Tactical RPG Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten is getting an enhanced remake on January 30 in Japan. Titled Disgaea 4 Return, the remake puts the fully patched PS3 game and all its DLC on the PS Vita, throwing in a new scenario and a sixth level of magic. Thus far, there have been no mentions of a Western release. » 10/31/13 6:20am 10/31/13 6:20am

What Is Disgaea? A Beginner's Guide To Tactical Role-Playing Bliss

Years after everyone has caught all the latest Pokemon and the credits roll on Ellen Page, people will still be playing tone of this week's more low-profile release — Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness. What is Disgaea, you ask? Let me explain. » 10/07/13 8:18pm 10/07/13 8:18pm

Laharl, Etna and Flonne return to their proper headlining roles when NIS America brings Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness to the PlayStation 3 on October 8 in North America, September 27 in Europe. Still too long to wait. » 7/09/13 11:15pm 7/09/13 11:15pm

A New Disgaea, The Guided Fate Paradox, and Time and Eternity Are…

Last night at their press event in San Francisco, NIS America announced they would be releasing three new Japanese titles this year. » 2/22/13 6:40am 2/22/13 6:40am

Yes, This Is An 86-Year-Old Woman Who Plays Grand Theft Auto IV

This short clip on BBC News introduces 86-year-old Hilda Knott, who's been playing games for 40 years to keep her mentally active. The giant 65" screen helps with her eyesight. » 1/21/13 10:40am 1/21/13 10:40am

I'm Really Looking Forward To Becoming A God In This Japanese Dungeon…

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Nippon Ichi Software, makers of the the Disgaea » 1/17/13 7:20am 1/17/13 7:20am series, will be releasing (The Paradox of God and the Fate Revolution) on the PS3 next week. The game was announced , and was originally slated to hit stores in Japan on December 20th, but was delayed for a month. Now, after the extra…

Without Final Fantasy V, This RPG Boss Would Have Been Indiana Jones

Souhei Niikawa is the CEO of Nipponichi Software, the maker of such hits like the Disgaea » 8/23/12 8:00am 8/23/12 8:00am series, and . In 1996, Niikawa joined Nipponichi Software to work in marketing, publicity, and game development, and after a successful career, in July 2009, he became CEO. Even after his rise in rank, Niikawa continues to have a…

The Disgaea Team's New, Non-Disgaea RPG Is for the PS3

As previously mentioned » 8/08/12 5:20am 8/08/12 5:20am, the Disgaea Team's newest role-playing game is not a new , but . The game follows a high schooler who suddenly turns into God. He, along with the seven angels, makes people's wishes come true.

Great Moments in Video Game Humor: Now With More Horse Penis

Ah Disgaea » 3/05/12 4:00pm 3/05/12 4:00pm, always going that extra step to make its turn-based strategy gameplay more exciting. Take this zombie, for instance. No one is scared of zombies anymore; they're everywhere you want to be. If you saw a zombie on the street you'd more likely hug it than run screaming.

Love is a Fresh New Etna Tattoo

In what is quickly becoming a Valentine's Day tradition for my family, last night I hit up Psycho Tattoo in Sandy Springs, Georgia to add another role-playing icon to my growing (and until yesterday Final Fantasy-centric) party. Why are all the Prinnies running away? » 2/15/12 8:30am 2/15/12 8:30am

NIS America Readies Disgaea for the Vita and Android

Along with the second installment of the Hyperdimension Neptunia for the PlayStation 3 and the Western release of Acquire's multiplayer action game Clan of Champions, NIS America today announced two new-ish entries in the Disgaea series for the PlayStation Vita and Android devices. What's getting ported this time? » 9/16/11 1:40pm 9/16/11 1:40pm

What Classic Gaming Achievements Have You Unlocked?

Today in a very special episode of Speak-Up on Kotaku, commenterQuiddity looks back on the achievements he would have unlocked had their been achievements when Chrono Trigger, Donkey Kong Country 3, and Final Fantasy VII came out. » 3/18/11 11:20am 3/18/11 11:20am

Disgaea 4 Makes A Tactical Decision For Cute

Next February, tactical role-playing game Disgaea 4 will be released on the PlayStation 3. There will be a limited edition bundle. It will be cute. Very cute. » 12/09/10 9:00am 12/09/10 9:00am

Ditching 3 Games, Japanese Developer Bets On Girl Spanking

Nippon Ichi Software is suspending new game development and halting work on three games currently in production due to a "severe marketplace". That isn't stopping it from releasing a game in which players spank bad little girls. » 8/06/10 7:00am 8/06/10 7:00am