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Pokemon Conquest strategically designed to bring in new players

Going into my interview with Pokemon Conquest director Hisashi Koinuma, the DS strategy game seemed like the most inscrutably random agglomeration of properties imaginable. I couldn't begin to imagine a reason anyone would think to merge Pokemon with Nobunaga's Ambition, a strategy game about real...

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New Pokemon Plus Nobunaga's Ambition trailer rewrites history

We don't remember Oda Nobunaga's blood-soaked conquest of Japan being quite so cute and fluffy, or having so much to do with scantily clad ninja women and so little to do with murder, but what do we know? It's not like we double majored in History and Applied Pokeology. Oh wait, we totally did....

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Stare at Pokemon Plus Nobunaga's Ambition for two minutes

So ... Pokemon Plus Nobunaga's Ambition is still happening. That's pretty weird....

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New Pokemon game is a Nobunaga's Ambition crossover, really

We promise we didn't photoshop this picture of a Pokemon and Nobunaga's Ambition crossover game, but only because there was no way that we would have thought to combine these two franchises, like ever. For more proof of our innocence, there is an official Pokemon + Nobunaga's Ambition website wit...

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Tecmo Koei brings strategy, kanji to iPhone

Tecmo Koei has announced a trio of new apps for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Well, not so much a trio as "two and a half" releases. The "half" is add-on content for Romance of the Three Kingdoms Touch. If you've already romanced those kingdoms as much as you possibly can, $4 will get you three new s...

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Koei's Nobunaga's Ambition Online driven toward PS3

Koei is apparently set to release Nobunaga's Ambition Online for PS3 next year. AndriaSang has translated a 4Gamer's report, which claims that the publisher announced an unspecified 2010 launch during a recent press conference. We've contacted Koei to find out if the ultra-hardcore strategy titl...

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VC in Brief: Nobunaga's Ambition (SNES)

Nobunaga's Ambition (Super NES, 1-8 players, 800 Wii Points) We say: Only for the diehard strategy fans This week, we've got one new game to play on the Virtual Console and, depending on the type of gamer you are, it's either going to be a real snoozer or an incredibly deep experience. If you lov...

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NintendoWare Weekly: Paper Airplane Chase, Cocoto Platform Jumper

If you've been keeping up with what's headed to WiiWare and DSiWare, then this week's downloads will likely be of no surprise to you. These are games that we've either talked about already, or that have hit their respective platforms in regions elsewhere. So, without further ado, let's get to this...

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VC Tuesday: Salamander's Firey Ambition

What a delightful variety of games on the Japanese Virtual Console this Christmas week! Compare that to the American selection, which is delightful but not at all varied. Japan has four new old games, from four different systems, in four different gameplay styles, including a shmup, a strategy game,...

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Koei strategy pair rated by ESRB

The ESRB has rated a pair of Koei games that aren't Dynasty Warriors for release on the Virtual Console. Both are historical strategic RPGs, though with very different settings. The first, Nobunaga's Ambition (top screens above), tasks players with conquering feudal Japan, while Uncharted Waters: ...

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