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Octodad: Dadliest Catch
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Octodad: Dadliest Catch is a quirky mix of physics and mini-games wrapped up into a story about an Octopus that pretends to be a man and simply wants to live a normal life with his family.

We like

  • Lighthearted tone makes you care about Octodad
  • Silly, slap stick humor that is appropriate for all audiences
  • Fun, goofy co-op mode

We dislike

  • Clipping issues with graphics
  • Octodad occasionally gets stuck in the environment

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If you have a heart and a playful sense of humor, Octodad: Dadliest Catch is going to bring a big smile to your face. At its core, it is a video game physics experiment full of mini games that perfectly compliment the lighthearted story.  To be honest, learning the mechanics of the game were frustrating. Moving Octodad’s legs independently with R2 and L2 were definitely the best design approach. The pressure applie...

Octodad: Dadliest Catch News

  • Octodad: Dadliest Catch scurrying onto PS4 this coming Tuesday

    Kevin Zuhn, lead designer at Young Horses, today confirmed that Octodad: Dadliest Catch will be scurrying onto the PlayStation 4 this coming Tuesday, April 22. "We started Octodad as a ragtag group of students, and it’s been a long and crazy ride getting our silly game on the PS4," ...

  • Octodad: Dadliest Catch PS4 'coming in the next couple of weeks'

    According to a brief exchange on Twitter between Gamatsura's Mike Rose and developer Phil Tibitoski, the sequel to Young Horses' quirky indie hit, Octodad: Dadliest Catch, could be lurching its merry way onto the PlayStation 4 in the coming weeks.  @RaveofRavendale Official announcement comi...

  • Octodad: Dadliest Catch pushed back to April on PS4

    Potential suitors of Young Horses’ idiosyncratic indie hit, Octodad: Dadliest Catch, will have to wait until April at the earliest to get their grubby mitts on the game, according to the developer’s official Twitter. The reveal comes after a query from a fan about the state of the gam...

  • Octodad: Dadliest Catch receives zany new trailer

    Young Horses’ eclectic octo-sim – and one of our most anticipated games of 2014 – Octodad: Dadliest Catch, has today received a hilarious new trailer. The game revolves around Octodad, an octopus-turned-family-man, who must attempt to keep his identity under wraps from his ever-...

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