MonkeyPaw Games will be bringing two Japanese games to the PSN Import Store with more on the way. Rapid Angel and Yakiniku Bugyou will be added to the PSN store at a price of $5.99 and are available now.

From the press release:

    MonkeyPaw Games Inc. today announces the release of two fun PlayStation ® NetworkJapanese games, Rapid Angel and Yakiniku Bugyou on the PlayStationNetwork’s Import Store. As with most games on the Import Store, these releases mark the first time that gamers will get to play these direct-from-Japan imports.

    Rapid Angel is a charming beat-em-up styled platformer with a wonderfully voiced narrative similar to Japanese anime. Fans of side-scrolling action will feel right at home with the game’s arcade feel and surprisingly deep control scheme.

    Yakiniku Bugyou is a unique combination of a restaurant simulation and barbeque cooking game. The frenetic puzzler will require would-be chefs to cook various meats over flaming charcoal with an emphasis on customer management and culinary finesse.

    Being a part of many upcoming titles to be available for digital download on the PlayStation ® NetworkImport Store, the games are untouched from the original Japanese version. Both titles are available now at an affordable price of $5.99 on the PlayStation®Network Import Store.

    “We’re excited to bring more unique PlayStation classics like Rapid Angel and Yakiniku Bugyou to Western shores. Rapid Angel’s charismatic cast of heroines, stylish presentation and unique blocking control scheme remind us of classic arcade action. Yakiniku Bugyou is one of the only barbeque cooking games around and its deep gameplay mechanic complement the game’s addictive nature.” said John Greiner, President of MonkeyPaw Games. “We’ve always been enamored with entirely new gameplay experiences and both of these titles deliver.”

    About Rapid Angel

    Rapid Angel is a combination platformer and beat-em-up action game featuring several heroines equipped with exceptional weapon and martial arts skills. The side-scrolling gameplay was one of the first beat-em-up titles of its time to highlight an intuitive control scheme that allowed for blocking attacks. Rapid Angel’s unique anime-style presentation and humorous situations also include voice recordings, which play a key role in the decision making elements of the game. A two-player co-op mode and secret characters help to complement the game’s high replay value.

    About Yakiniku Bugyou

    One of the only cooking games of its kind, barbeque simulation Y akiniku Bugyou puts you in the shoes of a chef who must satisfy both customer’s hunger and patience. The deep puzzler gameplay will require gamers to strategically place numerous pieces of meat on a grill with different heat levels and carefully flip them to culinary perfection as customers of various tastes and patience await. The game features voice acting to portray emotions of the many patrons that will certainly come hungry. A two-player competitive mode and survival mode also keep the grilling missions fresh and fiery.

    MonkeyPaw Games plans to bring even more classic Japanese import PlayStation games to Western digital markets at a must-buy price. Fans of import games are encouraged to voice their suggestions on our social networks for their most-wanted Japanese titles that deserve attention on the Western front.
    Other released titles courtesy of MonkeyPaw Games include Cho Aniki and GaiaSeed, two import Japanese classics. Cho Aniki is one of the most provocative PlayStation titles ever released in Japan, while GaiaSeed is one of the greatest shooters that never made it to Western markets. These games are also available on the PlayStation Network Import Store at a price point of $5.99 each.