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8.6 out of 10

Ys I & II Chronicles

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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

moon, Amazon
16 December 2014
Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Carl, Amazon
16 December 2014

User Review

Tessara_Vejgan, Metacritic
22 August 2014
  • Summary: I got all the way to Darn Tower and had enough of the game. Didn't even start Ys 2. I'm sure back then this was great but now days its just not very good. Everything about it is VERY primitive and simplistic. Ys came out originally in what 1990 or prior. Its not something I would recommend to people unless they are curious as how the games used to be. PS: Oh and the people below that I got all the way to Darn Tower and had enough of the game. Didn't even start Ys 2.
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Overall 10
10

Amazing Title in the RPG genre!

RyanRodriguez, Amazon
7 August 2014
  • Summary: Ys I and II Chronicles is a remake drone the originals. Everything in this game is far superior then the classics and what's event better is that both games are bundled together. If your a fan of RPGs especially Action RPGs then you need to grab this one.
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Overall 8
8.0

Definitive Version of Both Games

J. Michael Gallen "J. Michael Gallen", Amazon
20 July 2014
  • Summary: The first two games in Nihon Falcom's Ys series would definitely be frontrunners for the Guinness World Record for most ports and/or remakes of a videogame, seeing releases on various kinds of computers in Japan not to mention releases on the Famicom, TurboGrafx-16, Microsoft Windows, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2, the Nintendo DS, and the Nintendo Wii's Virtual Console.
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User Review

Tetsuro, Metacritic
3 February 2014
  • Summary: This game is just mediocre. It's not a bad game but it gives no satisfaction. Story seems on the weak side, graphics are pleasant, the music is good. The combat system is the weakest spot of the game. You have just to bounce on enemies. Weaponry too is just plain bad. I would not recommend this game, better to stick to other series (like Suikoden, Final Fantasy, Breath of Fire, etc.).
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Overall 10
10

great

Geary, Amazon
15 January 2014
  • Summary: Love the game thanks! This game is great from the look and the level of detail and the combat.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fun, but a bit outdated

lynn, Amazon
10 January 2014
  • Summary: I've been a fan of the later games in the series, but I never really check out the earlier entries. When I did, I knew nothing of the bumping mechanic and the general lack of direction common of games of that period. That made some areas tough to complete. There is no indication you absolutely must have certain equipment to defeat certain bosses, but when you do know, beating on them is quite satisfying.
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philthymcnasty, Metacritic
31 December 2013
  • Summary: I have played a lot of J-rpgs in my day. This one is garbage. Do not even bother pirating this stupid game. I was under the impression that this would be a secret of manna clone, but it is far worse. This plays like a junior high computer class project. the "bump'" system is where you "bump" into enemies to deal damage. It is garbage. There is no skill, no challenge, not even an animation I have played a lot of J-rpgs in my day. This one is garbage.
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Paikia, Metacritic
24 November 2013
  • Summary: I love this release of the first two games of the Ys series. It's the old-school gameplay I love, with modern graphics and sound. The games are a little on the short side, that's true, but the reviewer who mentioned 2-3 hours probably never played any of the games. It took me a little less than 10 hours to beat Ys 1 on Normal difficulty level, while I know the game very well from the I love this release of the first two games of the Ys series.
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