Nobunaga's Ambition

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Nobunaga's Ambition
Publisher: Koei
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Original system(s): JP Home Computers
Peripherals supported: Sega Mouse
Genre: Simulation

Number of players: 1-8
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
¥8,800 T-76133
Sega Mega Drive
$? T-76076

Nobunaga's Ambition, known as Nobunaga no Yabou: Zenkoku Ban (信長の野望 全国版) in Japan, is a Sega Mega Drive and strategy game by Koei. It is compatible with the Sega Mouse.

Magazine articles

Main article: Nobunaga's Ambition/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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<div style="width:Expression error: Unexpected < operator.px; padding-left:2px; padding-top:9px; padding-right:2px;">Print advert in
Electronic Games (1992-1995) (US) #16: "January 1994" (1993-12-21)
also published in:
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #57: "April 1994" (1994-xx-xx)[2]

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
75 №21, p44/45
34 №56, p50
Sega Mega Drive
Based on
2 reviews

Mega Drive, US
NobungasAmbition MD US Box.jpg
NobunagasAmbition MD US Cart.jpg
Mega Drive, JP
NobungasAmbition MD JP Box.jpg
NobunagaAmbition MD JP CartTop.jpg
NobungasAmbition MD JP Cart.jpg
NobunagaAmbition MD JP Poster.pdf


NEC Retro has more information related to Nobunaga no Yabou: Zenkoku Ban.
  1. File:GamePro US 054.pdf, page 224
  2. File:EGM US 057.pdf, page 89

Nobunaga no Yabou games for Sega systems
Sega Mega Drive
Nobunaga no Yabou: Bushou Fuuunroku (1991) | Nobunaga's Ambition (1993) | Nobunaga no Yabou: Haouden (1994)
Sega Saturn
Nobunaga no Yabou Tenshouki (1995) | Nobunaga no Yabou Returns (1996) | Value Set Series: Nobunaga no Yabou Tenshouki & Nobunaga no Yabou Returns (1997) | Nobunaga no Yabou Tenshouki with Power-Up Kit (1997) | Nobunaga no Yabou Shouseiroku (1998) | Nobunaga no Yabou Sengoku Gunyuuden (1998)
Sega Dreamcast
Nobunaga no Yabou Shouseiroku with Power-Up Kit (1999) | Nobunaga no Yabou: Reppuden (1999)