Playstation game Papo & Yo
has been winning rave reviews
for its innovative story. It's been described as a magic-realist fable, set in the favelas of South America. Jian talks to its creator, Montreal-based game developer Vander Caballero
, who based the story on his own childhood, growing up in Bogota, Colombia with an alcoholic father. He discusses the inspiration for Papo & Yo
, and the unique ways that interactive games can help players explore and understand deep emotions.