Battalion Wars Series

Nintendo / Game Cube, Wii

The world is once again at war. New naval units, new vehicles and loads of missions makes this an explosive Wii debut. Giving Gamers Total Control: Players drive tanks, command ships, pilot planes and direct their troops into the heart of the action in the return of the popular tactical action game for Wii. Online Multiplayer: The battle wages online in three modes: Assault, Skirmish and Co-op. Fight with or against others in land, sea and air combat. Precision Fighting: Wii Remote controller provides intuitive, precise control to bring out the action of this tactical thrillfest. The tactical depth, replay value and online game play makes this a must-have game.

Remember the self-referential, idiosyncratic humour and gentle racial stereotyping that used to characterise British games? Kuju has done us proud with BWii - Eurogamer

The first in the Battalion Wars series. A global conflict has reached a stalemate in the console version of the Game Boy Advance series Advance Wars. The evil Kaiser Vlad, seeking to take advantage of the standoff, has assembled an army of shock troops, forcing The Western Frontier and the Tundran Territories to ally and fight back. Battalion Wars is a real-time strategy game that lets you control teams of soldiers and vehicles and lead them through more than 20 missions, using a variety of weapons, vehicles and tactics.

"With tight control, mostly intuitive squad management, a wide assortment of soldier and vehicle types, great physics, and huge landscapes upon which epic wars wage, Battalion Wars is a blast." - IGN