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Nobunaga's Ambition

Role-playing (RPG), Simulator, Strategy, Turn-based strategy (TBS)

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Tecmo Koei Games, Koei

September 15, 1993, December 31, 1988, March 11, 1999, December 31, 1987, August 5, 1993, November 1, 1988, October 10, 1990, December 31, 1990, December 1, 1986, January 22, 1998, December 11, 1993, April 27, 2009, December 24, 2008, September 25, 2014, September 4, 2014, March 18, 1988, June 1, 1989, December 13, 2016

Wii, PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation, DOS, Mac, Amiga, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, MSX, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Game Boy, Wii U, WonderSwan, Sharp X1, TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine, Family Computer, Sharp X68000, PC-8800 Series



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High Difficulty: The steep difficulty curve in Nobunaga's Ambition can be daunting for new players.

Repetitive Elements: Nobunaga's Ambition may become repetitive after extended play, especially in the Role-playing (RPG) genre.

Requires Patience: The game’s pacing might be slow for those who prefer fast-paced Role-playing (RPG) games.

Why To Avoid

Compelling Storyline: The narrative in Nobunaga's Ambition is deeply engaging, making it a must-play for Role-playing (RPG) fans.

Innovative Mechanics: Nobunaga's Ambition introduces new and innovative mechanics in the Role-playing (RPG) genre.

Community Driven: The game has a strong community, which enhances the multiplayer experience.

Why To Play

Nobunaga's Ambition, the first of the series, was released in 1983. Players assume the mantle of either Nobunaga Oda or Shingen Takeda and strive to conquer the entire land (17 areas in the Kansai and central Japan region). They manage their country to make it rich, then prepare their military forces. These then attack and defeat surrounding Clans in battle.



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