What Gamespot Users have to say about Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness

  • Rating:9.5

    Sure to be a cult hit-- Disgaea gives strategy gaming a serious kick in the ass.

    Disgaea is a break from the normal "save the princess/world" story found in most RPGs. In it you play as the young, sassy prince Laharl, the heir to the throne of the underworld. His father having died and himself sleepi... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:8.2

    Disgaea is a game that can be very shallow or very deep. At it's root, it's a fun little strategy RPG with some unique characters, an amusing (if not particularly epic) story, and some fun gameplay ideas. This alone co... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:9.4

    Personally, I think this game is one of the most fun games I've played in a while. I've sunk over 150 hours into this game, and I'm still fiddling and experimenting and finding new things. I've heard some detract from ... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:9.1

    Disgaea is a game that we've all been waiting to happen. With the release of Tactics Ogre: The Knights of Lodis, a little bit of life was breathed back into a genre that was considered all but dead--strategy RPGs. Afte... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.9

    Disgaea is a great game for two very good reasons. First, the story is decidedly different than most other games in the genre. Atlus decided on a complete role-reversal from the conventional “save the world” theme by pro... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:9.4

    D:HOD is a really good strategy game and is on par with the worshiped Final Fantasy Tactics. Theres not much to complain about Disgaea. The graphics and overblown special effects really mix well togather and creates a vi... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:9.8

    This game is one of those rare gems that pop up from out of left field. There was no massive advertising blitz, nothing was ever really mentioned about it outside of websites such as Gamespot.com, and yet for a TBT (Tu... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:9.7

    Disgaea is a Great Tactical RPG with belly-rumbling humor and an aesthetically appealing visual style. Just like the first reviewer I've played some FFT but didn't bother finishing the game. For one the color palette in ... Read Full Review

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