Tokyo Game Show 2014

While we aren't showcasing any games at this year's Tokyo Game Show, you better believe that MonkeyPaw Games is crawling around the floor looking at all the latest and greatest gaming has to offer in Japan. It's no secret, we love games just as much as our fans and we can't wait to get our hands on these games just like you all. With the rise of Twitch, we'll hopefully see a lot of great live video from game news outlets covering some of these so they can be broadcast to the world.…Read more …

MonkeyPaw Games Announce J-RPG Class of Heroes 2 Now Available on PlayStation®Network For PSP® and PlayStation®Vita

MonkeyPaw Games, Inc. in partnership with GAIJINWORKS, LLC today announced that import sequel J-RPG Class of Heroes 2 is now available for download on the PlayStation®Network store for $24.99. The newly localized digital release, playable on the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system and PlayStation®Vita system via PlayStation®Network, was originally developed by ZeroDiv of Japan, renowned for their expertise in creating dungeon crawlers, and published by Acquire Corp. This enhanced portable version is the first time the game has been fully translated and boasts significant gameplay tweaks over the original Japanese release. Class of Heroes 2…Read more …

Class of Heroes II to Release this Fall!

MonkeyPaw Games strives to bring you exciting content from Japan. Today we’re announcing the anticipated digital download release of Class of Heroes II on the PlayStation®Network. The digital release, playable on the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system and PlayStation®Vita system will give users a chance to play the game with a beautifully localized adaptation, care of our partners at Gaijinworks. We plan to release the translated game this fall. This series has been very successful in Japan where our friends at Acquire Corp. have produced multiple versions across multiple platforms. Each version builds on the…Read more …

Platforming Adventure Tomba! Making its Return to the PlayStation®Network

MonkeyPaw strives to give you Japanese games you’ve always wanted but no one delivered. So if there were a game with universal appeal and was widely requested, you’d think we’d be all over it. Well, we are! Retro fans will now have something to talk about at the water cooler. Because today, we’re announcing Tomba!, the critically-acclaimed side-scrolling novel adventure game on the PlayStation®Network. Created by legendary producer Tokuro Fujiwara, the man behind Ghouls ‘N’ Ghosts and Mega Man, Tomba! comes from a great lineage and still produces a unique gaming experience. The…Read more …

Prove your J-RPG Fan Power & Help Support Our Kickstarter Campaign!

Much of what we do at MonkeyPaw Games centers on bringing Japanese games to life in Western markets. It is a difficult job as Japanese publishers often lack the confidence to localize their game and think others can’t do it either. We convince them that there is a market and that we can localize well. For the creator and publisher, they should be flattered! But that is rarely the case. Risk dominates the equation. Proper localization must preserve a game’s integrity while weaving the intricacies of crossing cultures. Add the risks associated with…Read more …