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Disgaea: Hour of Darkness

Average Rating: 8.03/10
Video Game Rank: 162
PSP Rank: 10
PlayStation 2 Rank: 16
PlayStation 3 Rank: 50
Nintendo DS Rank: 11
Windows Rank: 93
PlayStation 4 Rank: 24
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Disgaea: Hour of Darkness
Alternate Names
Disgaea
Disgaea 1 Complete
Disgaea 1 Complete
Disgaea DS
Disgaea PC
Disgaea PC
Disgaea Portable
Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness
Makai Senki Disgaea
Makai Senki Disugaia Makai no Ōji to Akai Tsuki
Makai Senki Disugaia Pōtaburu
Netherworld Battle Chronicle Disgaea: The Prince of the Netherworld and the Red Moon
Netherworld Battle Chronicle: Disgaea
魔界戦記ディスガイア
魔界戦記ディスガイア PORTABLE
魔界戦記ディスガイア 魔界の王子と赤い月
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2003-01-30
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Disgaea 1 Complete
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North American Playstation 4 "Rosen Queen's Finest Edition"
Rel Date: 2018-00-00
Publisher: Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.
PlayStation 4
Developer: Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.
Media: Blu-Ray
Region: 
Rating: (Rating Pending)
English, Japanese
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Disgaea 1 Complete
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North American Nintendo Switch "Rosen Queen's Finest Edition"
Rel Date: 2016-02-24
Publisher: Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.
Nintendo Switch
Developer: Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.
Media: Game Card
Region: 
Rating: (Rating Pending)
English
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Disgaea PC
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Windows Downloadable edition
Rel Date: 2016-02-24
Publisher: Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.
Windows
Developer: Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.
Media: Downloadable Content
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Rating: ESRB: T
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Disgaea: Hour of Darkness
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PlayStation 3 PSN edition
Rel Date: 2013-01-15
Publisher: Atlus Co. Ltd.
PlayStation 3
Developer: Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: ESRB: T
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Disgaea DS
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English/European Nintendo DS edition
Rel Date: 2009-04-03
Publisher: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Nintendo DS
Developer: Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: PEGI: 12+
English, French
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Disgaea: Hour of Darkness
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North American PlayStation 2 (Greatest Hits) edition
Rel Date: 2008-09-01
Publisher: Atlus Co. Ltd.
PlayStation 2
Developer: Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.
Media: DVD
Region: North America
Rating: ESRB: T
English, Japanese
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Disgaea DS
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Japanese Nintendo DS edition
Rel Date: 2008-06-26
Publisher: Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.
Nintendo DS
Developer: Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: CERO: A (All ages)
Japanese
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Disgaea DS
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North American Nintendo DS edition
Rel Date: 2008-06-26
Publisher: Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.
Nintendo DS
Developer: Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: ESRB: T
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Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness
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English/European PSP edition
Rel Date: 2007-12-14
Publisher: Koei Co. Ltd.
PSP
Developer: Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.
Media: UMD
Region: 
Rating: PEGI: 12+
English
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Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness
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German PSP edition
Rel Date: 2007-12-14
Publisher: THQ
PSP
Developer: Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.
Media: UMD
Region: 
Rating: USK: 12
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User Summary:

The outlook is grim as the dark Netherworld has been taken over by evil rules who have no rightful claim to the throne! You, as the young prince Larharl, are the heir to the throne and will need to kick some serious evil-guy butt to solidify yourself to your rightful position as ruler of all things evil! To aid you on your way, you need to assemble a team from the 150+ character classes and monsters, find the coolest and shiniest of weapons, and learn to use some of the over 100 mind-blowing spells and special skills that are at your disposal.
Battle your way through your weapons to power them up, try to corrupt the dark assembly, or spend some time in the hospital. No matter what you do, it's time to start acting like the king!

Disgaea: Hour of Darkness was released for the PS2 in 2003.

Source: Wikipedia, "Disgaea: Hour of Darkness", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Re-Release Info:

Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness:

Changes from the original:

- 16:9 format to take advantage of the PSP's widescreen display.
- Alternative narrative with Etna as the protagonist.
- Some extra boss battles such as Overlord Zetta from Makai Kingdom and Rozalin and Adell from Disgaea 2.
- A multiplayer mode available through Ad-hoc connections.
- A music shop and a record keeper were added.
- A complete dual language option and the option to turn off battle animations.
- Most of the silent Japanese cut scenes now include voice acting.
- Added geo Cubes, magic items that add more depth to multiplayer battles.

Disgaea DS:

A port of the PSP release "Afternoon of Darkness". Changes from the PSP port:

- The option to toggle between English and Japanese dialogue, and many additional voiceovers were dropped.
- Added demon gadgets, randomly generated items that appear on the battlefield. Units can power up by acquiring these gadgets.
- New unlockable characters from the original Disgaea, Adell and Rozalin from Disgaea 2 are unlockable as hidden bosses within the Cave of Ordeals, as well as the Dark Assembly guide, Pleinair. Overlord Zetta also debuts as an unlockable, playable character.

Disgaea PC:

A port of the PSP release "Afternoon of Darkness":

- All PSP features present.
- A later patch added the four characters previously exclusive to Disgaea DS.

Trivia:

An anime series based on Disgaea: Hour of Darkness entitled Makai Senki Disgaea (literally Netherworld Battle Chronicle Disgaea) aired in 2006. Consisting of twelve episodes it follows the general plot as Disgaea: Hour of Darkness but with several alterations to character roles and the chronology of events.

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PSP Rank: 10
PlayStation 2 Rank: 16
PlayStation 3 Rank: 50
Nintendo DS Rank: 11
Windows Rank: 93
PlayStation 4 Rank: 24
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Average Rating: 8.03
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