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games:advance_wars_dual_strike
Wikipedia: Advance Wars: Dual Strike Link

Advance Wars: Dual Strike
Advance Wars DS cover art.jpg
Developer(s)Intelligent Systems
Publisher(s)Nintendo
Director(s)Makoto Shimojo
Kentaro Nishimura
Producer(s)Tōru Narihiro
Hitoshi Yamagami
Artist(s)Ryo Hirata
Writer(s)Kouhei Maeda
Makoto Shimojo
Composer(s)Yoshito Hirano
SeriesWars
Platform(s)
ReleaseNintendo DS
  • JP: June 23, 2005
  • NA: August 22, 2005
  • EU: September 30, 2005
  • AU: October 6, 2005
Wii U Virtual Console
  • EU: March 3, 2016
  • AU: March 4, 2016
  • JP: April 20, 2016
  • NA: December 1, 2016
Genre(s)Turn-based tactics
Multi-directional shooter (minigame)
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Advance Wars: Dual Strike, known in Japan as Famicom Wars DS (ファミコンウォーズDS, Famikon Wōzu Dī Esu), is a turn-based tactics video game developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS handheld game console. It is the third installment in the Advance Wars series (first on DS media) and was released in Japan on June 23, 2005, in North America on August 22, 2005, in Europe on September 30, 2005, and in Australia on March 22, 2006. The game is preceded by Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising and Advance Wars and succeeded by Advance Wars: Days of Ruin. Advance Wars is the international title of the Wars video game series, which dates back to the Family Computer game Famicom Wars in 1988.

The storyline is a continuation of the previous series and is set in the new location of Omega Land. Black Hole has returned under the leadership of a new commander who seeks to give himself eternal life by draining the energy of Omega Land. The Allied Nations struggle to overcome this threat and are eventually joined by several former Black Hole commanding officers in an effort to save the land.

Advance Wars: Dual Strike received "universal acclaim" and also won several awards, including "Best Strategy Game for the DS" from IGN in 2005. It sold more than 35,000 copies in its first ten weeks in Japan.

games/advance_wars_dual_strike.txt · Last modified: 03/26/2013 05:53 by lou