History VideoGame / AnotherWorld

8th Feb '18 7:46:53 PM Kadorhal
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''Another World'' is a CinematicPlatformGame developed by ''Eric Chahi'' for Creator/{{Delphine Software|International}}. The title of the game was changed to ''Out of This World'' when it was released in America by [[Creator/InterplayEntertainment Interplay Productions,]] to avoid confusion with the popular Creator/{{NBC}} SoapOpera, ''Series/AnotherWorld.'' [[note]] Coincidentally, a syndicated FantasticComedy titled ''Series/OutOfThisWorld'' started airing the same time the game was released. [[/note]] In UsefulNotes/{{Japan}}, the game is known as ''Outer World.''

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''Another World'' is a CinematicPlatformGame developed by ''Eric Chahi'' Eric Chahi for Creator/{{Delphine Software|International}}. The title of the game was changed to ''Out of This World'' when it was released in America by [[Creator/InterplayEntertainment Interplay Productions,]] to avoid confusion with the popular Creator/{{NBC}} SoapOpera, ''Series/AnotherWorld.'' [[note]] Coincidentally, a syndicated FantasticComedy titled ''Series/OutOfThisWorld'' started airing the same time the game was released. [[/note]] In UsefulNotes/{{Japan}}, the game is known as ''Outer World.''
9th Dec '17 3:02:15 PM zaphod77
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* OneHitPointWonder: Lester is as vulnerable as a newborn on this hostile world. Anything from aliens shooting lasers, rocks falling, even leeches, will kill him instantly on contact. To be fair, most of the things that kill Lester in the game would most likely instantly kill a real human as well.

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* OneHitPointWonder: Lester is as vulnerable as a newborn on this hostile world. Anything from aliens shooting lasers, rocks falling, even leeches, will kill him instantly on contact. To be fair, most of the things that kill Lester in the game would most likely instantly kill a real human as well.well, including the poisonous leeches. The aliens also die just as easily to a single laser blast from your stolen gun.



** Subverted with the glass bubble guard kill. If you mess that up, it IS possible to beat that guard fair and square, with very precise positioning and timing of your shields and charged shots. It is VERY difficult though, and was clearly intended to be impossible.

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** Subverted with the glass bubble guard kill. If you mess that up, it IS possible to beat that guard fair and square, with very precise positioning and timing of your shields and charged shots. It is VERY difficult though, and was clearly not intended to be impossible.possible. IF you beat him, and then die after, the password shows him killed by the glass bubble.



* AWinnerIsYou: The game ends with [[spoiler: Lester and Buddy flying off on a dragon. After the credits a message appears: "Go Back to Another Earth."]]

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* AWinnerIsYou: The game ends with [[spoiler: Lester and Buddy flying off on a dragon. After the credits a message appears: "Go Back to Another Earth."]]" In the American version it's "Get out of this world".]]
9th Dec '17 2:55:56 PM zaphod77
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** Jump a bunch of times because that lets you go faster? No good when the game wants you to flee without jumping. You will get blasted even though you went faster and should outrange them. You really need to follow the script EXACTLY when you are being chased by laser shooting bad guys.


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** Subverted with the glass bubble guard kill. If you mess that up, it IS possible to beat that guard fair and square, with very precise positioning and timing of your shields and charged shots. It is VERY difficult though, and was clearly intended to be impossible.
16th Sep '17 1:51:20 PM nombretomado
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The official PC version of the game can be bought from [[http://www.gog.com/game/another_world_20th_anniversary_edition Good Old Games]][[labelnote:note]]Anyone who purchased the 15th anniversary edition gets a free upgrade to the 20th anniversary edition as the main installation file on Website/{{GOG|DotCom}}, with the 15th anniversary installation being an extra)[[/labelnote]], and from [[http://store.steampowered.com/app/233550/ Steam,]] complete with achievements! The 20th anniversary edition is also available on the Nintendo [=eShop=] for the [[Nintendo3DS 3DS]]. It is also available as digital download for Playstation 3, Playstation 4, X-Box One, and Wii U.

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The official PC version of the game can be bought from [[http://www.gog.com/game/another_world_20th_anniversary_edition Good Old Games]][[labelnote:note]]Anyone who purchased the 15th anniversary edition gets a free upgrade to the 20th anniversary edition as the main installation file on Website/{{GOG|DotCom}}, with the 15th anniversary installation being an extra)[[/labelnote]], and from [[http://store.steampowered.com/app/233550/ Steam,]] complete with achievements! The 20th anniversary edition is also available on the Nintendo [=eShop=] for the [[Nintendo3DS [[UsefulNotes/Nintendo3DS 3DS]]. It is also available as digital download for Playstation 3, Playstation 4, X-Box One, and Wii U.
4th Aug '17 6:33:51 AM LemonsDoki
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** Well, yeah. In the one scene where he's still on Earth there's no one for Lester to talk to, and nobody would understand him the rest of the time.

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** Well, yeah. In the one scene where he's still on Earth Earth, there's no one for Lester to talk to, and nobody would understand him so he is still silent in the rest of the time.opening cutscenes.


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* WordOfGod: Eric Chahi did not have anything to do with the sequel Heart of the Alien other than allowing it to be made. In the guide book for the first game, Chahi has his own ideas of what happened to Lester and Buddy after the game's end that contradict the sequel. [[spoiler:Namely, Lester does not die, but instead eventually becomes the leader of Buddy's people and spends the rest of his life in the other dimension.]]
28th May '17 11:38:13 AM AngelHalo
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* BloodiAndGorier: Heart of the Alien, even including death scenes involving impalement, exploding, corroded liquids and gases, and even an electrifying scene that can char a hapless victim

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* BloodiAndGorier: BloodierAndGorier: Heart of the Alien, even including death scenes involving impalement, exploding, corroded liquids and gases, and even an electrifying scene that can char a hapless victim
28th May '17 11:35:19 AM AngelHalo
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* BloodiAndGorier: Heart of the Alien, even including death scenes involving impalement, exploding, corroded liquids and gases, and even an electrifying scene that can char a hapless victim


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** ''VideoGame/onEscapee'' is essentially a love letter to this game.


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** A couple ways to die in ''Heart of the Alien'' can reduce Buddy into a skeleton, namely anything involving corrosive liquids or gases.
28th May '17 11:13:13 AM AngelHalo
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* OpeningScroll: The Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo and 3DO versions had this. Strangely, it is from a diary entry from Lester himself, during the game proper. It also provides hints for the gameplay mechanics.



** Followed by the 20th Anniversary version, which contains both the original and remastered visuals, two new difficulty levels, and depending on your version, comes with an achievement system and has a touch control option.

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** Followed by the 20th Anniversary version, which contains both the original and remastered visuals, two new difficulty levels, a level select instead of a password feature, and depending on your version, comes with an achievement system achievements/trophies and has a touch control option.
28th May '17 10:15:31 AM AngelHalo
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The official PC version of the game can be bought from [[http://www.gog.com/game/another_world_20th_anniversary_edition Good Old Games]] (by the way, anyone who purchased the 15th anniversary edition gets a free upgrade to the 20th anniversary edition as the main installation file on Website/{{GOG|DotCom}}, with the 15th anniversary installation being an extra), and from [[http://store.steampowered.com/app/233550/ Steam,]] complete with achievements! The 20th anniversary edition is also available on the Nintendo [=eShop=] for the [[Nintendo3DS 3DS]].

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The official PC version of the game can be bought from [[http://www.gog.com/game/another_world_20th_anniversary_edition Good Old Games]] (by the way, anyone Games]][[labelnote:note]]Anyone who purchased the 15th anniversary edition gets a free upgrade to the 20th anniversary edition as the main installation file on Website/{{GOG|DotCom}}, with the 15th anniversary installation being an extra), extra)[[/labelnote]], and from [[http://store.steampowered.com/app/233550/ Steam,]] complete with achievements! The 20th anniversary edition is also available on the Nintendo [=eShop=] for the [[Nintendo3DS 3DS]].
3DS]]. It is also available as digital download for Playstation 3, Playstation 4, X-Box One, and Wii U.
8th May '17 1:06:33 AM TheRazgar
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->''Mycaruba''

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->''Mycaruba''->[[WebVideo/GameGrumps ''Mycaruba'']]
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