Nobunaga's Ambition

Nobunaga's Ambition Screenshots

DOS version

Title screen
Selecting daimyo (50 fiefs map)
Deciding on your stats
Initial daimyo statistics
The other daimyos battle amongst each other. Be patient and attack when one of them is weakened
Each season you can give one of these commands
Talking with the merchant
Use the parser give your orders
You can decide to let the computer manage a fief (like the Governor in Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri)
As if rebellions, invasions and typhoons weren't enough, there's also the plaque
Hire ninjas for the dirty work
Changing the composition of your 5 army units: command unit, 2 x infantry, cavalry & rifle-men
It's important to use spies to get info on the other daimyos
Battle map: first the defender gets to place his units, then the attacker
Use hills, towns & castles to your advantage
During battle you can give these orders to your units.
You can try to bribe enemy soldiers
The 50 regions map is large, conquering it all is quite a challenge
Black & white mode
You'll see this screen a lot, it isn't an easy game.

Nobunaga's Ambition Screenshots

FM-7 version

Title screen
Generating attributes for your warlord
Status screen
It's your turn!
Map of Japan
Battle!

Nobunaga's Ambition Screenshots

Game Boy version

Title screen (Japanese version)
Title screen (US version)
Which daimyo do you want?
You are, therefore, Takeda Shingen.
There is an uprising.
What are your commands?
View which samurai?
There is civil war in Miyoshi's daimyo.
Battle!
Attacking a unit.
You won.
What will you do with the captured leader?
You lost this battle.
Your clan is destroyed.
Japanese text about, I presume, Nobunaga.
In 1560, the Takeda clan was destroyed. Play again?

Nobunaga's Ambition Screenshots

Genesis version

Introduction
Title screen
Enter your name
Military menu
Place your units
We've lost !

Nobunaga's Ambition Screenshots

NES version

Title Screen
Japanese title screen
Which fief do you want to rule?
Are these stats OK?
In the spring of 1560, there is revolt!
See, there is revolt!
The rebels won!
Honganji from fief 4 has invaded me. Of course, you realize, dis means war!
Lord Hatakeya, what are your orders for unit 2, a cavalry unit.
We seem to have the upper hand.
The enemy has been annihilated!
What are your orders?
I made a pact with fief 2.
Fief 9 has been attacked by a neighboring fief.

Nobunaga's Ambition Screenshots

PC-88 version

Title screen
Creating the bloodthirsty... err... mighty warlord
Stat generation
Main interface

Nobunaga's Ambition Screenshots

PC-98 version

Title screen
Choosing a province
Generating statistics
A warlord is born
Prepare for battle!..
Sending cavalry...
...and infantry
You are getting married! Oh my! :)
I told you to put this bag on the right! And what did you do? *slap*
Actions menu
Sending a spy
Viewing the entire map
Managing your army
Trading
Signing a peace treaty
Cooking :)
Doing nothing :)
National festivities
Sending a ninja!..
If I become the ruler, there will be rice for everyone!..

Nobunaga's Ambition Screenshots

SNES version

Title Screen
Opening story
Japanese text about, I presume, Nobunaga.
Title screen (Japanese version)
Select you control method.
At what time do you wish to start.
There are summer typhoons this season.
Battle has begun.
The enemy forces approach.
Two units are fighting.
Shingen's command unit has been destroyed. He has lost.
Kitabatake from Iseshima has invaded Saito in Mino.
In that battle, Saito's force was completely destroyed.
Plague has come to that land.
Here is how the political map looks as of the summer of 1563.

Nobunaga's Ambition Screenshots

TurboGrafx CD version

This is the screen you see if you don't have enough memory :)
Title screen
Intro
Main menu
Creating your warlord
Positioning troops for battle
Let's see who wins!..
Main strategic menu
Battle on a lake shore. It will be very tough to conquer them...
Battle results
Maybe this daimyo will do better...
Events occur on the world map
Heated battle in the mountains
Managing your troops
You can invest in urban renewal...
...or do nothing :)

Nobunaga's Ambition Screenshots

WonderSwan version

Title screen
Let's see his profile...
This guy looks like a Buddhist monk
Whom to choose for diplomacy?
Battle time!
Cinematic opening, as usually in Koei's games
Not a good time for Japan, to be sure...
Main map