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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Now Live on PC, and It’s a Mess

216 days after Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana saw its English release on PS4, it finally arrived on PC, though not without issues. Immediately after release, reports of few graphical options…

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Ys VIII Delayed Indefinitely For PC, Translation Patch Still Coming

NIS America announced late last week that the PC version of Ys VIII is delayed indefinitely, due to persistent framerate issues. A post on Ys VIII‘s Steam Community by NIS America’s VP and COO Mitsuharu…

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NIS America Apologizes for Ys VIII’s Localization, Promises Free Update

NIS America’s President and CEO, Takuro Yamashita has officially apologized for the poor quality of Ys VIII‘s localization. The bulk of the official statement posted on NIS America’s blog reads as…

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Ys Seven (PC) Review – Party Up

XSEED Games originally released Ys Seven (the first of their Nihon Falcom translations) all the way back in 2010. Back then, the company was more or less the only localization studio…

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An Interview with Nihon Falcom President Toshihiro Kondo on Ys VIII and More

Right before this year’s AnimeExpo, TechRaptor got the chance to send some questions NIS America’s way to ask the president of Nihon Falcom, Toshihiro Kondo. Below are the 10 answers…

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XSEED Games Announces Ys Seven for PC Coming This Summer

During last week’s “XSEED XSTREAM”, XSEED Games announced that they were bringing their previous PSP release Ys Seven to Windows PC this Summer. (Skip to 1:22:00 for the start of…

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Ys Origin Coming to the PS4 and PS Vita in 2017

Ys Origin is coming to North America again. The RPG will be getting a Western release for both the Playstation 4 and the Playstation Vita on February 21st, 2017. Ys Origin…

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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Introduces new Protagonist

Nihon Falcom’s upcoming Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana has showcased new character artwork and screenshots showing off their upcoming RPG.  The biggest news is the reveal of a new protagonist to…

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Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim Review – An “Ys”-y Recommendation

Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim, at its original Japanese release, was the first Ys title to release in nearly 8 years. With its 2005 PS2 release in the West,…

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Release Date/More Details for PC release of Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim Released

Last month we reported that Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim was getting a western PC release, courtesy of XSEED Games. Originally announced with a release window for this spring,…