Without warning, the 20th Anniversary Ape Escape Twitter account has closed down. As a matter of fact, the Twitter account has abruptly shut down after posting some rather heartbreaking messages that sound a cancelation of an upcoming project. The first game came out on May 31, 1999. Is this hinting at the fact that a game or revival was in the works before being cancelled? ?20th pic.twitter.com/eYxJ4DSWlT, — ??????????20?? Use the coupon code "GEMATSU" for 5% off. READ NEXT: The Tokyo Game Show 2020 Is Now Being Held Online. After going almost an entire generation without any of the kooky monkeys, is this the time for the series to return? Still, it hurts to see this happen. In a shocking turn of events, it seems that the 20th Anniversary Ape Escape Twitter account wasn't building up to a new game reveal. By Peter Glagowski Jun 25, 2020 In a shocking turn of events, it seems that the 20th Anniversary Ape Escape Twitter account wasn't building up to a new game reveal. It was big enough at one point to feature as a mini-game in Metal Gear Solid 3. Ape Escape's 20th Anniversary Twitter Account Closes Without Warning Without warning, the 20th Anniversary Ape Escape Twitter account has closed down. A lot of this speculation could have been misplaced. Use of this site is governed by all applicable laws. Watch the Ape Escape seriesâ 20th anniversary video below. Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia has launched an official Twitter account for the Ape Escape series’ 20th anniversary. The first tweet from the account reads: “It’s been 20 years. The Ape Escape game series had players capturing the … ?????20??????? The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans. As spotted by Press Start, the Japanese Twitter account created to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Sony's once-proud series has closed down after running for roughly a full year. We got a few teases, a couple of new pieces of merch, but apart from that, absolutely nothing and now it looks like the Twitter account is closing. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. The video looks back on the 14 Ape Escape titles released since 1999, including: As revealed earlier today, Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia also launched an official Twitter account for the Ape Escape seriesâ 20th anniversary. Finally, Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia will launch a limited time pop-up shop featuring Ape Escape and Doko Demo Issyo series 20th anniversary limited goods at Tokyo Station Ichibangai from July 19 to August 1. #????? Here's hoping that Sony has something up its sleeve for the PS5. Ape Escape was a hugely innovative game for the PS1 back in 1999. The series would rise and fall in popularity over the years, but fans of it have remained invested. ?20th pic.twitter.com/ytIoSJTGby. #????? Some of the messages over the last year kind of point to it just being a celebratory thing more than a source of news. The video looks back on … Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia has released a special video in commemoration of the Ape Escape seriesâ 20th anniversary. Oddly enough, the tweet then goes on to say that “there are things that I could and couldn’t do in the last year, but I have some regrets”. It could have simply been a marketing gimmick to sell new controllers, but it doesn't hurt that the game attached was excellent. The newly created Twitter account started with a … ?20th pic.twitter.com/7bmEA7a5aK, — ??????????20?? This same message was then reiterated on January 1st with another Tweet. RELATED: Tales of Arise Gets Hit With An Indefinite Delay, ピポサル（20周年を盛り上げてくれてありがとう。この1年でできたこと、できなかったこと、心残りもあるけど… いつかゲッチュされる日まで、また逃げることにするよ）#サルゲッチュ #サルゲッチュ20th pic.twitter.com/XAA6wAOKrw. "There are things I could and couldn't do in the last year, but I have some regrets," notes a post with a picture of an ape running into the jungle. (@piposaru20th) June 23, 2020, ???????????????#?????? Before dual-analog controllers became the norm, Sony created a title that made specific usage of this second joystick. (@piposaru20th) January 1, 2020. Peter is an aspiring writer with a passion for gaming and fitness. If you can't find him in front of a game, you'll most likely find him pumping iron. Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia has released a special video in commemoration of the Ape Escape series’ 20th anniversary. In 2019, the 20th anniversary of the franchise, for the first time in more than 5 years, the official Japanese website for the Ape Escape series was updated and an official Japanese Ape Escape 20th anniversary account was made on Twitter.