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Disgaea Team Creating New Dungeon RPG For 2012

By Spencer . December 27, 2011 . 10:09pm

Nippon Ichi hinted at two new titles during the 2011 Akihabara winter festival. President Souhei Niikawa took the stage and said they’re working on a new adventure game slated for release in 2012.

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Nippon Ichi’s Diving Into Social Games And Online Games

By Spencer . December 16, 2011 . 1:02pm

Nippon Ichi, developer of the Disgaea series, is expanding into social games. The company opened subsidiary in Japan called Dion Entertainment that will focus on social games as well as online games.

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Nippon Ichi President Interview Continues With Soul Nomad, Vita, And Future Plans

By Spencer . August 12, 2011 . 2:08pm

“We’re wondering about that right now because changing Soul Nomad to PSP format takes time to do and the PSP market is waning in North America, so it’s a challenge,” said Souhei Niikawa.

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Nippon Ichi’s President Discusses Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten

By Spencer . August 11, 2011 . 1:30pm

“When we making Disgaea 4, Disgaea: Hour of Darkness was set as the benchmark. All of the fans love Disgaea 1, it’s the original and has the greatest acclaim in the series. We wanted to make a game better than that,” said Souhei Niikawa.

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A Sneak Peek At Nippon Ichi’s Upcoming Action RPG

By Spencer . August 11, 2011 . 2:01am

At an Akihabara event in Bellesalle, Nippon Ichi gave fans and press a first look at their upcoming action RPG. They didn’t say much about it, but shared this piece of concept art.

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Nippon Ichi Looking Into PSP To PlayStation 3 Remastered Games

By Spencer . August 9, 2011 . 2:05pm

“We’re investigating how the feature works and learning about the system,” said Souhei Niikawa, president of Nippon Ichi Software, in a Siliconera interview.

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Nippon Ichi Teases Four Future Titles

By Spencer . August 8, 2011 . 9:20pm

One title is an action RPG with 3D graphics and full polygons. This title is being made by the Prinny: Can I Really be the Hero? group. We’ll hear more about this title in a month.

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Nippon Ichi Back In The HL, After Years Of Losses NIS Reports Profits

By Spencer . May 13, 2011 . 12:51am

That’s Desco offering a congratulatory handshake to Nippon Ichi. The publisher reported 230 million yen in profit in the past fiscal year. A huge improvement compared to the year before that where Nippon Ichi absorbed a 332 million yen loss.

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Nippon Ichi Opens Two Game Development Subsidiaries, Cancels One Key Title

By Spencer . April 1, 2011 . 2:16am

The Prinny publisher adopted “entertainment for all” as their new motto too.

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Help Nippon Ichi Choose A Disgaea 4 DLC Character

By Spencer . March 24, 2011 . 4:12pm

Nippon Ichi is running survey and asking fans which character they would like to see in Disgaea 4.

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Disgaea 4 Trading Figurines Unboxed And On Display

By Spencer . March 18, 2011 . 4:19pm

If you like Disgaea collectables, Nippon Ichi has you covered. Disgaea 4 came out in February and there are already trading figures.

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Asagi Joins Disgaea 4 As A Charitable DLC Character [Update]

By Spencer . March 18, 2011 . 12:16am

It’s a Nippon Ichi game, so you know Asagi has to make a cameo. For 100 yen ($1.25) you can add the perennial never-going-to-be a protagonist character into Disgaea 4.

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Adol, Estelle, And Other Falcom Characters In ClaDun 2

By Spencer . March 16, 2011 . 2:08pm

Nippon Ichi and Falcom teamed up to bring characters from Ys, The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky, and The Legend of Heroes: Zero no Kiseki into their retro dungeon crawler sequel ClaDun 2.

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Hefty Disgaea 4 Patch Rebalances Map Edit Points, Expands Base Customization

By Spencer . March 9, 2011 . 11:45pm

Disgaea 4 has been out for (gets out calendar) two weeks now and there’s already a patch? Yes, and this is a sizable update. Nippon Ichi has a 440MB version update that tweaks two features in the game.

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Nippon Ichi X Falcom Collaboration Crawls Into ClaDun 2

By Spencer . March 7, 2011 . 10:47pm

Nippon Ichi releases are one step closer to being synonymous with “crossover.”