Advance Wars (Series) Review
Posted: 7 months ago, last updated 5 months ago.
Author: Andy Robertson.
Advance Wars, was based on a Gameboy game from the 80s. It became popular when it arrived on Gameboy Advance:
- Advance Wars (2001) on Game Boy Advance and on Wii U via Virtual Console.
- Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising (2004) on Game Boy Advance and on Wii U via Virtual Console.
- Advance Wars: Dual Strike ((2005) on Nintendo DS and added ability to have two commanders.
- Battalion Wars 2 (2007) on the Nintendo Gamecube and Nintendo Wii as a spin-off from the main series.
- Advance Wars: Days of Ruin / Dark Conflict (2008) Nintendo DS with more troops and story modes.
Rating: PEGI 7+, ESRB EVERYONE 10+
Release Date: 11/01/2002
Players: This is a single player game. The time to beat these games varies and is extended by the battle maps played against a computer or human opponents to achieve a high score. Advance Wars: Dual Strike offers two-player game on two systems, with just one cartridge via the Download Play feature.
Multiplayer on DS or 3DS is available with one copy of the game, via Download Play feature.
The Wii has a few helpful settings, like disable rumble, but you have to use gesture controls for most games and the system menu. The Wii U has some limited settings, such as disabling rumble and selecting mono audio... read more about system accessibility settings.
The following games are like Advance Wars. They address a similar topic or offer a similar way to play. They are good options to play next and also good alternatives to Advance Wars for younger age ratings.
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