Little Tidbit about the Ys Franchise: Ys (イース Īsu?, IPA: [iːsɯ]) /ˈiːs/ is a series of Japanese role-playing video games, and Nihon Falcom corporation’s flagship franchise. It started on the NEC PC-8801 in 1987, created by Masaya Hashimoto (director, programmer, designer) and Tomoyoshi Miyazaki (scenario writer). Ys is the most popular of Falcom’s games.
Ys titles have appeared on the X1, X1turbo, MSX2, FM-7/77, FM-77AV, NEC PC-9801, X68000, Master System, Sega Mega Drive, Sega Saturn, Famicom, Super Famicom, Nintendo DS, PC, Apple IIGS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable,PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4, TurboGrafx-CD, Mobile phone, and the Wii‘s Virtual Console service.
Falcom’s classic RPG franchise is heading to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.
Source: TGS 2014.
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