Square Enix is to release Disgaea DS in Europe on April 3.
The new version brings stylus control to the stupidly hardcore SRPG.
It’s actually an update of Hour of Darkness, the PS2 classic of yesteryear.
Press release after the break.
DISGAEA DS AVAILABLE ACROSS EUROPE IN APRIL
London (11th February 2009) – Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces that Nippon Ichi Software’s Disgaea® DS will be released by Square Enix across PAL territories on 3rd April 2009 on the Nintendo DS™ system
Simple yet highly addictive, Disgaea DS is an updated portable version of the classic Strategy RPG Disgaea: Hour of Darkness, previously available on the PlayStation® 2 computer entertainment system. Since its release Disgaea has won over a loyal following of fans that have grown to love the quirky humour and deep, long-lasting challenge.
Disgaea DS doesn’t just let you take the Disgaea madness on the road, but introduces exciting innovations such as the new duel system multiplayer, complete with masses of customisable rules and game options. You’ll also be able to connect to your friend’s Nintendo DS to swap and share items, take your battles to a new strategic level with Geo Cubes and there’s an added exclusive new story mode dedicated to Etna and her quest to become Beauty Queen Ultimate Overlord.
John Yamamoto, president and chief executive officer of Square Enix Ltd. comments, “Nippon Ichi’s Disgaea DS delivers a unique portable gaming experience which can be enjoyed by everyone. Thanks to the series’ trademark cheerful and fun style, Disgaea DS is set to appeal to all players across Europe and other PAL territories”
For more information about Disgaea DS, please visit the official website at www.disgaea-ds.com