Top 10 GBA Games | Best gameboy games of all time

Earlier, when PlayStation and smartphones were not there, video games are our best companions in the vacations. We can spend hours while playing video games. The Game Boy Advance is a 32-bit handheld video game console that attracted all age groups in that time. It was developed, manufactured and marketed by Nintendo in the first half of 00’s. It was one of the leading video game consoles of the era and it produced some of the best games ever to hit the portable market.  Since its release in 2001, more than 36 million units are sold out in the United States alone.

Almost all the GBA games are available on Amazon; you can buy your favorite ones from there.  The GBA library has millions of games of different genres like Role Playing, Action & Adventure, Sports & Recreation, Shoot them up, Puzzle & Platformer, Fighting, Strategy & Simulation, Mario Platformer. Out of these to find some best games is very difficult task. Amongst all the awesome games, we pulled out top 10 best gba games for you. Check it out! best-gba-games


Top 10 Best GameBoy Games

(1) Pokemon Emerald
Pokemon Emerald is a role-playing game and kind of remake of Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire. The storyline of this Pokemon game is same as Ruby and Sapphire; just the Pokémon Rayquaza and the Battle Frontier is incorporated. Like every Pokemon series in this also players have to control Pokemon trainers.  The main goal of these trainers is to traverse the Hoenn region and conquer a series of eight Pokémon gyms to earn eight Gym Badges. Then you can challenge Elite Four and defeat the Pokémon League Champion.


Pokemon emerald

(2) Metroid Fusion

It’s an action-adventure video game from our “list of gba games”. Sometimes it is also known as Metroid 4 as it is the fourth member of Metroid Series. The storyline of the game focuses on bounty hunter Samus Aran. She is sent by the Galactic Federation to investigate an explosion in the Biologic Space Laboratories space station. There, she finds organisms infected with X Parasites, virions. These infected organisms have the capability of replicating their hosts’ physical appearances and memories, killing them afterward. Now, the goal of the player is to control Samus and to destroy the space station to protect the Federation from the X Parasites.


Metroid Fusion gba game


(3) Advance Wars

Advance Wars is one of the best Gameboy games. It was rated as the 26th best game made on a Nintendo System in Nintendo Power’s Top 200 Games list. It’s a turn-based strategy game in which five countries (Orange star, Green earth, Blue moon, Yellow Comet, Black hole) are involved in the war.  All the countries have their commanding officers. The objective is to defeat the enemy army. There are two ways to defeat an opponent: destroy every one of the opponent’s units on the map or capture the opponent’s headquarters. Orange star begins a war with Blue moon and later on attacks other countries too. 


Advance Wars

(4) Final Fantasy VI

It’s a role-playing game which consists of four basic modes of gameplay: an overworld map, town and dungeon field maps, a battle screen, and a menu screen. A player selects an action (Fight, Magic, and Item) and primary means of travel (foot, airship, and Chocobo) from the menu screen. A maximum of four characters may be used in battles. The game’s plot develops as the player progresses through towns and dungeons.


Final Fantasy VI

(5) Super Mario Bros.
This is one of the best games of all time and is the first game of Mario series.  It’s one of the simplest  gameboy games and you can play it in multiplayer mode.  In multiplayer mode, players play as Mario and Luigi. The player has to control the Mario throughout the Mushroom kingdom and reach the flag pole at the end of each level as fast as possible. Meanwhile player has to collect coins and survive the main antagonist Bowser’s forces and save Princess Toadstool.


Super Mario Bros Game


(6) The Legend of Zelda:  The Minish Cap

Legend of Zelda comes under adventure games and The Minish Cap is the third Zelda game developed for gameboy advance system. This game also involves the legend of Four Swords and the storyline is expanded from previous best gameboy games of the Legend of Zelda series. The name of the game has special significance – a magical cap called Ezlo can shrink Link (boy of Hyrule) to the size of Minish/Picori. Minish are a race of thumb size people that secretly lives in Hyrule and only Link can see them. In the quest, the link has to save Minish by defeating Vaati.


The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap gba

(7) Golden Sun

It’s role-playing game in which the player controls a cast of four characters across the journey. During the journey, the player has to complete puzzles by interacting with other characters, battle monsters. Also, some puzzles require the player to perform a variety of actions like creating makeshift bridges or shifting the track of a mine cart to gain access to new areas. At any point of time, the player can visit previous locations and complete certain objectives.


Golden Sun

(8) Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3

SuperMario Advance is one of the “top gba games” but the gameplay for SuperMario Advance 4 is same as the standard Mario games. It’s also multiplayer game and players control Mario or Luigi through Mushroom world. In this game, the player has to cross eight kingdoms of the Mushroom World by making use of several basic techniques such as running, jumping, and swimming.  The goal of the player is to defeat the seven Koopa Kids and Bowser who have stolen the seven magic rods from the kings of these seven kingdoms. 


Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3

(9) Metroid: Zero Mission

It’s another action-adventure gba game.  In this game also player has to control Samus as she travels through the Planet Zebes. The aim of the game is the destroy Space Pirates. Also along the way, the player collects power-ups that enhance Samus’s armor and weaponry, as well as some special abilities. 


Metroid: Zero Mission GBA game

(10) Castlevania: Aria Of Sorrow

The last one in our best gba games list is Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow. It is a role-playing game with a 2D side-scrolling style of gameplay. Here, to interact with enemies and objects, the player controls onscreen character from 3rd person perspective. The goal of the game is to defeat as many enemies as you can and achieve experience points. As experience points will increase, characters level up and some additional power up is achieved. In the game, largely medieval-like swords,  axes, and spears are used. Some additional modes like New Game+, Hard mode are also included in this Castlevania.

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