Today, Spooky Squid Games announced the release of Russian Subway Dogs on PC and Mac today, with proceeds from each copy of the game sold during launch week going to Toronto-based non-profit Save our Scruff. The game is an arcade-inspired title where players control dogs that have to eat scraps coming out of different trains in the Russian subway while dodging a multitude of obstacles.
So, what is Russian Subway Dogs? It’s an action-arcade game that pits players against the clock as they consume food to survive until the day’s last train, all while avoiding rogue bears, barking at volatile vodka, and fending off rival critters. Based on real-life dogs that learned to navigate the Moscow metro and scavenge for food to survive, step into the paws of a whole host of adorable canines and critters, including cameos from indie darlings like Gunshow’s Question Hound (everyone’s favourite “this is fine” dog), Guacamelee’s Uay Chivo, Nidhogg 2’s, well, Nidhogg, and many more!
Travel the Moscow metro system with the Proletaricat and her litter of chaotic kittens in Campaign mode. You’ll face over 100 unique challenges across dozens of lovingly pixeled levels based on real-life subway stations. Want a quick fix? Bring your stray dog skills to Endless mode where you can claw your way to the top of the online leaderboards! Either way, Russian Subway Dogs offers up more systemic arcade action than you can wag a tail at. Simple enough for a puppy to pick up but still packed with challenge, get ready for fast-paced gameplay and quick thinking, as you face a fiendish mix of enemies, items, and subterranean surprises.
For those that want to know a little more about Save our Scruff:
Save Our Scruff is dedicated to preventing overpopulation as well as stopping the cycle of abandonment / neglect while also providing aid / support due to these concerns. They provide care and rehabilitation for stray, abandoned or displaced dogs in Canada and across the globe. Save Our Scruff is a leader on matters that promote and improve the welfare of dogs through enhancement, protection, care, education and advocacy.
Want to hear real-life dogs bark about the game? Check out the trailer above, and stay tuned for more news here on Gaming Trend.