Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is a great action role-playing game marred by a shoddy localization. Following fan outcry over grammatical errors, inconsistencies and typos, NIS America announced today it’s doing the whole thing over again.
The Ys series has been setting the bar for combat and music in action role-playing games since 1987. The latest game, Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, is no different, but it does have something more recent entries have lacked—a memorable story.
The PC version of Ys VIII: The Lacrimosa of Dana has been delayed. Originally due out tomorrow alongside the excellent Playstation 4 and Vita versions, NIS America says the PC release is on hold due to “continued efforts to improve gameplay quality.” No new date was given.
During the early years in gaming, JRPGs were one of the few ways of getting a good, meaningful story in games, but as much as fans of the genre adore them, JRPGs have their fair share of problems. The story of the genre hasn’t been the smoothest, and many people’s experiences reflect that, my own included. This is a…
Japanese high school kids fighting evil in secret. I’ve never heard of that premise before. No, wait. I have.
As we wait for Trails in the Sky's new chapter to drop, Japan is getting ready for a new Legend of Heroes RPG of its own. Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Flash chronologically takes place before Trails in the Sky, during the oft-referenced Great War. It is set to hit the PS3 and Vita in Japan on September 26.
This isn't the most beautiful business card. Folks like Goichi Suda (No More Heroes) or Hideo Kojima (Metal Gear Solid) have much better looking cards, but certainly not more amazing than Nihon Falcom's seemingly indestructible cards. While it's unlikely that these business cards will ever experience rough treatment,…