Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising

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Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising
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The game's North American boxart
Basic info
Developer: Intelligent Systems
Publisher: Nintendo
System: Game Boy Advance
Ratings
North America: "E" for Everyone
Europe: 7+
Australia: N/A
Japan: N/A
Release Dates
North America: June 23, 2003
Europe: October 3, 2003
Australia: July 10, 2003
Japan: November 25, 2004*

Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising is the second Advance Wars game in the series following Advance Wars. It was released onto the Game Boy Advance in 2003. The subtitle refers to the fact that Black Hole, the main enemy of the Advance Wars series, rose and invaded Orange Star yet again.

In Japan, the game was released only as part of a compilation called Game Boy Wars Advance 1+2. It was announced in the Japanese version of the February 2014 Nintendo Direct that Game Boy Wars Advance 1+2 (a compilation of Advance Wars and Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising) will be one of thirteen Game Boy Advance games to be released on the Japanese Wii U Virtual Console on April 3, 2014. [1]

Units[edit]

The game's title screen

These are the units available in Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising:

Unit Type Cost Move Range Fuel Vision
Infantry-small.png Infantry Infantry 1000 3 1 99 2
Mech-small.png Mech Infantry 3000 2 1 70 2
Recon-small.png Recon Vehicle 4000 8 1 80 5
Tank-small.png Tank Vehicle 7000 6 1 70 3
Medium Tank-small.png Medium Tank Vehicle 16000 5 1 50 1
Neotank-small.png Neotank Vehicle 22000 6 1 99 1
APC-small.png APC Vehicle 5000 6 --- 70 1


Artillery-smallold.png Artillery Vehicle 6000 5 2-3 99 1
Rocket-smallold.png Rocket Vehicle 15000 5 3-5 50 1
Anti-Air-small.png Anti-Air Vehicle 8000 6 1 60 2


Missiles-smallold.png Missiles Vehicle 12000 4 3-5 50 5
Lander-smallold.png Lander Ship 12000 6 --- 99 1
Cruiser-smallold.png Cruiser Ship 18000 6 1 99 3
Submarine-smallold.png Submarine Submarine 20000 5 1 60 5
Battleship-smallold.png Battleship Ship 28000 5 2-6 99 2
B Copter-smallold.png B Copter Copter 9000 6 1 99 3
T Copter-smallold.png T Copter Copter 5000 6 --- 99 2
Fighter-smallold.png Fighter Plane 28000 9 1 99 2
Bomber-smallold.png Bomber Plane 22000 7 1 99 2
A colored background indicates a unit that was introduced in this game.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

The Games of the Nintendo Wars series
Famicom Wars*: Famicom WarsSuper Famicom Wars
Game Boy Wars*: Game Boy WarsGame Boy Wars 2Game Boy Wars 3Game Boy Wars TURBO
Advance Wars: Advance Wars*Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising*Game Boy Wars Advance 1+2*Advance Wars: Dual Strike*Advance Wars: Days of Ruin*
Battalion Wars*: Battalion WarsBattalion Wars 2
Cancelled games: 64 Wars