An Action RPG driven by fast-paced combat and paired with an intricate puzzle-filled world
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Data di rilascio: 19 mar 2012

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Acquista Ys The Oath in Felghana

 

Informazioni sul gioco

When redheaded thrill-seeker Adol Christin and his eternal blue-haired companion Dogi make an unannounced visit to Dogi's homeland of Felghana after an eight-year absence, it quickly becomes apparent that things have changed dramatically. Hordes of violent monsters roam the outskirts of town, a long-dormant volcano has suddenly sprung back to life and the new lord of the land has begun mercilessly and inexplicably extorting money from its long-suffering citizens. While Dogi seeks out his former combat master for answers, Adol tends to the townsfolk -- and finds himself embroiled in a world of political conspiracies, ancient legacies and unthinkable taboos.

A complete 3D reimagining of the 16-bit console classic "Ys III: Wanderers From Ys," Ys: The Oath in Felghana is a fast-paced action role-playing game with tight controls, Metroidvania-style exploration elements, intense combat with epic screen-filling boss battles, and a thrashing, percussive arranged soundtrack that's been heralded by many as one of the best of all time. Based on the original 2005 PC release, this classic is finally officially available in English with added Steamworks features such as achievements and cloud saving.

Come see why Falcom fans the world over regard this game as "Ys, Perfected"!

Key Features:

  • Six difficulty levels ranging from "Very Easy" for casual players to "Inferno" for true old-school gaming masters.
  • Unlockable "Time Attack" and "Boss Rush" modes for anyone looking to show off his/her boss-taming abilities.
  • Over 30 unique Steam Achievements as well as Steam Cloud support.
  • Adjustable high-resolution PC graphics with original blood effects intact.
  • Gamepad support in addition to standard keyboard and mouse controls.

Requisiti di sistema

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: Pentium III 800 MHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 32 MB VRAM, 3D accelerator compatible w/ DirectX 9.0c
    • DirectX®: 8.0
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB HD space
    • Sound: Compatible with DirectX 9.0c
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7
    • Processor: Pentium III 1 GHz or higher
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 32 MB VRAM, 3D accelerator compatible w/ DirectX 9.0c
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB HD space
    • Sound: Compatible with DirectX 9.0c
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gahram
( 32.3 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 17 aprile
What an absolutely wonderful game! This is the game that proves that you dont need high end graphics to make one heck of a game! Characters are unforgatable, the gameplay keeps you at the edge of your seat, and the story is thick and juicy! This is all the elements i love about video games. FPS are so overated! oh and the soundtrack! OMG THE SOUNDTRACK!! who plays that violin!?
hotdog Ɛݙ 🐝 Bzzz
( 15.3 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 17 aprile
Falcom makes really good games and this is no exception.
Sajko
( 22.5 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 13 marzo
Ys: The Oath in Felghana is a very challenging action-RPG game. While the story and RPG elements are quite basic, everything else is just great. Fast, action oriented gameplay with fluid controls along with epic soundtrack makes you feel like a badass while fighting through numerous monsters and unique boss fights. The bosses are varied and there are lots of them. Learning their patterns and patience is key to success here. After you beat certain difficult boss and your heart is still beating like crazy, you get that same great feeling like beating a boss in Dark Souls. Make sure you also try Time Attack mode after you finish the game!

This was my first YS game and I played through it on Normal difficulty and had a tough time in certain parts of the game. If you are newcomer to the series I recommend starting with either Very Easy or Easy difficulty. Overall I had a blast with this and will definately give other games in the series a try.

Highly recommended!
JumboG
( 13.6 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 25 febbraio
Bosses are stupidly hard. Game is a fun challange leading up to the boss where you fight all the small enemies, then you have to back track and grind for another 5 levels to even hope to beat the boss once in 50 tries.
Artamis
( 12.1 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 20 febbraio
The difficulty settings should read more like:

Easy
Are you tryin' to say you're better than me?
No
Well if you say so
Idiot... you better be one

Kinda cute.
Ron Paul
( 19.7 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 17 febbraio
This game is ridiculously hard. I had to pay my 50 year old butler to grind my level to 60 for the final boss. God bless America.
DANGO KING DANGO
( 5.4 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 16 febbraio
This game is great except for the boss fights, and the fact that at certain points you will be unable to go back and grind for better gear.

Every single boss fight has at least one attack that can kill you in 1-3 hits so be prepared to practice.
Boogeyman
( 15.7 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 15 febbraio
This game is a very well made part of the Ys-series. Inspired by "Ys: Ark of naptism", the combat system developed to an very well made gameplay-style.
The story and the character are also very interesting and well made.
A big plus goes to the music which always keeps the tension up when slashing through monster hordes.

Pretty much the perfection in the development of the Ys remakes, which differ very much in playstyle/ graphics etc.
Recommend this even for full price.
Paul Kersey
( 22.0 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 13 febbraio
Would give this game a 10/10 if the Boss fights were no complete shitfests...
Kev
( 23.0 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 7 febbraio
Ys: The Oath in Felghana is a fun game, a really fun one, so much so that you can even overlook its storytelling flaws, those moments Nihon Falcom dropped the pen. The music will have you humming and nodding to the beats.

You can read the full review on The Mental Attic: http://thementalattic.com/2015/12/02/review-ys-the-oath-in-felghana/
Calamity Blaster
( 25.2 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 6 febbraio
This game broke me

10/10
The Nicolonel
( 14.9 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 27 gennaio
While the main character quickly falls to the wayside and they focus more on his cute red-haired boyfriend, this game is still a very fun, fast-paced entry in the Magnificent Adventures of Dogi franchise with Falcom's renowned JDK band providing more kickin' rad musical arrangements. We can only hope Dogi gets more screen time in the newer upcoming titles in the series.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhueKrgu8b0
Izaiyo
( 17.1 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 23 gennaio
this is the first ys game i've played and its pretty dope. highly recommended.
DigitalWanderer
( 7.0 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 23 gennaio
If you like old school Zelda games come meet the awesome cousin.
Valkrynnus Krynnus
( 35.9 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 18 gennaio
No nonsense ARPG. This is what all RPGs should strive to be. No melodrama. No sissy boy main characters. No overly dramatic crap. No desire to be a movie masquerading as a barely playable game. No "OMG look at these graphics" to distract you from how much crap the rest of the game is. Here it is the rest of the game that wows you.

The plot is simple and I like that. It doesn't take itself seriously. What this game does take seriously is the gameplay. The combat is fun. You can avoid enemies. No random encounters. No crap loot either. Everything has a purpose. You don't need to waste your time doing inventory management. No useless items. No useless spells. It is a finely balanced game.

After playing this game, I wonder, why the hell are all other games not like this.

Where other games randomly generate crap loot for you to search through. This game has a very very limited inventory, all useful during the time they are available to you. You don't need to manage inventory, wondering if you need to drop X to make room for Y.

Where other games randomly generate dungeons for you. This game gives you hand crafted dungeons that require some good platforming to get hidden treasure.

Where other games throw a million abilities and spells at you; half of which are useless against the majority of enemies, this game gives you 4 abilities. All of them useful.

This game is a masterpiece. You cannot take away anything from it without totally ruining. And if you were to add anything you would probably just ruin the precise balance of it.

If you enjoyed Dark Souls/Demon Souls. These games are a level of precision above those.
Ciccioimberlicchio
( 16.6 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 8 gennaio
Spoiler Free Review

I played Ys: The Ark of Naphitism years ago on PSP but i never finished it and i actually don't remember anythign about it so playing Ys: The Oath in Felghana was like playing Ys games for the first time.

when i bought the game i didn't know what to expect i usually drop single players games when i play on pc after a couple of hours because i'm lazy and i prefer play online

However for this game was an other story, i Loved every single moment of it, the gameplay is fun the artworks are great and the music is Amazing, some parts of the story were predictable but towards the end there's some surprises

The gameplay is pretty simple you can walk, run, jump freely in the world and there's no random encounter, the enemies wander around the map/dungeouns and you hit him with your sword or magic, that's it, for some people it may feel like a 2d Dark Souls because most of the enemies are tough if you do not have the right equipment and of course if your Lv is low, some of them requires to learn a specific pattern or you'll get countered easily.
For last you should never get surrounded by enemies because there's no invincibiliy or recovery time after you get hit (unless you get Knocked down) again, it reminded me the previous mentioned dark souls just a bit

The Boss fights are tough too and some of them are hard even if you memorized the boss patters because there's so much stuff going when fighting, some felt impossible at first but after levelling 2-3 more levels you'll notice that it'll get WAY more easier than it used to be at lower level

i kept gong back to this game everytime i would until i beated it, it was a fun experience and super addicting to me plus that Sountrack is so good that you'll keep revisiting previous zones just for listen to them

Overall the game was amazing and i think everyoen should give it a chance, and if you do not like it there's always a refund option.

Pre Zombie
( 3.6 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 8 gennaio
I found the controls for this wonky, so much so i never really got into the game. Sadly I purchased this before the recent addition of a sane refund policy.
styldchaos
( 8.9 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 7 gennaio
This game feel great!
You go along just button mashing through regular enemies thinking ok this is kinda easy, then you meet a boss and he or she hands your ♥♥♥ to you, again, and again, and again, until you finally beat them with only a pixel of health left.
This is not a friendly game totally an understatement, but I keep wanting to come back to it after I pick up the controller I threw across the room. I could not recommend this more.
Cons
-Punishing!
Pros
-you feel so good when you finally beat that dang boss! everytime!
>GW2 Players< Aribaka - Martin90
( 12.8 ore in totale )
Pubblicata: 6 gennaio
For people who likes retro rpg games :)
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Pubblicata: 13 marzo
Ys: The Oath in Felghana is a very challenging action-RPG game. While the story and RPG elements are quite basic, everything else is just great. Fast, action oriented gameplay with fluid controls along with epic soundtrack makes you feel like a badass while fighting through numerous monsters and unique boss fights. The bosses are varied and there are lots of them. Learning their patterns and patience is key to success here. After you beat certain difficult boss and your heart is still beating like crazy, you get that same great feeling like beating a boss in Dark Souls. Make sure you also try Time Attack mode after you finish the game!

This was my first YS game and I played through it on Normal difficulty and had a tough time in certain parts of the game. If you are newcomer to the series I recommend starting with either Very Easy or Easy difficulty. Overall I had a blast with this and will definately give other games in the series a try.

Highly recommended!
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Pubblicata: 17 aprile
What an absolutely wonderful game! This is the game that proves that you dont need high end graphics to make one heck of a game! Characters are unforgatable, the gameplay keeps you at the edge of your seat, and the story is thick and juicy! This is all the elements i love about video games. FPS are so overated! oh and the soundtrack! OMG THE SOUNDTRACK!! who plays that violin!?
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Pubblicata: 8 gennaio
Spoiler Free Review

I played Ys: The Ark of Naphitism years ago on PSP but i never finished it and i actually don't remember anythign about it so playing Ys: The Oath in Felghana was like playing Ys games for the first time.

when i bought the game i didn't know what to expect i usually drop single players games when i play on pc after a couple of hours because i'm lazy and i prefer play online

However for this game was an other story, i Loved every single moment of it, the gameplay is fun the artworks are great and the music is Amazing, some parts of the story were predictable but towards the end there's some surprises

The gameplay is pretty simple you can walk, run, jump freely in the world and there's no random encounter, the enemies wander around the map/dungeouns and you hit him with your sword or magic, that's it, for some people it may feel like a 2d Dark Souls because most of the enemies are tough if you do not have the right equipment and of course if your Lv is low, some of them requires to learn a specific pattern or you'll get countered easily.
For last you should never get surrounded by enemies because there's no invincibiliy or recovery time after you get hit (unless you get Knocked down) again, it reminded me the previous mentioned dark souls just a bit

The Boss fights are tough too and some of them are hard even if you memorized the boss patters because there's so much stuff going when fighting, some felt impossible at first but after levelling 2-3 more levels you'll notice that it'll get WAY more easier than it used to be at lower level

i kept gong back to this game everytime i would until i beated it, it was a fun experience and super addicting to me plus that Sountrack is so good that you'll keep revisiting previous zones just for listen to them

Overall the game was amazing and i think everyoen should give it a chance, and if you do not like it there's always a refund option.

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14.1 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 30 dicembre 2015
Remake di "Ys III Wanderers of Ys" realizzato con il motore grafico 3D isometrico implementato in Ys VI. In questo capitolo Adol accompagnerà il suo amico Dogi nella sua terra natale a Felghana, dove una tirannia opprime la popolazione e mostri vagano per la terra indisturbati. Adol da eore qual'è non si lascerà scappare l'occasione per aiutare la gente di Felghana e scoprire i segreti di questa nuova terra. Nihon Falcom decise di reinventare totalmente questo titolo ed evolvere tutto ciò che già funzionava nel gameplay di Ys VI. Abbiamo armi ed armature che possono essere temprate per maggiore efficacia, abbiamo anelli magici che potremo potenziare con le giuste gemme e una boost mode che aumenta la nostra velocità, difesa e attacco per breve tempo. Una cosa in cui scarseggia questo titolo è la selezione di accessori, molto pochi e necessari semplicemente per attraversare determinate zone più facilmente. Il gioco è un action RPG isometrico molto frenetico, con elementi di platforming e un personaggio molto abile e versatile nel combattimento. Di tutti i capitoli che ho giocato finora questo è sicuramente il più equilibrato dal punto di vista della difficoltà. Anche a livello normale questo gioco sa essere brutale, specialmente i boss vi metteranno alla prova duramente, analizzare i pattern è la chiave per vincere, sfruttando tutti i tuoi attacchi e le tue magie per evitare danni il più possibile, in quanto non è possibile curarsi durante le boss fight. Come sempre il grinding può aiutare, ma in questo gioco la curva di sviluppo è molto controllata, costringendovi a tentare il tutto e per tutto contro un boss al livello consigliato piuttosto che spendere ore e ore per salire di livello. Non è grave perchè anche il più piccolo numero in questo gioco può fare la differenza: un livello, una magia più potente, un armatura o un arma con un po di tempra in più e la battaglia può cambiare radicalmente. Ad lenire la frustrazione ci pensa soprattutto la meravigliosa soundtrack, molto trascinante e memorabile, un inno che vi rimarrà impresso per tutta la vostra avventura. Se siete in cerca di una sfida, questo è il titolo perfetto per voi, è molto veloce sulla durata delle 10 ore e la storia per quanto semplice è molto ben narrata e i personaggi sanno lasciare il segno
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35.9 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 18 gennaio
No nonsense ARPG. This is what all RPGs should strive to be. No melodrama. No sissy boy main characters. No overly dramatic crap. No desire to be a movie masquerading as a barely playable game. No "OMG look at these graphics" to distract you from how much crap the rest of the game is. Here it is the rest of the game that wows you.

The plot is simple and I like that. It doesn't take itself seriously. What this game does take seriously is the gameplay. The combat is fun. You can avoid enemies. No random encounters. No crap loot either. Everything has a purpose. You don't need to waste your time doing inventory management. No useless items. No useless spells. It is a finely balanced game.

After playing this game, I wonder, why the hell are all other games not like this.

Where other games randomly generate crap loot for you to search through. This game has a very very limited inventory, all useful during the time they are available to you. You don't need to manage inventory, wondering if you need to drop X to make room for Y.

Where other games randomly generate dungeons for you. This game gives you hand crafted dungeons that require some good platforming to get hidden treasure.

Where other games throw a million abilities and spells at you; half of which are useless against the majority of enemies, this game gives you 4 abilities. All of them useful.

This game is a masterpiece. You cannot take away anything from it without totally ruining. And if you were to add anything you would probably just ruin the precise balance of it.

If you enjoyed Dark Souls/Demon Souls. These games are a level of precision above those.
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14.9 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 27 gennaio
While the main character quickly falls to the wayside and they focus more on his cute red-haired boyfriend, this game is still a very fun, fast-paced entry in the Magnificent Adventures of Dogi franchise with Falcom's renowned JDK band providing more kickin' rad musical arrangements. We can only hope Dogi gets more screen time in the newer upcoming titles in the series.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhueKrgu8b0
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Pubblicata: 24 dicembre 2015
"People think this game is hard? This is easy... probably just a grind fest"

*Get to first boss fight*

"WHAT THE, WHO THE, HOW THE, **** DO YOU THIS"

*Gets first acheivement, Is game telling me to go look at the FAQ because i'm so bad*

*Beat boss, get first real upgrade*

*Screen filled with fireballs. Feel like a god*

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-Has good "control feel" buttons easily remap to any config you want. Controls are extremely responsive.

-Visually appealing. Settings are colourful, colours are very rich.

-wicked soundtrack. Game doesn't spam one genre of music at you,

-Wide array of difficulty settings. General combat isn't easy, but is fun and enjoyable, and avoidable. Bosses are difficult, but relatively pattern based. (This is based on fighting two bosses so far... fyi)

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-You probably NEED a game pad. I'm a keyboard and mouse person and I need a gamepad for this. I'm sure it can be done though ;)

-A tad grindy at first glance, but enemies respawn when you move into a new area, areas load quick, and you can find sweet farming spots.

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16.7 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 14 dicembre 2015
Have you ever thought Zelda was too easy?

Have you ever thought that Dark Souls was too easy?

Then this is the game for you!
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Pubblicata: 23 gennaio
this is the first ys game i've played and its pretty dope. highly recommended.
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Pubblicata: 23 dicembre 2015
I'm not very good at putting my thoughts to words, but this is one of the best games I have ever played. The story might be light and the world not so large, but the time spent playing it feels fantastic. The action is fast, the controls are on point, the music rocks, the graphics are sharp for their age (older 3D with 2D sprites). Great game.
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Pubblicata: 17 febbraio
This game is ridiculously hard. I had to pay my 50 year old butler to grind my level to 60 for the final boss. God bless America.
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Pubblicata: 5 settembre 2014
Ys: The Oath in Felghana, remake del terzo capitolo della celebra saga di Ys edito per la prima volta in occidente per PSP e Steam.
Come gli altri capitoli si tratta di un action-jrpg molto frenetico che punta tutto nel gameplay.
Difficoltà elevata, tante combo, oggetti e boss.
Da giocare se si è amanti del genere.
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37.7 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 4 maggio 2014
This is my personal favorite game in the Ys series. It has my favorite combat system and Adol is your playable character for this Ys game. I love a good challenge and this is the most challenging game in the Ys series. Many people won't ever complete it on Normal difficulty (you can choose an easier difficulty though). The boss battles in this game are extremely challenging, yet not cheap in the slightest. You need to learn how to dodge all enemy attacks and you will feel great about doing it with this fantastic combat system.

Theres nothing special about the storyline or graphics in this game, its obvious that everything was spent on developing the combat system and boss battles. You have a main town that you visit for supplies and forging new equipment, while traveling the world for new dungeons to explore. Theres lots of secrets, upgrades and new abilities to find throughout the game. Theres also some small sidequests you can complete for achievements and other rewards.

The game will last you around 15 hours and you unlock a Boss Rush aftering completing the game. If you like action RPGs, this is a must buy.
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Pubblicata: 25 novembre 2013
Ys: The Oath in Felghana is a rare beast on the PC... well it is to me. Before I broke down and bought it I stared at its gameplay video in steam. I stalked the title for months on end. I was delighted to see a JRPG on Steam. Would my delight be broken, or would I take the oath and never look back?

First off I must say I played this game to completion with a gamepad. I never even once tested out the keyboard ad mouse controls. This type of game just screamed use a controller to me haha. The game controls perfectly with a gamepad. Every little command I used worked, and never were the controls broken. A++ on that.

Sound design in Ys is all about the music. The sound effects are very basic and serve the game well, but do not stand out at all. The musical score on the other hand does stand out. Each piece was moving, and the guitar driven battle themes fit perfectly. Never once did I feel like I wanted to put on my own soundtrack while playing the game. If it's any testament to the games music, I would even go into the options menu just to play the games soundtrack a few occasions.

The story of the game is its weakest area. The game uses nearly every JRPG trope. I knew of every upcoming plot twist and action. This made me really sad as someone who enjoys a good narrative. I must admit though that not once did the narrative become convoluted. It served its purpous rather well, and that was to transition from dungeon to dungeon and the awesomely addicting gameplay.

The gameplay of Ys is where it's at. A simple mixture of semi strategic hack n slash with a dabble of platforming and RPG light elements. Combat is fast, fluid and when you get hit it's ultimately you're fault. The game doesn't offer that much in terms of different combos. You can perform only basic ground and air combos. You can't knock an enemy into the air and combo them further. What you can do is cancel combos to get in more hits. There are 3 magic in the game, but playing on normal I didn't find much use for them. The most useful if magics is the earth dash as it nullifies enemy attacks. Once you get this magic it'll be you're go to magic. This is because the game doesn't feature a shield or dodge roll which some may find annoying, but I understood it as part of the game.

Level design is simplistic and yet very well done. That being said, there are a few areas where you can enter a new screen keep holding the same direction, and move yourself back into the previous area. It's a personal annoyance to me. These areas are few and far between so it's not that big of a deal. The platforming segents mainly located towards the end of the game are well thought out. I initially believed I was going to have trouble with them until I realised your character shadow does appear on the ground. This way you could at least tell where you might land. For people who fear platforming there is a mode in options to make it even easier, and even at that there no fall related deaths in the game.

The bosses are where the game really shines. Each boss fight presents a new challenge and build upon eachother as the game progresses. You're first time playing the game the bosses will kick your ♥♥♥, unless you're an uber-gamer, don't get discouraged. Their attacks hit hard, and require precise timing to dodge. There is also limited time to hit the bosses. That window becomes less and less as the game goes on forcing you to get better with your attack dodging. This type of progression is saught after by me, because no matter how much someone could power level, you still need the skill to back it up. Speaking of leveling in this game, I didn't have to grind more than one time, and the combat is so fluid and fun it didn't even feel like grinding and lasted all of thirty minutes anyways.

Ys: The Oath in Felghana isn't an expierence I'll soon forget. Nearly all elements of the game blend harmoniously into a polished hidden gem just waiting to be stumbled upon. I thought I was risking $15 paying full price for the game, but my apprehension was laid to rest quickly.
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Pubblicata: 9 novembre 2015
Ys games are all action RPGs where you control one character (usually Adol, though Origins has no Adol and I think Seven has multiple character options?) against the world in a story-moderate environment. (moderate compared to Falcom's other RPG series, Legend of Heroes) Grinding is generally expected to some extent, but that'll only ease the pain so far -- especially as you get to the end bosses. They're also known for their amazing rock/metal soundtracks.

As for this particular Ys game...one word: Brutal.

I've played Origin, I & II, and VI on Steam and this one still annihilates me...on NORMAL. What separates most of the difficulties is simply damage caused by enemies and enemy health, and the enemy patterns can be difficult to make out after your first 10 or so attempts at a particular boss. Just a fair warning -- you need to be in the zone while playing to stand a chance...or you just need to be better than this reviewer.

Aside from that, it's a loose remake of Ys III, the one "platformer" of the series and as such, this one has a lot of platforming elements. Thanks to the fixed camera, though, the 3d platforming is pretty simple and straightforward.

One disappointment worth noting: Some PSP features like New Game+ (which itself was very minor) and refining gear up to level 9 are gone from this port. Seems strange, especially since the achievements beg "replay", but it's not anywhere near a deal breaker.
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Pubblicata: 16 maggio 2014
Harder than Dark Souls.
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Best in the series. An excellent game where it's polished for the highest difficulty. Nothing is as satisfying as struggling through this game on Hard, then coming back to play on Inferno and see that everything has become harder (while not being unfair) but so did I, and it was manageable. There are more than a dozen bosses in the game and there's like 1-2 bosses that's actually feel obnoxious. Also the kickass music, great level design and a lot of other things just flow so well together.

If you want to choose between this and Ys: Origin, I'd recommend this. Origin has more things (3 characters) and more stuff to do with, but some of its bosses have healing abilities and pretty much you to mash buttons constantly. It's still an excellent game, so buy both.
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Rarely does a game get so many things right: Art, Music, Story, Mechanics, Polish... Not only did I have a lot of fun throughout the experience, the ending truly left me inspired!

I don't want to nitpick an otherwise great game, so there: 9.8/10
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It's a game where you swing a sword and things die while you collect coin and xp while exploring places that look different from each other.

Then you fight a challenging boss.

Not exactly groundbreaking or "chinematick" as the kids like their games nowadays, but if you want to play FUN, CHALLENGING video game with a rad soundtrack, this is very fun.

Maybe one of the funnest in the land.
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Pubblicata: 17 novembre 2014
Adol Christin has wandered back into our living rooms with a familiar tale: The Oath in Felghana is a full-fledged remake of Wanderers From Ys. And, when I say "full-fledged," I really mean it. From the storyline, sound, gameplay and graphics, every aspect of the original game has been completely enhanced. The result is an experience far more ambitious than Wanderers From Ys, the most commonly criticized installment of the series, would have ever dreamed of becoming.

In terms of storyline, Wanderers From Ys was relatively simple and straight-forward. After the complete liberation of Esteria and Ys (as observed in Ys Books I and II), Adol and Dogi decide to visit the Town of Redmont, Dogi’s hometown. Upon their arrival, they realize that, gasp, the land has been overrun by monsters. The two heroes meet up with Elena Stoddart, a childhood friend, who eagerly explains the recent events. To further complicate the situation, the local mayor has been kidnapped, and Elena’s brother, Chester Stoddart, has abandoned the town. Since becoming knighted in the service of King McGuire and Valestine Castle, his demeanor has changed, and the general public suspects that he’s become involved in something sinister. And, naturally, what could be more sinister than the resurrection of an ancient god of destruction? Thankfully, The Oath in Felghana completely expands upon this old storyline, fleshing out each of the classic characters, adding new ones, and seamlessly weaving each into the tale.

As expected, The Oath in Felghana shines in the gameplay department. Those who have played Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim will easily recognize similarities. Adol hacks and slashes a bloody swath through countless monsters, always with speed and precision. Oath, however, introduces a new 'combo meter' which serves as an experience multiplier; for each successful hit, the meter rises and an experience bonus is granted. This bonus can climb as high as 1.99x the original experience granted from defeating an enemy, resulting in nearly double experience. If the chain breaks, however, the bonus is reset to 1.00x. Interestingly, Adol is no longer able to use/stock healing items; rather, enemies drop them in battle and provide instant recovery. In addition to healing items, enemies also drop Strength, Defense, and Magic Potions which provide temporary enhancements to the respective traits. Similar to the combo meter, these have a timer attached, so defeating enemies quickly is the key to maximizing their benefits. Adol also has a "Boost" feature at his disposal; after having dispatched a certain number of enemies, he will be granted the ability to Boost, which provides a temporary increase in attack speed. As you can see, speed and accuracy are the keys to success.

Aside from combat, Wanderers From Ys' equipment system has been subject to revisions as well. The infamous 'Five Magic Rings' have been replaced with 'Three Magic Bracelets.' Each bracelet grants an elemental power, one of Fire, Wind, or Earth. In addition to being useful in battle, utilizing the power of these bracelets becomes simply indispensable when searching for many of the game’s secrets. The Fire Bracelet allows our hero to light torches and melt ice. The Wind Bracelet allows him to whirlwind over large gaps, and otherwise impossible jumps. The Earth Bracelet allows him to break walls and other natural barriers. You can also switch between these abilities on the fly; it becomes an essential element of success in many of the game’s more challenging boss battles. Aside from bracelets, Adol is also able to purchase new swords, armors, and shields. These can be statistically enhanced by delivering them to Adonis, the town blacksmith, who will customize them using rare crystals known as Ravals. Early in the game, Ravals are fairly hard to come by, but enemies drop them semi-frequently in the last two dungeons.

But, does it have replay value? Tons of it. How about two unlockable difficulty modes, Hard and Nightmare? How about Boss Rush? Those who have completed Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim will be quite familiar with this time attack mode, which allows the player to consecutively battle against all of the game's bosses. And how about the countless side quests and hidden items, such as the War God’s Talisman and the Augite Brooch? There’s always something to do, especially for completionists, who will be hard-pressed to unearth every secret on their first time through.

Finally, in case it wasn’t obvious: Sound - 100%. That’s right, absolute perfection. Ys: The Oath in Felghana has, quite possibly, the most amazing soundtrack in the history of video games. There are no audio issues or ‘filler tracks’ to speak of. They’ve managed to take an already superb soundtrack and make it even more awesome. Each track, exceptionally remixed from the original compositions in Wanderers From Ys, simply rocks. In particular, "Valestine Castle" stands out among the crowd. In true Soundteam JDK fashion, it is exceptionally heavy on the electric guitars and more-than-competently weave in the perfect amount of synth. Speaking directly to fellow fans of their music, I never would have thought that any version of Valestine Castle could overcome/surpass JDK Band 1... I was sorely mistaken. In fact, it’s difficult for me to navigate through the castle at times; when the solo at 2:02 kicks in, I can’t seem to avoid setting the controller down, closing my eyes, and allowing myself to become entranced by the music. It’s that good.

Ys: The Oath in Felghana is a remarkable remake which never cuts corners. It’s the best remake ever produced. It’s (debatably) the best installment of the Ys Series ever produced. And it receives my absolute highest recommendation.

Highly Recommended

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