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Papo & Yo- PC

Papo & Yo- PC
alaScore 88

7 reviews

Jul, 2014

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PC Games the Papo & Yo- PC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Papo & Yo

 

Papo & Yo from developer Minority may seem, on the surface, an ordinary game that contains platforming and puzzle-solving segments and an adventure about a young boy and a giant orange monster. Soon players discover, however, that everything is not as...

A powerful narrative, imaginative puzzles, and strong presentation combine in Papo & Yo to result in one of this year's best gaming experiences. The emotional journey of Quico and Monster that comprises Papo & Yo leaves a long-lasting impression well...

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Papo & Yo

 

In the industry we have giants such as Sid Meier and Peter Molyneux, and auteurs like David Cage and Ken Levine. But none of them tell distinctly personal stories. At least, it’s not obvious that they’ve drawn upon experiences, even traumas, of their...

I once had a discussion with a guy who expressed his concern with the games industry. He said that because most people involved in the industry come from privileged backgrounds, you’d very rarely get personal stories about hardships. I find that Papo &...

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Papo & Yo Review

 

The gameplay of Papo & Yo won't grab you, but its imaginative portrayal of a young boy's struggles makes it a worthwhile and special experience.

Handles difficult subject matter wonderfully ; Filled with magical, empowering moments

Puzzles are too easy to be rewarding

Quico's quest eventually requires him to seek a cure for Monster, and to say too much about how that progresses would risk spoiling the story. But suffice it to say that Papo & Yo doesn't disrespect its audience or trivialize its subject matter by...

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Papo & Yo Review: Daddie Dearest

 

Developer Minority delivers a poignant message about addiction, but players will have to sidestep a few flaws in order to appreciate it.

I couldn't really blame anyone who considers Papo & Yo an unpolished mess -- the game certainly builds a case for it. In some areas, the puzzles feel unintuitive, even sloppy, with poorly telegraphed clues and seemingly random stretches that defy...

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Papo & Yo Review

 

The gameplay of Papo & Yo won't grab you, but its imaginative portrayal of a young boy's struggles makes it a worthwhile and special experience.

Handles difficult subject matter wonderfully ; Filled with magical, empowering moments

Puzzles are too easy to be rewarding

Quico's quest eventually requires him to seek a cure for Monster, and to say too much about how that progresses would risk spoiling the story. But suffice it to say that Papo & Yo doesn't disrespect its audience or trivialize its subject matter by...

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