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Advance Wars: Dual Strike (Nintendo DS) - Overview
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Alternative Names

Famicom Wars DS

ファミコンウォーズDS

Developer

Intelligent Systems

Genre

Strategy

Release Dates

08/22/05 Nintendo
06/23/05 Nintendo
09/30/05 Nintendo

Community Stats

Owners: 816
Tracked: 1
Wishlist: 13
Now Playing: 3

Summary

Players lead their new Commanding Officers to fend off the Black Hole Army’s latest invasion. With massive battles that sweep across both of the DS screens, Advance Wars: Dual Strike will change the face of war forever. Use the top screen for quick-reference battle intel, or take control in battles that rage across both screens. Command a fleet of fighters high in the skies while troops clash with the enemy on the ground far below. New COs, new Tag-Team battles: Choose from new Commanding Officers, and combine their powers for incredible attacks that can turn the tide of battles. Real-time Combat mode: For a battle with a twist, players lead soldiers into a fast-paced, action-oriented battle against a storm of enemies. Easy-to-use map editor: Just grab a stylus and draw maps right on the touch screen, then send the maps to friends wirelessly. [Nintendo]

One of the highest rating games on the Nintendo DS according to Metacritic (second only to Mario Kart), Advance Wars DS shows exactly how to put strategy games on handheld systems. Perfectly tailored to the DS's touch screen, this game and its characters are full of charm, and multiple game modes as well as four player battles make sure this game has plenty of replayability. Fans of the series will not be disappointed, and newcomers have an excellent place to get into the series.

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Sales History

Total Sales
0.04m
Japan
0.30m
NA
0.03m
Europe
0.03m
Others
0.39m
Total
1 14,762 n/a n/a 14,762
2 6,023 n/a n/a 6,023
3 3,700 n/a n/a 3,700
4 2,242 n/a n/a 2,242
5 1,762 n/a n/a 1,762
6 1,390 n/a n/a 1,390
7 1,011 n/a n/a 1,011
8 942 n/a n/a 942
9 1,031 n/a n/a 1,031
10 706 41,313 n/a 7,784 49,803

Opinion (23)

spurgeonryan posted 02/07/2011, 07:44
The DS will be remembered for having alot of great games! This was out in Japan, but not the other one?
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guyincognito posted 13/02/2010, 10:42
Wish it sold more, best game in the series. 100+ hours and still fun to play
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Salnax posted 18/12/2009, 03:22
I've played this for 50 hours and still haven't gotten around to beating the campaign. Not bad for a DS game.
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IxisNaugus posted 08/09/2009, 05:32
Just got myself a mega deal on this beauty :3

Is about time i got started on the AW series, Intelligent Systems never fails to make such amazing games
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Cheebee posted 26/02/2009, 01:53
Advance Wars is the most addictive franchise ever.
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DanBal76 posted 03/02/2009, 12:33
Awesome turn based strategy war game. It reminds me the great Iron Storm (Sega Saturn), but with a cartoon look.
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