Community reviews spotlight: Octodad, Telltale adventure games, and Outlast

Even an octopus deserves to have some fun.

Above: Even an octopus deserves to have some fun.

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Somehow, the game about an octopus posing as a human is the only lighthearted title reviewed in today’s lineup of community articles. That sounds like the scariest premise ever to me.

Anyway, this spotlight does indeed include a review for Octodad: Dadliest Catch, plus appraisals for Outlast and a pair of Telltale episodic games.

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Now, to the reviews!

Octodad: Dadliest Catch – PC Review
By Bryant Chambers

“Octodad: Dadliest Catch starts off as a slightly humorous joke, but it won’t take long for you to realize that the joke’s on you.”

The Walking Dead: The Game – Season 2, Episode 1: All That Remains review
By Cassie Gotto

“If you enjoyed Telltale’s Game of the Year Award-winning The Walking Dead: Season 1, you can’t afford to miss season 2.”

The Walking Dead Season Two Episode One

Above: Clementine is the main character in The Walking Dead: Season Two.

Image Credit: Telltale Games

The Wolf Among Us: Episode 2 review
By Mert Hussein

“The Wolf Among Us: Episode 2 continues the high-quality storytelling and graphical design set by previous entries and series.”

Outlast provides nightmare fodder for the squeamish (review)
By Jimmy Tran

“Outlast has one goal: to terrify you. And it does the job well.”

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