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Disgaea 4 Return coming to Japanese Vitas in January

Disgaea 4 Return is on its way to Vita, along with a game with the working title of Criminal Girls Invitation, Siliconera says. Disgaea 4 Return is reported to be a port of Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten, and it's due out in January 2014 in Japan. Criminal Girls Invitation is scheduled to launch...

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Returning to simpler days with Disgaea D2

Nearly ten years ago, a quirky little game called Disgaea: Hour of Darkness put developer Nippon Ichi on the map for lovers of Japanese RPGs – the ones from America, anyway. This quirky strategy RPG combined Final Fantasy Tactics with a Tim Burton-inspired aesthetic, and just as the genre...

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Disgaea 2 coming to PS2 Classics January 22

NIS America is bringing Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories to the PlayStation Network's PS2 Classics section on January 22. The game will be priced at $9.99. The 2006 SRPG game previously made an appearance on the PSP in 2009 as Disgaea 2: Dark Hero Days. The PSP version included additional content such as...

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Disgaea D2 breaks Japanese launch barriers in March

Nippon Ichi Software is working on Disgaea D2 for PlayStation 3, set to launch in Japan in March 2013, NIS America tells Joystiq. Disgaea D2 stars Disgaea main protagonist Laharl, along with Etna and Flonne – the main characters from the original Disgaea (which is pictured above). There is no...

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Sohei Niikawa takes over as NIS America president

Someone new is overseeing the American distribution of exploding penguin demons, three-dimensional Quotes, anthropomorphized console girls, and knells of Ar Ciel. Sohei Niikawa, already president of Nippon Ichi Software in Japan, is replacing Haru Akenaga as president of NIS America. Under Niikawa,...

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Disgaea team crafting a dungeon RPG for 2012, Nippon Ichi announces more

During a recent Nippon Ichi press conference, CEO Sohei Shinkawa announced a handful of projects the company is working on for the immediate future. The first likely won't require all that much actual work -- it's Cave Story 3D, which the company is publishing in Japan. He added that two other...

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Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten review: A premise unchanged

The Disgaea series is a tough nut to crack. With its dated gameplay and recycled graphics and music, each new entry in the franchise has flown in the face of convention. Nevertheless, whether owing its longevity to quirky storytelling or staggeringly deep and complex mechanics, the franchise has...

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Disgaea 3 Return trailer shows Vita version's two new characters

The first trailer for Disgaea 3 Return gives you a look at the strategy series' latest portable outing, which is also its first PlayStation Vita version. It's intended to be a launch title for the system in Japan. Return features updated animations and two new characters (one of which is named...

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Disgaea 3 Return playable on Vita at TGS

The PlayStation Vita will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of TGS next month, and it appears we have another title to try out. Andriasang reports that the enhanced Vita port of Disgaea 3 will be playable at the show (PS3 version pictured). Entitled Disgaea 3 Return, the port will include...

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Disgaea 4's special attacks are as bananacakes as you'd expect

Even if you've never played a Disgaea game before -- heck, if you haven't played any game before -- you should watch the Disgaea 4 trailer posted below. It shows off a handful of the game's absolutely preposterous special attacks, many of which involve slamming foes into various celestial bodies....

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