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Advance Wars (Game Boy Advance)

Everyone
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
92
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.9
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Advertising Blurbs

Back of Box - Game Boy Advance (Germany):
    This means war! As turn-based strategy comes to Game Boy Advance. Command ground, air and naval forces in your battle for victory! Choose from 114 battlefields or expand the possibilities by creating your own. Fight through the Campaign Mode or ally yourself with a friend in Link mode using the Game Boy Advance Game Link cable (sold separately). Advance Wars brings turn-based strategy to a depth never seen before on a handheld console.

    Kriegstrommeln tönen! Aufmarsch auf dem Game Boy Advance! Befehlige Truppen zu Land, zur Luft und zur See und siege! Kämpfe auf 114 Schlachtfeldern oder entwirf deine eigenen! Sei in der Kampagne siegreich oder verbünde dich mit mit Freunden mit Hilfe des Game Boy Advance Link-Kabels (separat erhältlich). Advance Wars bietet rundenbasierende Strategie in einer Spieltiefe, die noch nie zuvor auf einem Handheld zu sehen war!

    C'est la guerre! Devenez un fin stratège grâce à votre Game Boy Advance. Dirigez des troupes terrestres, aèriennes et maritimes sur 114 cartes de jeu, avec la possibiliè d'en créer de nouvelles. Terminez le mode Campagne, ou combattez côte avec vos amis grâce au mode Link et au câble Game Boy Advance Game Link (vendu séparément). Avec Advance Wars, découvrez la stratégie au tour par tour comme vous ne l'avez jamais vue!

    Dit betekent oorlog! Trek ten strijde op je Game Boy Advance. Je voert het commando over grond-, lucht- en marinetroepen. Je kunt kiezen uit 114 gevechtsvelden en je kan zelfs je eigen wereld ontwerpen! Baan je weg door de Campaign Mode of neem het op tegen vrienden in de Link Mode met behulp van het Game Boy Advance Game Link-snoer (wordt apart verkocht). Advance Wars is een strategiespel, zoals je nog nooit op een handheld hebt gezien.

    iEs la guerra! La estrategia llega a la Game Boy Advance. Tu misión es dirigir tropas de tierra, mar y aire y llevarlas a la victoria. Puedes elegir entre 114 mapas de batalla, e incluso puedes diseñar tus propios mapas. Combate en el Modo Campaña o alíate con tus amigos mediante el Modo Link y el cable Game Link de Game Boy Advance (se vende por separado). iAdvance Wars llevas los juegos de estrategia por turnos hasta niveles nunca vistos en consolas portátiles!

    Echi di guerra! Arriva sul Game Boy Advance il meglio della strategia bellica! Comanda le forze aeree, navali e di terra e conquista la vittoria. Puoi scegliere tra 114 campi di battaglia o creare nuovi scenari. Combatti eroicamente in una campagna o alleati ai tuoi amici con il cavo Game Link per Game Boy Advance (venduto separatamente). Advance Wars: per la prima volta su una console portatile un gioca dalla strategica cosi avvincente.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (107451) on Mar 29, 2010.

www.nintendo.com.au:
    This means war!

    The battle lines have been drawn, and an elite group of sly strategists is massing troops at your borders. You’ll have to command ground, air and naval forces if you hope to survive the coming wars, and it won’t be easy. With 114 maps to battle on and both Single-Pak and Multi-Pak link modes, Advance Wars brings turn-based strategy to a depth never before seen on a handheld!

    • Rally the troops! War-time strategy comes to the Game Boy Advance in an epic battle simulation game.

    • Multiple modes of military mayhem! Fight through the war-torn Campaign Mode, pass your Game Boy Advance around in Versus Mode, or go head-to-head with fellow generals in Link Mode using the Game Boy Advance Game Link cable (sold separately).

    • Create your own worlds! There are 114 battlefield maps to choose from, but that’s just the beginning. Use the Map Edit function to create your own battlefields and swap them with your friends for unlimited replay value!

    Contributed by Evil Ryu (53668) on Oct 07, 2005.

www.nintendo.com:
    Don't be deceived by the manga style graphics and easy-to-learn game play-- Advance Wars is a deep and complex strategy game that has created a big stir in Japan, where they take their strategy games very seriously. In fact, games in the "Wars" series from Nintendo have appeared there on Game Boy and Super Famicom. Advance Wars is the first taste most North American gamers will have of the series, and the game is a virtual smorgasboard for strategy fans of all levels of ability.

    An excellent interactive tutorial drills would-be officers in everything they need to know to achieve victory on the battlefield. Once you're commissioned as a CO in the Orange Army, you can dive into one of the game's many modes.

    The story-driven campaign mode takes you through a series of increasingly challenging missions, leading to a showdown with an awesomely powerful enemy army. Even after you've waged multiple wars, the extremely shrewd AI will continually surprise you.

    The graphics, though simple, are cleverly designed to concisely convey lots of complex information. One of the coolest features of Advance Wars is the Multi-Player mode. In addition to various linked scenarios, up to four players can play "hot seat" where each player gives their units orders before passing the GBA to the next player to see the results.

    Even after you mastered the game's 100+ maps there's more to do. You can create your own battlefields to feed your insatiable hunger for conquest.

    Advance Wars is a great introduction to the strategy genre that contains enough depth even to keep grognards engaged for hours.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66248) on Dec 23, 2004.

Back of box:
    This means war!
    The battle lines have been drawn, and an elite group of sly strategists is massing troops at your borders. You'll have to command ground, air and naval forces if you hope to survive the coming wars, and it won't be easy. With 114 maps to battle on and both Single-Pak and Multi-Pak link modes, Advance Wars brings turn-based strategy to a depth never before seen on a handheld!

  • Rally the troops! War-time strategy comes to the Game Boy Advance in an epic battle simulation game.

  • Multiple modes of military mayhem! Fight the war-torn Campaign Mode, pass your Game Boy Advance around in Versus Mode or go head-to-head with fellow generals in Link Mode using the Game Boy Advance Game Link Cable (sold separately).

  • Create your own worlds! There are 114 battlefield maps to choose from, but that's just the beginning. Use the Map Edit function to create your own battlefields and swap them with your friends for unlimited replay value!

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69569) on Sep 08, 2002.