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[Review] Disgaea 5 Complete

Posted on 3 weeks ago by (@LyonHart_) in Reviews, Switch | 7 Comments | 0 Likes

System: Switch
Release date: May 23, 2017
Developer: Nippon Ichi Software
Publisher NIS America


Since its initial launch in 2003, Disgaea has been a flagship series for Nippon Ichi Software – even using Prinny as a mascot – and continues to be nearly 15 years later, having multiple spinoffs and branching off into other mediums such as anime adaptations and manga. What’s made the franchise so great and successful over the years is that not only has it touched multiple platforms on both console and handhelds, but it’s had fun and engaging gameplay that goes beyond the typical layout and flow of a strategy RPG, bringing along a great cast of characters, settings, art, and music to boost. Now Disgaea 5 Complete is making the series’ return to Nintendo consoles on the Switch for the first time since Disgaea DS back in 2008, and packs in all DLC from the original release. Despite the game itself being nearly two years old at this point, it offers those who have held out or simply never jumped into a Disgaea game before a chance to give it a shot. And even though Disgaea isn’t always associated with Nintendo, Disgaea 5 Complete feels comfortable and right at home on Switch, giving RPG and SRPG enthusiasts alike a great new title to get their hands on and delve into.

Disgaea 5 was originally developed for the PlayStation 4. Now that it’s made the jump to Switch in the form of Disgaea 5 Complete, the game’s trophies remain in place.

Above is a screenshot of one trophy you can earn in Disgaea 5 Complete. It pretty much nails the same notification that comes up on PS4 when you earn any trophy on the console. Since Switch lacks system-wide trophies, the ones in Disgaea 5 Complete has one NPC keeping track of them all.

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Disgaea 5 Complete launch trailer

Posted on 1 month ago by in Switch, Videos | 14 Comments | 0 Likes

Disgaea 5 Complete is now available for the Switch today. Check out the launch trailer for the game below.

You can now download the Disgaea 5 Complete demo on the European eShop. If you have been waiting for this region’s demo then now is your chance to try it out. The demo for North America is already available.

New direct-feed footage for Disgaea 5: Complete has just been uploading showing off the visual and load time difference between the Switch’s and the PlayStation 4’s version of the game. From the footage, the Switch’s version of Disgaea 5: Complete is a little faster then the PlayStation’s 4 version.

Check out the video below to see a comparison between the two version.

 

Disgaea 5 Complete hasn’t launched yet in the west, but it’s already on track to outpace sales in Japan by a large margin.

NIS America president Takuro Yamashita told MCV that pre-orders for the game are sitting at 110,000 copies in the west. Pre-orders are at 78,000 units in the US and and 36,000 copies in Europe.

NIS America, the publisher behind Disgaea 5 Complete, posted an image of the game’s cartridge on Twitter, which you can get a look at below. Additionally, you can make out some eye-catching artwork inside the case for the game in the background.


 

NIS America has sent out a new Disgaea 5 Complete trailer introducing various characters. Usalia, Christo, Red Magnus, and Zeroken are all covered. Here’s the new video:

NIS America has sent out a new Disgaea 5 Complete trailer introducing Killia and Seraphina, two of the game’s characters. Here’s the new video:

Disgaea 5 Complete opening movie

Posted on 3 months ago by (@NE_Brian) in Switch, Videos | 2 Comments | 0 Likes

Ahead of its western launch in late May, NIS America has sent out Disgaea 5 Complete’s opening movie. View the video below.

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