.)

#34
JdotSweapA said on December 28, 2012 at 11:08 a.m.

No....Abe deserves better.

#35


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