Nihon Falcom Archive

  • XSEED Keeps PSP Gaming Alive and Kicking With Nihon Falcom Dungeon Crawler Brandish

    Nihon Falcom’s 2009 PSP remake of action RPG Brandish, which first released in North America back on the SNES, will make its Western debut next week on January 13th as a digital download from the PlayStation Store, thanks to the localization efforts of XSEED Games. […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky’s Limited Edition is a Thing of Beauty

    Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky’s Limited Edition is a Thing of Beauty

    XSEED and Nihon Falcom bring the PSP RPG goods once again, unveiling another limited edition package for fans to salivate over. This one’s for The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky, and boy is it a beauty. As the glorious box shot shows, The […]

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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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  • As Emeril Would Say: Ys Seven Trailer and Screens Kick it Up a Notch!

    As Emeril Would Say: Ys Seven Trailer and Screens Kick it Up a Notch!

    Falcom’s iconic red-headed adventurer, Adol Christin, embarks on his first 3D adventure later this summer exclusively for PSP with the release of Ys Seven, and of course his pal Dogi will be right by his side (along with seven other playable characters). [nggallery id=1348]

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