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m (SenaUW moved page 64 Wars (cancelled Nintendo 64 game; 1999) to 64 Wars (lost build of unreleased Nintendo 64 game; 1999): Since there's no info about whether it was finished or not, I'll leave it as "unreleased".)
 
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'''64 Wars''' was a canceled 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>64 Wars/Advance Wars 64</center>
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|image=64 Wars Magazine Ad.jpg
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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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'''''64 Wars''''', also known as '''''Advance Wars 64''''', is an entry in the ''Wars'' franchise that was intended to be released on January 29th, 1999, being cancelled for unknown reasons.
  
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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==Development and Gameplay==
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Hudson began developing the game in the late 1990s despite not technically owning the trademark yet. The game was showcased a single time at SpaceWorld 1999.
  
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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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).
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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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{{Video|perrow  =2
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  |service1    =youtube
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  |id1          =SndPfgkuJE4
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  |description1 =SpaceWorld 1999 trailer (Japanese VHS rip).
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  |service2    =youtube
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  |id2          =EBbN58Jb-Ig
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  |description2 =YuriofWind's video on the subject.
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[[File:GameboywarsN643.jpg|thumb|center|300px|Image describing the transfer feature between ''64 Wars'' and ''Game Boy Wars 2.'']]
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==External Link==
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*[https://www.unseen64.net/2008/04/04/64-wars-advanced-wars-unreleased/ Unseen 64 article]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 22:42, 10 November 2018

64 Wars Magazine Ad.jpg

Magazine ad for the game.

Status: Lost

64 Wars, also known as Advance Wars 64, is an entry in the Wars franchise that was intended to be released on January 29th, 1999, being cancelled for unknown reasons.

Development and Gameplay

Hudson began developing the game in the late 1990s 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).

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

SpaceWorld 1999 trailer (Japanese VHS rip).
YuriofWind's video on the subject.
Image describing the transfer feature between 64 Wars and Game Boy Wars 2.

External Link