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Disgaea 5's Usalia is adorable, deadly, and rides a Prinny

Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance will be out next month in Japan and later this year internationally, so for now all we can do is look at footage and compare and contrast the newly minted cast to past additions. So far I'm actually enjoyin...   read

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Nippon Ichi created a Disgaea variety show to promote the latest entry

The release of Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance isn't too far off, and Nippon Ichi Software has crafted a variety show of sorts called The Disgaea Channel. It's all in Japanese, but it's 30 minutes long, and features giant Prinnies hu...   read

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So, Disgaea 5 is horny/funny s-CRY-ed? Watch the full opener

This may be me projecting. I think about s-CRY-ed a lot. I don't know why. And it certainly did not invent the "guy with cool arm" genre. Still, the first half of this trailer reminded me a lot of s-CRY-ed, and then the second half wa...   read

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Disgaea 5

Don't count on a Disgaea 5 Vita port anytime soon

Disgaea 1 and 2 were ported to the PSP, and Disgaea 3 and 4 were ported to the Vita, allowing handheld gamers to enjoy the series. Unfortunately it doesn't look like the PS4-bound Disgaea 5 will get that same treatment -...   read

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Disgaea 5's newest trailer is pretty lengthy, still crazy

NIS has released a new video for Disgaea 5, and the animations and insane special attacks are as crazy as ever. I'm really loving the landscapes this time around, as there seems to be a lot more diversity when it comes to the actual battle...   read

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Disgaea 5 confirmed

Disgaea 5 will come to North America and Europe in 2015

'Dis guy, ehhh? At the Tokyo Game Show we learned Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance (awful subtitle*) was coming to PS4 in 2015. NIS America has confirmed it will be available in North America and Europe in the fall of 2015 as a retail ...   read

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Prinny Research Squad has some weird looking characters

Developer NIS has informed us that a browser game called Prinny Research Squad is in the works. It's a tie-in to Disgaea 5, and will feature exploration gameplay of some sort. In typical Prinny fashion, it will be extremely weird, and featu...   read

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Disgaea 5

Disgaea 5 pumps up the volume of characters on-screen

Disgaea 5 will be the biggest game in the series to date, stated developer Nippon Ichi Software's president Sohei Niikawa. He stated that the company had considered designing the game to be multi-platform with a release on the PlayStation 3...   read

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PS4 getting Disgaea 5, Earth Defense Force, Ys, Gundam and Senran Kagura

More news from Sony's pre-Tokyo Game Show conference. NIS is working on Disgaea 5 for PS4 after the recent Vita port of Disgaea 4. It's coming out in 2015. A new Hot Shots Golf meant to capitalize on the PS4's social functions is ...   read

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Disgaea 4 Vita
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Disgaea 4 is pure insanity on PlayStation Vita

The fact Disgaea is wild and bizarre may come as no surprise to series veterans, but for any newcomers out there, this new trailer should leave you with little doubt. Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited debuts in North America on August 12...   read

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NIS at E3 2014

NIS takes us to an island paradise, battles us, then travels back in time

NIS was a bit of a hidden treasure at E3. The publisher shared a booth with Atlus and it took me stopping and actually looking at what was on display at the demo station to put two and two together. The search was well worth it because I wa...   read


Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited out this August for PlayStation Vita

Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited finally has a release date for the PlayStation Vita! North America can expect this one on August 12, while Europe will see this on August 29. The game will be available via retail and digital stores, though no...   read

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More Vita games

Fairy Fencer F and Disgaea 4 Vita dated for the west

Earlier today, Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair got a release date for North American Vitas: September 2. I still need to play the first. Anyway, more Japanese games have western release dates. Compile Heart's RPG Fairy Fencer F is coming on ...   read


Hey, you got some Disgaea in my Demon Gaze

Upcoming (and nice-looking!) Vita RPG Demon Gaze will see a DLC release that brings characters from teh world of Disgaea into the fold. Free DLC downloads will let you add Disgaea characters like Etna, Flonne, Sicily, Asagi, and even Prinny...   read


Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited gets summer launch on Vita

Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited is slated to bring its unique brand of tactical role-playing goodness to PlayStation Vita in North America and Europe sometime this summer, according to NIS America. Initially released on PS3 back in 2011...   read

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Disgaea 4 Return gets a debut Vita trailer

Disgaea 4 is coming to the Vita in the form of Disgaea 4 Returns, and you can get a quick look at what's on offer in this new trailer from developer NIS. The franchise's signature style is all here, including Prinny costumes, anime cutscen...   read

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New releases: Beyond, Pokemon X/Y, Disgaea

It's here! It's finally here! Pokemon X and Y is out this week for the 3DS and it's pretty much going to be the only thing anyone talks about leading up to the next-gen consoles. Oh, Beyond: Two Souls is also out this week. It has emotions...   read

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Disgaea D2 reviewed

Review: Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness

I've been playing tactical games since the NES, but there was something about the Disgaea franchise that really resonates with me. Offering up a ridiculous level of customization and refinement, Disgaea sat upon a pedestal in the strategy p...   read

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New Vita RPG

Disgaea 4 director working on new Vita RPG

You want more RPGs on your Vita? Your wish is granted! In addition to Phantasy Star Nova, Natural Doctrine, and a number of other games, Idea Factory is teaming up with the director of Disgaea 4 (Masahiro Yamamoto) for a brand new Vita RPG....   read

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Disgaea 4 Vita
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Disgaea 4 will hit the PlayStation Vita in 2014 in Japan

For those of you who have been waiting for the inevitable Vita version of Disgaea 4, you may not have to wait much longer. Siliconera is reporting that the enhanced game -- titled Disgaea 4 Returns -- will be hitting Sony's portable on Jan...   read

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Disgaea D2 DLC

La Pucelle is invading Disgaea D2 in the form of DLC

Disgaea D2 is all set for a September release in Europe (October in North America), but it's already been out in Japan for quite some time, racking up a fair bit of DLC characters. The latest batch of units to join the battle are Priere (an...   read

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Phantom Brave characters and more coming to Disgaea D2

NIS is no stranger to bringing cross-franchise characters to the Disgaea series, and Disgaea D2 is no exception. Fans of the classic SRPG Phantom Brave (one of my favorites!) will be pleased to know that Marona and Ash are coming to D2, as...   read

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Disgaea D2 is still looking suitably wacky

NIS has a new English trailer for Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness, and it shows off a fair bit of gameplay, art, and even voice acting. You'll get an introduction to the game's cast and their personalities, as well as some of their combat ...   read

Disgaea 4 Vita photo
Disgaea 4 Vita

Disgaea 4 is coming to the PlayStation Vita in Japan

Rejoice Valvatorez fans, as Disgaea 4 is officially headed to the PlayStation Vita this January in Japan as Disgaea 4 Return. Following suit with every core game in the series that's either rocked the DS, PSP, or Vita, Disgae...   read

Disgaea D2 photo
Disgaea D2

Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkess has a set launch date

NIS has finally confirmed a release date for the overseas version of Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness, and it's coming in September and October in Europe and North America respectively. The game comes with a few upgrades to the overall Disga...   read

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