DescriptionJapan, 12th century. After your father has been murdered, you set out on a quest to become Shogun to restore the honor of your family.
You'll have to defeat all your enemies - including your brother.
Most of the time, you'll move your troops through the big map of Japan - as soon as something happens, you'll have to fight your enemies in action sequences, such as a Gauntlet-like fortress attack or defending against a Ninja assassin. If two troops collide, a battle might ensue in which you'll have to use all your strategical wits to guide your men to victory.
In the CD-i version the informative sequences include life actor FMVs and voice acting as well as new background art.
- "Rising Sun" -- Japanese title
- "ライジング・サン" -- Japanese spelling
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Bob Jacobs about Lords of the Rising SunIn 1991, Cinemaware boss Bob Jacob admits the game's pace is too slow. He said it is a game you "spend twelve hours getting involved with the game", which is a problem if a player does only have one hour. (Source: Amiga Power #7, 1991/11)
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- Issue 01/1990 - #3 Best Strategy Game in 1989
Minamoto no Yoritomo (源 頼朝):
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