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You made it to Wednesday. Reward yourself with a bunch of pictures of game developers' pets

I suppose we should start this column off with a correction. Contrary to what was said in our last column, we had not in fact comprehensively documented every animal owned by a game developer.

We have since had a number of developers and studios provide us with photographic evidence to the contrary.

This was indeed a failure of journalism on our part, and we regret the error.

That said, this latest batch of pet pictures we have as a result is helping take the sting out of that regret. We can only hope sharing them will do the same for whatever disappointment and anger you have over our previous oversight.

However, we know one silly little pet pictures column won't be enough to atone for our mistake. We figure it will take two silly columns, possibly even three.

That's why we're asking any developers reading this to contribute their own cute pet pictures to the cause. Help me help you, show me the bunny, and let's pretend we came up with a third appropriate Jerry Maguire reference to put here.

If you've got a pet you want to share with the world, send it in along with the critter's name and your name and title to news@gamesindustry.biz, and it might end up in a future Creature Comforts.

Caesar and Auggie, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios customer support representative Ashley Schultz

Caesar and Auggie, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios customer support representative Ashley Schultz

Frost, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios customer support lead Michelle Sharpe

Frost, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios customer support lead Michelle Sharpe

Lennox, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios content producer Sadia Qasim

Lennox, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios content producer Sadia Qasim

Nobel and Whiskey, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios senior character artist Chris Kuhner

Nobel and Whiskey, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios senior character artist Chris Kuhner

Submitted by Hi-Rez Studios lead designer on Rogue Company, Scott Lussier

Submitted by Hi-Rez Studios lead designer on Rogue Company, Scott Lussier

Pangie, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios digital creative services producer Karla Guerra and desktop support associate Robert Gow

Pangie, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios digital creative services producer Karla Guerra and desktop support associate Robert Gow

Rocky, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios localization director Estelle Bailly

Rocky, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios localization director Estelle Bailly

Rudy, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios senior publishing producer Dustin Maeno

Rudy, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios senior publishing producer Dustin Maeno

Sophia, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios influencer and PR manager Henrique Fajardo

Sophia, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios influencer and PR manager Henrique Fajardo

Sultan, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios VP of marketing Veronique Lallier

Sultan, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios VP of marketing Veronique Lallier

Wrex, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios associate producer Phil Wallace

Wrex, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios associate producer Phil Wallace

Zeus, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios lead environment artist Aaron Kim

Zeus, submitted by Hi-Rez Studios lead environment artist Aaron Kim

Darla, submitted by Outerloop Games co-founder Chandana Ekanayake

Darla, submitted by Outerloop Games co-founder Chandana Ekanayake

James Tiberius Dirk, submitted by Undead Labs senior UX designer Susan Oleinik

James Tiberius Dirk, submitted by Undead Labs senior UX designer Susan Oleinik

Aspen, submitted by Undead Labs UI engineer Viet Truong

Aspen, submitted by Undead Labs UI engineer Viet Truong

Miss BunBun, submitted by Undead Labs lead producer Erin Anderson

Miss BunBun, submitted by Undead Labs lead producer Erin Anderson

Poochie, submitted by Undead Labs visual brand manager Alan Deikfuss

Poochie, submitted by Undead Labs visual brand manager Alan Deikfuss

Danger, submitted by Undead Labs director of marketing Wonder Russell

Danger, submitted by Undead Labs director of marketing Wonder Russell

ToTo, submitted by Arkane Lyon game director Dinga Bakaba

ToTo, submitted by Arkane Lyon game director Dinga Bakaba

Bailey, submitted by 47 PR account executive Dillon Arace

Bailey, submitted by 47 PR account executive Dillon Arace

Brooks, submitted by 47 PR account executive Dillon Arace

Brooks, submitted by 47 PR account executive Dillon Arace

Bullfinch and Poe, submitted by Night School Studio co-founder and creative director Adam Hines

Bullfinch and Poe, submitted by Night School Studio co-founder and creative director Adam Hines

Huey, submitted by Night School Studio co-founder and creative director Adam Hines

Huey, submitted by Night School Studio co-founder and creative director Adam Hines

Bartleby, submitted by Seashell Studio senior programmer Elias Madera

Bartleby, submitted by Seashell Studio senior programmer Elias Madera

Link, submitted by Seashell Studio senior programmer Elias Madera

Link, submitted by Seashell Studio senior programmer Elias Madera

Gitana, submitted by Seashell Studios game designer/3D artist Alexis Colin

Gitana, submitted by Seashell Studios game designer/3D artist Alexis Colin

Nina, submitted by Seashell Studios game designer/3D artist Alexis Colin

Nina, submitted by Seashell Studios game designer/3D artist Alexis Colin

Jaskier, submitted by Seashell Studio junior programmer Jesús David Avendaño

Jaskier, submitted by Seashell Studio junior programmer Jesús David Avendaño

Mila, submitted by Seashell Studios concept artist Miriam Karina Melgoza

Mila, submitted by Seashell Studios concept artist Miriam Karina Melgoza

Nano, submitted by Seashell Studios concept artist Miriam Karina Melgoza

Nano, submitted by Seashell Studios concept artist Miriam Karina Melgoza

Titi, submitted by Seashell Studios concept artist Miriam Karina Melgoza

Titi, submitted by Seashell Studios concept artist Miriam Karina Melgoza

Kled, submitted by Seashell Studios composer Carlos Ernesto López

Kled, submitted by Seashell Studios composer Carlos Ernesto López

Rex, submitted by Seashell Studio visual developer Miguel Silva

Rex, submitted by Seashell Studio visual developer Miguel Silva

Toribio, submitted by Seashell Studio visual developer Miguel Silva

Toribio, submitted by Seashell Studio visual developer Miguel Silva

Ruffas, submitted by Seashell Studios junior programmer Iván Almanza

Ruffas, submitted by Seashell Studios junior programmer Iván Almanza

Bowser, submitted by Flight School Studio marketing director Sara Hebert

Bowser, submitted by Flight School Studio marketing director Sara Hebert

Leo, submitted by Flight School Studio creative director Bohdon Sayre

Leo, submitted by Flight School Studio creative director Bohdon Sayre

Cicero, submitted by BioWare Edmonton audio artist Jobye Karmaker

Cicero, submitted by BioWare Edmonton audio artist Jobye Karmaker

Tosh, submitted by DICE Los Angeles office manager Tonissa Murdock

Tosh, submitted by DICE Los Angeles office manager Tonissa Murdock

Zael, submitted by EA Redwood Shores experience designer Howard Moen

Zael, submitted by EA Redwood Shores experience designer Howard Moen

Octavia and Dorothy, submitted by EA Motive Montreal development director Charles Adcock

Octavia and Dorothy, submitted by EA Motive Montreal development director Charles Adcock

Turtle, submitted by EA Baton Rouge global portfolio manager Angie Hargett

Turtle, submitted by EA Baton Rouge global portfolio manager Angie Hargett

Cloud, submitted by Mediatonic technical director Rory Marquis

Cloud, submitted by Mediatonic technical director Rory Marquis

Bear, submitted by Zynga legal operations project manager Ruby McKinley

Bear, submitted by Zynga legal operations project manager Ruby McKinley

Chef, submitted by Zynga director of strategic partnerships Krystle Lohmann

Chef, submitted by Zynga director of strategic partnerships Krystle Lohmann

Cosmo, submitted by Zynga senior HR program manager Liam Evans

Cosmo, submitted by Zynga senior HR program manager Liam Evans

Henry, submitted by Zynga senior director, HR business partner Kate Huber

Henry, submitted by Zynga senior director, HR business partner Kate Huber

Lily Tomlin, submitted by Zynga communication manager Alex Craven

Lily Tomlin, submitted by Zynga communication manager Alex Craven

Penny, submitted by Zynga executive assistant and integration specialist Danielle Bentz

Penny, submitted by Zynga executive assistant and integration specialist Danielle Bentz

Kara, submitted by Zynga senior VIP support manager Steven Bowler

Kara, submitted by Zynga senior VIP support manager Steven Bowler

Daisy, submitted by Blizzard technical test analyst Eric Nelson

Daisy, submitted by Blizzard technical test analyst Eric Nelson

Drake, submitted by Glu Mobile senior product marketing manager Shannon Woods

Drake, submitted by Glu Mobile senior product marketing manager Shannon Woods

Lara, submitted by Glu Mobile senior product marketing manager Shannon Woods

Lara, submitted by Glu Mobile senior product marketing manager Shannon Woods

Eily, submitted by Drinkbox Studios producer Graham Smith

Eily, submitted by Drinkbox Studios producer Graham Smith

Fizz, submitted by Capybara Games producer Farah Coculuzzi

Fizz, submitted by Capybara Games producer Farah Coculuzzi

Gustav, submitted by Amazon Games Studios senior product manager Jonny Galloway

Gustav, submitted by Amazon Games Studios senior product manager Jonny Galloway

Humanoid, Ara, and Quagga, submitted by Phoenix Labs senior programmer Brent Scriver

Humanoid, Ara, and Quagga, submitted by Phoenix Labs senior programmer Brent Scriver

Hachi, submitted by Phoenix Labs senior character artist Roger Eberhart

Hachi, submitted by Phoenix Labs senior character artist Roger Eberhart

Jamie, submitted by Atomic Elbow community manager Stefan Berglund

Jamie, submitted by Atomic Elbow community manager Stefan Berglund

Kuroneko, submitted by Charcoal City Games co-founder and technical artist Drew Nicolo

Kuroneko, submitted by Charcoal City Games co-founder and technical artist Drew Nicolo

Steve, submitted by Charcoal City Games co-founder and technical artist Drew Nicolo

Steve, submitted by Charcoal City Games co-founder and technical artist Drew Nicolo

From left to right, Maurice, Growler, and Alf, submitted by Devolver Digital marketing manager Robbie Patterson

From left to right, Maurice, Growler, and Alf, submitted by Devolver Digital marketing manager Robbie Patterson

Miley, submitted by Minecraft Dungeons programmer Keenan Sice

Miley, submitted by Minecraft Dungeons programmer Keenan Sice

Sophie, submitted by PUBG engineer Dan

Sophie, submitted by PUBG engineer Dan

Toph and Marshmallow, submitted by Timberline Studio creative director Lindsey Rostal

Toph and Marshmallow, submitted by Timberline Studio creative director Lindsey Rostal

Trinity, submitted by Evil Empire creative director Joan Blachere

Trinity, submitted by Evil Empire creative director Joan Blachere

Miki, submitted by Tinsley PR junior account executive Colby Tortorici

Miki, submitted by Tinsley PR junior account executive Colby Tortorici

Chewie, submitted by GamesIndustry.biz UK editor James Batchelor

Chewie, submitted by GamesIndustry.biz UK editor James Batchelor

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Latest comments (2)

Dan Pearson Product Marketing Manager, GenvidA month ago
I, for one, am absolutely outraged by the frivolous editorial promises espoused previously, and welcome this belated attempt to rectify that betrayal. Journalism must be held accountable.
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Brendan Sinclair North American Editor, GamesIndustry.bizA month ago
We will try to earn back your trust, dear reader.
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