10 Best GBA (Game Boy Advance) Games of All Time

Game boy advance is one of the best platforms for gaming enthusiasts. The platform has been shaping the gaming niche in a great manner. This article presents to best GBA games of all time. The games are well selected to meet the needs of various players. You can choose one depending on your level of experience or gaming goals.

List of 10 best GBA games of All Time

1. Wario Ware Twisted


The original WarioWare was launched by Nintendo more than two years ago. At this time, it appeared as if the brand had launched a new sport in the genre. The design offered simple and little five second challenges that even a Great Uncle Stew or five-year-old could complete. It is the way the designer presented this game that made it to stand out in the market and record a high level of success. Stinging these mini-games together in a rapid-fire progression brings forth a very new gaming experience that has not been cloned by Wanna.

2. Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow


Its an exciting thing that you cannot kill Dracula because Konami would stop the production of the famous Castlevania games on behalf of Game Boy Advance. The Aria of Sorrow is the third Castlevania series in the portable system of Nintendo. Currently, it is the best when you look at it in terms of design, gameplay, and the production qualities. However, there are great similarities between this game and the Harmony of Dissonance of last year and the Circle of the Moon of 2001. The other games that bear a passing resemblance to the Castlevania are Symphony of the Night and Granted Symphony of the Night. Aria of sorrow appears to be immortal and keeps on attracting the fans of long standing series.

3. The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap


This is one of those clamoring productions from Zelda adventure that are highly affordable. Minish Cap newest portable appearance executes the high-class overhead Zelda formula with a delightful whimsy and great precision. the standard gameplay is primarily identical to the one that is in the past gaming series even though the Zelda model is highly entertaining. This game is small on the short side if you decide to plow through the major dungeon progression. However, there is a broad range of optional side quests you will be expected to undertake. The other great job the Nintendo have done is to come up with new link abilities and items that fit in so well with the basic Zelda Structure.

4. Mario Golf Advance Tour

Mario Golf Advance Tour

This game has been put across so well with minor design peculiarities that you may find yourself overlooking. It is an otherwise standard play golf that comes with additional play role elements. You can be sure of getting something that is off-beat by combining sports and Mario. The Advance Tour puts across a very solid golf game but with a few twists. The most prominent one is the inclusion of the story mode that is the game changer for the for the 16-bit role playing game. It is not easy to overlook the minor design peculiarities that are in the Mario Golf Advance Tour

5. Astro Boy: Omega Factor


There are several people who like playing the Astro Boy irrespective of their age. One of the best action games you will find of the Game Boy Advance is the Omega Factor. Sega decided to team up with Treasure that developed house responsible hits like Ikaruga, Dynamite Headdy, and Gunstar Heroes to create what can be seen to be a celebration the life works of Osamu the Astro Boy Creator and everything that makes up the genre of side scrolling actions so great and timeless.

6. Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga

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The game was released in 2003 and falls among the finest RPGs that have ever been released on the Game Boy Advance. It displays a great sense of humour with excellent mechanics and battle system. This takes Nintendo’s Caps to the next level giving the genre a fresh look. It has a pretty good 3Ds fighting system. Unlike other games that look boring, Mario keeps all the characters active throughout the whole scuffle so that you will not have any dull moment. You will still remain active whether you are on the defensive side or executing an attack. The game is placed nicely with great upgrades and you will feel as if you are getting more powerful and this is quite pleasing.

7. SSX 3


The SSX 3 captures the feeling of purposefully flinging yourself downwards the mountain side so well. It is the third entry in the famous snowboarding series that was originally features on play station 2 in 2000. The SSX3 does not make great changes to the series signature gameplay that brings together near-vertical downhill racing with an entirely over-the-top tricking system. However, it changes the game structure by providing an open-ended, free form environment to allow you to explore, compete in, and experience. It is a fully realized and huge snow-covered mountain that delivers an incredible scenery that does not have a shortage of high-speed entertainment.   SSX 3 fans could have had more expectations even though this game is recommended for both novices and veterans.

8. Jet Grind Radio

Jet Grind Radio

Jet Grind Radio may look like an attempt to leverage on the modern skate-boarding craze at the initial glance. However, this is not very far from the truth. This game has several redefinitions and this forces you to think so much about your expectations from this game from the visual and audio standpoint. It breaks the city of Tokyo-To is several sections and each of them is controlled by a gang of inline graffiti staking artists. The player is supposed to control a gang that is known as GGs and protect your turf so that rivals don’t attack it and venture on the other side of the city. Each level has a time limit, several areas to tag, and a life meter before you are allowed to proceed. The game has a lot of details and you can learn them as you proceed.

9. Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising

Advance Wars 2_Black Hole Rising

The first Advance wars can be seen to be a definite sleeper for the famous game boy advance. The game was released in the fall of 2001 without any fanfare. Critics countered this ingenious turn-based strategy game with undisputed acclaim. The execution of this game was practically flawless to the inbuilt tutorial. It is an outstanding game by all means and suits the GBA portal form.

10. Final Fantasy VI Advance


This is an excellent port for role playing games that you cannot afford to miss out on. Its is among the last 2D Fantasy games that are making great transitions. Some of the elements that will give players of the Final Fantasy VI Advance are the diabolical villain and beautiful sound track. The game has been in the market for about 15 years but is still impressive. This game delivers its story quite well in each plot twist, introduction of characters, conflicts, and the dialogue line. It takes place in an environment that was heading to destruction close to 1000 years ago in the legendry war that involved magic. Human beings began to develop technology and replaced it with magic to facilitate good life.


This article puts forward only 10 best GBA (game boy advance) games of all time. If you want to go beyond 10 there is also an article about the top 25 GBA Games of all time.However, you need to understand that you can still get so much on this platform whether you are a beginner or experienced player. It is wise to have an overview of each game before you can begin engaging in it. Feel free to read more about each game so as to gain more knowledge. You will discover that it is among the leading gaming platforms in the global market.

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Mashum Mollah is an entrepreneur, founder and CEO at Viacon, a digital marketing agency that drive visibility, engagement, and proven results. He blogs at MashumMollah.com.

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