Minority’s Award-Winning Puzzle-Platforming Adventure Coming to the PlayStation Network August 14, 2012
MONTREAL – July 10, 2012 – Minority, an independent game development studio, along with Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA), today announced that Papo & Yo will be coming to the PlayStation®Network on August 14, 2012 for $14.99 ($11.99 for PS PLUS members) as part of the second annual PlayStation Network (PSN) PLAY promotion. Through the promotion, fans who purchase two or more PSN PLAY titles will receive a bonus cash voucher for use on PlayStation Network. As an added extra, players who pre-order the already acclaimed 3D puzzle-platformer on August 7 via the PlayStation®Store will receive a code to download an exclusive Papo & Yo PlayStation®3 theme!
- To see the new trailer highlighting all the exciting titles in this year’s PLAY promotion, head to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aihS6F7IDLE&.
- To learn more about the PSN PLAY games and promotion, visit the official Sony blog at: http://blog.us.playstation.com/2012/07/10/psn-play-returns-this-month-with-four-great-games-for-the-summer/.
“SCEA has been very supportive of us throughout the development of Papo & Yo and that has given us the ability to really make sure our game is the best possible experience.” said creative director Vander Caballero. “We are incredibly proud to have our first game chosen as one of this year’s PlayStation Network PLAY titles!”
Developed by Minority through a partnership with PSN’s Pub Fund, as well as with the support of the Canada Media Fund, Papo & Yo follows the story 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.
For more information about Papo & Yo, visit http://www.weareminority.com/papo-yo/. For more information about PSN PLAY and the rest of the lineup of games available on PlayStation Network, please visit www.us.playstation.com/PSNplay.
Minority is an independent game development studio based in Montreal, Quebec. Founded in 2010 by Vander Caballero, former Design Director at EA Montreal, through a partnership with Rezolution Pictures, an award-winning film and television production company, Minority is the home for passionate and experienced creators who could not stand to develop yet another shooter game. To learn more about the team, visit the official website at: www.weareminority.com.
John O’Leary, TriplePoint for Minority
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