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Disgaea has always been one of the more elaborate strategy role-playing games, but that's more a case of its combat mechanics than the look of the game. "Old school" would be an apt description when talking about the sprite-based characters and isometric backgrounds. So when it was announced this February that the third installment in the series, Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice, would be arriving on the behemoth hardware of the PlayStation 3, a few eyebrows were certainly raised. We recently got a chance to see how that transition is working out by taking a look at Disgaea 3 at a Nippon Ichi Software press event. While the retro look of the game remains in full effect, combat has been ratcheted up a considerable amount with what NIS jokingly calls "stupid hard levels."
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lol, that looks fun
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Haven't played any of them myself, but I've heard from more then one friend of mine that they're some damn good games. Maybe this is my excuse to check it out.
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FINALLY!!! they already released it in japan ages ago...
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Yeah, I'm bumping a month old thread... Sorry, I just found out it is being released in the US.

Anyone else out there REALLY excited for this? This and FF XIII are definitely my most anticipated PS3 games. I'm more excited for this than I was for MGS4!

One gripe... why can't someone make an SRPG with online support? I'd like to take my team online for 1on1 battles. I've always wanted this in FF as well. It would give players more of a reason to keep leveling beyond the game ending.
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Tactical battles might actually take a lot longer in multiplayer. Maybe if they limited the time per act at 1 minute or so it could work.

I'm with you about being excited about the game though.
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Waste of time. Lvl 9999? Why does it sound like a never ending game to me?
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Waste of time. Lvl 9999? Why does it sound like a never ending game to me?
Probably because it practically is

Why does it matter if you're not getting charged a monthly fee?
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Yeah, I'm bumping a month old thread... Sorry, I just found out it is being released in the US.

Anyone else out there REALLY excited for this? This and FF XIII are definitely my most anticipated PS3 games. I'm more excited for this than I was for MGS4!

One gripe... why can't someone make an SRPG with online support? I'd like to take my team online for 1on1 battles. I've always wanted this in FF as well. It would give players more of a reason to keep leveling beyond the game ending.

Dude Im stoked for this but the problem is I never played Disgaea 2 but I doubt it has anything to do with this one apparently.


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Waste of time. Lvl 9999? Why does it sound like a never ending game to me?
Not a waste of time at all. Its extremely fun. Especially on the PSP. The Disgaea on the PSP - its the PERFECT portable game IMO for long distance traveling like planes and stuff. You'll get hooked on it for hours at a time.
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post #10 of 14
Played the first Disgaea and loved it. This one looks like alot of fun, can't wait.
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