- Minority Creative Director Vander Caballero
has shared a pre-GDC 2012 update today with fans on Papo & Yo: Monster Evolved below.
To quote: We've been hard at work since we first unveiled Papo & Yo last summer, and the game has come a long way in the past few months.
As we get ready to (finally!) show off more of the game next week at the Game Developers Conference
in San Francisco, I wanted to take the opportunity to tell you all a little bit about how Monster - a character very important to both the story and to me personally - has evolved since my initial concept into the Monster you see today.
If you've been following Papo & Yo, you may remember that Monster represents my father, a man I had a difficult relationship with. To tell the story I wanted to tell - my story - I knew that this character had to show the positive aspects of the man I loved... and the negative aspects of the man I feared.
This turned out to be challenging - I knew who Monster was, but not what he looked like. Luckily, I'm extremely fortunate to have friends like Nilo Rodis, a man who has worked on the art for movies ranging from Pixar titles to Star Wars, and the man who helped me find my father in Monster.
Nilo and I met during my time at EA, and...