10th Anniversary sees a new sequel to the original.
'Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness,' the latest in the 'Disgaea' series hits shelves this week, and cuts through the sequels and spinoffs almost all the way back to the PS2 original.
From NIS America, "Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Nippon Ichi Software and 10th anniversary of the Disgaea series, Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness brings back the popular trio from the first game: Laharl, Etna, and Flonne! With a completely new storyline, it offers game system refinements that will entice new players, while still offering the same kind of hardcore, over-the-top, endless gameplay that is sure to please longtime fans! Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness will also feature various DLC to keep players entertained for even more sleepless nights this fall!"
The game occurs in the Netherworld, a brutal place of struggle and mistrust, wherein which Laharl becomes Overlord. In order to prove hi status, he embarks on a journey in which he encounters a girl who claims to be his sister, and that is where the player takes control.
Enhanced Customization: The character creation system has been completely revamped to allow for the highest level of character customization in series history!
Master/Pupil System: The player chooses the master and the pupil, as well as which skills to learn! Benefits include new skills and higher weapon proficiencies for the pupil, while the master gets a stat boost!
Item World: Challenge this battleground to power up your weapons, items, and characters! Prepare to deal massive damage!
Geo Panels: These status-altering blocks provide bonuses or detriments to the terrain!
Change the tide of battle by skillfully manipulating these elemental icons!
Reunite with old friends and meet a new crew: Bringing back the fan favorite trio of Laharl, Etna, and Flonne, with new characters and a brand-new story!"
'Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness' is available for the PS3 from Amazon and PSN.
Source: NIS America
Author: Brian Hoss