NIS America "Won’t Disappoint" Fans Waiting For Disgaea 2 Portable

By Spencer . January 5, 2009 . 3:35pm

axel2 Disgaea 2 is being ported for the PSP. You already know this. Right after we caught the announcement from Nippon Ichi’s head office in Japan I asked NIS America if they had any plans to bring it to us. Nao Zook, Marketing Coordinator, told us, “Well, at this moment, all I can say is that we won’t disappoint our fans who are waiting for Disgaea 2 PSP :-).” Infer what you want from the smiley face.


Disgaea 2 Portable tacks on a bunch of new content not found in the PS2 game like a whole scenario starring Axel, the Dark Hero.


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No Disgaea port is complete without a few cameos. Disgaea 2 Portable adds at least Lord Zetta (Makai Kingdom), Prier (La Pucelle Tactics), and Mid Boss to Adell’s team.


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As we mentioned before the magichange system where monsters can transform into weapons from Disgaea 3 is also part of Disgaea 2 Portable.


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image Also it looks like Disgaea 2 Portable, well at least this version of it, may not have any multiplayer features. A quick glance on the Japanese page says the game only supports one player.


You may not be aware of this, but there are actually two versions of Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness in Japan. Originally, the  Disgaea PSP port did not have a multiplayer feature. A year later Nippon Ichi re-released it with multiplayer as budget version of Disgaea Portable. NIS America spared us this fate and just released the multiplayer ready version of Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness. This delayed the domestic release about a year, but at least we didn’t have to buy the game twice. Perhaps, the same thing will happen with Disgaea 2 Portable?


Images courtesy  of NIS America.

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  • Kuronoa

    Well that convinced me there’s enough content to play again. Will do so when it comes.

    I don’t have a portable Disgaea game yet, I was going to get Disgaea DS for Pleinair one day.

  • shion16

    i cant wait
    i cant wait
    i cant wait
    i cant wait
    i cant wait
    i cant wait

  • Edward Smith

    that sounds like yummy goodness. Though, I have to say, I’m still incredibly curious what Makai wars is and if it will ever come out…

  • I love the developers, I really do….

    but I wish they would just announce a new srpg, friggin.

  • JeremyR

    I can’t believe I’m so excited about a game I already own. But this is pretty much the one game I really, really wanted on the PSP. The item world in D2 is so much better than D1, such a time waster, but I don’t like spending that much time in front of a TV…

  • They better not foul up the eventual DS port.

  • Jay

    I remember that Disgaea Portable didn’t meet SCEA requirements for a port and that’s what made them add the extra content, it almost didn’t make it (they even had a protest for it). I don’t think there will be additional content for the NA release this time, but it could make it out stateside faster as a result.

  • I hate SCEA sometimes, but I like the possibility of D2 PSP coming stateside. Axel’s scenario makes it all the more worth it.

  • Pichi

    I hope SCEA really loosens up its rules. Looking forward to it!

  • Andy

    I’ll get this when the DS version comes out. Eh heh heh…

  • Mikael

    The Axel’s scenario makes it almost worth a second purchase, but in the meantime I have to wait to see how “big” it will be.

  • Judgment8

    REALLY!!! AWESOME!!! COOL!!! Now all my worries are gone. Now I’ll just have to wait for the day it comes. Please NISA be quick, I would love to have this just before my Summer Break and play it always, when I travel or Watch TV or do anything. Thanx NISA for bringing my Favourite game to PSP.

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