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Ys: The Ark of Napishtim

Ys: The Ark of Napishtim (XSX) game cover art
Platform: PlayStation 2
Tags: Adventure
Developer: Falcom
More Platforms: PSP
AKA: Ys: Napishtim no Hako (JP)
Publisher
Region
Released
NA
02/22/2005
EU
09/16/2005
JP
03/10/2005

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Staff Reviews

Ys: The Ark of Napishtim review

Reviewed October 14, 2005

Zigfried says: "Although the character models have changed, the music and locales are as gorgeous as before. Every room in the Temple of Memory is infested with skittering insects that drop from the ceilings, sometimes on Adol's head! With angler-like antennae lighting their way in the dark, these bugs crawl along the floors and ceiling as water flows down the walls into shallow ruts around each chamber's periphery."
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Reader Reviews

Ys: The Ark of Napishtim review

Reviewed April 10, 2005

atra_vortex says: "Now here's something you don't see every day. With so many developers trying desperately to craft the next new thing, there has been a heinous drought in the world of nostalgia. I surely am not protesting the integration of new ideas, but it is sometimes refreshing and maybe even a little therapeutic to be treated to a modern game that is heavily influenced by the past. Few developers even attempt such a thing anymore, and the ones that do come up short all too often. Fortunately for us old ..."
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