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“it works surprisingly well on touchscreens”
- Pocket Gamer
“As you would expect from DotEmu, this port is basically perfect from a technical standpoint. […] The actual gameplay is generally intact, however, and that means Ys Chronicles 1 is a must-have for any mobile RPG fan. It's a sheer joy to play, full of a kind of upbeat excitement that doesn't come around all that often. ”
- Touch Arcade
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Ys is an action-packed, heroic fantasy JRPG game that immerses you in a beautiful Japanese artistic universe. Originally released on PC and PSP in the 2000s, this remake of the famous franchise’s first episode, titled " Ancient Ys Vanished: Omen", returns in a mobile version especially adapted for touch gameplay.
In Ys, you play as Adol Christin, an adventurous young swordsman. Early in the story, you find yourself on a mysterious beach in Esteria, a kingdom whose cities are besieged by hordes of demoniac creatures. Esteria’s people are depending on you to defeat the demons and free the kingdom. To accomplish your goal, you must find six sacred books containing the history of the ancient land of Ys; books which will also provide you with the knowledge to restore peace. Throughout the game, you’ll gain experience and strength by discovering enchanted weapons and artifacts. Become a mighty knight and destroy your enemies!
Ys possesses a rich and poetic atmosphere with beautiful artistic direction, an incredible soundtrack and a deep story. Ys also stands out thanks to its unique fight mode: you must pounce on enemies to attack them ("BUMP" system). Perfectly adapted to touch devices, this one-touch combat system makes the game even more exciting and enjoyable.
- Virtual pad
- Controller support
- Languages : English, Japanese, French, Korean, Russian, Italian, Portuguese, German
- Helpful hints to assist your progress
- Several soundtracks choices, including Chronicles, Original, PC-88
- 2 game modes: Adventure, Time Attack
- 2 graphic mode (adventure mode only): Chronicles, Original
- HD menus
Discover or rediscover the godfather of Japanese action-RPG sagas with this mobile version you can play anywhere!
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Ys Chronicles II is now available!
There are innumerable versions of the excellent Ys 1. This one is based on the PC/PSP release, but for some reason has a new translation. Unfortunately, it’s awful. I recommend getting this on PC (GOG and Steam have it). Just about any not-ancient machine should be able to run it.
First Ys title I've ever played and I'm loving it! Bump system is way more fun than I thought it would be.
So far it's a fun game. But it needs an option to make it full screen. I don't like the borders.
Ys on IOS and for only $5 is a sweet buy. If your new to the series or old it is a must buy. Only thing I think they should add is a option to control movement speed.
Like the title says.
this is awesome...bring out the rest of the series.
Well first off this game is good. But I have an issue with it. I have to restart the game a few times already and when I get to the boss guy to get the first book. I can not go any further. I have talked to everyone and checked out the whole mine no clue what to do now. My hint is telling me to get the book of Y's in the basement. Any clue what I may be missed.
Another master system game! Please bring Golvellius back.
So far I love the game amazing port of a classic but when I get to the dahm tower and I have to go through the Devils corridor it always kicks me out. I'm playing on an IPad Air original and I would like to see this fixed otherwise I would have a five star review!
I loved this game on the Nintendo, Super Nintendo and Playstation. The Japanese animation was awesome too. Too bad they never finished it but. I'm sooooo glad this game has finally come to IOS.