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Octodad: Dadliest Catch fishing for an April release on PS4

Eight-armed fatherhood sim Octodad: Dadliest Catch is set to make its PlayStation 4 debut in April, developer Young Horses confirmed today. An Xbox One port is also under consideration, though a release for Microsoft's platform has not been confirmed at this time. "Basically all you need to know...

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Joystiq Streams: Live the secret life of a cephalopod in Octodad [Update: Watch the recap!]

Update: The stream is over. Thanks to everyone who stopped by! If you missed it, you can watch the recap right here! After playing Ecco the Dolphin last week, Joystiq Streams continues its dive into aquatic gaming ... more or less. This week, we crack into Octodad: Dadliest Catch, the game tha...

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch review: Eight arms, all thumbs

Octodad: Dadliest Catch reminds me of "Chicken Boo," an old series of short cartoons that used to air during Warner Bros' Animaniacs. The premise was ridiculous: Boo was a giant chicken that pretended to be human. He disguised himself as everything from a superhero to a respected Civil War general,...

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Multi-appendaged mod sneaks Octodad into Don't Starve

Octodad is a master of infiltration, evidenced by his covert undercover operation as father to a human family in Octodad: Dadliest Catch. But now Octodad has found himself all alone and lost in Don't Starve, Klei Entertainment's wilderness survival game, through a new mod created by Klei forum us...

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch will include PS Move support on PS4

Octodad: Dadliest Catch will feature PlayStation Move support on PS4, developer Young Horses announced during Sony's PlayStation Indie Arcade event at PAX Prime. Players opting to use motion control when guiding the game's octopus father will only need one Move controller to do so. The game will st...

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch on PS4 is just as wacky, wavy as the PC game

Octodad: Dadliest Catch doesn't need wild marketing antics. As a physics game about an Octopus father navigating domestic life on land, it has more than enough madness on its own. Still, Sony featured Dadliest Catch during its E3 press conference, alongside a selection of indie games coming to P...

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Everybody loves Octodad; here's how the devs made that happen

The path to indie stardom is founded in tenacity, creativity, good timing and a heaping pile of luck. The developers behind Octodad, initially a student project and now the reason for Young Horses' existence as a studio, know all about spreading the word about an indie game (and probably a lot abou...

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Coding and coexisting in the corral: How Octodad's team manages living and working together

It's the not-so-common ideal these days to graduate from college and immediately jump into a fulfilling role that uses one's myriad of learned skills. Of course, there's nothing terribly common about the Chicago-based indie developer Young Horses or the much-ballyhooed sequel they're working on, Oc...

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Go make some Octodad mods for us! Please!

There you were, playing your favorite game featuring a secret octopus father, thinking to yourself," Man, I like Octodad, but wouldn't it be better with secret octopus ghosts hidden randomly throughout the world?" Thankfully for you, crazy person, the team behind Octodad just released "OctodadEdito...

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