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.
Sony’s done pretty good with its PSN Play program thus far. While The Expendables 2 left a lot to be desired (we’d rather watch the movie again, honestly), Sound Shapes more than covered the slack with excellent gameplay and a soundtrack that we’re still humming in our heads. Now the third game in the program, Papo & Yo, has made its way to PSN, and it’s far different from the first two, relying more on the power of a child’s imagination, and how he uses it as sort of an escape from turbulent situations in real life – even if they still manage to play a part. In the game, you’re Quico, a young boy who’s working his way through a ramshackled village, made up of small huts and other buildings. But this is no... Read Review