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Ape Escape 2 now available for the PlayStation 4

by Ron Duwell | August 3, 2016August 3, 2016 5:30 pm PST

Sony has released the latest PlayStation 2 Classic on the PlayStation 4, and the game is its excellent 3D platformer Ape Escape 2. Potential buyers can pick the classic up for $7.49 until Aug. 9, when it will revert to its normal $9.99 price.

Ape Escape 2 is one of the PlayStation 2’s most popular platformers and remains a high-point for the series. Sony hasn’t been active in pursuing the franchise in recent years, so hopefully this gives younger gamers a glimpse into why it was such a hit in the early days of 3D gaming. Who knows? Maybe someone at Sony will get the urge to start “monkeying around” again.

Ape Escape 2 was also one of the first games to be trademarked long before Sony announced plans to bring PlayStation 2 games to the PlayStation 4. Have we come full circle yet? Well, we’re still waiting for Ape Escape 3, and we’re also waiting to see if any third-party developers are looking to sinking money into retooling their classics for fan consumption.

Nope, doesn’t look like it.


Ron Duwell

Ron has been living it up in Japan for the last decade, and he has no intention of leaving this technical wonderland any time soon. When he's not...

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