Factsheet

Developer:
Dotemu
Based in Paris, France

Release date:
Xbox One: April 11th 2018
PS4: February 14th 2017
PSVita: May 30th 2017

Platforms:
Xbox One
PS4
PSVITA

Website:
dotemu.com/game/ys-origin

Regular Price:

USDPS4 - $19.99
USDPSVITA - $19.99
USDXbox One - $19.99
EURPS4 - 19.99€
EURPSVITA - 19.99€
EURXbox One - 19.99€

Description

The Ys series hits Xbox for the first time in April 11th, 2018 with Ys Origin! Launched in 2017 on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, Ys Origin quickly earned high review scores and fan praise for its authentic adaptation to current gamers. The fast-paced action and epic boss battles will present fans with a unique vantage point of the earliest days of Ys. Newcomers to the series will be able to experience the very beginnings of the cult-like franchise that has been a hit for decades. Explore a deeply involved mystery and unlock secrets through creative puzzles as you trek through a memorable arcade-like platformer and unravel the engrossing story of Ys. How long can you last in the Devil’s Tower? With its captivating story, stirring soundtrack, and epic boss battles, Ys Origin remains one of the best action-RPGs of all time!

History

Following a devastating demonic invasion, the twin Goddesses use their magic to bring the inhabitants of legendary Ys safely into the sky. While the demons work to construct Devil’s Tower and reach the humans’ new abode, the Goddesses disappear. As a mighty warrior or a cunning mage, you must seek the Goddesses in Devil’s Tower. With your swordsmanship and spells, can you banish evil from the land of your ancestors?

Features

  • 3 playable characters, each with unique skillsets and powers
  • Several exciting environments
  • 3 game modes: Story, Time Attack, Arena Mode
  • Numerous artifacts and powerful relics to use
  • Breathtaking art direction
  • Two new features exclusive to the Xbox One: the Speedrun Mode and the blood option
  • Available in Japanese, English, and for the first time in French, Italian, German, and Spanish

Videos

Ys Origin - Xbox One Release Trailer YouTube

Ys Origin - Xbox One Release Date Announcement Trailer YouTube

Ys Origin - Xbox One Announcement Teaser Trailer YouTube

Ys Origin - PSVita Launch Trailer YouTube

Ys Origin - PS4 Launch Trailer YouTube

Ys Origin - Yunica and Hugo Trailer YouTube

Ys Origin PS4 / PS Vita - Teaser Trailer PSX 2016 YouTube


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About Dotemu

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RETRO IS OUR MOTTO

Dotemu is a french video game developer and publisher specializing in modern releases of beloved retro games. Our mission is simple: give every gamer access to yesteryear’s classic video games on today's platforms, including PC, mobile, console and more.

Dotemu is proud to have worked with some of the gaming industry’s most prestigious companies, including Square Enix (Final Fantasy series), SNK (Metal Slug and fatal Fury Series) and Ubisoft (Heroes of Might and Magic III HD).

Our passionate team has worked on dozens of high-profile projects, including Ys Chronicles I and II (mobile), R-Type I and II (mobile), Another World (mobile, PC), Double Dragon Trilogy (mobile, PC), Titan Quest (mobile), Pang Adventures (mobile, PC, console), NEO TURF MASTERS (mobile) and more.

Founded in 2007, Dotemu leverages its considerable technological know-how to maintain the original spirit of classic games while giving them a second life as rediscovered gems for a new generation of gamers.

More information
More information on Dotemu, our logo & relevant media are available here.


Contact

For General Enquiries
press@dotemu.com

For EUROPE Enquiries
dotemu@cosmocover.com

For US Enquiries
stephanie@tinsley-pr.com

For JAPAN Enquiries
zach@kakehashigames.com


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