One of Nihon Falcom’s flagship series, the Ys games are some of the very best action RPGs around, and the franchise has grown, evolved and changed with the times. And best of all, protagonist Adol still has many adventures ahead of him yet!
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Ys: Introduction and History-Ys is one of the longest running series in gaming, yet it remains relatively niche-interest compared to the Marios and Zeldas of the world. Let's look back over the series to date.
Ys: Evolution of an Action RPG-The Ys series, like Zelda, was always intended to be an accessible, approachable take on the action RPG. But exactly what that means has changed quite a bit over the years.
Ys: Building a World, One Game at a Time-Ys developer Falcom is great at crafting worlds -- particularly over the course of multiple games. And, as it happens, the Ys series itself is the perfect example of this.
Ys: Sights and Sounds-The overall aesthetic of the Ys series has changed quite a bit over time... but in its most modern incarnations it provides some of the best examples of Falcom's sound team doing what they do!
The One-Liner Challenge-Time for a Community tag post! This one looked like a particularly fun one, and after the lovely Irina from I Drink and Watch Anime specifically requested me to do one about games, who was I to refuse? The original tag came from The Awkward Book Blogger and was based around, as you might expect, … Continue reading The One-Liner Challenge→