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Description

In this entry of the long running Wars series you once again command the Allied Nations army against the vile Black Hole. It is a traditional turn-based strategy game.

Choose from a handful of COs (commanding officers), each with his own unique CO power that can change the flow of a battle, and battle it out with seven new units never before seen in the series such as the Stealth bomber and the Megatank. The COs gain experience points for won battles which can be used to improve his battle skills.

Besides the known campaign and multiplayer modes from the predecessors this entry features two new playing modes: Survival (survive as long as possible while participating into one fight after another) and Combat (real-time battles with just one unit per player). The game also utilizes the unique abilities of the Nintendo DS, e.g. fighting multiple battles at once with the dual screen or easy unit commanding and map building with the stylus.

Screenshots

Advance Wars: Dual Strike Nintendo DS The battle animation
Advance Wars: Dual Strike Nintendo DS Victory!
Advance Wars: Dual Strike Nintendo DS First mission
Advance Wars: Dual Strike Nintendo DS In-game shot

Promo Images

Advance Wars: Dual Strike Screenshot
Advance Wars: Dual Strike Screenshot
Advance Wars: Dual Strike Screenshot
Advance Wars: Dual Strike Logo

Alternate Titles

  • "超级大战争DS" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Famicom Wars DS" -- Japanese title
  • "ファミコンウォーズDS" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Chaoji Da Zhanzheng DS" -- Chinese title

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User Reviews

A strategy game with slick presentation and layout. Nintendo DS Keeper Garrett (960)

Critic Reviews

Snackbar-Games.com Nintendo DS Sep 19, 2005 5 out of 5 100
Electric Playground Nintendo DS 2005 9.5 out of 10 95
GameSpot Nintendo DS Aug 19, 2005 9.2 out of 10 92
UGO (UnderGroundOnline) Nintendo DS Apr, 2006 A- 91
Eurogamer.net (UK) Nintendo DS Sep 29, 2005 9 out of 10 90
videogamer.com Nintendo DS Nov 21, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Cheat Code Central Nintendo DS 2005 4.5 out of 5 90
Nintendo Spin Nintendo DS Sep 12, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Da Gameboyz Nintendo DS 2005 8.75 out of 10 88
G4 TV: X-Play Nintendo DS Sep 15, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Advance Wars: Dual Strike appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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