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Ys: Memories of Celceta

  • Released on Nov 26, 2013
  • By Falcom for PS Vita

[edit] Background

An extensive reimagining of (and pseudo-sequel to) Ys IV, one of the only Ys games never before released in the west, this title puts more enemies on screen than ever before and features the largest, most non-linear overworld in Ys history, boasting superlative graphics and a triumphant evolution of the fast-paced gameplay that has made this series a timeless action RPG mainstay. As the game opens, long-time protagonist Adol Christin finds himself alone, dazed and confused in a strange land, and must piece together his memories of how he got here and why, all the while struggling to determine whom he can trust.

[edit] Gameplay

The Ys series has long been known for its fast-paced and acrobatic combat, and Ys: Memories of Celceta proudly continues this tradition on the PlayStation®Vita system, adding optional touchscreen functionality to create a handheld action RPG experience unlike any other. Through clever use of the PS Vita’s rear touch pad, players are able to issue commands to allied forces while simultaneously engaging enemies in combat; and for a better view of the action, the camera can be zoomed in or out at any time through use of the device’s front touchscreen, providing a tactical advantage in large-scale fights. More processing power means more enemies on screen, and with the largest, most non-linear overworld in Ys history, Ys: Memories of Celceta boasts a superlative atmospheric experience, representing a thoroughly modern evolution of the high tempo gameplay that has made this series a timeless action RPG mainstay.

[edit] Features

  • Experience the Land of Celceta in English for the Very First Time
    Its first ever release in North America, Ys: Memories of Celeta will take players on a new adventure in never before seen locales within the Ys universe.
  • Explore the Biggest Overworld in Ys Series History
    Eclipsing all previous entries in the Ys series in both size and content, the overworld map metes out battle and exploration in equal measure. A robust mapping system with customizable waypoints and clear, detailed icons aid the journey through this mysterious new land.
  • Adventure Forth with a Party of Allies
    The party battle system from Ys Seven makes its triumphant return, but with a host of upgrades such as enhanced flash-guarding, fully configurable party AI and unique abilities for party members to streamline encounters for fast and furious battle.
  • Throw Down the Gauntlet in Boss Rush Mode
    Boss Rush makes a comeback, pitting Adol solo against implacable foes or allowing for full-on party combat, to keep the challenge going well after the main story has been completed.

This game is also known as Ys Celceta: Sea of Trees in Japan.


Ys: Memories of Celceta available today, Silver Anniversary Edition celebrates 25 years of Ys

Aw, Ys, gimme dat Memories of Celceta

Nov 26, 2013, by Rory Young | 1 comment
Ys: Memories of Celceta comes to PS Vita on November 26, the third fourth Ys title

This is the third Ys IV title and like the twentieth game, deal with it

Nov 07, 2013, by Rory Young | 5 comments
Ys: Celceta Sea of Trees trailer features party combat

Plus cutscenes, touch controls, and other elements

Jul 24, 2012, by Sean Ridgeley | 1 comment

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Release Dates
  • North America: Nov 26, 2013
  • Japan: Sep 27, 2012
  • Europe: Feb 21, 2014
  • Australia: Feb 26, 2014
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