A downloadable game for Windows and Android

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What if Sharks had to save themselves?

Play and explore the ocean as a young spotted catshark who is on a quest to save fellow sharks from the dangers above, through thinking smartly to survive and using its amazing senses. You can give them aid and earn their unique powers - all while encountering the dangerous human threat, natural wonders, and learn about your world on the go with the Sharkives app.


- Play in a world where there are more to sharks than their teeth for once!

- Meet the real life versions of your in game shark pals, collect information and access it on the go with the standalone Sharkives app.

- Meet a whole range of British sharks and use their unique abilities!

- Encounter hazards and complete quests in game that are inspired by the real life threats that sharks face.

- Explore a beautiful ocean environment and uncover secrets with your shark sense of electrorecption - through a controller's rumble feature!




ESC - Menu

WASD - Movement

M - Smell Map

Arrow Keys - Ability Selection

Left Mouse Click - Action

Right Mouse Click - Ability Use

Controller (Default)



Hannah Aicken, Mark Philip, Alexander Scott, Lynsey Adair, Abbie Smeaton Ade Cross, Henry Pullan, Domenico Lerose

Advisors: Dr. Helen Dooley & Dr. Robin Sloan

This game is a prototype, which is still in development! Thank you for your interest!


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

Main Game - Tides: A Shark Life 101 MB
Companion App - Sharkives 26 MB