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In Takeda, you are Takeda Shingen, the 16th Danjo of Province Kai and leader of House Takeda - and you are known as one of the greatest tacticians ever. Your country's peace is threatened by an invasion and you also need to expand the country a bit. If you are successful, you can end the civil war and your way to Kyoto and political power would be open. If you fail, everything you had and loved will be gone forever.

Takeda is a hardcore realtime strategy game in ancient Japan where you command whole armies. Thousands of units are on the battlefield - and you need to command them all, preferably at once, to defeat your opponents army.

Takeda features:
  • Historic battles, re-created in every detail
  • Five tactical units to battle with
  • Over a dozen strategic battle formations
  • Deep historical themes and artwork
  • Multiplayer battle over LAN and Internet


Takeda Windows Options menu - somehow they forgot to add descriptions :)
Takeda Windows Cavallery to the rescue!!
Takeda Windows Face to face
Takeda Windows Main menu

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Alternate Titles

  • "武田信玄" -- Chinese title (simplified)
  • "Takeda: Strategische Kriegsführung im Alten Japan" -- German tag-lined title

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Critic Reviews

ActionTrip Nov 23, 2001 79 out of 100 79
Gameplay (Benelux) Dec 28, 2001 66 out of 100 66 Dec 21, 2001 65 out of 100 65
IGN Nov 29, 2001 6.5 out of 10 65
PC Games (Germany) Jan 09, 2002 59 out of 100 59
GameSpot Nov 29, 2001 5.5 out of 10 55
GameStar (Germany) Jan, 2002 50 out of 100 50
PC Gamer UK Feb, 2002 40 out of 100 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 2002 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jan 18, 2002 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30


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phlux (4330) added Takeda (Windows) on Dec 01, 2001