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  • Publisher: DotEmu
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 396.2 MB
  • Version: 1.0.2
  • Price: $4.99
  • Average User Rating: 4 (1)
App description: REVIEWS

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 franchises 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. Esterias 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, youll 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
-Achievements
-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!

PeteOzzy's comments:

Ys Chronicles 1

DotEmu
Genres: Games Action Adventure
GAME CENTER ENABLED
3.99 GBP


Quote:
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 franchises 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. Esterias 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, youll 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
- Achievements
- 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!












Supported Devices:
  • iPad2Wifi
  • iPhone4S
  • iPodTouchFifthGen
  • iPadFourthGen
  • iPadThirdGen
  • iPadMini
  • iPhone5s
  • iPhone-3GS
  • iPadThirdGen4G
  • iPadMini4G
  • iPadFourthGen4G
  • iPhone5
  • iPhone4
  • iPad23G
  • iPhone5c
  • iPhone6
  • iPodTouchFourthGen
  • iPhone6Plus

Minimum iOS Version: iOS 6.0

Download Size: 491.3MB

04-28-2015, 07:31 PM
#2
Joined: Oct 2013
Location: Norwich, England
Posts: 4,596
Why are you doing this to me Appstore? 5 RPGs on one random Tuesday?!

Well, I can't argue with DotEmu or Ys, so looks like another must-buy for me!

04-28-2015, 07:40 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 632
Quote:
Originally Posted by PeteOzzy View Post
Why are you doing this to me Appstore? 5 RPGs on one random Tuesday?!

Well, I can't argue with DotEmu or Ys, so looks like another must-buy for me!
Oh wow it is out? I don't see the link yet but I'm refreshing my store now. I've never not loved a dot emu port and I foresee good thinks here too
04-28-2015, 07:43 PM
#4
Joined: Oct 2013
Location: Norwich, England
Posts: 4,596
Quote:
Originally Posted by sivad View Post
Oh wow it is out? I don't see the link yet but I'm refreshing my store now. I've never not loved a dot emu port and I foresee good thinks here too
The link works in the UK, should just be a matter of time!

Edit: Added in the extra information in the meantime.
04-28-2015, 07:46 PM
#5
Joined: May 2014
Posts: 1,491
Wow what the hell is going on!? So many RPG's so little time 😁😁😁.. All we need is a FF7 port to drop tonight..
04-28-2015, 07:50 PM
#6
Joined: Jun 2011
Location: Monster Hunter Island
Posts: 5,170
Omg more RPGs! This one looks pretty legit as well.

TOP5: Chaos Rings 3 / Monster Hunter Freedom Unite / The World Ends With You / Kingdom Rush Series / Implosion
My Artwork: http://pixiv.me/raidriar
04-28-2015, 07:53 PM
#7
Joined: Oct 2013
Location: Norwich, England
Posts: 4,596
Quote:
Originally Posted by L.Lawliet View Post
Omg more RPGs! This one looks pretty legit as well.
Honestly, if you haven't played the Ys series then I think you'll love this. It's a wonderful series that doesn't get enough love and I have full faith in DotEmu in making it work on iOS.

What a great surprise!
04-28-2015, 08:03 PM
#8
Joined: Nov 2014
Posts: 158
I wonder what do they mean by "PUMP" system ? Is this system in the original PSP version. Really appreciate some gameplay video before I buy.
04-28-2015, 08:10 PM
#9
Joined: Oct 2013
Location: Norwich, England
Posts: 4,596
Quote:
Originally Posted by Opheus View Post
I wonder what do they mean by "PUMP" system ? Is this system in the original PSP version. Really appreciate some gameplay video before I buy.
Yep, it's the same as the PSP version which used the bump system too. Found a video of it in gameplay, though it's obviously not the iOS version:

04-28-2015, 08:14 PM
#10
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: on the internet
Posts: 1,547
WHAT IS HAPPENING? if today is this good I wonder what to expect tomorrow 0.0

im a rpg loving kind of guy