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Sneaky Release of Nobunaga's Ambition
« on: August 27, 2014, 05:25:59 PM »
So, there is good news and bad news.

The good news is this game has been released on steam for a not so cheap $59.99. 

The bad news is that it is available in traditional Chinese only. English is not supported.
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Re: Sneaky Release of Nobunaga's Ambition
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2014, 05:27:31 PM »
Wtf?
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Re: Sneaky Release of Nobunaga's Ambition
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2014, 05:30:47 PM »
What a stunt!  >:(
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Re: Sneaky Release of Nobunaga's Ambition
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2014, 05:34:02 PM »
It's available from iTunes for $12.99. English version, too.

Though it's not like this...that iTunes version looks more like its Nintendo 1st gen cousin.

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Re: Sneaky Release of Nobunaga's Ambition
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2014, 07:10:20 PM »
Wtf?

What Gus said.  The good news is that being on Steam it'll be on sale for considerably less before too long, and I'm pretty sure there are fan-made translation patches for all of the Koeie games floating around the Internet somewhere.

I love the people in the forum saying that the answer is to learn Chinese and then buy the game  ;D

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Re: Sneaky Release of Nobunaga's Ambition
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2014, 07:41:47 PM »

I love the people in the forum saying that the answer is to learn Chinese and then buy the game  ;D

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Re: Sneaky Release of Nobunaga's Ambition
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2014, 07:54:11 PM »
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thats pretty funny actually.
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Re: Sneaky Release of Nobunaga's Ambition
« Reply #7 on: August 27, 2014, 08:48:54 PM »
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thats pretty funny actually.

I know. That's why I posted it.
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Re: Sneaky Release of Nobunaga's Ambition
« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2014, 08:57:18 PM »
I remember the Koei series on the PC and Nintendo (Nobunaga, Romance of 3 Kingdoms, Genghis Khan), and those were great. 

Not surprised, but I guess Koei sees bigger market potential over there.  That's too bad though.

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Re: Sneaky Release of Nobunaga's Ambition
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2014, 08:24:33 AM »
You might have heard that Hello Kitty is not actually a cat.

But Oda Nobunaga is actually a cat.
http://koei.wikia.com/wiki/Samurai_Cats

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Re: Sneaky Release of Nobunaga's Ambition
« Reply #10 on: August 28, 2014, 01:24:42 PM »
So, there is good news and bad news.

The good news is this game has been released on steam for a not so cheap $59.99. 

The bad news is that it is available in traditional Chinese only. English is not supported.

 That being said, I am sure you bought it ;)

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Re: Sneaky Release of Nobunaga's Ambition
« Reply #11 on: August 28, 2014, 03:59:26 PM »
If you were to import this game you'd be paying 100 or more for it.  60 bucks is a steal comparatively speaking.  But for Steam to release this chinese language only version is a slap in the face to all the Koei North American fans out there.  At least also sell the Japanese language version because there are definitely fan made translations into english out there. 

I have been playing this game (Japanese version) off and on on my PS4.  It's actually not a bad game once you learn the main screen commands and their sub menus.  Basically you build up your economy by increasing farm, market, and population.  You build up your road and field fortress network then you assemble soldiers and place them under your individual generals' control.  March them into a neighbor then switch to tactical view and duke it out in pausable real time with your enemy.  Rinse repeat.  Certainly not an intellectually deep game but entertaining non the less if and only if you're a big Koei fan.  The average strategy gamer out there might not be willing to put up with the repetition this game is mostly about. 
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Re: Sneaky Release of Nobunaga's Ambition
« Reply #12 on: May 18, 2015, 10:19:51 AM »
necro-revival...

"Nobunaga's Ambition: Sphere of Influence lands in English in September, and will be exclusive to Sony platforms (PlayStation 3 and 4) on console, and Steam."

http://www.digitallydownloaded.net/2015/05/nobunagas-ambition-is-finally-coming.html

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Re: Sneaky Release of Nobunaga's Ambition
« Reply #13 on: May 18, 2015, 11:29:28 AM »
Console only?

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Re: Sneaky Release of Nobunaga's Ambition
« Reply #14 on: May 18, 2015, 11:35:46 AM »
Call me when they get around to Romance of the Three Kingdoms...

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