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Disgaea: Hour of Darkness – Consumer Guide

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According to ESRB, this game contains: Cartoon Violence, Comic Mischief

Parents should be aware that Disgaea has a teen rating. However, aside from a few mild profanities, the game is pretty tame overall. The game honestly deserves the T rating more for the challenge level than any of the content. Since this is a strategy-oriented game, it's not something younger children will be able to pick up and play.

Strategy RPG fans will want to run for the store to snag a copy of this game. It does a lot of the things fans have been wishing for, and does them all exceedingly well. The almost limitless replay value and depth of gameplay makes this one of the most involving titles in recent memory.

Casual gamers may find the depth of the title too much—the game throws so many things at the player at once that it's easy to become overwhelmed.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing gamers Deaf and Hard of Hearing gamers should have no concern about this title—while there is voice acting at different points in the plot, everything is fully subtitled.

Category Tags
Platform(s): PS2  
Developer(s): Nippon Ichi  
Publisher: Atlus  
Genre(s): Strategy/Sim  
ESRB Rating: Teen (13+)  
Articles: Consumer Game Guides  

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