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A new version of the app has been released.
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[Bug fixes]
Fixed the problem that GPS function can not be used on iOS 8 or later terminal.
Fixed various bugs within the app.

The standard-bearer in historical simulation gaming, “Nobunaga’s Ambition”, is available at last on iPhone and iPod touch. This title is a strategic historical simulation game set against the backdrop of the struggle for power played out by the mighty warlords of Warring States-era Japan. You will play as one of these warlords (daimyo), among them the revolutionary Nobunaga Oda, the “Tiger of Kai” Shingen Takeda, and the “Dragon of Echigo” Kenshin Uesugi, and fight for control of the 50 fiefdoms of ancient Japan, from Ezo in the north to Kyushu in the south.

Game Features
1. A return to the roots of the “Nobunaga’s Ambition” series.
The “Nobunaga’s Ambition” series has continued to evolve over the many years of its existence, but this title is its foundation, with its simple yet addictive game play and stylish presentation. The beautifully appropriate musical score is back, and the touch controls on the iPhone / iPod touch version make it easier to play than ever before.

2. A cast of unique characters.
This title features over 50 unique daimyo, each striving to control his own fief, and eventually to unify the land. Each player can find their favorite, and lead them to glory. Use the GPS feature within Japan to strengthen the Daimyo who controlled the fief you're currently in.    

3. The twin pillars of domestic government and war.
To hire and train troops and prepare for war, you must procure funds through the development of commerce and agriculture in your fief. Timing is crucial when it comes to the right moment to launch a strike against another fief―achieving the perfect balance between development and militarism is the only way to unite the land. Learn the basics of strategy and warfare with the easy and intuitive tutorial.

4. New original features.
The iPhone / iPod touch version of the game contains new original features such as the ability to create your own daimyo, a game mode that allows you to extend your life infinitely, and the ability to play your own music playlists as background music in the game. Now you can create your very own vision of the Warring States-era that suits the way you want to play.

What’s New

Version 1.4

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

[Bug fixes]
Fixed the problem that GPS function can not be used on iOS 8 or later terminal.
Fixed various bugs within the app.

Ratings and Reviews

3.4 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

Tfan15789954322 ,

A game of clicking through the cpu’s turn!

If you enjoy doing one action and then touching the screen twenty times to get through all the enemies turns, this game might be for you! Add in looking up how to play the game because you start out with no food and the gold goes to upgrade your province. After two hundred more enemy messages, enjoy getting your 15 gold and 8 food a year. Heavy taxation there! And maybe five years into the game, you’ll have enough food and gold to attack! All the while the computer is attacking left and right as you look at your low gold and food numbers that inch up each year. It’s a blast if you are the semi-conscious player!

Bill Grimms ,

True to the Original!

Well done!

Nobunga was my favorite Nintendo title growing up. Hesitated for awhile to purchase this iOS version, partly due to negative reviews (and mostly lack of time to play). Now, after playing for a few days over the holidays, I am exceptionally pleased with this app and would easily recommend to anyone else wanting to reminisce.

The developer spent a lot of time putting this app together, especially in making it true to the original. Gameplay is just like the NES version (but less clunky) and brings back lots of memories.

App hasn’t crashed once. You can just lock the screen or switch to something else and later pick up exactly where you left off. I love that you can play at your own pace (turn-based) and don’t need WiFi/data or any multiplayer nonsense.

Some additional instructions would have been nice. But again it’s so similar to the NES version, a quick download and review of the old NES manual was sufficient to remind me how the game mechanics work (e.g., unit types). Zooming into the map to select specific fiefs could be easier, as could an option to speed up repetitive turn-based choices.

But overall, this game is (just as it was decades ago) a lot of fun.

DrizzleKnight ,

Good concept

The game concept itself is great, but I’m not really sure how to play. How do I get gold? Once I spend it it’s all gone and I cant do anything. People always have bigger army’s then me. It’s very difficult and the tutorial doesn’t help much

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