PaRappa The Rapper

Key events

PaRappa the Rapper Remastered release date set

PaRappa the Rapper Remastered is now slated for a 4th April release on PS4.

It will cost ‎11.99 / $14.99, though PS Plus members will receive a 20 per cent discount.

There's a free demo of it already available. You can also pre-order the game to get a 20th anniversary background theme.

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Parappa the Rapper is being remastered for PS4

Parappa the Rapper is being remastered for PS4

UPDATE: Mobile game announced for Japan.

UPDATE 07/12/2016 6.49pm: A Parappa the Rapper mobile game has been announced for Japan.

Revealed on the Japanese PlayStation Blog (via Endgadget), this will be part of ForwardWorks' mobile line-up of Japanese games, which will also include an Everybody's Golf title.

There's no word on whether this mobile Parappa game will make it to western shores.

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DS bubble may have burst - Matsuura

NanaOn-Sha man concerned.

NanaOn-Sha's Masaya Matsuura has said developers in Japan are getting a bit concerned about the longevity of the DS and the audience to which it appeals.

PS3 "too big" - Parappa creator

NanaOn-Sha planning Wii game.

NanaOn-Sha boss Masaya Matsuura reckons the Wii is outselling the PS3 in Japan because Sony's console is "too big", GamesIndustry.biz is reporting.