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Advance Wars: Dark Conflict
2 December 2008
Excerpt: The 2002 Game Boy Advance release, Advance Wars, was one of gaming’s most pleasant surprises – the ready-made classic. Although an unknown quantity upon reaching Western shores, the series’ fine-tuned gameplay mechanics and perfect balance owed themselves to Japanese-only sequels stretching as far...
Excerpt: We never played rock, paper, scissors at school. We were too busy practicing Street Fighter 2 moves on each other in the playground to give that boring game a chance. But somehow the bods at Japanese developer Intelligent Systems has taken that simple child's game and turned it into one of the most...
Conclusion: THE VERDICT: One of the best series in handheld history is back for more, a refined and updated experience with the fantastic addition of online play. It's a bit darker - though only in palette - and it is really just the same game again, but it's Advance Wars so who actually cares?
Excerpt: It’s the Laurentians versus the Zephyrians in an all-out post-apocalyptic brawl in Intelligent Design’s Advance Wars: Dark Conflict. Set in a world thrown into chaos by planetary disaster, there is no law, no government and definitely no peace. Anarchy is rife and resources are precious.
Conclusion: For the first time, you'll be able to battle and trade your homemade maps via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. Through the Voice Chat feature, you'll be able to talk to the friend you're playing against.
Excerpt: Though us poor Europeans wouldn't know it, Advance Wars: Dark Conflict is not only the fourth Advance Wars game, but the 12th in the Nintendo Wars series (only the GBA and DS titles have been released here in the UK).