According to previous reports, the PS4's hardware allows Disgaea 5 to feature 100 characters on the screen at the same time, compared to 10 on PS3 in previous entries. Japan gets first-hand evidence of that upgrade when the game hits store shelves there on March 26, 2015.
NIS America also revealed The Awakened Fate Ultimatum arrives in North America on March 17, 2015, and Europe on March 20. The PS3 roguelike RPG is the follow-up to The Guided Fate Paradox, and this time around it stars a boy who gets unceremoniously thrown into a war between angels and demons. As if that's not enough, the kid also has to decide which girl he's going to save and which one he's... not going to save. Seems a bit harsh, but there you go.
Finally, NIS confirmed both games are getting physical and downloadable releases.
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Santa Ana, Calif. (December 16, 2014) – NIS America is happy to officially announce that the next entry in the long-lived Disgaea series, Disgaea 5 (working title), will be arriving in North America and Europe in the fall of 2015, exclusively for the PlayStation®4! This title will be available as both a physical and digital release.
About the game:
The sixth home console entry to the legendary Disgaea series tells a tale of revenge, and of rebellion. As a new and terrible Overlord named Void Dark seeks to enslave the countless Netherworlds, one young demon has stood to end his reign-Killia. In Disgaea 5, lead Killia and his tenacious army of rebels on their dark and dangerous path to vengeance. Filled with more over-the-top action and hilarious writing than ever before, Disgaea 5's damage numbers are surely headed for the record books.
Alliance Attacks: New to the Disgaea series, your relationship with your teammates influences a new battle system called Alliance Attack. These special moves are only available to main characters and only when their relationships are appropriately aligned.
Recruitment: A familiar feature for Disgaea faithful, this system lets you choose from over 40 races and jobs, and identify new party members with the exact traits you desire.
Revenge Mode: A game about vengeance wouldn't be complete without a character stat boosting system based on revenge, would it? The Revenge Mode empowers your characters with bonus stats when they've become fed up of their allies being beat on.
Explore the Netherworlds: While previous games in the series have shown a glimpse of the darkness that is the Netherworlds, Disgaea 5 takes you to a myriad of those dark lands.
Definitely over 9,000: In true Disgaea fashion, Disgaea 5 harnesses the power of the PlayStation®4 to deliver battles with a ridiculous number of enemies and outrageous damage.
Santa Ana, Calif. (December 16, 2014) – NIS America is excited to announce that the story-driven roguelike RPG, The Awakened Fate Ultimatum, is arriving in North America on March 17, and Europe on March 20, 2015. The title will be exclusive to the PlayStation®3 entertainment system, and available as both a physical and digital release.
About the game:
Several years after a certain revolution came to pass, and the powerful Satanael was defeated, the devils were still dominant in their constant war against the angels. Meanwhile, a certain Celestia was resorting to guerilla warfare to survive. The angels focused on researching a way to create a "God" to use as their ultimate weapon against the devils. After creating the "Fate Awakening Crystal," which can turn a human into God, the angels awaited the day to find someone who would be compatible.
Walking home from school in the human world, a boy is attacked and stabbed through the heart by a group of devils. As he lay dying, his life is saved by a mysterious girl. He wakes up in an unfamiliar location-Celestia. As if guided by the Fate Awakening Crystal implanted in his chest, he finds himself thrust into the middle of the war between angels and devils. He must harness his newly awakened powers, choose how to use them, and ultimately decide which of the two new girls in his life he will do anything to save...
Accessible Roguelike Appeal
Explore randomly generated dungeons and wield the powers of angels and devils as you carefully plan your next move to avoid destruction. Customize your character's development of both angel and devil powers using an expansive skill tree to take advantage of your enemies in an intuitive battle system.
Follow the characters' adventures and guide them as they make hard choices with wide-ranging impact for the peoples of Earth and Celestia. Deal with the consequences of your choices, and navigate the intense intrigues that grip a celestial world at war.
Unique Game Design
Enjoy the story of an RPG mixed with the gameplay of a roguelike wrapped in beautiful artwork not normally present in this genre. The gorgeous characters and world come to life through the art of Noizi Ito and Airi Hori.
To learn more visit: nisamerica.com/games/awakened_fate_ultimatum