The sensational strategy role-playing game from Japan,
Hour of Darkness comes
to North America on the PlayStation 2, courtesy of Atlus
Inc., the publisher of last years award-winning "Tactics Ogre: The
Knight of Lodis".
Netherworld a realm darker than the deepest abyss, located far beneath where
It is a cursed land where evil reigns and foul beings dwell. Nobody knows its
but everybody fears its existence...
story takes place two years after the death of King Krichevskoy, the ruler of
son Laharl awakens from a long sleep, unaware of his father's death. Meanwhile,
vie for supremacy over the Netherworld. With the help of his subordinate Etna
the egocentric, self-absorbed Prince Laharl must fight to regain the throne and
'Disgaea: Hour of Darkness' combines a compelling gothic narrative with a
comical twist," said
Namba, Project Leader at Atlus. "With its breathtaking spells and
innovative new strategy
Disgaea will be the must-play strategy RPG game of 2003 on the PlayStation
Hour of Darkness Key Features:
Unleash over 100 mind-blowing spells and special skills to lay waste to your
New Formation Attack System allows up to 4 of your characters to do quadruple
on one enemy!
Customize your army with over 150 character classes and monsters!
Dynamic battle system allows you to switch your characters in and out of combat
your strategy on the fly!
Never before seen gameplay elements add a new dimension of strategy! Throw enemy
friendly characters to achieve a tactical advantage over your adversaries! Use
Geo Panels to decimate an entire army!
Open a dimensional portal into the Item World and do battle there to increase
Over 40 hours of gameplay with multiple endings!
Hour of Darkness has
a suggested retail price of US $49.99 and has not yet been
by the ESRB. For more information, visit the Atlus web site at www.atlus.com.