Russian Subway Dogs

Every morning dozens of stray dogs make the commute by train from the Moscow suburbs to the downtown core in search of food and fortune. 


A systemic action ARCADE GAME.
Coming to XBOX ONE, PS4 & Vita late 2018!


Welcome comrades! Meet Russian Subway Dogs, a fast-paced systemic-arcade game inspired by the real-life stray dogs of the Moscow Metro. We have done extensive, totally legal research in order to fine-tune this chaotic simulation of what it's like to scavenge for food from Russian commuters. Surviving isn't easy when you are dodging volatile vodka, rival dogs, and the rare and dangerous Subway Bear!

PS4 & PS Vita Announcement Trailer

Original Announcement Trailer.

Unlockable Kitties and Guest Pups!

Play as a range of unlockable critters including special guests such as Question Hound from KC Green's Gunshow, Ratcoon from Ruin of the Reckless or Nacho & Rad Shiba from VA-11 HALL-A! More of a cat person? Take on the subways as the Proletaricat or They Bleed Pixels inspired Clawed Kitty!


Russian Subway Dogs is simple enough for a puppy to pick up but still packed with challenge. Run and jump along the subway platform. Bark behind people to scare up food and bounce vodka around the stage. Soon you’ll be discovering high level strategies like cooking and eating rival wildlife with vodka explosions!



Will you eat the tasty but toxic chocolate for major points, or feed it to that pesky poodle that keeps stealing your shawarma?


Powerful foods!

Be careful, rival animals can eat and use power ups like hot sauce. Grab them fast or you could be facing down a charging fire elk!


It’s up to you to use your knowledge and abilities to stuff your stomach and cause as much chaos as possible!



All screenshots represent work in progress and may change and be improved as we approach release! 


We're bringing the talented Peter Chapman on board to create an original soundtrack for Russian Subway Dogs.You may be familiar with Peter's work on award winning games such as Guacamelee!, LittleBigPlanet Karting and Modnation Racers or from his fantastic solo work as Coins and Peter Project.  For Russian Subway Dogs he'll be producing his own unique electronic take on traditional Eastern European folk music. Here's a small taste of what to look forward to!


Russian Subway Dogs started as a jam game created for the GDC Pirate Kart. That early rough version was well received with coverage on as well as several let’s plays in both English and Russian, and was even picked as an official selection for Fantastic Fest’s Fantastic Arcade.

As you'd expect from a game created in a single weekend the prototype is extremely rough compared to the final version of the game we're working on now. Everything from graphics to the core physics and frame rate have been massively improved and we're adding a huge amount of new content as well.

Original jam prototype created for the GDC Piratekart. So Primitive!

This version is only a rough sketch of the final game. Lots of improvements made since and more to come!
Requires Windows XP or better. Supports keyboards and gamepads.


Terminals | Press Kit


What will you be adding for the commercial release?
We are working on a whole pack of improvements for the full release of Russian Subway Dogs, including:

  • Mission mode filled with unique challenges from your kitty comrade the Proletaricat! 
  • All-new art with improved animations.
  • New commuter, food and wildlife types including the fearsome Subway Bear!
  • Lavish backgrounds inspired by actual Moscow Metro stations.
  • A deep combo and scoring system full of secret bonuses to discover. 
  • Full Steam integration including online leaderboards and achievements. 
  • Silky-smooth 60 fps gameplay with pumped up physics. 
  • Cute dog hat! 

Will there be a Mac or Linux versions?
There will be a Mac version for sure and we're looking into porting it to Linux as well. 

What about a Switch Release?
We'd love to our subway puppers on Switch and are actively looking into it!

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