Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is an action role-playing game developed by Nihon Falcom and published in North America and Europe by NIS America. A part of the Ys series, it first released in Japan by Falcom for the PlayStation Vita in July 2016, with later worldwide releases for PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Android, and iOS. It had sold over 500,000 copies worldwide by the end of 2018.
"The Daemon lied with every breath. It could not help itself but to deceive and dismay, to riddle and ruin. The more we conversed, the closer I drew to one singularly ineluctable fact: I would gain no wisdom here."