Ys Archive

  • 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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  • 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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  • XSEED Joins Forces With Nihon Falcom, PSP Library Gets Six RPGs Deeper

    XSEED Joins Forces With Nihon Falcom, PSP Library Gets Six RPGs Deeper

    Thanks to a new partnership between XSEED Games and Nihon Falcom, six RPGs from the Ys and The Legend of Heroes series are in the works for the PSP.

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  • Review: Legacy of Ys: Books I & II

    Review: Legacy of Ys: Books I & II

    Nihon Falcom’s Ys series has been huge in Japan for over two decades now, but here in the US it’s never quite managed to ascend above cult status. My own personal experience with the series is limited to The Ark of Napishtim from a few […]

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