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Quico’s best friend, 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.
Release Date: Apr 18, 2013
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Reviews

“… one of the best games to come out this year.”
Kotaku

“One of the top ten games of 2012”
4.5/5 -TIME Magazine

“Papo & Yo, a lyrical tale of a boy and a monster, has set a new and altogether different standard in gaming for representing the world as it is.”
New York Times

About the Game

Quico’s best friend, 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.

Key Features

  • 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

System Requirements

    Minimum:

    • OS:Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7
    • Processor:2.2 GHz dual core or better
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:NVIDIA GeForce 6800GT, ATI Radeon X1800 or better
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:4 GB HD space
    • Sound:Windows compatible sound card
    • Additional:Game supports Multi-Monitor

    Recommended:

    • OS:Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7
    • Processor:2.8 GHz quad core or better
    • Memory:3 GB RAM
    • Graphics:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460, ATI Radeon HD 5870 or better
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:4 GB HD space
    • Sound:Windows compatible sound card
    • Additional:Game supports Multi-Monitor
Helpful customer reviews
30 of 30 people (100%) found this review helpful
204 products in account
15 reviews
6.9 hrs on record
While not difficult or complex as a platform puzzler, Papo & Yo offers visuals that are at times cartoonish and whimsical, but always hold an undercurrent of something truly sinister. There were times throughout the game, especially near the end, where I felt genuinely tense, and I found myself on edge in dreadful anticipation of what I knew was coming next- which is no doubt exactly what the story-tellers intended. Papo & Yo has a story worth telling, and does not waste your time telling it.
Posted: January 31st, 2014
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17 of 17 people (100%) found this review helpful
94 products in account
20 reviews
5.0 hrs on record
I don't think a game has ever made me cry so much. Coming from a family with substance abuse, this game hit down to the core. It isn't a difficult game, but it has a beautiful and powerful story to tell.
Posted: July 13th, 2014
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
1,057 products in account
55 reviews
4.3 hrs on record
Difficulty: Just Right
The Bottom Line: Worth playing/Good
Score: 7.5

A beautiful world and a cute kid, in a game full of spirits and energy.
This is a game that will make you feel alive, relax. and have peace with yourself.

Overall: a must have for those who are looking for a good time and peace, plus a cute boy and a girl and a little sweet robot named Lula who will help you finding your path.
Posted: March 17th, 2014
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21 of 35 people (60%) found this review helpful
837 products in account
45 reviews
1.1 hrs on record
GOT THIS GAME FROM ONE OF CHARITYGIFT,SEEMINGLY INSIGNIFICANT GAME,BUT I PLAYED FOR A WHILE, I HAVE TO TELL ,THIS IS A AMAZING GAME, PARKOUR + PUZZLE AND GREAT FATHER .LET'S BEAT OUR BRAINS OUT TO FIND A SOLUTION :)

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本以為慈善包裏的遊戲沒什麼好的,但是這款是出乎意料的不錯,因為朋友介紹的所以大概知道結局是什麼,,多的不說了,遊戲結局我還沒玩兒到 但是早已聽說了 ,與其說這是一個遊戲 不如說這是一個感人的故事。
Posted: January 29th, 2014
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
329 products in account
14 reviews
5.0 hrs on record
Initially I thought Papo & Yo was a platformer with simple puzzle elements intended for children, but I was greatly mistaken. The game appears to be very happy-go-lucky and easy on the eyes, but when you dive deeper into the game, you realise that every object and character around you are tiny pieces of a massive allegory, revealing a much darker tale. Hidden behind the pretense of a child's daydream, this game beautifully tells a tale of a child's fears, making use of brilliant composition and an amazing soundtrack. The fascinating level design displays a completely new take on the world. After playing through this masterpiece, I was incapable of finding a reason not to recommend this game!
Posted: February 9th, 2014
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112 of 121 people (93%) found this review helpful
1,505 products in account
37 reviews
5.1 hrs on record
I love this game! Pure poetry in a childish dream! It's a metaphorical game about a child and his deep fears. The more you play the more you want to know the truth about his father. It's really interesting because there's a real drama behind this poetic and sweet appearances. Plus puzzles are amazing ^^ Very good game, both fascinating and relaxing!
9/10
Posted: December 28th, 2013
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