Yooka-Laylee Developer Playtonic Warns About ‘Lil Gator Game’ Scam

Image: Friends Playtonic, MegaWobble / via Steam

Developer and publisher Yooka-Laylee Playtonic Games has issued a warning via social media about a new scam currently doing the rounds – linked to a game it publishes.

It looks like “someone” is offering a beta testing opportunity for MegaWobble’s Lil Gator game. is set to release on Nintendo Switch and several other platforms this year. Apparently, it’s actually a scam.

Here is the full rundown from Playtonic, advising players not to click on links provided in scam messages:

“It has come to our attention that someone is offering beta testing for Lil Gator Game. We can confirm this is a scam and not Playtonic or @LilGatorGame. If we offered this to our communities , we would announce it on our Twitter and not through any other channel.

“Please DO NOT click on any links provided in the fraudulent message! If you receive any suspicious messages claiming to be from Playtonic, please let us know. Stay safe everyone”

In Lil Gator Game, players will embark on an “adorable” adventure – discovering new friends and discovering all that an island has to offer by climbing, swimming, gliding and sliding. You can read more about this game in our original story:

Be on the lookout for a Lil Gator release date announcement in the near future.

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