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Ys I & II Chronicles (PSP)

Ys I & II Chronicles (PSP)
alaScore 86

16 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Ys I & II Chronicles (PSP). The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other PlayStation Portable Games (PSP) for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation Portable Games (PSP) the Ys I & II Chronicles (PSP) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Anthony Cara (

Ys I & II Chronicles


As Ys continues to be one of the most ported games of all time, modern gamers once again have the opportunity to catch up to this classic tale over 20 years in the making. I for one am delighted I didn't buy some of these JRPGs when they came out...

Apr, 2011

Expert review by : James Fudge (

Ys I & II Chronicles Review


There's no school like the old school

A chance to replay the second best RPG on the Sega Master System, polished aesthetics and respect for the original games

A difficult combat system ; a stereotypical protagonist with no brain

James Fudge is a regular contributor to GameShark and writes for the ECA publications Game Politics and Game Culture .

Mar, 2011

Expert review by : Mike Clark (

Ys I & II Chronicles

Mar, 2011

Expert review by : Lucas M. Thomas (

Ys I & II Chronicles Review


XSEED's been on an Ys kick recently, and now it's revisiting the originals. Is that a good thing?

Ys I & II Chronicles on the PSP is a 20-year-old game design with a 10-year-old coat of paint on it, finished off with the gloss of an all-new soundtrack. Only consider it if you know you're in the mood for an intentionally obtuse, old-school journey...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Heath Flor (neoseeker)

Ys I & II Chronicles (PSP) Review


We get close up and personal with Ys series hero Adol Christin to relive his original adventures in this compilation.

Lately publisher XSEED has been working hard to bring us up-to-date localizations of the well loved Ys series for the PSP. The latest port, Ys I & II Chronicles, takes us on Adol Christin's first romps through the mysterious lands of Esteria and the...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Laura (

Ys I & II Chronicles Playtest: A Whirlwind That Comes And Goes


No words quite express the satisfaction I feel in just weaving willy-nilly through a field, decimating all who stand before me without a single pause.

3.) It’s also possible to toggle the appearance of blood. Did I mention that, with the blood on, the defeated enemies explode into little piles of goo and splatter everywhere? I shouldn’t have been so amused to discover this when it first happened....

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Adam Wolfe (

PSP Review – Super Stardust Portable


On Dec. 4th Super Stardust Portable was released for Download on PSN. For those that have not played Super Stardust HD, basically you are protecting a pl

Dec, 2008

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Ys I & II Chronicles- PSP


Ys Chronicles is an excellent gaming history lesson that will grow on you, should you allow it. However, this game simply isn't made of the same stuff that Felghana and SEVEN are. It feels antiquated and old-hat, but give it a chance, and you're likely...

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Ys I & II Chronicles Review


Ys I & II Chronicles is worth a look by action RPG fans for the battle system alone, which is unlike any other and can be a real blast. Patient, retro-oriented gamers will gleefully endure the game's old-school relics, while others may want to play...

Expert review by : Simon Wigham (

Ys I & II Chronicles PSP Review


As the name suggests, Ys I & II Chronicles features the first two games in the Ys series, two games of which are directly related to one another on a narrative level. It allows you to experience the beginnings of a long enduring series, albeit with...

For long term fans, Ys I & II Chronicles will serve as a welcome update of the two featured games, and such people will relish revisiting them in spruced up form, whilst others could find a pleasant history lesson covering the earliest period of the...

Sep, 2012