Ys I & II | Ys Wiki | FANDOM powered by WikiaAnd its core combat mechanic, in which you don't attack enemies so much as you just run straight into them, is sure to both baffle and amuse even the most hardcore of adventure gamers. But that undeniable uniqueness is just what makes a download of this Wii Point package worth consideration. TurboGrafx fans have been clamoring for this game since the first TGCD titles starting appearing in the Wii Shop, and it's easy to see why it's held in such high regard. So give it a look, and prepare to make those random baddies take a taste of their own body-collision medicine. Ys Books I and II.
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Sign in. Watch now. Check out this collection of photos we love from some of our favorite video games. See our Video Games Guide for more. See the full gallery. The hero of Ys is an adventurous young swordsman named Adol Christin. As the story begins, he has just arrived at the Town of Minea, in the land of Esteria.
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It consist of enhanced remakes of the first two Ys games developed and published by Nihon Falcom for the PC home computer in Japan. In both games the player controls a red-haired swordsman named Adol Christin. In the first game he must seek out the six Books of Ys. These books contain the history of the ancient, vanished land of Ys, and will give him the knowledge he needs to defeat the evil forces currently sweeping the land of Esteria. In Ys II Adol is transported to the floating civilization of Ys, and begins a quest to unravel the secrets of the land, and finally rid it and Esteria of evil. All English translations of Ys II were part of a compilation; no standalone version has been localized. Ys I begins with a cutscene showing the main character, Adol Christin, gazing out to sea at the Stormwall which appeared around the island Esteria six months ago.
The two first games of Ys series were remade and re-released some times as part of the same package. It was one of the first video games to use CD-ROM, which was utilized to provide enhanced graphics, animated cut scenes ,  a Red Book CD audio soundtrack,  and voice acting. The game was critically acclaimed upon release for being one of the first games to effectively demonstrate the potential of the CD-ROM format, including a lengthy adventure, animated cut scenes, Red Book video game music , and voiced dialogues. As one of the first CD soundtracks in a video game, the music and audio have been critically acclaimed since its release. In , TurboPlay magazine stated that it gets the reviewer's "vote for having the greatest sound and music track ever recorded for a video game.