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games:advance_wars_days_of_ruin
Wikipedia: Advance Wars: Days of Ruin Link

Advance Wars: Days of Ruin
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Developer(s)Intelligent Systems
Publisher(s)Nintendo
Director(s)Daisuke Nakajima
Masaki Tawara
Producer(s)Tōru Narihiro
Hitoshi Yamagami
Artist(s)Masahiro Higuchi
Hiroaki Hashimoto
Writer(s)Kouhei Maeda
Composer(s)Yoshito Hirano
SeriesWars
Platform(s)
ReleaseNintendo DS
  • NA: January 21, 2008
  • EU: January 25, 2008
  • AU: February 21, 2008
Nintendo eShop (Club Nintendo)
  • JP: October 30, 2013 (Platinum status reward)
Genre(s)Turn-based tactics
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Advance Wars: Days of Ruin (titled Advance Wars: Dark Conflict in Europe and Australia) is a turn-based strategy video game for the Nintendo DS handheld game console. It is the fourth installment in the Advance Wars series (preceded by Advance Wars: Dual Strike) and was released in North America on January 21, 2008; in Europe on January 25, 2008; and in Australia on February 21, 2008. A Japanese release was announced under the title of Famicom Wars DS: Ushinawareta Hikari (ファミコンウォーズDS 失われた光) (lit. Lost Light), but was canceled after several delays. However, on October 30, 2013, it became available in Japan through Club Nintendo as a downloadable platinum status reward for the Nintendo 3DS system.

Advance Wars: Days of Ruin was intended to have a darker atmosphere and more serious tone in contrast to the previous installments in the series, and features a new storyline independent of the previous games. Set amidst a post-apocalyptic world, the story focuses on the Rubinelle 12th Battalion, one of the surviving remnants of the military of the country of Rubinelle, which had been locked in a century-long war with its rival, Lazuria, prior to a devastating global meteor shower. In the aftermath, the Battalion devotes itself to saving any other survivors of the disaster, despite the shattered nations renewing their war against each other and an uncurable disease ravaging both sides. Meanwhile, a mysterious faction with unknown motives takes advantage of the destruction and pushes both sides deeper into conflict from behind the scenes.

games/advance_wars_days_of_ruin.txt · Last modified: 03/26/2013 06:00 by lou