Young Horses, Inc. (short Young Horses or Young Horses Games) is a Chicago, Illinois based video game developer founded in 2011. The company is known for developing the widely popular Octodad games.
Young Horses, Inc. was unofficially formed at the 2011 Game Developers Conference. At the conference, Octodad, the company's first game, was nominated for Student Showcase Winner. After the former DePaul University students realized that the game had gathered a decent following, they decided to take on bigger projects. Today, the company consists of eight people and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
After the release of Octodad, the company was awarded a number of different prizes, such as:
- Independent Games Festival Student Showcase Winner 2011
- IndieDB's Top 100 Indie Games 2011
- Fantastic Arcade Spotlight Game 2011
- Gamasutra's Top 10 Indies of 2010 (Honorable Mention)
- G4TV's Best Free Games 2010