Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Disgaea

Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories hitting PSN next week

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Disgaea fans who missed out on the early years will get a chance to try out the second release, Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories, via PSN when it launches on the PS Store on January 22. Cursed Memories will be available as a PlayStation 2 Classic and offer gamers an excellent entry point to better understand the series’ turn-based system and role-playing elements. Newer fans will also find much to be familiar with, including geo effects, the Item World, and the Dark Assembly.

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PlayStation 3 News

NIS gets educational with Character Chowdown for iOS

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NIS will be bringing the younger doods and doodettes into the fold shortly with the release of their educational iOS puzzle game Character Chowdown. Developed in conjunction with Yummy Yummy Tummy, Character Chowdown will help players learn Asian language sets by using a variety of colorful characters in conjunction with memory-recall-style play, as well as tailor lessons so that users will receive extra practice with the words giving them the most trouble.

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Apple Handheld

(PlayStation Vita Review) Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention

(PS Vita Review) Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention

“… not only the definitive version of Disgaea 3, but a great game.”

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PS Vita Reviews

Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention drops a Prinny bomb on PS Vita

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Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention is now available for the PS Vita. Available in retail and through PSN, the handheld version of Absence of Justice includes all-new content plus the original game along with all of its DLC.

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PlayStation Vita News

(PlayStation 3 Review) Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten

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“Colorful, goofy, funny, and addictive, Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten is a welcome entry to the series.”

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PlayStation 3 Reviews

Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention heading to PS Vita in 2012

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The Disgaea train rolls on. In addition to getting an Android release in North America, NIS also revealed that the series will be launching for the PlayStation Vita in spring 2012 with Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention. The new handheld version is slated to include new “characters, stories, and game systems.”

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PlayStation Vita News

Disgaea: Netherworld Unbound announced for Android

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NIS is getting into the North American Android market this fall with a new entry in the Disgaea series, Disgaea: Netherworld Unbound. Not many details were released, but it was stated that the game is going to be optimized for the platform and retain the series’ core elements while also being streamlined.

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Android, DLC

Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten now available, Prinnies a go

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Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten is now available for the PS3 (dood). The fourth outing includes updated visuals, the ability to create and manage a political cabinet to customize your team’s stats, a random map generator, and of course, the ability to go to level 9999. Custom maps can also be generated and shared with friends. Online play has also made its way to the series with the ability for players to create custom armies and invade other realms, with tracked win/loss records.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News

Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten – English shots released, dood

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NIS America has released the first batch of English shots of Disgaea 4. The latest in the long-running strategy-RPG series is scheduled to hit stores shelves for the PS3 on August 6.

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PlayStation 3 News

Disgaea 4′s map editor to be simplified, new screens released

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Some bad news for the tinkerers and creators out there: Disgaea 4′s map editor is being nerfed. Due to “regulation differences between regions,” NIS had to make some adjustments, which resulted in players now being unable to make “completely detailed” maps. Instead, they will have to make due with automated and generalized features: preset platforms will now be used to create maps, instead of individual blocks; multiple objects, excluding geo blocks and characters, cannot be placed next to or on top of one another; and finally, the names and descriptions of characters and maps will be chosen at random. Damn you, legal issues!

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PlayStation 3 News