Tag: Young Horses
Review Bugsnax (PS5) - Appetising Adventure Is Even More Delicious on PS5
Talkin 'bout Bugsnax again
Republished on Wednesday, 10th August, 2022: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of August's PS Plus Extra, Premium lineup. The original text follows. As we've already established in our PlayStation 4 review of Bugsnax, this game is delightfully different. A semi-open world...
First Impressions Bugsnax: The Isle of Bigsnax Serves a Delicious Second Helping on PS5, PS4
One more bite
For a game that revolves around yummy snack foods that come to life, Bugsnax is somewhat of an acquired taste. When this unusual adventure game launched in 2020 on both the brand new PlayStation 5 and PS4, many had it down as a meme game to be played ironically, if at all. As it turns out, the game is a highly enjoyable, if quirky,...
News Greg Miller Demands Bugsnax DLC Trophies, Gets Them
"PlayStation gamers, I did this for you"
One of the (very few) noteworthy reveals from last week's State of Play presentation was that Bugsnax is being treated to a free expansion titled The Isle of Bigsnax at some point next year. It will add a new biome, big Bugsnax, hats, home customisation, and now Trophies thanks to the efforts of Kinda Funny's...
News Bugsnax Get Bigger in Free Isle of Bigsnax Update Next Year
Put a hat on a Bugsnax
Bugsnax, the unique and comedic PlayStation 5 launch game, is being treated to a free expansion next year titled The Isle of Bigsnax. Announced during Sony's latest State of Play showcase, it adds huge Bugsnax, ones with hats, and home customisation. Check out the announcement trailer above for more context. "In the Isle of...
News Bugsnax Outselling Dev's Last Game Despite PS Plus Period on PS5
Everyone's talkin 'bout Bugsnax
Bugsnax made a bit of a splash back when PlayStation 5 launched. It was available to PS Plus members on Sony's new platform at no extra charge, and it stayed on the service for two months rather than just one. That's a long time to have a game available as a freebie, but it seems developer Young Horses has been doing...
News Hope You're Hungry! Sounds Like We'll Be Getting More Bugsnax in the Future
Still talkin' bout Bugsnax
We were rather taken with Bugsnax, PlayStation 5's cult hit launch game. Available free to PS Plus members, the quirky adventure game has been a success story for developer Young Horses. The team crafted something lovably silly but tinged with darkness, with a narrative that goes places you might not expect. In fact, some...
Random Want to Eat Bugsnax For Real? One Food Blog Is Making It Happen
If you've been playing Bugsnax, you might have found yourself getting a little peckish with all the food-related goodness onscreen. The game has you exploring a mysterious island where sentient sustenance roams free, and honestly, some of those beasties look delicious. There are certainly a handful of culinary creatures we'd like for...
Reminder Bugsnax Is Now Available to PS Plus Members on PS5
Add it to your library now
The very first PlayStation Plus game on PS5 is the one and only Bugsnax. Developer Young Horses has followed up Octodad: Dadliest Catch with this bizarre adventure, in which your main aim is to catch half bug, half snack creatures. It joins PS4 titles Middle-earth: Shadow of War and Hollow Knight as part of PS Plus for...
Review Bugsnax (PS4) - An Enjoyable Treat That Packs a Unique Flavour
Talkin 'bout Bugsnax
Yes, we've all heard the catchy song, and yes, we've all had a good laugh about that ridiculous game with the food creatures. Bugsnax might have achieved viral status back when it was announced, but we're here to tell you this surreal adventure is more than just a meme. Developer Young Horses has made a proper game that manages...
News Bugsnax Trailer Sets the Scene Ahead of PS5, PS4 Launch
You are what you eat
Everyone's talkin 'bout Bugsnax — and there's a good reason why. Sony has just announced the PlayStation Plus lineup for November, and that includes the very first PS5 game to join the service. Yes, Bugsnax, the loveably obscure game about animals that are also food, will be part of PS Plus on PS5. This news has been followed...
News Bugsnax 30-Minute Gameplay Video Finally Shows Us What It's All About
Gotta catch 'em all
Bugsnax recently got a round of preview coverage online, with numerous outlets able to play a PC build of the upcoming game. Developed by Octodad: Dadliest Catch studio Young Horses, the cross-gen title has delighted fans with its obscure premise and daft characters. But what does the moment to moment gameplay actually look like?...
News Bugsnax Confirmed to Be a PS5 Launch Game
The biggest title of the lot
Please forget about Demon's Souls and Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales because the biggest PlayStation 5 game of them all has just been confirmed for launch day. Yes, Bugsnax is a PS5 launch title! The confirmation comes by way of a new YouTube video detailing the voice cast, which at the end sports a lovely little...
News Bugsnax Blowout Incoming as Media Goes Hands On
Earworm indie Bugsnax will get a blowout imminently, as media is set to go hands on with the audacious outing. Kinda Funny’s Greg Miller appears to be leading the charge, revealing on his Twitter account that he’ll be playing the title this week. It’s unclear whether he’ll be previewing the PlayStation 5 version, but with the...
News Bugsnax PS5 Gameplay Is Completely and Utterly Delightful
We're big fans
Bugsnax put in an extremely welcome appearance during Sony's State of Play livestream, debuting a new slice of gameplay. Yes, we can finally see what Bugsnax actually plays like rather than just singing the theme song from Kero Kero Bonito to ourselves the entire time. Check it out above. It looks like you'll be equipped with your...
Interview The Bugsnax Team Reacts to Going Viral and the Pressure it Brings
It's the story of the century
Bugsnax was one of the biggest talking points to come out of Sony's Future of Gaming digital event back in June, proving that PlayStation 5 isn't just about the biggest AAA games on the market. It's a weird and wacky game from Octodad: Dadliest Catch developer Young Horses which takes inspiration from all corners of the...
News Bugsnax Theme Song Available Now Digitally, Vinyl Release Up for Pre-Order
Talkin 'bout Bug Trax
Bugsnax looks like a legitimately cool PlayStation 5 title, but let's face it — that song is what it's all about. Officially titled It's Bugsnax!, the unbelievably upbeat earworm has kept the game in everyone's minds since its debut at Sony's PS5 reveal event. Now, you can listen to the full length, three-and-a-half-minute...
News Full Length Bugsnax Song to Debut on Summer Game Fest's Next Developer Showcase
Talkin 'bout Bugsnax
Bugsnax was one of the most memorable announcements made during PlayStation 5's reveal event. This is partly down to it looking like a wonderfully mad and very different experience, but mainly because of that unbelievably catchy theme song. Even now, the music flashes back into our minds, and it stays there for some time. The...
News The Bugsnax Theme Song Is Already Popular Enough to Have Covers
From sombre to pop-punk
If you’ve managed to rid your head of the Bugsnax theme song, you’re a stronger person than us. We haven't stopped humming and singing the welcomingly infectious tune ever since the PlayStation 5 games reveal event and it doesn't look like we're the only ones. In fact, the song is about all social media is willing to...
News Bugsnax Will Play Similarly to Ape Escape, Makes Full Use of PS5's DualSense Controller
Talkin 'bout Bugsnax
When Bugsnax revealed itself during Sony's PlayStation 5 showcase, all we really knew about the game was that it had a real earworm of a theme song. Details have been scarce on this game since its debut, but USGamer caught up with the studio to learn more. Philip Tibitoski is co-founder and President of Young Horses, the small...
News Bugsnax Is the Next Game from Octodad Dev, Coming to PS5
Half bug, half snack
There were blockbuster announcements during the PlayStation 5 reveal event, and then there were games like Bugsnax. Developed by Young Horses, the team behind the wonderful Octodad: Dadliest Catch, this bright-eyed, colourful game is heading to PS5, and it looks delicious. It has the same lighthearted tone as Octodad and looks...
News Catch a Physical PS4, Vita Copy of Octodad for Father's Day
'Pus in suits
Every dad deserves a day dedicated to them – even those who are octopi in disguise. The brilliant Limited Run Games – a company dedicated to releasing physical versions of otherwise digital exclusive PlayStation 4 and Vita titles – has announced that, from 10:00AM Eastern on 19th June, you'll be able to hook a copy of Octodad:...
News Octodad: Dadliest Catch Extends a Long Tentacle to PS Vita Next Week
Under the sea
Gaming's most peculiar parent will be stretching an abnormally spindly leg to the PlayStation Vita next week, as Octodad: Dadliest Catch steps out of the water and onto Sony's flagship handheld. Available from 26th May in both Europe and North America, the title will be fully cross-buy compatible, meaning that you'll already own it if...
News PS4 Oddity Octodad Has Laid Its Tentacles on Lots of Money
Octodad: Dadliest Catch may have been something of a one-trick pony, but there is money to be made by tailoring your title to popular YouTuber PewDiePie. According to developer Young Horses, its curious cephalopod-starring parenting simulation has racked up $4.9 million to date, which is extraordinary when you figure that only nine...
News Octodad Fumbles as New Patch Causes Save Data Issues
This week marks the return of everyone's favourite father figure, with the launch of two free Octodad: Dadliest Catch scenarios to wreak havoc with. Sadly, while you may be eager to play Doctor and Romeo in these extended episodes, the crustacean isn't the only catch, as players are reporting save data issues following the update...
News Who Wears Short Shorts? Er, Octodad in This Free PS4 DLC
Got the squids
Octodad: Dadliest Catch developer Young Horses understands that you can never have too much fun parading around vibrant environments as a cephalopod in disguise – and so it’s confirmed that freshly caught DLC is in the works for the zany PlayStation 4 indie. Seemingly ditching the insipid stealth-inspired second half of the core...
Review Octodad: Dadliest Catch (PlayStation 4)
Nobody suspects a thing
Loving father. Caring husband. Secret octopus. That’s the tagline to Octodad: Dadliest Catch, the sequel to Young Horses’ surprise 2010 splash hit Octodad. And it sums up the game quite succinctly. You take control of an undercover cephalopod living in the human world. You have to make sure that your family and those...
News Octodad: Dadliest Catch Plays at Parenting on PS4 from Next Week
Something fishy's going on
It may not be pushing the platform to its absolute limits, but Octodad: Dadliest Catch’s curious concept has propelled it straight to the top of the PlayStation 4’s most wanted list. And following the emergence of the title’s Trophies last week, developer Young Horses has confirmed that the eccentric adventure is set...
News Octodad May Extend a Tentacle to PS4 Later This Month
Fish out of water
The hotly anticipated PlayStation 4 port of Young Horses’ bizarre underwater escapade Octodad: Dadliest Catch is finished, and is currently going through Sony’s certification process. According to a studio spokesperson writing on Reddit, if our aquatic protagonist can get past the platform holder’s quality assurance...
News Octodad: Dadliest Catch Won't Be Floating onto PS4 Until April
As one of the more bizarre offerings gracing the PlayStation 4 in the coming months, we've been awaiting Octodad: Dadliest Catch with bated breath and firmly crossed tentacles. The indie darling sees you take on the role of a bumbling octopus who must undertake mundane daily chores, such as mowing the lawn, without his family figuring...
News Octodad: Dadliest Catch May Hook Up with PS4 in March
Reel good news
The release schedule for the PlayStation 4 may be more parched than the Sahara desert, but indie outfit Young Horses is aiming to rehydrate your optimism for the next generation system. In an interview with Polygon, the studio has confirmed that Octodad: Dadliest Catch – the bizarre low-budget adventure game that sees you attempting...
Video Giggle Through Eight Minutes of Octodad: Dadliest Catch on PS4
How can you not love this? There’s a reason that Octodad: Dadliest Catch charted right near the top of our PlayStation 4 wishlist, and it’s replicated in the hilarious video embedded below. Our friends over at Family Gamer TV managed to capture eight minutes of the upcoming next generation title in action at the Eurogamer Expo, and...
News Octodad: Dadliest Catch Reels in PlayStation Move Support
Flop 'til you drop
Never one to miss out on an opportunity to announce tons and tons of stuff, Sony has made an assault on PAX Prime 2013 – just over a week after revealing over 50 games in Germany. Kicking off the announcements with a very floppy limb is the news that Octodad: Dadliest Catch will support PlayStation Move controls on the...
Interview Octodad: Dadliest Catch Developer Talks Tentacles, PS4, and Fishy Disguises
Green around the gills
You know that the industry’s changing when a game about a closet cephalopod garners just as much attention as the next million dollar blockbuster from a multinational team. Sony’s taken great strides to put smaller studios on a level playing field with its first-party developers, and that was evidenced at E3 when Young...