Excerpt: When Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness hit consoles in North America in 2003, Nippon Ichi Software’ (NIS) quirky, anime-inspired title quickly became the game of choice for hardcore strategy RPG followers. Not only was its story charming and interesting, rife with bizarre characters and humorous writing, but it also delivered an in-depth role-playing experience that could [...] . . .
Excerpt: Fan of the series or not, Disgaea 2 will offer you alot out of your PSP from it’s level grinding. If you think RPG/Strategy games hard, then you’ve probably never heard of the Disgaea series. If you haven’t heard of the series it has a random and humorous story set in The Netherworld full of Demons, Disgaea 2 however is a sequel to the first Disgaea game back in 2003 for the Playstation 2 and got re-released for the PSP and DS.
Pros: New features and content added to the PSP version, DLC content, Random sense of humor
Excerpt: hit consoles in North America in 2003, Nippon Ichi Software’ (NIS) quirky, anime-inspired title quickly became the game of choice for hardcore strategy RPG followers. Not only was its story charming and interesting, rife with bizarre characters and humorous writing, but it also delivered an in-depth role-playing experience that could take hundreds of hours to complete. , makes no effort to change the winning formula that made its predecessor a huge hit.
Summary: Disgaea 2: Dark Hero Days is the definitive version of D2, incorporating gameplay mechanics from D3 and expounding on them, as well as some completely new ones. It excels in gameplay, but falls short in the story department. If you missed the PS2 version, definitely pick this up. Even if you’ve played the PS2 version to death, there’s still enough new content and gameplay additions that the experience will still feel fresh.
Excerpt: If you suspect that you might be what the games industry has affectionately labelled a 'casual gamer', stop reading; I'm afraid this game just isn't for you. A frightening combination of statistics, attributes and menu screens glued together with anime visuals and a ludicrous narrative make the Disgaea series very much exclusive to the core club. Still reading?
Excerpt: Alors que les standards en matière de Tactical RPG étaient cantonnés à Final Fantasy Tactics et autres Fire Emblem , le studio japonais Nippon Ichi est parvenu à chambouler le genre avec son projet baptisé Disgaea . Apparu en 2003 sur PS2, le premier épisode a connu un très large succès auprès des amateurs du genre.
Excerpt: Disgaea 2: Dark Hero Days on the PSP is a port of Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories , a PlayStation 2 title released way back in 2006. Despite the age of its core content, the title is one of the deepest strategy experiences available on the PSP. The game offers numerous options both on and off the battlefield, a fact that should cause many fans of the genre to fall in love with this portable return to the Netherworld.
Excerpt: In 2007 Nippon Ichi released a very well done port of the original Disgaea for the PSP with bonus extras. Now Nippon Ichi is using the same tactic again for Disgaea 2 . Its PSP release, Disgaea 2: Dark Hero Days, also comes with added content. Disgaea 2 first made its appearance back on the PS2 in 2006. All the content from the original release is all here, including the same story.
Excerpt: Released in 2003, the original Disgaea for the PlayStation 2 was received with open arms by RPGamers and critics alike. It boasted a strategic, turn based combat model with highly unusual methods for levelling up characters, weapons, armor and statistics, as well as a quirky, humorous, anime style story. Nippon Ichi quickly took advantage of that success, releasing a couple of direct sequels and a few spin-offs.