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Average Player Score Based on 1330 ratings
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Score Breakdown Based on 1330 ratings
  1. 10 (246)
  2. 9 (356)
  3. 8 (426)
  4. 7 (197)
  5. 6 (41)
  6. 5 (22)
  7. 4 (14)
  8. 3 (7)
  9. 2 (4)
  10. 1 (17)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:8.1

    Fans of Action-RPGs should give this game a try!

    The Y's series is one that's been around a long time and one that I've always been curious about, going back to the Turbographx-16. I was interested in trying this out for the PS2, and when the price went down to $20 I ... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Ys: The Ark of Napishtim

  • Rating:6

    Its a frustrating, short game, but its fun

    This game is colorful, a typical hack n slash game with rpg elements such as collecting orbs throughout the maps to improve your sword, story is mediocre but it carries out with the gameplay. There are no companions, its... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Adol Christin once more embarks on a great adventure! Must play for fans of Ys

    The ps2 version of Ark of Napishtim is the definitive version to play since the PSP version is clogged with ridiculous load times. Ys AoN starts out with Adol being washed ashore on an island, where he is initially ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Great Zelda type game!

    If you like zelda type rpg games with a rockin sound track then you should pick this game up. It's lite on the puzzles and heavy on the action. The story moves along as you would expect. There is some back tracking but n... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5

    More Hack'n Slash than RPG.

    While the artwork, flair and hack'n slash gameplay does satisfy, the constant need to level up your character for a much too long time in a row, in one and the same area, killing all the same enemies over and over again ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5

    More Hack'n Slash than RPG.

    While the artwork, flair and hack'n slash gameplay does satisfy, the constant need to level up your character for a much too long time in a row, in one and the same area, killing all the same enemies over and over again ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    An excellent RPG game for a low price.

    I purchased this PSP video game for under 5.00 and it's well worth the deal. The disadvantages are the downloading time, like that's never been mention before and if you like a manuel book with the mini disc, well good l... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A old game with good charm and fun.

    I loved this game when it first came out years ago on PS2, but it took me awhile to find it on psp with sadly it's original price tag. Now besides the price, this game is pretty good even though it's short. They did howe... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Do you remember Y's for Master System? Did you like it? Then you will like it too! Oh? You don't know Y's saga? Welcome!

    This game isn't anything like Rogue Galaxy (highly recommended); however it delivers a good game: - Can be played by everyone; not suggestive themes. - Lightweight, or I must say, it's not complex - good for relax; - ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Despite being a fun experience, YS simply can't be recommended to everyone wholeheartely.

    Positive - Interesting storyline - Plenty of challenging hack-and-slash combat -A lot of upgrades - One rare game that is full of voice acting Negative - Gets repetitive and at times tough - Can get boring somet... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5

    Ugh, now loading?

    Ok I don't get that now loading thing, it may pop up every time you change scenery but it's no tthat long, so really people stop complaining please. Now for this game is actually enjoyable but at the same time anoying. G... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful