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'''64 Wars''' was a cancelled entry in the "Wars" series (known for ''Advance Wars''). Hudson started developing the game in the late 90s, although they technically did not yet own the trademark. The game was showcased a single time at SpaceWorld 1999. Luckily, a VHS rip exists online. From the gameplay, you can see that the game would have possessed similar gameplay to the other games in the series. The game was to have land, sea and air battles. The game was slated for release on January 29, 1999.
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|title=<center>Advance Wars 64/64 Wars</center>
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|imagecaption=Magazine ad for the game.
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|status=<span style="color:red;">'''Lost'''</span>
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The game was also to be compatible with ''GameBoy Wars 2'', as the players could connect their game to an N64 using the GameBoy Transfer Pack in order to access several features, such as the ability to transfer match progress between the systems.
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'''''64 Wars''''', also known as '''''Advance Wars 64''''', was a cancelled entry in the ''Wars'' franchise that was slated to be released on January 29th, 1999. Hudson began developing the game in the late 90s despite not technically owning the trademark yet. The game was showcased a single time at SpaceWorld 1999. Based on the footage, it would have played similarly to the other games in the series, and would have featured land, sea, and air battles (of which were in 3D). The game was cancelled for unknown reasons.
  
The menu for this function still appears in ''GameBoy Wars 2'', yet it cannot be used. The game never saw a release, and no explanation was offered, regarding the game's cancellation.
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Additionally, the game would have utilized the Gameboy Transfer Pack with ''GameBoy Wars 2'' to gain access to several features, such as the ability to transfer match progress between the systems. The menu for this function still appears in ''GameBoy Wars 2'', but can't be used.
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==Gallery==
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{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SndPfgkuJE4|320x240|right|A Japanese VHS rip of the SpaceWorld 1999 gameplay trailer.|frame}}</div>​
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{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBbN58Jb-Ig|320x240|center|YuriofWind's video on the subject.|frame}}</div>​
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==External Links==
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*[https://www.unseen64.net/2008/04/04/64-wars-advanced-wars-unreleased/ Unseen 64 article]
  
 
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Revision as of 06:38, 2 January 2017

64 Wars Magazine Ad.jpg

Magazine ad for the game.

Status: Lost


64 Wars, also known as Advance Wars 64, was a cancelled entry in the Wars franchise that was slated to be released on January 29th, 1999. Hudson began developing the game in the late 90s despite not technically owning the trademark yet. The game was showcased a single time at SpaceWorld 1999. Based on the footage, it would have played similarly to the other games in the series, and would have featured land, sea, and air battles (of which were in 3D). The game was cancelled for unknown reasons.

Additionally, the game would have utilized the Gameboy Transfer Pack with GameBoy Wars 2 to gain access to several features, such as the ability to transfer match progress between the systems. The menu for this function still appears in GameBoy Wars 2, but can't be used.

Gallery

A Japanese VHS rip of the SpaceWorld 1999 gameplay trailer.
YuriofWind's video on the subject.

External Links