Tag: Ys

  • News Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Dashes onto PS4 in 2021

    Gets a new gameplay trailer

    The next instalment in the long running Ys series will be coming West in 2021 on PlayStation 4. Ys IX: Monstrum Nox got a new gameplay trailer during the New Game+ Expo, and it looks as frantic as you'd expect. We've still got a while to wait for this one, then, but at least Adol and the gang have got a release window to...

  • News You Can Give Action RPG Ys VIII a Try with Free PS4 Demo

    Adol mind if I do

    Head over to the PlayStation Store right now and you can download a playable demo for Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana. The hectic action role-playing game scored an 8/10 in our review, so we reckon you should definitely give it a fair shot. The demo weighs in at around 800MB, and for some reason, it's misspelled on the PlayStation...

  • News A Brand New Entry in the Beloved Ys Series is Coming to PS4 and Vita in 2015

    Oh Ysssssss!

    Ys is a funny old series. The most recent one to come out in the west was Memories of Celceta on Vita, to which we gave a very positive review, but there have been plenty of entries which missed Europe entirely. And while it remains a hopelessly niche property over here in the west, in Japan it's a major franchise. Running since 1987,...

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    Review Ys: Memories of Celceta

    Never forget

    The Ys series has a peculiar past consisting of large gaps between sequels, a slew of different developers creating non-canon side projects, and an overall lack of localisation in Europe and North America. However, despite all of this turmoil, its refined mechanics and generally dependable quality has earned it a loyal following all...