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Square Enix is enticing vintage RPG fans with a PSOne Classics "Winter of RPGs" promotion. It's not alone in populating the store with new old RPGs, however. MonkeyPaw Games informed us that Vanguard Bandits will be released in North America on November 15, for $9.99. That puts it right between C...

November 9th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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MonkeyPaw Games returns today with more PSOne imports, including a second Dezaemon shooter-creation utility! Available today for $6, Dezaemon Kids further simplifies the creation interface for scrolling shooters, and -- oh yeah -- throws in over 100 sample games. It's a good thing the interface i...

November 1st 2011 at 5:20pm 0 Comments
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Are you hungry for burgers? How about giant burgers on which a chef and some magically animated food have repeatedly trampled? Burgers which live only within your Xbox? Probably not, no. But if you want to play a game about said burgers, you'll be able to do so on November 2. MonkeyPaw Games an...

October 13th 2011 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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If that local flavor isn't your thing, Europeans, then you may want to check out the new PSN Imports section. Sony's going to start hocking some retro Japanese games in your region, the PlayStation Blog revealed today -- the new initiative on PSN will feature "direct-from-Japan PS One imports and...

October 4th 2011 at 3:40pm 0 Comments
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In the interest of making BurgerTime World Tour a more filling meal, publisher MonkeyPaw Games announced a delay of the downloadable reimagination of the Data East classic. Once announced for summer, it's staying in the kitchen until "a late October/early November date." MonkeyPaw said in a Face...

September 28th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Was your interest piqued by Rapid Angel and Yakiniku Bugyou, the two import PlayStation games released on PSN this week by MonkeyPaw Games? Would you, perhaps, like your very own copy of the Japanese BBQ shop simulator Yakiniku Bugyou, or the anime brawler Rapid Angel? Would that be something you...

July 8th 2011 at 5:40pm 0 Comments
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With the PSN back in action, MonkeyPaw Games can resume its task of publishing weird Japanese PlayStation games. It's announced two new (to us) games coming this week, one beat-em-up and one ... grill-em-up. Rapid Angel (or, in full: Kaisoku Tenshi The Rapid Angel) is an anime-style side-scrolli...

July 5th 2011 at 4:20pm 0 Comments
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MonkeyPaw Games' refresh of the arcade classic BurgerTime has a new name. BurgerTime HD is out -- likely due to the existence of a Wii version -- in favor of BurgerTime World Tour. Along with the new name, MonkeyPaw released some new assets, including a trailer after the break. Not only do you g...

May 27th 2011 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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MonkeyPaw Games is going back to the kitchen to create a new serving of BurgerTime -- which is a good idea, considering the original burgers are now 29 years old, and that's disgusting. For those of you interested in sampling BurgerTime HD's new recipe, you'll find a trailer after the break. Als...

April 3rd 2011 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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After showing the game at GDC, MonkeyPaw Games has officially announced BurgerTime HD, its first experiment in "evolving" a retro game as opposed to merely re-releasing it. The announcement adds lots of meaty information to the, uh, news ... wich. The updated version of Data East's classic burge...

March 30th 2011 at 12:55pm 0 Comments
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If you can figure out what's going on in this BurgerTime HD multiplayer footage IGN shot during GDC, we'll ... buy you a (virtual) burger. Here's the deal: It sort of looks like Data East's 1982 original in terms of the basic burger-building gameplay, but the HD-ification has clearly been taken...

March 7th 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've already chewed through the second, recently released installment of the Arc the Lad trilogy, then first and foremost, we need to talk about your RPG consumption habits. Those RPGs aren't going anywhere, you know! Take your time. Savor it. Secondly, you'll be pleased to learn that the fina...

January 4th 2011 at 4:30pm 0 Comments