"Have you ever tried VR porn?" Vander Caballero asked me. The video game developer was trying to convince me of VR's potential to revolutionize intimacy. "Do you want to try it right now?"
While standing behind the demo for Papo & Yo yesterday at a Sony event, watching the game in action as I waited for my turn to play, the first thing I noticed was that the main character doesn't walk up stairs. He just sort of glides.
Imaginary childhood friends can be adorable in any form, even as a giant pink rhino. It's the rhino's craving for poisonous frogs that makes him a monstrous threat, and the center of a poignant tale that deals with one developer's troubled childhood.