This game series provides examples of:
- Bad Ass: Some of the generals qualify easily. Azai Nagamasa and Sanada Yukimura can easily shoot up the ranks when in cavalry units.
- Crossover: Pokémon Conquest. Standard "Not Making This Up" Disclaimer applies.
- Gender Flip: The latest title in the series has a female version of Uesugi Kenshin, based on a popular legend that tries to explain some aspects of his behavior and historical accounts
- Multi-Platform: This series has hit most of the popular consoles since the NES, a few that weren't, a bunch of (rarely mutually compatible) 1980s Japanese PC brands, and most iterations of Windows since the 1990s. Also a couple of ports for Macintosh, and one for Amiga.
- Name Order Confusion: Like the Samurai Warriors games, in English translations, it's written in first name-last name order despite this being in Sengoku era.
- Nintendo Hard: In the NES version, it's possible on higher difficulties to die before your first turn.
- Spin-Off: The Dynasty Warriors-based Samurai Warriors. It may have been instrumental in getting a U.S. release for Rise to Power and Iron Triangle.
- Video Game Cruelty Potential: Just as in Romance of the Three Kingdoms, you can execute captured generals (or even your own retainers) on a whim.
- Video Game Long Runner: Fourteen main releases since 1983, not counting all the little differences between ports. Not so many as its sister series, but still respectable.