Papo & Yo

Papo & Yo is the story of a young boy, Quico, and his best friend, Monster. Monster is a huge beast with razor-sharp teeth, but that doesn’t scare Quico away from playing with him. That said, Monster does have a very dangerous problem: an addiction to poisonous frogs. The minute he sees one hop by, he’ll scarf it down and fly into a violent, frog-induced rage where no one, including Quico, is safe. And yet, Quico loves his Monster and wants to save him. As Quico, players will build their friendship with Monster by solving puzzles together and adventuring through a magical, surrealist world. Players will need to learn to use Monster’s emotions, both good and bad, to their advantage if they want to complete their search for a cure and save their pal. Papo & Yo is available on the PlayStation® Network, Steam (Windows only), Humble Store (DRM-free Mac, Linux and Windows) and other digital distributors. The original soundtrack by Brian D’Oliveira of La Hacienda Creative is currently available on the iTunes, Steam and PlayStation® Network. Systems: PlayStation® Network Windows (Steam and DRM-free) Mac and Linux (DRM-free) Rating: 12+ Languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Portuguese. Highlights: • Real Relationships – Through a unique mix of gameplay and interactive narrative, players explore the complex relationships between Quico, Monster, Lula and Alejandra • A Magical World – a beautiful South American favela based in fantastical realism which highlights actual pieces by celebrity graffiti artists • A Captivating Original Soundtrack – a soulful sound design created entirely from scratch by Venezuelan-born composer Brian D’Oliveira and La Hacienda Creative • Environment-based Puzzle – explore and interact with a world full of whimsical surprises to progress in your journey • A Personal Story – inspired by Creative Director Vander Caballero’s tumultuous childhood get_it       PSN      Steam Papo & Yo Trailers

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Papo & Yo Achievements


  • Kotaku - The 12 Best Games For the Playstation 3
  • Brazilian International Game (BIG) Festival 2012 – Best Narrative Award; Audience Award
  • PSN Stores Editor Choice Award 2012
  • Independent Games Festival 2013 – Excellence in Narrative – Honorable Mention
  • Bitmob‘s E3 2011 Non-Award Awards: The “This Is Kind of Upsetting” Non-Award Award
  • GamePro – E3 2011 Best of E3 Awards: Best Puzzle Game
  • Gamer Theory Media – Best of E3 2011 Awards: Best Download Only Game
  • GameSpot – Best Games of E3 2011 – Best Adventure Game
  • GameSpot – Best Games of E3 2011 – Best Downloadable Game
  • IGN – Best of E3 Awards 2011 – Best Puzzle Game of E3
  • Indie Games Mag – Best Indie Games of E3 2011
  • The Same Coin – Game of the Year 2012

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