Shelter 2 is a survival game in which you play as a wild lynx, feeding and caring for your cubs as they grow in the wilderness into adulthood. Hunt prey without falling prey to wolves or the elements. In this interview, Might and Delight CEO Anders Westin discusses how the game establishes an emotional connection between the players and the cubs, addresses the divide between journalistic reviews and gamer reviews, and answers the question: If you could be any animal, what would you be?
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Shelter 2 was released on PC, Mac, and Linux via Steam on March 9, 2015 for $14.99. Other resources mentioned in this interview:
- Watership Down by Richard Adams
- Philip Wythe (contributed the question about emotional connection)
- Goat Simulator
- Bear Simulator
- Ashe Dryden loves animals