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Hohokum is essentially a playable cartoon. Minutes after starting it up, I was reminded of Pinball Number Count, Yellow Submarine, and other animated works from the '60s and '70s in the way Hohokum overloads the senses with contrasting imagery tied to a unifying theme. Like Sesame Street's interstitial cartoons in particular, Hohokum often feels like it was made not ...

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Hohokum dev's latest boasts llamas that go boom

Super Exploding Zoo is a game that developer Honeyslug describes as a "arcade-y tower defense-y explode-em-up," though most players will simply know it as "that game where explosive llamas stop an alien invasion." "That old family favorite, the Super Exploding Zoo, is under attack from evil alie...

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Hohokum review: Not hokum, just ho-hum

Hohokum is essentially a playable cartoon. Minutes after starting it up, I was reminded of Pinball Number Count, Yellow Submarine, and other animated works from the '60s and '70s in the way Hohokum overloads the senses with contrasting imagery tied to a unifying theme. Like Sesame Street's intersti...

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PSN Tuesday: Hohokum, Surgeon Simulator: AE, Disgaea 4

This week's PlayStation Store update brings with it something new for every Sony system, from the PlayStation 4 to the oft-neglected PS Vita. As of today, PlayStation 4 owners can purchase the adorably stylish (and cross-buy compatible) Hohokum for $15, or the gory, far less adorable Surgeon Sim...

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Hohokum soars into art gallery, soundtrack preview available

So what if we have to wait until August 12 before we can ride a flying rainbow-snake-thing through the colorful skies of Honeyslug's Hohokum on PlayStation systems? We can listen to its enchanting soundtrack right now via music database site, Hype Machine. If you're in the Los Angeles area, you ...

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Hohokum launch trailer is just the right amount of weird

The arrival of Honeyslug's cheerful Hohokum is mere weeks away, and it's still impossible to classify. The game received a new trailer to celebrate its August 12 launch date (August 13 in Europe), showing the meditating hermit-like star of the game in addition to the squiggly, flying worm that pl...

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PlayStation Store Play event offers pre-order discounts, bonus PSN credit

Throughout the next month, Sony is launching a selection of new cross-platform games at a discount for PlayStation Plus members as part of its annual PlayStation Store Play event, with cash-back credit offered for buying multiple titles. Featured games include Cellar Door's roguelike platforme...

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Hohokum squiggles out across PlayStations in August

IGF finalist Hohokum wiggles into its promised summer window, launching on PS4, PS3 and Vita on August 12 in North America and the day after in Europe. In the words of co-creator Richard Hogg, "you can say that it's colorful, you can say that it's exploratory, you can say that it has a creative, ...

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Here is IndieCade's E3 showcase lineup

With E3 just over a week away, IndieCade revealed its lineup of games at the event. The "Showcase @ E3" will feature 34 games and installations, marked by Dennaton Games' top-down shooter sequel Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number, Spry Fox's Road Not Taken for PS4, Vita, PC and Mac and Hohokum. Sony San...

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Explore the whimsy of Hohokum on PS4, PS3, Vita this Summer

If the warmer, sunnier months put you in the mood for something a bit less bloody and a bit more adorable, you'll be pleased to hear that Hohokum is now slated to hit the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and Vita this Summer. Artist Richard Hogg describes Hohokum as "the right kind of wonky," a desc...

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Hohokum debut pushed back from Japan's PS4 launch

Hohokum, the relaxing and adorable downloadable title from Frobisher Says developer Honeyslug, has been delayed beyond the PS4's Japan launch. Famitsu reports Hohokum is now expected within the vague timeframe of "sometime in 2014," noting the game's original planned release date hovered around the...

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