The emotional journey of Vander Caballero's Papo & Yo
is coming to Steam. Speaking with Game Informer
, Caballero revealed that the game, which was inspired by his life experience dealing with the struggles of parental abuse, would arrive on Valve's digital distribution platform on April 18.Papo & Yo
originally launched on the PlayStation Network in August 2012 and was released with the help of Sony's Pub Fund
. The Joystiq review
noted the gameplay in Papo & Yo
was lacking, but felt it to succeed on an emotional and autobiographical level.
Caballero told Game Informer that he still receives letters from others dealing with similar abuse and hopes a PC version will encourage more people to find ways to cope.Update:
An original version of this story cited SCEA as the publisher of Papo & Yo. The game was self-published by developer Minority and released with the help from Sony's Pub Fund. The story has been corrected.