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Ys Origin

Rating Summary

Based on 36 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

72%

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Based on 36 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Feb 21, 2017
PlayStation VitaFeb 21, 2017
Xbox OneApr 11, 2018

Developer: DotEmu

Genre: RPG

Following a devastating demonic invasion, the twin Goddesses use their magic to bring the inhabitants of legendary Ys safely into the sky. While the demons work to construct Devil’s Tower and reach the humans’ new abode, the Goddesses disappear. As a mighty warrior or a cunning mage, you must seek the Goddesses in Devil’s Tower. With your swordsmanship and spells, can you banish evil from the land of your ancestors?
Ys Origin PS4 / PS Vita - Teaser Trailer PSX 2016 thumbnail

Ys Origin PS4 / PS Vita - Teaser Trailer PSX 2016

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If you don't mind the game's port-related problems and weird changes, there's a chance that you could still have a good time with hacking your way through its enemies and bosses – especially if you're down with turning your Sony systems into your Ys machines. If anything, it's important for one to see if they can put up with DotEmu's work before they accept their mission to find the twin Goddesses.

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Ys Origin is a simple but very enjoyable and replayable Action RPG. If you like this genre and the series, don't miss it.

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Ys Origin on PlayStation 4 is a very good port of a classic game that is the prequel to one of the best action RPG franchises of all time.

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Despite an average story, Ys Origin solidifies itself as an excellent classic thanks to the fantastic gameplay and superb visuals and music.

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