Ys Book I & II

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Ys Book I & II chronicles the first adventures of Adol Christin, a
young, red-haired swordsman, on his quest to unlock the secrets of an
ancient kingdom. As Adol, you search the island of Esteria, gathering
clues to unravel the mystery of Ys. Fight monsters that lurk in caves
and towers with physical or magical attacks, and use your brain to make
your way through dangerous areas filled with traps. In Ys Book I & II,
the first titles in the Ys series were put together as a single
TurboGrafx CD-ROM. They awed players with their gripping story lines
accompanied by fully orchestrated sound tracks, wonderful voice acting,
and amazing special effects. Don’t miss out on your chance to experience
this wonderful piece of gaming history.
This classic game is part of the Virtual Console service, which brings you great games created for consoles such as NES™, Super NES™ and Game Boy™ Advance. See more Virtual Console games for Wii.

Release Date

Aug 25, 2008

Play Time

15.5 hours


Teen: Alcohol Reference, Blood, Mild Fantasy Violence, Mild Language, Mild Suggestive Themes, Partial Nudity

System Requirements


  • CPU: Pentium III 866 MHz
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • GPU: DirectX 9.0c
  • HDD: 2 GB


  • CPU: Pentium III 1.6 GHz
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • GPU: DirectX 9.0c
  • HDD: 3 GB

Interesting Facts

  • It consists of enhanced remakes of the first two Ys games.
  • It was released as Ys Book I & II for the TurboGrafx-CD in North America in 1990.
  • It was one of the first video games to use CD-ROM.
  • In both games the player controls a red-haired swordsman named Adol Christin.
  • Ys I begins with a cutscene showing the main character, Adol Christin, gazing out to sea at the Stormwall which appeared around the island Esteria six months ago.
  • The story of Ys II continues off immediately from the end of Ys I.
  • The game’s English localization was also one of the first to use voice dubbing.

Mod Support


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Protagonist sex


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