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A new game in the Ys series was announced during Sony's pre-Tokyo Game Show 2014 press event today. The role-playing game is being created by Nihon Falcom, the series' longtime developers. It will launch in 2015 for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita.

September 1st 2014 at 3:57am 0 Comments
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The latest Humble Weekly Bundle sets its sights on Japanese developers, offering up a collection of games from Falcom, Edelweiss, and other standout creators. All bundle buyers receive copies of the off-kilter apartment management sim Unholy Heights, autoscrolling roguelike One Way Heroics, and t...

August 7th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're unfamiliar with Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky, that may be because Nihon Falcom's acclaimed PSP JRPG only headed West towards the end of the system's life cycle. The good news is there's now a new way of playing it, with the trilogy's first chapter coming to Steam later today, cour...

July 29th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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NIS America has set a date for its upcoming European launch of Falcom's PlayStation Vita action-RPG Ys: Memories of Celceta, announcing that the game will hit store shelves on February 21. A digital release via PSN will follow on February 25. Memories of Celceta reached North American shores last...

December 14th 2013 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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Falcom's 16-bit action-RPG Ys 5 has been localized and patched by the team of fan translators at Aeon Genesis, ending its long reign as the sole entry in the Ys series to never see an English-language release. Ys 5 debuted as a somewhat controversial game in 1995, arriving exclusively on the Super...

December 5th 2013 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Xseed Games finalized its launch plans for the upcoming PS Vita action-RPG Ys: Memories of Celceta, revealing that a bonus-filled special edition will hit store shelves later this month. Celceta's $59.99 Silver Anniversary Edition includes a three-CD soundtrack featuring music from Falcom's long-...

November 7th 2013 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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NIS America announced that it will publish Falcom's PlayStation Vita action-RPG Ys: Memories of Celceta in Europe early next year. Celceta marks the latest entry in the long-running Ys series, which spans multiple decades and several console generations. Memories of Celceta revisits characters and...

October 29th 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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XSEED is beginning to publish PC games for Steam, starting with a pair of Ys remakes. Ys: The Oath in Felghana will be available for purchase on March 19 for $14.99. It's coming out a while after the PSP version here, but in Japan this PC release predated the PSP by about five years.Perhaps even mo...

March 13th 2012 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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Though Trails in the Sky has already been out in North America for long enough to be the subject of an Amazon Lightning Deal, European PSP owners are still waiting for this branch of Falcom's complicated family tree (unless they imported it). The wait is almost over: Ghostlight announced today...

October 18th 2011 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Nihon Falcom, creator of the Ys and Dragon Slayer series, has ardently supported the PSP with games, and will continue this trend into the next generation. According to an interview with Dengeki PlayStation magazine summarized by Andriasang, Falcom is developing a new role-playing game for the NG...

March 23rd 2011 at 3:00am 0 Comments