Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA

Nihon Falcom, NIS America

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84
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92%
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Based on 92 critic reviews
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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA

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Based on 92 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

84

Top Critic Average

92%

Critics Recommend

Based on 92 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCApr 16, 2018
PlayStation 4Sep 12, 2017
PlayStation VitaSep 12, 2017
Nintendo SwitchJun 26, 2018

Developer: Nihon Falcom

Publisher: NIS America

Genre: RPG

Ys returns with a brand new adventure for the first time in 8 years! Adol awakens shipwrecked and stranded on a cursed island. There, he and the other shipwrecked passengers he rescues form a village to challenge fearsome beasts and mysterious ruins on the isolated island. Amidst this, Adol begins to dream of a mysterious blue-haired maiden living in an unknown world. Join Adol as he unravels the riddle of the cursed isle and the blue-haired maiden Dana in Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA! Key Features: An Epic Tale - Follow Adol on his latest adventure and uncover the mysteries of the cursed island. Party On! – Change your playable character on-the-fly as you battle ferocious foes in lighting-fast combat. Another Side – Unravel the mystery of the blue-haired maiden Dana through her unique gameplay sections. It Takes a Village! – Rescue your fellow shipwrecked passengers and bring them to your village where they will provide valuable services.

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The storytelling is lacking but otherwise this is one of the most interesting Japanese role-players of recent years, and one that isn't afraid to take inspiration from other genres.

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Between building up your base, making new discoveries, and fighting intense boss battles, Ys VIII is a hard adventure to put down

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The latest entry in the Ys series delivers a fast-paced and very satisfying action-RPG experience.

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Recent News

New Ys Game Confirmed by Nihon Falcom

New Ys Game Confirmed by Nihon Falcom

After the success of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana on the Switch, it looks like Nihon Falcom is looking to hit another home run. It's just announced that another Ys title is in the works, and it's going to be a direct sequel to Ys VIII.

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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Switch Update 1.0.1 Patch Notes Explained

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Switch Update 1.0.1 Patch Notes Explained

We have the Ys VIII Lacrimosa of Dana Switch Update 1.0.1 Patch Notes available right here for you so you can know what's new with this day one patch.

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