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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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Ys Seven Trailer Demonstrates “Dramatic Action”

By Spencer . July 16, 2009 . 10:45am

After a couple of Ys Books I&II ports Japan is going to jump into Ys Seven and it’s a huge jump compared to the classics.

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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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See Some More PSP Ys Screens

By Spencer . May 8, 2009 . 9:00am

A batch of media came with the release dates for Ys Chronicles I & II and Ys Seven. Neither game has been confirmed for North America, but Ys Chronicles I & II might be marginally easier for importers to pick up.

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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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Ys Seven And Ys I&II Chronicles Coming To PSP

By Spencer . March 19, 2009 . 8:01am

Falcom continues to supply the PSP with RPGs. Both Ys games announced at the Ys fair are being made for PSP.   Ys I&II Chronicles is another remake of Ys I&II. The PSP version is based on a PC version from 2001. Falcom will enhance the eight year old game with new graphics and music. […]

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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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Binding The Books And Translating Legacy Of Ys: Books I & II

By Spencer . February 20, 2009 . 1:05pm

Next week Atlus will release Legacy of Ys: Books I & II, a remake of the two games that started the Ys series. When the Ys remakes were released in Japan last year the games were broken apart and released on separate Nintendo DS cartridges. Atlus brought them back together for North America at a […]

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Legacy of Ys: Books I & II Pushed Back Two Weeks

By Spencer . January 28, 2009 . 1:56pm

The delay is a short one, but now Legacy of Ys: Books I & II will have to compete with Blue Dragon Plus and Star Ocean: The Last Hope which are also scheduled to come out on February 24. As a consolation prize Atlus is packaging a soundtrack CD with every launch copy of the […]

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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 […]

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Atlus Brings Ys I & II Back Together For North America (Update!)

By Spencer . October 22, 2008 . 8:44am

Thanks to a Gamestop leak we know Atlus is working on the Nintendo DS Ys remakes. And when Atlus is done we’re not going to have to buy each game separately. Atlus is bundling the two games together to make Legacy of Ys: Books I & II, just like the classic TurboDuo release. However, this […]

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Ys Book I & II opens on the Virtual Console

By Spencer . August 25, 2008 . 7:14am

We may not get Super Mario RPG this week, but Ys Book I & II is something for RPG fans to be happy about. For 800 Wii Points ($8) you can see Adol body slam monsters instead of using his sword. As the title suggests, Ys Book I & II is a compilation of the […]

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The Virtual Console train picks up steam with Ys

By Spencer . August 1, 2008 . 11:54am

Since WiiWare launched in North America the Virtual Console has taken a backseat. Even in Japan the Virtual Console train is slowing down. Does anyone really want to buy Street Fighter II: Championship Edition on the Virtual Console when they can get Street Fighter II Turbo? At least next week we’re getting something noteworthy. Hudson […]

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