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A history of video game funding

By Steven Wong, May 30, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Last week, Harmonix completed a Kickstarter campaign to develop a remake of the classic music and rhythm game, Amplitude for modern systems. There were close-calls, and for a while it seemed like the project wouldn't make its $775,000 goal. But a last minute push brought the...


"Stories about the Tiberian Sun FMV stuff was fascinating to read. Friggin James Earl Jones as a ..."

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Octodad clumsily wobbles onto PlayStation 4 next week

By Steve Watts, Apr 18, 2014 8:15am PDT

Octodad: Dadliest Catch is coming to PS4 next week. It will be $14.99, but 20% off for the first week for PS Plus members.


"I definitely got a QWOP feel from some of it OH MY GOD, DADLIEST CATCH. I GET IT NOW"

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Octodad targeting April on PS4, still considering Xbox One

By Steve Watts, Feb 20, 2014 7:30am PST

Octodad: Dadliest Catch is aiming to release in April on PlayStation 4, a slight push from its previous target of March.


Octodad: Dadliest Catch adds four player co-op

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 29, 2014 2:35pm PST

A newly announced co-op mode may make it even harder to control Octodad--and will undoubtedly result in even more laughs.


Octodad 2 squishes onto PC on January 30

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 16, 2014 6:30am PST

"Loving father. Caring husband. Secret Octopus." A tagline which might never be bested. Short, funny, and a perfect explanation of what drives Octodad: Dadliest Catch. The joy and tragedy of these three aspects combining are on display in a new trailer, released today to cel...


"I keep seeing this pop up on the news sites, but have heard no one talk about playing it. The ..."

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch gameplay trailer goes to the chapel

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 23, 2013 8:00am PDT

How does an octopus manage to marry a human lady? The issue, it turns out, is simple logistics: can he get dressed and get down the aisle? A new Octodad: Dadliest Catch gameplay trailer shows the boneless father wrestling with formal wear on his wedding day and the fact that...


"I just can't understand the hype around this game. It just seems goofy to me. Every time I watch ..."

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch preview: backyard shenanigans

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 07, 2013 2:00pm PDT

It turns out that just about anything can be funny if you make a giant octopus do it, as I found out when I went hands-on with Octodad: Dadliest Catch a second time at this year's IndieCade.


Octodad: Dadliest Catch adds PlayStation Move support

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 03, 2013 9:30am PDT

If Octodad movements still feel a little too conventional for controller users, Young Horses wants to introduce motion control to the equation, announcing PS Move support for the upcoming Dadliest Catch.


"haha yeah, i have it and it just sort of sits there... 2 of them too"

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch preview: calamari chaos

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 14, 2013 9:00am PDT

Octodad: Dadliest Catch was among the many indie titles revealed for PS4, so I went hands-on with it and relived Octodad's wedding day.


Octodad 2: Dadliest Catch coming in 2013

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 06, 2012 10:30am PST

Octodad made a splash when it launched in 2010, establishing itself as gaming's premiere tentacled domestic bliss simulator. The commercial sequel has now been unveiled as Octodad: Dadliest Catch, due on PC in 2013. Check out the first trailer.


Indie Jeff's Weekly Picks: August 15-19

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 20, 2011 12:00pm PDT

In this week's picks include the photo-based adventure game TRAUMA, interviews with Octodad 2 developers Young Horses, Cold Beam Games, and more.


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Octodad 2 reaches funding goal

By Xav de Matos, Aug 10, 2011 7:45pm PDT

Octodad 2 development moves forward as the indie developer behind it surpasses its $20,000 Kickstarter goal to help finance the project.


"$40 a head, that's a LOT for an indie game of unknown merit...!"

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