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'Double Dragon Advance' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 11:53 a.m. PST

Atlus U.S.A., Inc. announced today that is has shipped "Double Dragon" for the Game Boy Advance to retailers nationwide. This enhanced version of the game will feature stages, modes, techniques and enemies not seen in the original arcade game.

A global nuclear war has left the world in ruins. There are no laws, and no authority to enforce them. It is a world in which violence rules and only the strong survive. Amidst the chaos, gangs emerged as the new elite. Several gangs eventually joined together to form a larger organization known as the Shadow Warriors, which seized control of the city and now rules it with an iron fist.

On the outskirts of town, twin brothers Jimmy Lee and Billy Lee contemplate their future in the aftermath of the war. Their beloved Kung Fu gym is now nothing but rubble.

Although they managed to survive the cataclysmic event, they were left with nothing but their martial arts abilities. And so, the two brothers practiced their Sou-Setsu-Ken training day and night.

But one day, Billy's girlfriend Marian is kidnapped off of the streets, and the brothers receive a letter. It reads, "We have Marian. If you want to see her again, bring us the secret book of Sou-Setsu-Ken by 10a.m. tomorrow morning." Billy is both angry and confused by the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend. Little does he know that his own brother also has feelings for Marion…

"We are very pleased to have secured the publishing rights to this well-known classic," said Jim Ireton, VP of Sales at Atlus U.S.A., Inc. "This Game Boy Advance game is the first step in the return of the fabled Double Dragon franchise. We look forward to bringing future Double Dragon titles to other home consoles."


  • All new game modes created specifically for this enhanced version, including a two player cooperative mode, vs. mode and a one player mode where you can control both brothers with the aid of the computer.
  • Double Dragon Dojo Survival mode will let you test your skills against an unending number of enemies. Play alone or with a friend!
  • Never before seen stages containing all new enemies and boss characters!
  • Use new techniques and weapons to get the girl and beat the bad guys!

Double Dragon Advance has been rated "T" by the ESRB. For more information, visit the official Double Dragon Advance web site at

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