Nobunaga's Ambition: Taishi Game Heads West on June 5

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
KOEI Tecmo America to release strategy game for PS4, PC

KOEI Tecmo America announced on Wednesday that it will release the Nobunaga's Ambition: Taishi (Nobunaga no Yabō: Taishi) game for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam on June 5. The company also began streaming an announcement trailer for the release.

KOEI Tecmo America describes the game:

Marking the series' 35th anniversary, Nobunaga's Ambition: Taishi remains true to the long-running franchise's historical simulation gameplay; allowing players to relive some of the most epic battles and notable events of the Sengoku Era in Japan. The Sengoku Era was a period where regional lords fiercely fought for supremacy, to claim dominance and unite the lands. Players will have to exploit a wide breadth of tactical options to create fresh strategies that allow new ways to gain an advantage over the opponent. Strategies do not only focus on the Military Campaigns, but also on managing the Production Facilities and Trade Routes to continuously expand territory and increase the strength of the army.

These elements are further enhanced through the introduction of the Resolve System; where each officer has their own set of aspirations that will depict how they will act in a given situation and gameplay will change accordingly, with new tactics needed to accommodate opposing or similar viewpoints. With the Resolve System officers will be showcase a more human and personal feel, providing players a deeper insight into the historical simulation the series is renowned for.

The game shipped for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC in Japan on November 30.

KOEI Tecmo Games released Nobunaga's Ambition: Sphere of Influence (Nobunaga no Yabō: Sōzō) for PS4, PS3, and PC in North America and Europe in September 2015, and the game received a release for Nintendo Switch in Japan in March 2017. KOEI Tecmo Games also released the follow-up, Nobunaga's Ambition: Sphere of Influence – Ascension, for the PS3, PS Vita, and PS4 in Japan in March 2016, and in the West for the PS4 and Steam in October 2016.

[Via Siliconera]

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