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A Video Game Remake of Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee developed by Just Add Water and the first game in the rebooted Oddworld quintology, it was first released for the PlayStation 4 on July 22nd, 2014, before being ported to PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Play Station Vita, Wii U, Android, iOS and Nintendo Switch. A DLC for the game, Alf's Escape, was also announced on July 11th, 2014, which adds an all-new area of Rupture Farms where Abe must rescue his buddy Alf, and came free with any preorders of the game in North America.


This video games contains examples of:

  • Anti-Frustration Features: Unlike the original game, there are multiple difficulty options, you can now Quicksave in addition to using the checkpoints, Abe can now command multiple Mudokons to follow him at once, bats can be killed with bottle caps or rocks, and Abe can take multiple hits before dying and replenish his health by chanting near birds, though the hardest difficulty of the game does make him a One-Hit-Point Wonder like in the original game.
  • Ascended Extra: Alf, who originally only appeared in a few cutscenes in Abe's Exoddus, but now has a whole DLC dedicated to him and his escape from RuptureFarms.
  • Award-Bait Song: The ending credits theme ‘’Born to Love You’’.
  • Continuity Nod: The game has several to other games in the series:
    • One of the scrolling messages in RuptureFarms mentions a "Boombat infestation".
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    • Lulu is seen on one of the slides during Molluck's board meeting in the intro.
    • In the wilds of Paramonia, "coming soon" signs for Splinterz Manufacturing can be seen.
    • During the introductory cinematic for Scrabania bolamites can be seen crawling over Scrab bones.
    • A scrolling message mentions Wildum the Slig, who up until now was only mentioned in the "Dear Alf" section on the official website. ​
  • Continuity Reboot: This game acts as one for the entire quintology, with the events of it leading into Oddworld: Soulstorm as opposed to Abe's Exoddus like the original game.
  • Enemy Chatter: The Sligs now have more dialogue for patrolling, hearing things, opening fire, being possessed, gamespeak as one and killing Abe.
  • Lighter and Softer: Compared to the original Abe's Oddysee. RuptureFarms is much cleaner, more futuristic and well-lit than in the original game, the violence is toned down, and there is quite a bit more comedy added to the cutscenes.
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  • Ragdoll Physics: Characters who aren't killed by gibbing will immediately ragdoll upon death.
  • Title Drop: The titular New 'n' Tasty refers to the coming soon poster in the intro to the game, which is actually for Mudokon Pops.