Reviews and Problems with Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness
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8 January 2014
Summary: The Disgaea franchise is a decade old. I'm still trying to wrap my head around that, even as I write this. Developer NIS' Makai series has been one of my favorite franchises in gaming ever since I first went along with Laharl, Etna, and Flonne through their journey for dominance of the Netherworld.
Conclusion: If you aren't already a fan of this franchise Disgaea D2 won't draw you in to its weird world. Series fans will find the familiar here and NIS went out of their way to provide plenty of jokes just for the real fans.
Summary: " Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness " is a safe and satisfying return to Disgaea's always excellent standard, and for the most part is as fun and addictive as its always been. The comeback of the series' best characters and storyline is also a treat diehard fans have been waiting for.
Excerpt: was a runaway hit when it first launched over a decade ago. I still remember having to wait for the local GameStop to get restocked before I could get my copy. Since that time, numerous sequels and spinoffs have come to all PlayStation platforms and each one (with the exception of those crazy...
Excerpt: I first saw Disgaea shortly after the first one was released many years ago. At the time, I thought that it was way too complex and I wasn’t looking for that much strategy. However, the beauty of the Disgaea series is that you can avoid some of that major strategy if you want.
Excerpt: The first Disgaea game, 2003's Disgaea: Hour of Darkness for the PlayStation 2, with its virtually endless playability, memorable cast of eccentric characters, and complexity of strategies both in and out of combat zones, breathed new life into the somewhat floundering tactical role-playing genre,...
Conclusion: Concept: Bring back the first game’s beloved cast for another attempt at dominating the Netherworld’s strategy gameplay
Graphics: Sprites look better than before in HD, but the whole presentation still looks low-budget
Sound: Voices match the characters well, and the music fits the world...