Summary: When Tecmo Koei first revealed that it was working on a crossover between Pokemon and Nobunaga's Ambition , heads were understandably turned. While I'd have much preferred Dynasty Warriors , the concept was nonetheless intriguing and worthy of attention, seeming just too ridiculous to not be worth...
Excerpt: Long time readers know I enjoy playing the Shining Force kind of video games. I patiently await a new game in that franchise from Sega. I also look for anyone to get into the same league as Shining Force. Family Friendly Gaming massively covered Pokemon Conquest.
Summary: Not only is Pokémon Conquest one of the best tactical RPGs that I have played in some time, but I’m also thrilled to have another Nobunaga’s Ambition title in English – the first since Iron Triangle .
Strategy-based battle game breathes new life to series.
Common Sense Media
30 August 2012
Summary: Parents need to know that Pokemon Conquest is a very different game than every other title in the Pokemon franchise. This game is a strategy-based role-playing game in which players conduct battles on various game-like boards.
Excerpt: Pokémon Conquest is the crossover that no one saw coming. A mix of classic Pokémon RPG mechanics and Koei’s long running historical strategy and simulation series Nobunaga’s Ambition , at first glance it seems like they would make for a poor pairing.
Conclusion: Conquest doesn’t excel at anything it does, but it doesn’t really take any missteps either. For what it’s worth, the fact that someone is trying something new and outside-the-box with Pokemon is commendable in itself, and I hope that this game is enough of a success that it makes it viable for The...