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Falcom Hints At A Big Announcement

By Spencer . April 23, 2010 . 1:00am

Falcom, the company behind Ys, Legend of Heroes, and Brandish, are Twitter teasing.

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How About A Falcom x Nippon Ichi x Acquire Collaboration?

By Spencer . April 4, 2010 . 3:19am

W..what? Sounds like a crazy rumor and it sort of is.

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Are Xseed Publishing Falcom’s PSP Games?

By Ishaan . March 21, 2010 . 10:01pm

Summary: Falcom are looking for a North American PSP publisher. Xseed’s name recently showed up on a list of Falcom’s clients.

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First Ys Vs. Sora no Kiseki Screenshots

By Spencer . March 12, 2010 . 12:16am

Ys vs. Sora no Kiseki: Alternative Saga is Nihon Falcom’s Dissidia or Tales of Vs. equivalent.

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Ys: The Oath in Felghana Has Full Voice Acting

By Spencer . November 27, 2009 . 12:56pm

Falcom sent out additional details about their Ys III remake.

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Falcom Preparing International PSP Push

By Laura . November 27, 2009 . 7:45am

For the coming fiscal year, Falcom is planning to focus on titles for Windows 7 and especially on creating games for the PSP.

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Falcom Making Ys vs. Legend of the Heroes Fighting Game

By Spencer . November 25, 2009 . 9:52am

Falcom, perhaps inspired by Dissidia: Final Fantasy, is taking their characters and throwing them in a mashup fighting game.

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Rock Out With A Ys I&II Chronicles Clip

By Spencer . May 14, 2009 . 2:13pm

JDK Band is rearranging the music for Ys I&II Chronicles. This clip gives us a sample of the songs with a rearranged version of “To Make The End of the Battle”. Other developers take note: more RPGs should use rock music.

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Falcom Teases Legend of Heroes VII

By Spencer . April 24, 2009 . 12:39pm

After two PSP Ys games Falcom will work on their other staple RPG series, the Legend of Heroes. A pre-order bonus from Ys Seven subtly announces the Legend of Heroes VII.   Reserve Ys Seven and you get a 32 page color picture book with a first glimpse of the project. Falcom has not announced […]

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What’s New In Ys I&II Chronicles?

By Spencer . March 30, 2009 . 6:24am

Falcom is porting Ys I&II to the PSP in July. Great, but Ys I&II has been adapted for so many platforms what makes Ys I&II Chronicles different? This version of Ys Books I&II is based on the 2001 PC release. Players will have a choice between the PC 8801 audio and a rearranged soundtrack made […]

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Ys Seven Has Three Playable Characters

By Spencer . March 30, 2009 . 1:45am

Adol and his usual brawny companion Dogi are joined by Aisha, a female wanderer. While Ys Seven has a trio of adventurers, you can only control one of them at a time. The Party Play system automatically puts the two characters you aren’t actively using in the hands of the computer. Looks like Falcom has […]

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We’ll See At Least Two More Ys Games In 2009

By Spencer . March 9, 2009 . 6:39am

The future of Ys was announced at Falcom’s Ys Fair. Two games were announced at the event Ys I&II Chronicles slated for summer and Ys 7, a brand new entry in the action RPG series coming out in Japan this fall. Series mainstay Adol returns as the lead character on a quest involving five dragons […]

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Take Another Look At Brandish: The Dark Revenant

By Spencer . February 3, 2009 . 12:20pm

Brandish in 3D with Dela Delon as a playable character. That quickly sums up Brandish: The Dark Revenant, a PSP remake of one of Nihon Falcom’s early 90′s games scheduled to come out in Japan on March 19.   If you haven’t played the original it’s a dungeon crawler where you have to climb out […]

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Tactics Ogre Clings To The Virtual Console

By Spencer . January 30, 2009 . 2:35am

Next month Japan is getting a couple of RPGs to play with as Virtual Console downloads. Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together is one of them, but don’t count on this coming out here. Even though an English translation in exists it was done by Atlus for the PlayStation release. The Super Famicom version never […]

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Ys Online Ventures Into Localization

By Spencer . January 12, 2009 . 2:53pm

… in Europe, but it’s better than nothing right? Newcomer Key to Play picked up Ys Online: Call of Solum and is starting a closed beta on January 2009. No details about how to enter the closed beta have been announced. The associated website looks bare now too, but keep checking it for possible beta […]