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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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You get a limb and you get a limb in Octodad: Dadliest Catch co-op

Octodad: Dadliest Catch will feature a local co-op mode when it launches on Steam tomorrow, January 30. In Octodad: Dadliest Catch, players control an octopus posing as a loving human husband and father. In co-op, which was revealed on Polygon and allows players to drop-in and drop-out at any ti...

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch enters Steamy waters on January 30

Octodad: Dadliest Catch hits Steam for PC, Mac and Linux on January 30, so limber up, land-dwellers. Dadliest Catch will come to PS4 this year, tentatively targeted for March, creator Philip Tibitoski says. The launch trailer gives us a taste of all the fishy things Ocotdad is up to in his s...

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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 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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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, wh...

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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 eve...

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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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