An octopus cooking for you? Must mean that there's new DLC coming for Octodad: Dadliest Catch. Coming later this summer, the Shorts add-on (because, y'know, it's hot) will be free and features new levels where you'll need to pretend that an eight-armed underwater creature is a just a normal ol' human father. » 6/26/14 9:40am 6/26/14 9:40am

Surprise! Octodad: Dadliest Catch will arrive on PS4 this coming Tuesday, April 22. The PS4 version will be more or less the same goofy trip as the PC version, though some of the back half has been re-tuned to be less annoying. (The PC version's been patched, too.) » 4/18/14 2:00pm 4/18/14 2:00pm

What If Cthulhu Was Also Secretly Raising A Family?

Octodad is an octopus in a suit, and he pretended to be a human dad just fine. Cthulhu has an octopus-like head, so why couldn't he get away with it too? » 3/04/14 12:15pm 3/04/14 12:15pm

"Octodad was a fun, fascinating example of humour tinged with tragedy—a tragedy many people won't see, of course, which is fair—but one that resonated with me greatly." Starbound writer Ashton Raze, in a Telegraph article on how playing Octodad: Dadliest Catch reminded him of his own medical condition. » 2/03/14 5:00am 2/03/14 5:00am

A Day In The Life Of Octodad

Octodad may be a family man living a quiet life in the suburbs, but life can get pretty hectic when you're a 6 foot tall octopus in a suit pretending to be a human. Take a look at what the poor cephalopod has to deal with. » 1/30/14 3:00pm 1/30/14 3:00pm

Dadliest Launch: Octodad, the silly octopus/dad simulator, is launching on Steam, Humble, and GOG on January 30th. It'll also drop sometime later for the PS4. Here's the (rather dramatic) launch trailer. Being an Octodad ain't easy, kids! » 1/16/14 1:00pm 1/16/14 1:00pm

Dadliest Voices: check out this new footage of Octodad: Dadliest catch, one of the silliest titles coming to the PS4 (and PC later this year). Now it has voice-acting! But also/more importantly: lots of hijinks. » 10/22/13 8:30pm 10/22/13 8:30pm

Thank Goodness: Octodad Sequel on PS4 Uses PS Move Motion Controls

I don't always enjoy motion controls, but if there's one game that I feel shouldn't be without them, it's the one where you control a wildly flailing octopus masquerading as a human husband and father of two. » 9/01/13 3:00pm 9/01/13 3:00pm

The Best Dad We Can Hope To Have

The thing about humor, Phil Tibitoski told me, is its ability to mask hidden truths—sometimes, these are things that are actually kind of disquieting. This somber remark seems strange coming from the president at Young Horses, the folk behind Octodad: Dadliest Catch—an amusing game about the difficulty that comes… » 6/29/12 1:30pm 6/29/12 1:30pm

Octodad Glitching Out Is A Thing Of Nightmares

Physics glitches that are common at the start of development can be hilarious. But when it comes to Octodad: Dadliest Catch » 4/25/12 12:00pm 4/25/12 12:00pm, they're actually quite frightening. If your family wasn't suspicious of your tentacles masked only by a suit before, they'll certainly be wary when they're flailing around like a wacky…

You Can Make Octodad 2 A Bizarre Reality

The video game about the difficulties of secretly being an octopus while wearing a business suit, Octodad, is getting a sequel. But it won't happen without the help of people hungry for third-person tentacle stealth action willing to spare some change. » 7/11/11 6:40pm 7/11/11 6:40pm

Kinect Can Control Octodad, The Octopus Who Puts On His Pants Two Limbs…

Octodad is the video game tale of one suit-wearing dad whose wife and kids don't realize he is an Octopus. Despite what its developers from DePaul University told me today at the Game Developers Conference, I'm sure it's not a documentary. I'm also sure that they've created a Kinect demo of the game, because… » 3/03/11 4:30pm 3/03/11 4:30pm

Octodad Proves Raising Kids, Secretly Being An Octopus Ain't Easy

Loving husband. Caring father. Secret octopus. This is the tagline for Octodad, an adventure game in which players struggle to raise a family, maintain a secret octopus identity and somehow walk upright on tentacles. » 11/11/10 9:00pm 11/11/10 9:00pm