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Chill out with Hohokum on August 12


2:00 PM on 06.04.2014



The original design for Hohokum, as shown this making-of video, doesn't look very good at all. Thankfully, after a "long, strange, meandering journey," developer Honeyslug settled on something that is truly great. It's set for release on PS3, PS4, and PS Vita on August 12, 2014.

Ever since my first hands-on with Hohokum almost exactly a year ago, I've been longing to play again and get lost in its world, uninterrupted. It's one of those games where movement itself is a joy -- it just feels right. The music and art are also great, but that goes without saying.

It's wild to hear that work on the game, which began as a side project, started way back in 2008. Thank goodness it was given the necessary time to flourish.

Hohokum Coming to PS4, PS3, PS Vita on August 12th [PlayStation Blog]








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2:00 PM on 08.16.2014
Review: Hohokum

Hohokum is amazing. It can also be awful. My time with it was often as captivating as it was arduous. Hohokum is everything right and wrong with videogames. It's equally worthy of condemnation and acclaim. I adore this horrible thing.more



5:45 PM on 07.31.2014
I've been looping Hohokum's OST all day and you can too

Sometimes I worry not enough of you appreciate how good Hohokum is. It has a poop factory.  It also has a great soundtrack, which I've been listening to on repeat for most of this dragging day. You can, too. Just click here. And if you like it enough that you want to buy it when it comes out on August 12, just click here.more



1:15 PM on 07.23.2014
I'm afraid not enough people will play Hohokum

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2:00 PM on 05.08.2014
Hohokum out this summer for PS4, PS3, and PS Vita

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3:15 PM on 03.26.2014
Hohokum soothes the minds of everyone who plays it

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3:45 PM on 03.10.2014
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1:15 PM on 06.13.2013
I lost track of time with the laid-back Hohokum

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