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If Memories of Celceta proves anything, it’s that the Ys series is making a play to become a bigger name in the genre again.
As cute and entertaining as Zoo Tycoon can be, too much of the simulation is behind the glass. You’re free to look, but any sort of compelling interaction is kept out of reach.
Killer Instinct on Xbox One stays true to the fun and silliness of its past, but also has a deep, competent, and innovative engine driving the action.
Super Motherload is a fun sandbox, but there's not much more to the action than an endless dig.
I’ve defended the series in the past as harmless, dumb fun, but Island Tour is wholly unenjoyable