Excerpt: The PlayStation Vita hasn't exactly had a splashy start, coming out of the gate with a decent lineup of launch titles, though still having failed to deliver the kind of killer app that sells consoles.
Conclusion: Should you have the fortitude to stick with Disgaea 3, you’ll find a game that is deeply rewarding with bags of charm. Those expecting something in the same vein as a Square Enix production however, can consider themselves forewarned – they’re like chalk and cheese.
Excerpt: Those with top of the line set ups for their PS3 may get excited when they realise Disgaea 3 uses the highest graphical definition available! This won’t last! Disgaea 3 is set in the Maritsu Evil Academy and you play Mao, son of the overlord.
Excerpt: Welcome to the Netherworld's "Evil Academy," where demons are trained to become evil! ...sort of. The third game in the Disgaea series introduces us to a new cast of characters, a number of new gameplay elements, and a quirky story that easily rivals that of its predecessors.
Excerpt: Holy crap, Disgaea 3 is here! There goes the weekend, the week, probably even the next month. Hours upon hours of strategy goodness await players in the latest entry into the Nippon Ichi stable of games.
Conclusion: Dark Assembly’s out, Homeroom is in, and The Nether Institute Dark Academy is now in session. As much as I thought I’d miss Laharl and that he’d be impossible to replace, my separation anxiety lasted all of 5 minutes.
Excerpt: Grinding, grinding, grinding and grinding - this is a Disgaea game, no doubt, and if you're a fan of the series then there's no point in reading this review. In fact, it's hard to believe you've got the time to spare between bouts of eating, sometimes sleeping and grinding the hell out of your team...
Excerpt: Mao was reading a comic book. His room was filled with jars of specimens from past experiments. The pages told of a superhero that defeated an atrocious Overlord. Right then, Mao made a huge decision. “As of now… I shall become a hero!