Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date

PlayStation 3

  • US 14th Aug 2012, $14.99
  • EU 15th Aug 2012, £11.99

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  • 13th Jun 2022


  • Review Papo & Yo (PlayStation 3)

    Waking the monster

    On its face Papo & Yo is a tale of boy and monster, of frogs and fruits, but beneath its fantastical scenario lurks a subtle maturity that goes beyond the reach of many games. It's a story devised to mirror designer Vander Caballero's own struggles in a family that bore the burden of addiction, under an alcoholic patriarch,...

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Papo & Yo News

  • News Papo & Yo Developer Touched by Fan's 'Moving' Letter

    Posts open response

    Papo & Yo developer Minority has posted a heart warming response to an anonymous fan after receiving a hand written letter signed with "music notes and a heart". Community manager Rommel Romero wrote on behalf of the studio: "I read your moving letter the moment that it got to our studio and felt that the team would love to...

  • Store Update 14th August 2012 (North America)

    Wake me up before you go-go

    Papo & Yo makes its long awaited debut on the PlayStation Store this week. The ambitious puzzle platformer tells the tale of a young boy named Quico and his best friend monster. It’s joined by PS2 title Shinobi, and a new YouTube application. Feast your eyes on the great block of text below for all of the incoming...

  • News Emotional Papo & Yo Launch Trailer Hides Online

    Different dimensions

    Isn’t it amazing how far PlayStation Network titles have come? The service was originally conceived as a means to host bite-sized titles such as Super Stardust HD, but has since blossomed into a viable platform for indie developers to realise their dreams. Papo & Yo is one such project, as this live-action launch trailer...

  • News Papo & Yo Featured in PSN Play 2012 Promotion

    Full line-up revealed

    The hotly anticipated PS3 exclusive Papo & Yo will debut alongside Sound Shapes, The Expendables 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive as part of Sony’s PSN Play 2012 promotion. The digital endorsement is set to run from 24th July through until 27th August. If you plump up for two featured titles you’ll get $3.00...

  • News New Papo & Yo Trailer Changes the World

    Favela fella

    Those of you not fortunate enough to be attending next week’s E3 will have to make do with this hands-off look at Minority’s upcoming PSN exclusive Papo & Yo. The trailer shows protagonist Quico interacting with the world and changing its layout as a result. The imaginative adventure's come a long way since its original...

About The Game

Papo & Yo is a Puzzle-Platforming Adventure that follows the tale of a young boy named Quico and his best friend Monster, a huge beast with razor-sharp teeth and an addiction to poisonous frogs.

The minute Monster eats a frog he goes into a violent rage that’s bad news for everyone around. And yet, Quico isn’t afraid to make a dangerous journey through a magical, constantly-changing world to find a cure for his best friend. This is their story…