It’s one week until Launch Day (August 14 in North America and August 15 in Europe), and we’re delighted to announce that our first game, puzzle-platforming adventure Papo & Yo is now available for pre-order via the PlayStation®Network (PSN). As a bonus for pre-ordering, purchasers receive a free (and gorgeous!) PS3 theme.
Violent video games give us a single story about favelas (shantytowns). They show them as dark, grungy places for the poor and destitute, filled with thugs and criminals. The only thing you can do is kill in order to get to the end of the level. In this light, they take away the dignity of […]
This blog was originally posted July 31, 2012 on the PlayStation blog. Hey everyone, Vander here. In my development career, I have never worked with authentic artists from the game’s locale. The project’s art director is usually instructed to mimic what he can find from reference pictures. But in Papo & Yo, I didn’t want to […]
The moment we’ve all been waiting for has arrived! We’re extremely pleased to announce that Papo & Yo will be coming to the PlayStation®Network on August 14, 2012 for $14.99 ($11.99 for PS PLUS members) as part of the second annual PlayStation Network (PSN) PLAY promotion. Through the promotion, fans who purchase two or more PSN […]
A deep conversation between Kotaku’s Evan Narcisse and Vander about games based on personal stories, growing old as a gamer, and the “corporate culture of fear”. http://kotaku.com/5918555/papo–yo–is-one-designers-reaction-to-corporate-video-games-culture-of-fear