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You are cordially invited to Octodad's wedding

What? You don't think secret octopi deserve a classy wedding? They feel love, too, so we're not very surprised to see the wedding in Octodad: Dadliest Catch is on par with the majority of human weddings – right down to the traditional groom-only pre-nuptial dance party....

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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...

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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...

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch heading to PS4 [Update: Trailer]

Octodad: Dadliest Catch, a game about an octopus posing as a human father – yeah, it's weird – is coming to PlayStation 4. The news was delivered during Sony's E3 press briefing by Adam Boyes, Sony's VP of third-party relations. The game comes as part of a big indie push from Sony,...

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Microsoft's message to indies with Xbox One: 'It was sort of weird'

Microsoft's reveal of its next-gen console, the Xbox One, was high on broad entertainment apps such as Skype, interactive programming, media management and Kinect-powered features. Games saw a smaller showing, with two new announcements and a trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts. Indie games got an...

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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...

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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,...

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Octodad 2 now 'Octodad: Dadliest Catch,' coming in 2013

"Dadliest Catch." Octodad 2 is now called "Octodad: Dadliest Catch." Go gather up your family in front of the warm glow of the computer. A title like that is worth sharing. Developer Young Horses informed us that the saga of a floppy octopus trying to pass as a loving human dad will continue in...

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Octodad 2 reaches funding goal with a day to spare

The story of Octodad, a regular, caring father who just happens to have eight tentacles and immediately catastrophic coordination, is set to continue -- thanks to you! The Octodad 2 Kickstarter initiative, set up by indie studio Young Horses, has exceeded its funding goal of $20,000. The endeavor...

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Octodad student dev team now 'Young Horses,' Octodad 2 looks floppier than ever

The student team from the DePaul Game Dev program responsible for whipping up Octodad -- a hilarious indie game about the perils of being floppy -- are moving on to bigger and potentially floppier things. As hinted at in our interview with the game's creators earlier this year, the team has...

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