Small freeware game Octodad has found a lot of popularity as a simple comedic demo of a game engine and the controls over the octopus, successfully trying to pretend to be a human. Octodad: Dadliest Catch is a direct and full-fledged sequel to the game, telling a story of a smart and resourceful octopus. We follow Octodad on his day to day activities, until the day when his past caught up to him, and now he has to save his family from the man that knows his secret identity. The cook by the name Fujimoto kidnaps the Family of Octodad, and now the player will have to find their way to save them.
The game control scheme is notorious among the fans because players have to control one of two sets of tentacles as arms and legs, switching between the two with a press of a button. All that, while trying to perform simple or complicated tasks, like finding things or picking up objects. The game is divided into several levels, each with a list of objectives.