Originally released in Japan on the 27th of September, 2012, Ys: Memories of Celceta was developed and published by Nihon Falcolm for the Play Station Vita. The same game was later acquired for the United States and Canada by the publisher XSeed Games and was subsequently released for the region on the 26th of November, 2013. The first Microsoft Windows PC playable version of the game came out of China on the 28th of October, 2015, and that version is now scheduled to be released worldwide on the 25th of July, 2018. The game will be available on Steam, GOG, and The Humble Store at a retail price of USD $24.99.
Ys: Memories of Celceta is an action based role playing game that features skillful combat and hundreds of combination based moves. Each move can be categorizes as a slash, strike, or pierce and certain kinds of moves can prove more deadly towards certain kinds of opponents. As the player progresses in a battle, his or her “extra meter” charges up. Once the meter is charged, it can be used to unleash an “extra” attack that is stronger than any traditional employable attack.The game follows the characters Adol, who is suffering from a loss of memory, and Duren, who is an informant claiming to have known Adol from before. The two work together to hunt for Adol’s memories in the forest of Celceta. They are joined by other characters time to time who aid in this journey as well.
Another exciting game to be released even sooner is Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity. The game was originally developed and published by Ankake Spa back in the August of 2014 for the Comiket 86. It was later updated for the PlayStation 4 and released in Japan on the 10th of February, 2016, and subsequently in the United States and Canada on the 20th of September, 2016. A Microsoft Windows PC version is scheduled to be released this summer on the 11th of July, 2018 on Steam.
Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity is a role playing game inspired by the Ys series of games. The story follows that a bored Remilia Scarlet hears of an awful monster wreaking havoc in the countryside and travels out to find it. Unfortunately, she doesn’t manage to find the monster, and so she returns home to find her home destroyed. This definitely replaces her boredom with excitement and even anger as she is out with a vengeance to take down the gruesome monster.
Both releases come out with an initial 10% discount for the first week so do not waste time in getting your hands on a personal copy!