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Octodad: Dadliest Catch tumbles to Switch next week

Octodad: Dadliest Catch is a silly game for silly people and soon enough, it'll be on Nintendo Switch. A listing on Nintendo's website noted a Thursday, November 9 launch date for this latest version, which developer Young Horses has since ...

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch to get Wii U release on October 29

While children are dressing up as Marvel superheroes and/or Disney princesses and adults are doing the same but with sexy versions (think Ant Man but with assless chaps), one humble cephalopod will be dressing up as a regular dad. Sure, he'...

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Octodad on Vita will have same-screen co-op

Young Horses, the developer of Octodad, has noted that the Vita version of the game will be released on May 26. It'll cost you $14.99, but since it features Cross-Buy, a PS4 purchase already netted you the Vita version for free. The best pa...

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Make eye contact with this super cute Octodad vinyl

To distract myself from the incessant sports talk happening in Destructoid chat this laid-back afternoon, I've been staring at the wonderful 7" Octodad: Dadliest Catch record. What a cutie. Nice to see Young Horses stick with its running ga...

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Free Octodad: Dadliest Catch DLC 'Shorts' coming late summer

Since its release in January, Octodad: Dadliest Catch has sold over 250,000 copies, according to developer Young Horses. The awkward octopus-in-dad's-clothing simulator is a lot of fun for those who take the time to really learn how to con...

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Go behind the scenes with Octodad: Dadliest Catch

Octodad: Dadliest Catch is peppered with some of the most ridiculous scenes I've ever seen in my 22-odd years of gaming, and that's why I love it. To celebrate its launch on PS4, PlayStation and Young Horses have released a behind the scen...

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch finally coming to PS4 next week

Octodad: Dadliest Catch is coming to PS4 on April 22. Thankfully, it won't cost an arm, an arm, an arm, an arm and a leg. Just $15. And 20% off of that in its first week for PlayStation Plus members. And it's not a straight port. Apparentl...

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Octodad aiming for PlayStation 4 release in April

Young Horses remarked on Twitter that its goal is to release Octodad: Dadliest Catch on PlayStation 4 in April. Some of us were expecting a bit sooner than that, but "There was never a definite date, or delay," according to the studio. "We'...

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All the Octodad: Dadliest Catch ties and their locations

Octodad: Dadliest Catch is a pretty great game for those who take the time to re-learn how to walk. One of the neat extra features are hidden neckties throughout the game. In each level (except for "Shark Naked"), three ties can be found, a...

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Review: Octodad: Dadliest Catch

An interesting exercise in game design is to identify assumptions about the genre or medium in general, then question those assumptions. One such assumption that most make is that control should feel natural and unobtrusive as the player's ...

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Your doctor might recommend Octodad: Dadliest Catch

The strange octopus-dressed-as-a-human simulator Octodad: Dadliest Catch releases today on Steam, the Humble Store, and GOG.com, but how do you know if Octodad: Dadliest Catch is right for you? The informative medical video above, produced...

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Octodad launches on January 30 for Windows, Mac, & Linux

Octodad: Dadliest Catch, the cephalopod-masquerading-as-human simulator (we've all been there), is set to release on January 30 on Steam, the Humble Store, and GOG.com. The PlayStation 4 launch is expected sometime in March. To commemorate...

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From PC to console: Octodad dev on making the transition

In recent years, large publishers have taken steps towards embracing titles made by independent developers, and in many cases it has paid off incredibly well. With the new next-gen systems on the horizon, a number of indie developers are ma...

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Get hitched in Octodad: Dadliest Catch

Octodad: Dadliest Catch had a wonderful showing at PAX Prime 2013. I went in with modest expectations coming off of the admittedly rough-around-the-edges first game and this follow-up ended up being among my favorite games of the show. If ...

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PAX Prime's Indie MEGABOOTH will have more than 80 games

The Indie MEGABOOTH just keeps getting bigger and bigger. Topping PAX Prime 2012's 30 games and PAX East 2013's 62 games, the booth at PAX Prime 2013 will feature at least 84 different titles from more than 60 studios and will be the large...


21 Games! Second wave of Steam Greenlight titles revealed

After the successful launch of Steam Greenlight, many more eager and hopeful independent developers decided to throw their own hats into the ring. This time, however, Valve has bumped up the wave of selected titles from 10 to 21! The d...


Cephalo-parenting returns in Octodad: Dadliest Catch

Last year, the original Octodad was a free indie game that gave players the chance to see how hard life can be for a octopus in a mammal's world. It showed us how difficult it can be to put that last wine glass into the sink...



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