You wear a disguise, to look like human guys, but you're not a man, you're a Chicken Boo. The classic Animaniacs sketch, wherein a six-foot chicken passes himself off as human in various Chaplin-style short farces, might very well be one of the inspirations for indie gaming hit Octodad: Dadliest Catch. In this casual physics game you play an eight-legged cephalopod trying to live the American dream, passing himself off as an average Joe as he gets married, enters the workforce, and raises a family.

This presents some difficulty to a boneless creature who's approximating human shape with some clever tentacle manipulation. The original Octodad was simply a student developer project, playing around with physics objects and a ridiculous control scheme. The Kickstarter-funded sequel fleshes out the concept with more levels and better production, and the sheer zaniness of both the setup and the gameplay have made the PC version a hit with the Let's Play crowd. The game is a mix of the goofy premise of Goat Simulator and the awful controls of QWOP. The controls are intentionally terrible, and the sheer confusion of controlling Octodad forces him to flop around the various straight-faced levels like... well, like an octopus in a suit.

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If intentionally frustrating gameplay is too much to cope with, you might be better off experiencing Octodad through hundreds of YouTube videos rather than purchasing it for five bucks on the Play Store (even if it is one third the price of the Steam version). But if you spend the money you'll get 12 bumbling levels, plus compatibility with external controllers and Android TV. Unfortunately the Android version doesn't have access to the level creator. Tegra-powered devices get some extra graphical touches, but this isn't an NVIDIA exclusive. You'll still need some decent hardware to run the 3D levels filled with physics objects, though - early reviews and the Play Store description say that devices with 1GB of RAM or less are struggling to run the game.

Octodad: Dadliest Catch
Octodad: Dadliest Catch
Developer: Young Horses
Price: $4.99