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Ys: Book I & II contains enhanced remakes of two games: Ys: The Vanished Omens and its sequel, Ys II: Ancient Ys Vanished - The Final Chapter. The enhanced versions were not released separately.

The players controls a young red-haired hero named Adol Christin, whose task is to find the six books of Ys, an ancient paradise-like land that mysteriously disappeared long time ago. It is said that whoever possesses the six books can gain access into Ys. In the first game, Adol is on the quest to find the books and to enter Ys. The second game takes place in Ys itself, and Adol must defeat an even greater evil and liberate the land.

This release features enhanced CD-quality sound, higher-quality graphics, and new anime-style cutscenes.


Ys: Book I & II TurboGrafx CD Boss battle. Good timing is essential!
Ys: Book I & II TurboGrafx CD ...even though it displays some dubious characters
Ys: Book I & II TurboGrafx CD Sounds tempting, but my mommy told me never to drink alcohol with people I don't know
Ys: Book I & II TurboGrafx CD No kidding? And here I was thinking everything is A-okay

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Ys: Book I & II Screenshot
Ys: Book I & II Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "イース I・II" -- Japanese spelling

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PC Engine Gamer TurboGrafx CD Aug, 2011 999 out of 1000 100
RPGFan TurboGrafx CD Aug 15, 2001 92 out of 100 92
Nintendo Life Wii Aug 25, 2008 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
TurboPlay TurboGrafx CD Aug, 1990 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
Legendra TurboGrafx CD 2001 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Wii Sep 07, 2008 89 out of 100 89
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) TurboGrafx CD Oct, 1990 35 out of 40 88
RPGFan TurboGrafx CD Dec 23, 1998 88 out of 100 88
IGN Wii Aug 25, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85 (UK) Wii Sep 09, 2008 8 out of 10 80


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