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|title=<center>Advance Wars 64/64 Wars</center>
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|title=<center>64 Wars/Advance Wars 64</center>
 
|image=64 Wars Magazine Ad.jpg
 
|image=64 Wars Magazine Ad.jpg
 
|imagecaption=Magazine ad for the game.
 
|imagecaption=Magazine ad for the game.
 
|status=<span style="color:red;">'''Lost'''</span>
 
|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. Plans called for interconnectivity between ''GameBoy Wars 2''. ''64 Wars'' was showcased at Spaceworld 1999 with a release date of January 29th, 1999. Despite this, the game was cancelled for unknown reasons.
  
'''''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.
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==Gameplay==
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''Advance Wars 64'' would have followed the same format as other games in the ''Wars'' series which is a tactical role-playing game. Players would oversee a 2D map, but when battles would occur, the battles would render 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.
  
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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==Avaliability==
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While the game was never released, screenshots and footage of ''64 Wars'' have surfaced. Despite this, no builds of ''64 Wars'' have ever been released or leaked.  
  
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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  {{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SndPfgkuJE4|320x240|center|SpaceWorld 1999 trailer (Japanese VHS rip).|frame}}</div>​
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  |description1 =The SpaceWorld 1999 trailer (Japanese VHS rip).
 
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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.'']]
  
==External Links==
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==External Link==
 
*[https://www.unseen64.net/2008/04/04/64-wars-advanced-wars-unreleased/ Unseen 64 article]
 
*[https://www.unseen64.net/2008/04/04/64-wars-advanced-wars-unreleased/ Unseen 64 article]
  
 
[[Category:Lost video games]]
 
[[Category:Lost video games]]
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[[Category:Completely lost media]]

Latest revision as of 15:41, 10 May 2020

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. Plans called for interconnectivity between GameBoy Wars 2. 64 Wars was showcased at Spaceworld 1999 with a release date of January 29th, 1999. Despite this, the game was cancelled for unknown reasons.

Gameplay

Advance Wars 64 would have followed the same format as other games in the Wars series which is a tactical role-playing game. Players would oversee a 2D map, but when battles would occur, the battles would render 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.

Avaliability

While the game was never released, screenshots and footage of 64 Wars have surfaced. Despite this, no builds of 64 Wars have ever been released or leaked.

Gallery

The 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