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Average Player Score Based on 132 ratings
8.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 132 ratings
  1. 10 (31)
  2. 9 (46)
  3. 8 (34)
  4. 7 (9)
  5. 6 (1)
  6. 5 (2)
  7. 4 (3)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (5)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:9.1

    Best Strategy Game for the NES. Period.

    Nowadays, when we think of Koei, we generally think of their Dynasty Warriors franchise. However, while that game is currently raking in the dough for them, this was not originally the case. Koei's initial claim to fame ... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Nobunaga's Ambition

  • Rating:8

    A great strategy game that not only tests your skills on the battle field but on how well you can rule a nation.

    *** NOBUNAGA'S AMBITION *** THE GOOD -Superb battle system -Good music -User friendly playing menus THE BAD -Poor graphics -Gameplay can get repetitive and stale after a while OVERVIEW Nobunaga's Am... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Nothing quite like it for the Game Boy, but damn near frustrating to beat.

    I am not a strategy enthusiast so i can't elaborate on this genre. Fighting games are my forte, but briefly you take place of an feudal Japan army as Oda Nobunaga. Commanding troops, raising armies, building castles and ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Great fun turn based strategy.

    This game was never released for the GAMEBOY in the UK and after playing it on another system I was hooked and I knew I had to have a handheld version of it for my travels, I was fortunate enough to get it imported secon... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Possibly the best Sega Genesis game and easily one of the best strategy games I've ever played, Nobunaga's Ambition is n

    Possibly the best Sega Genesis game and easily one of the best strategy games I've ever played, Nobunaga's Ambition is nothing short of amazing. The game takes place in mid-16th century Japan during the Sengoku perio... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.6

    Strategy gamer's delight.

    This game rocked my socks off when it came out. I was 13 in 1988 and had never played a strategy style game before. It was so deep in what it offered and had you carry out. It was incredibly challenging, and really teste... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.4

    This is an original classic.

    Nobunaga's Ambition is all about the domination of China and I would have to say it’s also one of the best strategy games for the original Gameboy. It was never top for graphics but that didn’t matter because game play w... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Rarely do I ever write a review nor do I rate something this high but Nobunaga's Ambition in my opinion is one of my top 5 of all time ... In the beginning there was Load Runner, King's Quest, and this game ... that int... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.1

    Nobunaga’s Ambition is like Romance of the Three Kingdoms, but with more character. The small handful of rulers available offer their own individual strengths, weaknesses, and military tendencies. The game’s focus on dip... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.2

    Old game, but one that stands the test of time. There is no way this game racks up these days, but I am writing this review because it was the very first PC game I ever played. On a 286 computer I felt like this game hit... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful