25 Games Like Advance Wars for GBA, DS, PC and Steam

Find the best games like Advance Wars for DS, GBA, PC and Steam at the bottom of this page. 

About Advance Wars

Advance Wars is a turn-based strategy game (TBS) made by Nintendo originally for the GBA and then for DS, PC and Steam. It was originally released back in 2001 and finalyl in europe in 2002.

Advance Wars is the first game in the series and was followed by Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising (GBS) and Advance Wars: Days of Ruin and Advance Wars: Dual Strike and for the Nintendo DS. 

The story of Advance Wars regards the Orange Army’s fights against opposing armies, after the leader of the Orange Army began attacking the other countries for no reason other than to expand territory. Advance Wars quickly became one of the most highly regarded TBS games and achieved a metacritic score of 92 out of 100. It is considered to be one of Nintendo’s best games of all time.

Your mission in Advanced Wars is simple: beat the opposing armies forces. You do this in two ways. Firstly, by destroying every one of the enemies troops, and secondly by taking the enemies HQ. Some of the maps in the games offer unique objectives, which keep the gameplay fresh. These include caliming enemy cities.

There are several different modes to play in, ranging from campaign mode to tutorial mode, and there is also a story and high scores, which help to create replay value. Multiplayer modes are available too and you can even design your own map. As you play you will be ranked on different levels, based on your techniques, your speed and your power.

Like other games like Advance Wars, this is all about strategy. With TBS games like Advanced Wars, its your decisions that matter. Make the wrong move and you’ll lose the battle. Discover the very best games like Advanced Wars below.
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