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DS Fanswag: An Advance reminder

Time is short, soldier! March on over and throw your name in if you want a chance at Advance Wars: Days of Ruin, plus the Fullmetal Alchemist Trading Card Game and a nifty accessory. You've got two chances to enter -- today and tomorrow -- but only if you go comment on the original post!...

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WRUP: The battle rages on edition

This week's release of Bomberman Land Touch! 2 means that many of you will likely be down with tossing a few explosives around. For the majority of the DSF staff, however, this weekend will be littered with small skirmishes as we attempt to win as many battles as we can in Advance Wars: Days of...

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DS Fanswag: Take over an Advance Wars prize pack!

If you don't already have a copy of Advance Wars: Days of Ruin ($34.99), then rest assured: we're here for you. Not only do we have one up for grabs, but we're going to include a couple of spiffy extras to make your day that much brighter. We're offering up not only the best war/strategy game to...

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2008's Biggest Blips: Advance Wars: Days of Ruin

Developer: Intelligent Systems Publisher: Nintendo Release: January 21 The inclusion of Advance Wars: Days of Ruin on our list of 2008's Biggest Blips has caused us something of a quandary. You see, unlike all the other games on our list, Days of Ruin is already out. Indeed, as you read this...

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DS Fanboy Review: Advance Wars: Days of Ruin

Back in the middle of 2005, a little game by the name of Advance Wars: Dual Strike hit the Nintendo DS. Followers of the franchise's previous entries on the GBA (developed by Intelligent Systems) remember plenty of hours spent, knee-deep in combat with their GBA SP, its body soaking wet with the...

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DS Daily: How goes the war, soldier?

Advance Wars: Days of Ruin is proving quite the distraction. Intelligent Systems' strategy game has occupied our DSes for the last few days, with hours of play already racked up. When we close our eyes to sleep, we only see tiny tank and artillery sprites, moving in right angles across the back of...

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WRUP: Hardly Days of Ruin edition

Seriously, who's day is ruined by a copy of Advance Wars: Days of Ruin? Not ours, and it hasn't been since we first picked up the game, spending day after day in-game, moving troops and capturing buildings. It's been a pleasure so far, both through Wi-Fi and alone. And, we know most of you feel the...

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Advance Wars: Chart of Damage

The hardcore Advance Wars players among you likely already have all this data committed to heart, but for those of you still figuring out which units are the most effective for a given situation, you might want to have a look at this chart, maybe even print it out and laminate it like we have....

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The localization of Advance Wars: Days of Ruin

Gamasutra has an excellent interview up with Tim O'Leary, the man who heads Nintendo's North American localization team, and who helped prepare Advance Wars: Days of Ruin for the U.S. market. O'Leary reveals how feedback from western gamers was a major influence on the new direction taken by Days of...

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Metareview: Advance Wars: Days of Ruin

Intelligent Systems' latest Advance Wars game makes war look like war and not like playing with toys for the first time, breaking a tradition of jovial-looking war games stretching back to the Famicom. Did the risky effort pay off? Is it still an awesome strategy game despite, or because of, the...

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