Ys Chronicles II was originally released on the NEC PC-8801. The game sees the implementation of spells to the gameplay, which play a heavy role in what is a classic top down action RPG.
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Pro Fun spell system that allows for new strategy through ranged attacks
Unlike the first game, there are ranged attacks/spells in Ys II. This completely changes the gameplay up since different tactics can be used. Now you can hold back and take out enemies from a distance.
Pro Cool optional graphical settings where you can play with the original graphics, or the new improved one
You can choose between tow different graphical settings, Chronicles and Original. Chronicles is an updated look to the game, while Original is maintains the look of the original PC-88 game. These options allows one to enjoy the original classic looks or a more improved and polished look, so purists and shiny graphic enthusiasts should find something that suits them.
Pro Comprehensive choice of soundtrack similar to the graphics, where you have a choice of the original or new improved ones
Being that many versions of this game have been released in years past, a few have been polished up in order to fit their target platform. Some of the improvements to be found were with the soundtrack of the game. there are three options available for the user to choose from, Chronicles, Original, and PC-88. Each has a unique sound design to them, and the user can choose witch one they prefer for the gameplay.
Con Frustrating controls
The touchscreen controls for the game are a bit sensitive, which can be troublesome when aiming attacks. This winds up getting even more annoying when fighting boss fights, as they tend to be on the tougher side, meaning your aim needs to be on point in order to defeat them. This tends to be difficult to do with the sensitive controls.