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Have you been holding out on Nintendo's most awesome and fun strategy game, Advance Wars: Days of Ruin? Well, get with the program, muchaho! Today, the game is selling for the low price of $17.98 on Amazon. What kind of reason could you come up with as to why you won't be picking this up? It doesn...

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October 21, 2008 at 3:45PM

Update: The staff have left the Game Night chat. You're more than welcome to pop in and say "Hello." Just tell them we sent you! Heya folks, it's that time of the week again. Last week, yours truly got to enjoy quite a bit of Mario Kart Wii, as evidenced by the above video. Why aren't you joining ...

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My name is Chris Greenhough, and I'm an ... an ... Advance Wars addict. I can't put it down. I think about it constantly. While eating. While walking the dog. While out with friends. While waiting for buses. Every second of the day, I crave it. Occasionally, I'll even sneak in turns while bloggin...

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Just a reminder to all you friendly folks in the U.S. -- Amazon is having crazy DS deals today. The retailer kicked off its Gold Box sales awesomely, offering Advance Wars: Days of Ruin for $16.99. If we don't say so ourselves, that is damn sweet. You have until 12am Pacific time to bite on this, b...

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1UP has posted an excellent interview with some of the names behind Advance Wars: Days of Ruin, in which the team reflects on the new direction taken by the game, and explains why many of the changes were made. As well as addressing the new "serious" tone adopted by the game (they wanted to "surp...

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Promotional Consideration is a weekly feature about the Nintendo DS advertisements you usually flip past, change the channel on, or just tune out. We had so much fun presenting fan-made commercials these past two weeks, we decided to create our own ad, repurposing an old page ripped from a 1970s ...

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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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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 r...

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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 swe...

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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 o...

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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. Ga...

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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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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 cha...

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Legions of gamers have been waiting for this week, which brings the release of the latest Advance Wars. Even with the risks that come with picking up the newest version, we're sure that quite a few of you may be disappearing for the next few weeks. Know that you'll be missed, and try to remember to ...

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Unbalanced CO powers and dual-screen battles aren't the only features dropped from Advance Wars: Days of Ruin. Modojo editor Justin Davis played through the turn-based strategy title and found the lack of packed-in extras disappointing: No War Room No unlockable hard campaign No Battle Maps ...

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Promotional Consideration is a weekly feature about the Nintendo DS advertisements you usually flip past, change the channel on, or just tune out. Since we bemoaned Advance Wars: Days of Ruin's lacking marketing push last week, Nintendo has kept us holed up in our bomb shelter, walls trembling an...

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Chris Kohler barely needed to ask any questions in this interview with Tim O'Leary, part of Nintendo's Treehouse localization team. It just took the faintest hint of a question about Advance Wars: Days of Ruin to set O'Leary off on a longform discussion of the game's new style and the new gameplay c...

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It goes without saying that the end of the world won't be a good time. If it's anything like the apocalypse presented in Advance Wars: Days of Ruin, we'll probably spend most of our time crying in a corner while a big, burly man named "The Beast" tell us "tough beans!" If you can handle such harsh ...

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Promotional Consideration is a weekly feature about the Nintendo DS advertisements you usually flip past, change the channel on, or just tune out. Given the anticipation for Advance Wars: Days of Ruin, at least among hardcore gamers, it's surprising that Nintendo hasn't launched an advertising of...

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We don't have long to wait now, but for the legions of Advance Wars fans watching their calendars with a peculiar hunger, every moment without it is agony. Perhaps this latest video footage will serve as a soothing balm for the pain of ticking off every second between now and the game's release. A...

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