Ys Archive

  • Ys: Memories of Celceta Launches Thanksgiving Week

    Ys: Memories of Celceta Launches Thanksgiving Week

    This holiday season, you will be thankful for owning a PlayStation Vita, if only for the chance to play Nihon Falcom’s action RPG Ys: Memories of Celceta. The Vita reimagining of Ys IV will land on store shelves (and PSN) on November 26th, arriving just […]

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  • Meet the Cast of Ys: Memories of Celceta

    Meet the Cast of Ys: Memories of Celceta

    Next up in XSEED’s PS Vita lineup now that Valhalla Knights 3 has shipped, is the silver anniversary release of Ys: Memories of Celceta, the beautiful remake of Ys IV scheduled to ship later this holiday season. With this being one of the rare Ys […]

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  • XSEED Commemorates Ys Silver Anniversary with Memories of Celceta Premium Edition

    XSEED Commemorates Ys Silver Anniversary with Memories of Celceta Premium Edition

    Ys: Memories of Celceta, a modern reimagining of Ys IV, is coming to North America this holiday season, exclusively on PlayStation Vita. In addition to being the first version of Ys IV to be released in the West, Memories of Celceta‘s launch will celebrate the […]

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  • XSEED Rocks 2013 with Rune Factory 3DS, Valhalla Knights Vita, a Double Dose of Ys and Suda51’s Next “Assassin” Game

    XSEED Rocks 2013 with Rune Factory 3DS, Valhalla Knights Vita, a Double Dose of Ys and Suda51’s Next “Assassin” Game

    XSEED Games sure is stacking up another strong year of Japanese-developed games localized for North American gamers to enjoy. Having already secured the publishing rights to finally bring Wii RPG Pandora’s Tower to the U.S., XSEED today announced five more games currently on tap for […]

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  • Ys Origin Steam Launch a Go This Week

    Ys Origin Steam Launch a Go This Week

    Translated into English for the first time ever, Ys Origin hits Steam this week on May 31st for $19.99, courtesy of XSEED Games. This prequel installment in Nihon Falcom’s legendary action RPG franchise, originally released in Japan in 2006, takes place 700 years before the […]

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  • XSEED Games Now Publishing Ys Series on Steam

    XSEED Games Now Publishing Ys Series on Steam

    Over in Japan, Nihon Falcom’s Ys action-RPG series has made a name for itself on PC, but here in the U.S. it’s achieved much of its success and exposure on portable gaming systems like the DS and PSP. Konami and Atlus have both pitched in […]

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  • Review: Ys I & II Chronicles

    Review: Ys I & II Chronicles

    The Ys series originated back in 1987 for the Japanese PC-8801 system, and has had a number of iterations through the years. The first two games actually form a complete story arc, and as a result they have been released together: in 2001 they came […]

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  • Review: Ys: The Oath in Felghana

    Review: Ys: The Oath in Felghana

    I had a rather … um … lousy first experience with the Ys franchise. The game was Ys: The Ark of Napishtim, which I reviewed back in spring of 2006 for a now-defunct site. My summation was that while playing I suffered a ‘death by […]

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  • Ys: The Oath in Felghana Gets a Premium Edition Too

    Ys: The Oath in Felghana Gets a Premium Edition Too

    As if two Ys PSP games releasing within the span of a few months wasn’t incredible enough already, XSEED has announced that Ys: The Oath in Felghana, the upcoming remake of Ys III: Wanderers from Ys for PC, will too come in a Premium Edition […]

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  • Ys Seven Goes Gold

    Ys Seven Goes Gold

    Vintage action-RPG fun is only a couple weeks away, as the PSP exclusive Ys Seven has gone gold and will be releasing this summer after all. The latest installment in Nihon Falcom’s classic RPG franchise and the first to be developed in full 3D specifically […]

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