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Ys: Memories of Celceta
Y've seen this all before somewhere
by Matthew Diener 5/12/2013
Product: Ys: Memories of Celceta
Developer: Nihon Falcom
Publisher: Xseed Games
Format: PS Vita
Players: 1
Version: US
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Ys: Memories of Celceta isn't just another instalment in Nihon Falcom's storied Ys series. It's also a comprehensive love letter to the entire action-RPG genre.

As you journey through the sprawling forest of Celceta with the sun on your back and adventure in your eyes, you'll be reminded of great action-RPGs like Secret of Mana, The Legend of Zelda (all of them), Kingdom Hearts, and others.

As a result, Ys: Memories of Celceta is not only a complex and deeply satisfying action-RPG, but it's also one that feels inherently familiar from start to finish. ...
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Summary
Just like Adol, you've already seen most of what there is on offer in Ys: Memories of Celceta. The immense world and fast-paced combat will easily win over fans of action-RPGs, though
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 9
Value: 8
Innovation: 6
Overall: 8
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