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Disgaea 3 getting free DLC in Japan

Nippon Ichi hasn't released Disgaea 3 in America yet, but Japan is already getting its first taste of DLC for the popular SRPG. On April 25th (that's today in Japan), ten more playable characters will be added to the game. According to Siliconera, "If you clear the game and Mao's level is higher t...

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Joystiq interview: NIS America talks Disgaea 3's PS3 move

As we mentioned earlier this week, we recently had the opportunity to grill the folks at niche publisher NIS America regarding Disgaea 3, a game that represents not only the third in the company's most popular franchise, but also the first to be released on the PlayStation 3. It's a series we have...

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PS2 not powerful enough to handle Disgaea 3

Disgaea 3 certainly doesn't look "next-gen" at first glance. However, Nippon Ichi swears that this title simply wouldn't be possible on any other platform. Marketing coordinator Jack Niida, commented about the game's sprites, and the complexities they feature: "It's simply because PS2 lacks the pr...

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NIS America: PS2 lacks the power to run Disgaea 3

How important are graphics in the scheme of game design? Do they trump audio? Level design? Gameplay? Peer pressure probably dictates that we downplay the importance of graphics, but the impact of eye candy cannot be understated. Anyone believing differently need only take a cursory glance at comme...

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Disgaea 3 to power level for PS3 this August

Tactical strategy game fans may not know much about art, but they know what they like, and in less than five years developer and publisher Nippon Ichi has done more to strike a chord with this audience than most game companies do in a lifetime -- thanks in no small part to titles like Disgaea: Hour...

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Disgaea 3 cameos discuss who Mao's parents are

Here's a treat for all you hardcore Disgaea fans. It's actually kind of funny if you understand Japanese. See, Mao, the main character of the third title is interrupted in his quest by Laharl, Etna, and Flonne, from the first Disgaea game. Laharl says Mao is his son, but Flonne and Etna can't agree ...

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Feeling a bit Japanese today? The Disgaea 3 intro knows how you feel

Are you ready for some hilarious Japanese antics? The intro sequence for Disgaea 3, which releases in Japan this month, has been found online and it's certainly ... amusing. The strategy RPG series is well known for its cutesy anime art and this video has buckets of the stuff. Not to mention a J-po...

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Get ready for some sprites: new Disgaea 3 trailer

The reaction to the upcoming PS3-exclusive Disgaea 3 has been mixed. Some Nippon Ichi fans are glad to have yet another iteration of their famed SRPG series. However, others are critical of the game's lackluster visual presentation. At first glance, the game looks like a PS2 game -- albeit, r...

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Disgaea 3 screenshot extravaganza

If you've been wondering what Disgaea 3 will look like on your HDTV, we've got a gazillion new screenshots to frisbee throw at you. Yep. The sprites are still the low-res generally-recycled stuff from the last generation of consoles, but they do look like they've been softened up a hair. The level d...

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Brand new Disgaea 3 trailer

SRPG fans have their faces contort in strange ways when they hear Disgaea. Some say this weird anomaly is called ... a smile? This brand new trailer for this PS3 exclusive is a bit blurry, but shows some of the biggest special effects this "next gen" sequel features. It's weird seeing such ...

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