The Scoop: XSEED Games and Falcon put the story telling and character development elements of the traditional RPG on the back burner as an amazing combat system leads the way in Ys Seven – the latest installment to the Ys series.
Publisher: XSEED Games
Platform(s): Sony PSP
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The Setup: Adol Christin, a.ka. Adol the Red, a.k.a. the same red-haired protagonist in previous Ys games, and his longtime buddy Dogi, embark upon the land of Altago in search of new a adventure – and a new adventure is what they get.
Shortly after their arrival, the adventuring duo have an audience with the King of Altago and are tasked with the duty to rid the land of an evil force (of course). To do so, Adol and Dogi must travel the land of Altago in search of fellow warriors to aid them in their duty, and must acquire the power of the Five Dragons that protect Altago.
Ok, so the story might not be the most compelling or most unique that we’ve seen, but that’s not what makes Ys Seven a spectacular game. Ys Seven is all about the loot, crazy bosses, weapons creation, and hack-and-slash goodness.
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