Ys: The Ark of Napishtim

Platform(s): PSP
Genre: RPG/Action
Publisher: Konami

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'Ys: The Ark of Napishtim' (PS2) Breezes into Stores

by Judy on Feb. 22, 2005 @ 11:00 a.m. PST

Filled with hours of excitement and featuring stunning graphics, this action RPG delivers a uniquely deep and compelling gameplay experience. Providing fans of the franchise a remarkable tale featuring the redheaded hero, Adol Christin, Ys: The Ark of Napishtim offers real-time, fast-paced action that takes full advantage of the PSP portable's capabilities. In his greatest adventure to date, Adol explores a series of islands hidden in the great vortex of Canaan where he battles with three magical swords imbued with elemental powers to gain special abilities, powerful combos, and deadly attacks.

Marking the return of the franchise to North America after 13 years, fans of the series will once again embark on an epic new adventure.

The fantastical tale of Ys: The Ark of Napishtim will take players on an incredible adventure through beautifully rendered environments, both at sea and on land, as they explore the mysterious Vortex of Canaan. Taking on the role of the red-headed hero, Adol Christin, players will embark on an all-new journey packed with exciting plot twists and unforgettable characters. Players will fight dozens of enemies and partake in strategic boss battles using numerous sword combinations, special attacks and magical spells. Filled with hours of excitement and featuring stunning graphics, this action RPG delivers a uniquely deep and compelling gameplay experience. Further enhancing the gameplay is the epic musical score that was specifically composed to match the majesty of the game.

Ys: The Ark of Napishtim is rated "T" for Teen by the ESRB and is available for the suggested retail price of $39.99.


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