Advance Wars Game Boy Advance

Metascore
92

Universal acclaim - based on 28 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 27 out of 28
  2. Negative: 0 out of 28
Buy On
  1. Electronic Gaming Monthly
    73
    I never had so much fun NOT playing a game. You see, whether you share one GBA or link several up, you don't get to do anything when it's not your turn. [Oct 2001, p.156]

Awards & Rankings

#3 Most Discussed Game Boy Advance Game of 2001
#2 Most Shared Game Boy Advance Game of 2001
User Score
9.0

Universal acclaim- based on 96 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 22 out of 25
  2. Negative: 1 out of 25
  1. JoeT.
    Aug 14, 2007
    10
    A highly addictive, yet extremely complex game for the GBA. This game perfectly fits the mold of 'easy to learn, hard to master'.
  2. Dec 10, 2016
    4
    Not to say this game isn't good, because it is. I just don't think it's fair it get's all the love that it does. Why? Because nearlyNot to say this game isn't good, because it is. I just don't think it's fair it get's all the love that it does. Why? Because nearly everything is ripped straight out of Fire Emblem. People think that Fire Emblem was ripped for Advanced Wars, because AW came out in 2001, while FE came out in 2004. However, FE still came first, because FE had been running strong in Japan since 1990. Full Review »
  3. Apr 25, 2014
    9
    WiiU owners: get it now! The game is great, simple but it works so well. Many different modes, in depth strategy. If you love the genre,WiiU owners: get it now! The game is great, simple but it works so well. Many different modes, in depth strategy. If you love the genre, you'll love this game. Full Review »