The first pass, to see if anything clicked:
But none did, so Shane made a an entirely different second pass.
This time around, I liked several, including the one near the lower left, but that one reminded me a bit too much of Harvard, and it had a similar form to the Fugu Games logo. The two in the second row from the top feature a nice non-rectangular shape, cool lettering, and neat asymmetric facial features (I’m embarrassed that I didn’t realize they were gamepad controls, but everyone else gets it). The curved enclosure on the left one reminds me of a cat looking out of a pet carrier, so the winner:
But the story doesn’t end there. Logos are fun. I wouldn’t mind commissioning a new logo every year. Recently, I found out the barista at one of my regular coffee spots also does some hand-drawn artwork, so here’s a new one from Dakota Snow: