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Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness by Nippon Ichi Software

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  • Alcohol Reference
  • Fantasy Violence
  • Language
  • Partial Nudity
  • Suggestive Themes
  • Platform: PlayStation 3
  • Publisher: Nippon Ichi Software
  • Developer: NIS
  • Category: Strategy
  • Players:1 player

Product Details:

Celebrating the 20th year 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 and original storyline, it offers game system refinements that will entice new fans, while still offering the same kind of hardcore, over-the-top, endless gameplay that is sure to please longtime fans.

The Netherworld - a place where might makes right and today's friends are tomorrow's enemies. After a long journey with many ups and downs, Laharl finally finds himself as a full-fledged Overlord. However, the other denizens of the Netherworld do not see him as such, so he sets out on a journey with his loyal(!?) vassals to receive the respect he deserves. Along the way, Laharl will meet a girl who claims to be his sister, demons with bigger than usual chips on their shoulders, and find out that even his own body holds a few surprises for him.

Main Characters:


Laharl


The only son of King Krichevskoy, the previous Overlord. He is super selfish. After King Krichevskoy's death, he, with the help of Flonne and Etna, defeated many demons to become the Overlord. However, only a handful of demons, and all high-ranking angels, know that he's the Overlord. His immediate goal is to become a greater Overlord than his father, and get every demon to follow him!

Etna


Overlord Laharl's cute demon vassal who lives in the Overlord's Castle. King Krichevskoy found her when she was young, and took her in. She has served the Overlord ever since. She admires the late King Krichevskoy, but she has zero respect for Laharl. She is very sarcastic, and for a vassal, lives a very carefree life. Never one to shy away from pointing out what others would rather hide, she has no fear of pointing things out about Laharl, her master.

Flonne


She is the main reason relations between the Netherworld and Celestia have opened up. However, since she hurt angels to help Laharl, she now lives with Laharl in the Overlord's Castle as a Fallen Angel. She gives lectures about love to demons, but has made zero progress on converting any of them. She loves superhero shows, and heroine of justice animes. She also owns quite a collection of memorabilia.

Sicily


An angel girl who came to the Netherworld to become the Overlord. She claims to be King Krichevskoy's daughter and Laharl's sister, but no one believes her. However, she can be off sometimes, like when she sent herself to the Netherworld in a package. Her reasoning for that was so she wouldn't get lost. She's good at cooking, and likes making sweets.

Barbara


She was chosen by Grosso and his group to become the Overlord. She has great battle prowess, especially with a spear. Hailing from a very discipline-centric family, she lives by the orders that are given to her by her master. On the other hand, she doesn't really have a will of her own, so she never acts of her own accord. The Krichevskoy Group thought they could use her character traits to their advantage. However... they seem to have some touble with her order-following ways, as well.

Generic Units:


Warrior

Valkyrie

Magician

In the Netherworld, many are born with the talent to become a Warrior. They rely on their agility and ability to instantly harden their bodies to survive. They can be hard to work with, due to their aggressive nature, but once they accept someone, they will show them the utmost respect. Their highest class, Grandell, are known by some as the God of War.

It is rare for women to have the qualities of a Valkyrie, but those with natural talent are taken in by a retired Valkyrie to live a life of training. The apprentices are called Liebes, and are trained not just to fight, but to survive. Their personalities are said to be a result of their training. Valkyries live by the words, "Women need to take action!"

Many boys who manifest mysterious powers attend a magic school. Those at the tops of their class earn the right to be magicians. They receive traditional clothing and glasses that increase their magic powers. They study hard, even after graduating, and are always looking to improve. Because they live in harsher environments, they are more earnest and hardworking than Witches.

Witch

Martial Artist

Fight Mistress

Many girls are born with magical powers. Witches are given special ribbons that help them control their magic. These ribbons also act as transceivers that send information updates directly into their brains. Since Witches can improve their powers without studying, many of them develop carefree personalities.

These men train their bodies to the limit and try to master their own way. They envelop their bodies with dark energy and can fight against any weapon with just their fists. They genuinely believe that fighting determines true justice. It is said their techniques originated from a legendary martial artist who came from the Human World. They dress like their ancestors.

These women all come from the Village of Beasts. It was originally a place where women went for marriage training, but over time it became a place for women to train to become fighters. Anyone who achieves their highest rank, Nirvam, is highly praised in the martial arts society.

Priest

Healer

Archer

Contrary to other demons, they hate to fight. Many hold no prejudices toward humans or angels. Since they consider it a huge sin to heal those who are injured, they wear barbed clothing as a way of punishing themselves. They always study hard and spend many hours at the Netherworld Library. One of their biggest pet peeves is that they are often mistaken for girls.

It is said that healing magic was first brought to the Netherworld by Fallen Angels. Unlike the males, they believe healing is absolutely necessary. Their schools are several thousand yars old, and have produced some of the most prolific healers, including Serra Winguard. All female healers live by the rules of Vinaya, which is why they always keep their eyes closed.

They hail from an all-women, ice mountain village called Badre. The voices of the wind tell them the strength and direction the wind is blowing. They strictly adhere to the rules set forth by their ancestors, and hate to use any weapons other than bows.

Gunner

Onmyo Monk

Netherworld hunters who are adept with guns. Their concentration is off the charts. With their Evil Eye ability, they can pinpoint the distances and weaknesses of their targets, which comes in handy with team attacks, allowing them to dispose of enemies in a very efficient and speedy way. Their skills are highly regarded, and many of them work as hired gunmen.

Practitioners of Onmyo Magic, a technique developed in the far east regions of another Netherworld. Onmyo Magic uses curses, fortune telling, and feng shui. They can control the land, and their spells have a wider range of properties than traditional magic. They aren't appreciated as much, because they lack pure power, but are highly regarded in some circles.

Features:

  • 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. The master gets a stat boost.
  • 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.

Specifications:

Game Details

Number of Players
1 player
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