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 93 critic reviews
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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA

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Based on 93 critic reviews
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84

Top Critic Average

92%

Critics Recommend

Based on 93 critic reviews
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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA Reviews Summary

Well-Refined Combat
Engaging Story
Supreme Boss Battles

Summary: Ys VIII isn't perfect, but it delivers a genuinely fun action RPG experience. You know what you're getting with a Ys story, but this entry in the franchise might just be the most refined.

General 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.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA Reviews

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8 / 10
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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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