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Description

This turn-based strategy game hails back to a classic Japanese strategy game titled Famicom Wars. Advance Wars pits players against very computer AI in a number of battles involving submarines, warships, infantry, tanks, helicopters, and other weapons. During the maps, players may capture buildings to increase financial resources and repair damaged units. During combat, two units go head to head with the results determined by how the two stack up against each other, terrain conditions, and other factors. Up to four players can play using the Game Link Cable or by swapping a single Game Boy Advance at the end of each player's turn.

Screenshots

Advance Wars Game Boy Advance Some level features fog of war. Infantry units gain a bonus to sight range when they are on mountainous terrains.
Advance Wars Game Boy Advance Mission Briefing
Advance Wars Game Boy Advance Helicopter on island.
Advance Wars Game Boy Advance Next mission, next rival...

Promo Images

Advance Wars Screenshot
Advance Wars Screenshot
Advance Wars Screenshot
Advance Wars Screenshot

Trailer


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User Reviews

Wicked! Game Boy Advance Patrick Robertson (5)
A must own for any Game Boy Advance fan Game Boy Advance Travis Russell (3)
Great game, although perhaps too simple Game Boy Advance Kate Jones (480)
Great war on little screen Game Boy Advance 666gonzo666 (62135)

Critic Reviews

64 Power / big.N / N Games Game Boy Advance Sep, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
UOL Jogos Game Boy Advance Nov 19, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Game Informer Magazine Game Boy Advance Sep, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
Gamezone (Germany) Game Boy Advance Oct 09, 2001 9.2 out of 10 92
The Video Game Critic Game Boy Advance Oct 25, 2003 A- 91
GamePro (US) Game Boy Advance Sep 10, 2001 4.5 out of 5 90
Edge Game Boy Advance Nov 02, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Mygamer.com Game Boy Advance Aug 12, 2004 9 out of 10 90
Game Critics Game Boy Advance Jul 24, 2002 9 out of 10 90
The Next Level Game Boy Advance Oct 03, 2001 B- 67

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

The Game Boy Advance version of Advance Wars appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

  • Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences
    • 2001 - Handheld Game of the Year Award
  • GameSpy
    • 2001 – Game Boy Advance Game of the Year

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