Any chance for Koei's NES strategy games on 3DS shop?

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2 years ago#1
The NES had my 3 all time favorite strategy games. Gemfire, Romance of Three Kingdoms 2 and Uncharted Waters. I also liked L'Empereur I never played their American Revolution game though. Any chance we will see them in eshop? I never understood how Gemfire never got a sequel.
2 years ago#2
It's possible - at least for Romance and maybe Uncharted Waters (I'll admit that I forgot UW got an NES release myself). PSN got a few of the PS1/2 Romance and Nobunaga games and Wii VC at least got UW: New Horizons.

Koei usually only remembers Romance and Nobunaga when it comes to their old strategy games - sometimes they remember Uncharted Waters but it usually gets a short shrift as well, but with the MMO getting more exposure on Steam maybe they'll re-release some of the old UW games.
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2 years ago#3
Well to me the best of the KOEI strategy games that so needs to be sent to eshop along with a sequel is Gemfire. Totally fun and very much like a very good prototype for Ogre Battle for the SNES. In terms of battles.

Anyone else recall Gemfire as being a great strategy game.
2 years ago#4
gatsbyy posted...
I never played their American Revolution game though

Unless there's another Koei title that I'm not aware of, I believe you're thinking of North and South, which is a Kemco game.


Anyway, Koei's best titles are clearly Uncharted Waters and Aerobiz. The old RotK titles are really much too complex for their own good.
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2 years ago#5
Terotrous posted...
gatsbyy posted...
I never played their American Revolution game though

Unless there's another Koei title that I'm not aware of, I believe you're thinking of North and South, which is a Kemco game.


He's probably talking about Liberty or Death (http://www.gamefaqs.com/snes/588443-liberty-or-death) which does take place during the American Revolution. (North and South takes place during the American Civil War)
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2 years ago#6
Ah, I was expecting an NES game.
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2 years ago#7
It was Liberty or Death. I thought it was NES but it was on SNES. I actually loved the complexity of the NES Romance games the second is still my favorite. Gemfire though is very newbie friendly.
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