Octodad: Dadliest Catch

PC, MAC, PS4, LINUX / Action Adventure / Release: Jan 30, 2014 / ESRB: RP

Octodad's adventures continue with Shorts DLC, coming this summer

By Robert Workman, Jun 26, 2014 9:05am PDT

Octodad's adventures will continue this summer via free DLC.


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.


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...


Most Anticipated 2014: Ozzie's Picks

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 10, 2014 11:00am PST

The editorial team at Shacknews outlines their most anticipated games of 2014 individually. Next up we've got associate editor Ozzie Mejia's list of 2014 titles.


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...


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.


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.


Sony unveils more indie titles coming to PS4

By John Keefer, Jun 10, 2013 7:27pm PDT

Sony has been keen to point out how indie-friendly it is with PS4. At its E3 press conference, the company blurted out a a large number of indie titles, with some making a debut as exclusives to the PlayStation 4.


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.


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.


Octodad 2 announced by Young Horses

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 11, 2011 6:30pm PDT

Indie developer Young Horses has announced that it's developing Octodad 2 for PC and Mac.