Excerpt: For some time now, I've had in my possession a copy of Advance Wars, Nintendo's tactical Game Boy Advance title. I had heard of the franchise for years, as it originated (I believe) on the original NES. This is, however, the first time one in the franchise has made it to American shores.
Excerpt: Introduction: Strategy games have always been some of the most complex and addictive games on the market. Video-gaming wonders such as Final Fantasy Tactics and Starcraft kept me busy for months, finishing all the levels, finding all the secrets, and learning some really good strategies.
Excerpt: War sure is hell.
Well, that is what you’ll be thinking while you are playing Advance
Wars. This is the game that launched thousands of gamers into a brutal
war for survival. Advance Wars is a Turn Based Strategy game that makes
you think about every move you make.
Summary: Advance Wars is a deep and complex turn-based strategy game that places an emphasis on tactical intelligence over quick reflexes. In fact, games in the "Wars" series from Nintendo have appeared there on Game Boy and Super Famicom.
Pros: 114 Battle Maps, Beautiful Organized
Presentation, Addictive Single & Multi-Player Gameplay,
Unlimited Mission Content & Replay Value
Excerpt: If I were a complete recluse, and had never heard about Japan's best handheld strategy game - Advance Wars , I would still be able to easily deduce where it had come from by taking one look at the graphics.
Excerpt: Advance Wars is both my favorite strategy game and favorite portable game ever made. It is so incredibly simple at first yet so amazingly fun. It is a turn based strategy game involving cute characters.
Excerpt: Advance Wars is a meld of two differing strategy genres. First are the turn-based strategy games, like Civilization . Second are the real-time strategy (RTS) games like Warcraft . Like both genres, Advance Wars centers on the production of military units and battling your enemies.
Excerpt: I had heard Advance Wars was a very enjoyable strategy game so I wanted to try it out for myself. I enjoyed the first 25 missions, then I saw a pattern, and that was the pattern of a strategy game getting monotonous, as many other strategy games have done.