Disgaea Series

ConsoleNameReleaseLucca's Notes
DSDisgaea DS2008Port of the PSP version of the classic SRPG with a few additional characters
PS2Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories2006More SRPG demon shenanigans!
PS2Disgaea: Hour of Darkness2003SRPG with ridiculous party stats, party lifting, and Prinnies!
PS2Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome2005Disgaea-adjacent SRPG with vehicular combat and an assortment of weapon types for each class
PS3Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories (PS2 Classic)2013See PS2
PS3Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice2008SRPG shenanigans in the netherworld, with weapon proficiencies, monsters changing into weapons, and stacks of Geo blocks
PS3Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten2011Stacks on stacks on stacks of characters, a customizable hub town, and more leveling madness
PS3Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness2013Actual sequel to Hour of Darkness, adds rideable monsters and an affinity system
PS3Disgaea: Hour of Darkness (PS2 Classic)2013See PS2
PS4Disgaea 1: Complete2018Spiffs up the graphics and brings over features from previous iterations; adjusts some classes to be more in line with their counterparts from later games
PS4Disgaea 4 Complete+2019Makes the sprites prettier and adds some QoL changes including adjusting the speed of skills
PS4Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance2015New protagonist, more Netherworld SRPG adventures; characters can now equip subclasses and form squads to augment their stats
PS4Disgaea 6 Complete2022See PS5
PS5Disgaea 6 Complete2022See Switch, but with a much better framerate and all DLC included
PSPDisgaea 2: Dark Hero Days2009Adds characters from Disgaea 3, a story mode focusing on Axel, and other QoL changes brought over from Disgaea 3
PSPDisgaea: Afternoon of Darkness2007Cuts out a few songs from the original, but adds a mode focusing on Etna, some bosses from Disgaea 2, and dual language support
SwitchDisgaea 1: Complete2018See PS4
SwitchDisgaea 4 Complete +2019See PS4
SwitchDisgaea 5 Complete2017Contains the base game and all DLC
SwitchDisgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny2021The numbers for leveling and damage get even more ridiculous (if that can be believed), change from sprites to 3D models, same approach to humor
VitaDisgaea 2: Dark Hero Days (DL only)2012See PSP
VitaDisgaea 3: Absence of Detention2012Adds all DLC, new scenarios/characters, makes tweaks to skills/classes, adds new types of magic
VitaDisgaea 4: A Promise Revisited2014Adds all DLC, a new level of spells to cast, brings over some QoL features from Disgaea D2, adds new characters and a new scenario
VitaDisgaea: Afternoon of Darkness (DL only)2012See PSP