Papo & Yo is a fantasy adventure video game, released on August 14, 2012 on the PlayStation 3 (PS3) via the PlayStation Network (PSN). The game takes place in an unspecified Brazilian favela which players have to navigate. The players take on the role of Quico, a young kid who has run away from his home to escape his abusive and alcoholic father. Quico has the ability to to turn the environment into a magical and dream-like world for example, tugging a glowing thread can pull a stairway out of the side of a building, lifting a cardboard box can cause an entire building to come unmoored from its foundations, shacks can sprout legs and scuttle into place to provide a handy bridge. According to Ars Technica's website ''there's a sense of childlike imagination at play in the way the game...'