Young Horses

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Bugsnax launches expansion and hits Steam this month

April 28th is the big day for Bugsnax, developers Young Horses announced today. That’s when it will: 1) add a whopping great new campaign in a free update; 2) end its Epic Games Store exclusivity and hit Steam; 3) arrive on Game Pass; 4) launch on Xbox and Switch. The new campaign, named The Isle Of Bigsnax, will introduce new creatures made of snacks for you to find and capture, and you can meet a few in the new trailer below. Read more

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Bugsnax studio Young Horses moving to four-day work weeks

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. The latest effort to combat crunch has proven successful. Axios reported that Bugsnax developer Young Horses shifted to a four-day work week in July. The team of eight adjusted its workflow to accommodate four-day, 32-hour work weeks to combat the need for crunching and to help the well-being of the team. “Might as well give people the peace of mind that they can relax doing their own thing on their own time than have someone feel guilty for doing it…

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Have You Played… Bugsnax?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. With an announcement as instantly eyecatching as Bugsnax‘s was, featuring Kero Kero Bonito’s absolute banger “It’s Bugsnax!”, the actual game was always going to have a lot to live up to. Thankfully, as you explore the strange Snaktooth Island and begin meeting the Grumpuses who inhabit the place, it becomes abundantly clear the vibes are going to be solid. It’s a lovely little game that has you figuring out how to bring the town back into harmony, and discovering the mystery…

Bugsnax releases its weird, unsettling adventure into the wild on November 12

I still barely know what Bugsnax is about. At surface level, it’s apparently an island full of semi-sentient snack foods and the colorful Muppet-like folks who’ve arrived to research them. There’s definitely more to it than that, and we’ll all only have a bit longer to wait to figure out its secrets for ourselves. Bugsnax launches on November 12th, which they’ve announced via an uncanny video showcasing their voice cast. (more…)