Nobunaga no Yabou – Kakushin Review

Nobunaga’s Ambition - Kakushin

信長の野望・革新/Nobunaga no Yabou – Kakushin (Nobunaga’s Ambition – Kakushin/Reform) is the latest in the series of Sengoku Jidai grand strategy games which made Koei, and since it was relatively recently updated with the パワーアップキット/Power-up Kit, I will provide a review. Please note that this is the sequel to the recently released (in English) Nobunaga’s Ambition: Rise to Power, an otherwise quite different game. The Power-up Kit (PK) provides some fairly significant changes, so I will restrict this review to the game with the PK.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 3, 2009 02:31

    I realize this is old but just the same, thanks for the extensive review. Too bad I guess a localization won't happen. Also nice to see a blurb about Total War. Shogun: Total War was... More


Valkyria Chronicles – Review

Valkyria Chronicles Review - Selvaria is glorious

Having finally finished 戦場のヴァルキュリア/Valkyria Chronicles, I am in a position to review and recommend it; my earlier impressions also still stand, view them here and here for additional detail and more screenshots. Valkyria Chronicles is really one of the first truly next generation games for the PS3, and probably heralds the maturation of the platform. It is easy to recommend, in fact difficult not to recommend, on every level; for anyone who is a fan of wargames, RPGs or anime, it is a game which is absolutely indispensible. Enough with the general impressions – what of the game proper? What of Alicia’s swimsuit? Read on for both.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 3, 2010 18:32

    The game is really 1080p and not 720p?... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 3, 2009 17:25

    Excellent review. I'm starting the game, but I'm stuck now. Not because I can't figure what tactics to use to advance, but because of school and work. -_- Still, this was one of the two reasons... More


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