50 Best GBA Games of All Time (Gameboy Advance)

50 Best GBA Games of All Time

Alright, so it looks like you are a late 90’s or an early 2000’s kid, who has spent his childhood playing GBA (Game Boy Advance) Games. If you remember Game Boy Advance was a step up or a Gaming Console by the Gameboy Colour which allowed the players to enjoy some of the best GBA games in one’s hand.

Game Boy Advance gained much popularity back then and was a hype in the market for over 10 years. Some still have the Game Boy Advance and really enjoys playing GBA games on that reviving some of the good old memories. Well, if you don’t have one, you can still enjoy it on your PC or Android Device, thanks to the emulators. If you want to know which emulator should you chose, then you can take a look at our post on Best Nintendo 3Ds Emulator For PC and Android .

Anyways, in this post, we would be covering 50 Best GBA Games of All Time, which will help you in reviving some of those old good memories.

50 Best GBA Games

Since the Game Boy Advance was one of the most popular Gaming Consoles in the market, there are a lot of games available for the same, some of which are really good whereas on the other hand some are not so good, so in this list we would be covering 50 Best GBA Games of All Time which you would like.

We would be splitting the Games under the Genre or Category of the Game(s) to make things easier for you guys.

Best GBA Sports Games

Here are our picks for the Best GBA Games that falls under the Category of Sports Games, there are a lot of Sports Games available for the Game Boy Advance, that’s why it was a quite tough decision for us to choose the Games that should be in the list, besides all the Games listed there are also some of the Good Games which unfortunately could not make it to our list of 50 Best GBA Games of All Time.

Tony Hawks Pro Skater 2

If you had a Game Boy Advance in your childhood, then the chances are that you already know about this game. It’s sad that we can’t see this game now on PC or Android Devices, but we can still enjoy this classic GBA Game on PC and Android with the help of GBA Emulator.

Tony Hawks Pro Skater 2 is one of the best GBA Sports game of all time, in this game, you have to be a skater who can beat one of the legend rivals, Tiny Stark. The Gameplay is quite good and one really enjoys playing this GBA Game.

SSX Tricky

If you are a fan of snowboarding, then you should definitely try this awesome Snowboarding GBA Game developed by EA Sports, one of the most popular games developing company. This game is a series of snowboarding and skiing GBA Games, which makes it into our list of Best 50 GBA Games of all time.

The SSX Tricky has the Arcade feel to it while playing which makes it really fun to play on a handheld console like the Gameboy Advance, it would also be fun to try it on an Android Device with the help of an Emulator for GBA.

The Controls for the Game are very appropriate, they are easy to reach and are made taking the user interaction in the mind. The Gameplay does not have the best graphics since it is a 90’s GBA Game but it’s still fun to play whenever you get a bit bored.

Madden NFL 07

If you are someone who is a fan of Rugby, then the chances are that you must have already heard about the Madden NFL 07 Game for Game Boy Advance. Well, in case you haven’t tried this game out, then what are you even waiting for? Go ahead and try this GBA Game on your GBA or on your PC/ Android Device with the help of GBA Emulator, you’ll not get disappointed.

The Madden NFL 07 Game for GBA lets you play and compete with the teams to win the match, the Controls are good enough enabling you to handle the players wisely. The Graphics are also good. The rules are same as what they are in a real Rugby Match, overall it’s a great GBA game which makes it to our list of 50 Best GBA Games of All Time.

Mario Golf: Advance Tour

Well, it’s not possible that we talk about the Best GBA Games of all time without the name of the legend, Mario. Well, almost everyone has played Super Mario in his or her lifetime at some point of time, but still, there are a lot of people that still don’t know about the Mario Golf: Advance Tour, which is another great Mario Game for GBA.

As the name suggests, this game is based on Golf, you play the role of  Mario and play the Golf to score as high as you can. The Game does not only features golf as a game but it is more of a roleplaying game which makes it even more fun to play. The Integration of Mario with the Golf made kids fall in love with this Game. The controls are perfect for the Gameplay and the game runs smoothly without any issues.

Top Spin 2

Top Spin 2 is another great Sports Game for GBA. Top Spin 2 is one of the best games of tennis that the Game Boy had. This was for sure not the easiest one back then. The game is challenging, you have to manage the controls and gameplay to make points and win the round and the Competition.

The Game features many famous tennis players which makes it even better as one can choose his or her favorite player to play this Game.

Don’t have the huge expectations from the Game as it is quite old, but if you would try it once, you’ll for sure play this Game again and again. The game is quite addictive and is really fun to play which makes it to our list of 50 Best GBA Games of All Time.

WWE Road to WrestleMania X8

If you are a fan of WWE, then you must know about this WWE Road to WrestleMania X8 Game for Game Boy Advance. WWE Road to WrestleMania X8 is officially by the WWE and thus features the WWE Superstars, since the game is quite old it features the old WWE Superstars like The Undertaker, Triple H, Edge, etc. The Game is quite fun to play.

Controlling the Players in the game is hard at times, but once you get used to it, it won’t be an issue for you. You get the finishing moves of the Superstars in the Game as well. In this game, you have to fight with your Competitor inside the ring, the graphics are not the best as of today, but it was great back then. One can really enjoy playing this game if he is a fan of WWE.

FIFA 06

If you are a FIFA Fan, then you would love playing this Game on the Game Boy Advance or on your PC/ Android Device with the help of the Emulator. This is another great sports game by EA Sports which makes it to our list of 50 Best GBA Games of All Time.

FIFA is known to be one of the most popular and one of the biggest money-making franchises in the gaming industry. The FIFA is there in the Gaming Industry for decades and is still there on the top charts on Android and PC Games as well.

Talking about the FIFA 06, it features some old Football Players, the controls are easy, one can easily adapt to it after some time. The aim here is to goal more than your competitive team to win the match.

Boxing Fever

Boxing Fever is a great GBA Game for those of you who like Boxing, Boxing Fever is not the game with the best graphics for sure, but one thing that it guarantees is fun.

A lot of people might not like the game at all due to the poor graphics, but the gameplay is not that bad. It has some decent controls which help a user to play this game. The difficulty kept increasing as you move on to higher levels in the game. This game can be used to kill time.

Major League Baseball 2K7

Major League Baseball 2K7 is the game for all those of you who are a fan of baseball. The game was not from the popular ones but was still loved by those who liked baseball.

The game has quite good graphics, the controls are placed right to make it easier for the user to play the game. We tried the game on our Game Boy Advance in the office and really enjoyed playing it.

Mat Hoffman’s Pro BMX 2

Mat Hoffman’s Pro BMX 2 is another great sports game for Game Boy Advance. BMX games are loved by almost everyone which is the reason why this game for GBA gained so much popularity back then.

This game was being endorsed by the legend Mat Hoffman which is another reason behind its popularity. The players really enjoy the gameplay, the controls are very appropriate. The game is not difficult at all but it’s quite fun playing it.

Best GBA Action Games

Most of the People love playing Games that fall under Action Category whereas some o the other hand mistake it for the beat them up category, there is a difference between two of these Categories. The Action Games features the arsenal of different weapons, which is not seen much in the games falling under beat them up Category.

Anyways, now let us take a look at some of the best Action Games for Game Boy Advance.

Wario Land 4

You must have heard of his awesome Action Game for Game Boy Advance. When you look at the title, you might notice that it resembles the name Mario, well Wario s complete opposite of the Mario. In this game, you are not a loyal person. This game features a villain as a hero if that makes any sense.

Wario is considered to be an archnemesis, who does not have to be loyal to the universe and would not mind harming others because of his selfishness. The gameplay is good, the graphics are nice and the controls are also kept at the right place which makes it to our list of Best 50 GBA Games of All Time.

Gunstar Super Heroes

Another great game by SEGA, Gunstar Super Heroes is an action game which has some great characters, the game overall is a lot less chaotic, have a great theme and storyline. The background music is so much insane.

The Game is quite addictive as well, we spent around 2 hours playing and testing the game and it was quite fun. The controls were nicely placed to make it, even more, easier for the players. You can really enjoy playing this game if you are someone who likes action.

Klonoa: Empire of Dreams

Usually, Action Games involves a lot of violence and action, but the Klonoa: Empire of Dreams Game for Game Boy Advance, on the other hand, is different. It chalenges the players to succeed in the game by solving puzzles.

You need to keep solving puzzles to score and move on to the next level in this game for the Game Boy Advance. The game is developed a very famous developer in the market for GBA Games, the NAMCO. You can enjoy playing this game if you like challenges and puzzles.

Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc

Rayman is one of the most popular gaming series for the Game Boy Advance, Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc is quite different from the previous series of Rayman games. It takes us on an adventure, allowing us to be more chaotic.

The players in the game can be controlled easily for a fairly smooth gameplay, the graphics are also very good. The controls responses fast. You can expect a very smooth gameplay overall.

Sonic Advance

You must have already heard about this name a hundred times, the Sonic Advance is one of the most popular Games of all time for the Game Boy Advance. In the game, you can play as four different characters, just like the Sonic Classic, each of which has their own style.

The Game runs on Game Boy Advance and even on PC/ Android Devices with the help of an emulator. The gameplay is smooth, we didn’t notice any lags here or there. Overall, it was quite nice experience testing this game and we really enjoyed it.

Mega Man Zero 2

Mega Man Zero 2 is another great Action Game for Game Boy Advance. The game, unfortunately, didn’t get released on the modern devices that we have today. This game had a really good potential to get popular.

The Mega Man Zero 2 lets you play as a Zero (the Character) in the game. You are on a journey with an energy sword and will have to fight bosses and enemies in the game. There are puzzles in the game which helps you to complete a certain level of the game. This Gane for Gameboy Advance is not easy at all, even some hardcore players struggle while playing this awesome action game for GBA.

Spider-Man: Mysterio’s Menace

The Spider-Man: Mysterio’s Menace was the first Spider-Man game for the Game Boy Advance.

Gamers when first tried the game ht that it would be a complete flop whereas the results in the real-life scenario were the exact opposite, the Game gained much popularity and success.

The Controls are not the best when it comes to Spider-Man: Menace, but it’s for sure fun playing this game. You should definitely try this game once if you are a fan of Spiderman.

Drill Dozer

Drill Dozer is undoubtedly one of the best Action Games for Game Boy Advance, the game has an amazing storyline, well-designed graphics and does perform seamlessly well.

The Game is quite fun to play, was really popular among young players back then. Overall, the game looks great and is really fun playing.

Metroid: Zero Mission

Metroid: Zero Mission is one of those Game Boy Advance titles that contributed to making the action Games a reality. Though the Game never made it’s way to the modern devices that we have today, it gained much popularity and success during its time.

As far as Gameplay goes, you have to constantly become more and better as you reach higher levels, learning new skills. The Controls are on point and the game looks great on screen. It is really fun playing this Game Boy Advance Game.

Metal Slug Advance

Metal Slug Advance is one of the best Action Game for the Game Boy Advance, we really enjoyed playing this game on our Game Boy Advance, we tried running this game on Android device as well with the help of a GBA Emulator and the game performed seamlessly well there too without any issues.

The Game has a great storyline to it, it has some decent graphics. The controls are also well enough to make it reliable for the players. There is much action in the game. You should definitely try this Action Game if you like Games which include a lot of Action.

Best GBA Role-Playing Games

There are a lot of people including us who really enjoy playing Role-Playing Games as in most of the cases, such games have a really good storyline and theme. Now, let us take a look at some of the Best GBA Role-Playing Games.

Dragon Ball Z: Buu’s Fury

Dragon Ball Z: Buu’s Fury is an awesome role-playing game for the Game Boy Advance by Nintendo. We tried this game in our office on our Game Boy Advance and was really impressed with the storyline of this game.

This game features the characteristics from the Dragon Ball Z, have a well set of controls which one can easily master after getting used to it. The game is not difficult at all, but the storyline makes it very interesting to play.

We definitely recommend you trying this awesome role-playing GBA Game at least once if you are someone who really enjoys playing role-playing games.

Boktai: The Sun Is in Your Hand

Boktai: The Sun Is in Your Hand is a role-playing game for Game Boy Advance developed by Konami, which has been in the industry for a very long time. There is a built-in clock in the game along with a solar panel, the motive here is to charge all the weapons that you have with the solar energy.

Once all of your weapons are charged, you are good to go. The controls are good and the graphics are also decent. You can try this game on your Game Boy Advance, or PC/ Android using GBA Emulator.

Tactics Ogre: The Knight of Lodis

Tactics Ogre: The Knight of Lodis is another good role playing game that we really enjoyed playing on the Nintendo Game Boy Advance, the game has a pretty good storyline along with some lit graphics which makes it even more interesting and fun to play.

The game has been developed by Atlus, a game developing company. The game runs pretty smooth on Game Boy Advance and even on PC/ Android with the help of emulators. the controls are not the best out there, but one can easily get used to it.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance series of games developed by Everyone, which is a synonym of RPG Games. The game could not see its days on the modern devices, but we can still enjoy this awesome role-playing game on our modern devices like PC or Android with the help of the emulators.

The game runs pretty well, the controls are easy to operate. The graphics are not the best, but considering that it was developed back then, it is pretty decent.

The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap

The game series of The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap was very popular back then as this gave us an idea of what a modern role-playing game is actually like. this awesome role-playing game for the Game Boy Advance won many hearts with its amazing storyline and graphics.

The controls are really easy and the game is also not on the difficult side. You can grab a pack of popcorn and enjoy playing this awesome role-playing game on your Game Boy Advance or on your PC/ Android with the help of emulators.

Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow

Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow is a part of series of Castlevania, developed by Teen developers. The game focuses more on the story rather than any action or fight. The game has quite nice graphics, is very colorful which a lot of people like and some don’t.

We really enjoyed playing this game and due to the storyline of this game, we decided that this game deserves a spot on our list of 50 Best Games for Game Boy Advance. You should definitely take a look at this game if you are someone who likes storyline in the game.

Pokémon Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald

Pokémon Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald is another great role-playing game developed by Everyone for the Game Boy Advance. The game features characters from Pokemon which is loved by everyone.

the game was quite popular back then, you can enjoy playing this game on the Game Boy Advance and even on other devices like PC/ Android using emulators for the Game Boy Advance. You should try this game if you are someone who likes Pokemon.

Fire Emblem

Fire Emblem also makes it to our list of 50 Best GBA Games, the game has many characters and has a really good storyline. The developers have done a really good job which made this game popular at its time.

You should definitely try this game which is a great Role-playing game for the Game Boy Advance. you can try playing this game on other devices like PC/ Android using emulators for the Game Boy Advance.

Final Fantasy 6 Advance

Final Fantasy 6 Advance is another game on our list of 50 Best games for GBA from the series of Final Fantasy. This game too, like other game of the same series, gained much popularity among players of all ages groups. Everyone embraced the series of the Final Fantasy.

The game has really great graphics, the controls are difficult but you can get used to it after spending some time on this game. You should definitely try this awesome role-playing game on your Game Boy Advance or on your PC/ Android using emulators.

Golden Sun

Now, concluding the list of Role-playing games for the Game Boy Advance, we have Golden Sun developed by everyone. To be honest this is our personal favorite game which is the reason why we have included this in our list of Best 50 Games for Game Boy Advance.

The graphics are decent, controls are easy and the storyline is also decent. You should try playing this role-playing game on your Game Boy Advance or on PC/ Android using emulators once.

Best Beat ’em Up Games for GBA

Beat’em up games is one of those categories which is really liked by everyone. There are a lot of games developed for the Game Boy Advance that falls under this particular category. It was quite difficult for us o choose a few for this list of 50 Best GBA Games of All time as there were a whole lot of good games under this category.

Anyways, let us now take a look at our choices of Best Beat’em Up games for the Game Boy Advance.

Final Fight One

Final Fight One is another great street fighting beat’em up game for the Game Boy Advance. This series of games also went much popular back then. Final Fight One features characters including Cody, Guy, and Haggareats up the criminals for the good of the society.

You should definitely try this game once on your Game Boy Advance or on your Android/ PC using Emulators for GBA.

Double Dragon Advance

Double Dragon Advance places us inside the location of Jimmy and Billy once more as they traverse the crook underground in this conventional beat ’em up. We can’t forget gambling Double Dragon on my NES, and being in the awe because of the knee assault.

You should definitely try this game once on your Game Boy Advance or on your Android/ PC using Emulators for GBA.

TMNT

TMNT lets the players play because of the four iconic ninja turtles in this sport primarily based on the hit 2007 animated film by using the equal call. In the attention of many critics, the film became a near perfect representation of Ninja Turtles.

While the games didn’t acquire the equal praise, they were still a whole lot of fun because they allowed the gamers to take manipulate of their preferred turtle with a laugh. You should take a look at this awesome GBA Game.

Jackie Chan Adventures

Jackie Chan Adventures based on the famous Chinese actor, Jackie Chan who is expert in martial arts. The game is a beat’em up game as in the gameplay you play the character of Jackie Chan and beat all the opponents on your way.

The game has pretty good graphics and great controls which makes the overall experience even better. You can easily play this game on your Game Boy Advance or even on your PC/ Android Device using emulators.

Astro Boy: Omega Factor

You might remember watching the Astro Boy show on your TV, which went quite popular back then. The game is based on that same show and is therefore named as Astro Boy: Omega Factor. In the gameplay, you play the character of the Astro Boy who beats everyone on his way for good.

The game has decent controls, has a very nice soundtrack which makes the game overall enjoyable and fun. You should definitely take a look at it if you remember watching Astro Boy.

Bruce Lee: Return of the Legend

 

Almost everyone knows about the legend, Bruce Lee who is considered to be the black belt. He has achieved many awards and popularity. This game is based on him only, which is the reason behind its name, Bruce Lee: Return of the Legend.

In the game, you play the role of the Bruce Lee to fight against your rivals for the good of the society. The game is quite addictive and is really fun to play with. You can try this awesome beat’em up game on your Game Boy Advance or on your PC/ Android with the help of emulators.

X-Men: Reign of Apocalypse

X-Men: Reign of Apocalypse is another great game from the series of X-Men games. In this game, you play the character of X-Men from Marvel comic universe who beats everyone in his way for the good.

The game is developed by the Everyone, has decent graphics and good controls. You should try this game once if are a fan of X-Men.

Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu

Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu is another good game which features the Batman as the main character who beats the villains to save the world from getting destroyed. The game was quite popular back then.

This game by Ubisoft has really good graphics and some decent controls which results into an overall fun experience. You can enjoy playing this game on your Game Boy Advance or even on your PC/ Android using emulators.

Ultimate Spider-Man

Ultimate Spider-Man is based on the Spiderman who saves the world from the villains and rescue his team mates. The game overall looks good on screen, has some nice placements of controls which ensures a good playing experience.

This game by Activision went quite popular and addicted a lot of gamers towards it. You should try playing this game on your Game Boy Advance or on your PC/ Android using emulators.

Dragon Ball GT: Transformation

Dragon Ball GT: Transformation is a beat’em game developed by everyone. The game features Dragon Ball Z characters and has a storyline much similar to what it is of the Dragon Ball Z. The Controls of this game is really good which makes it easier to play.

The game has decent graphics too, you should definitely try this game on your GBA or on your PC/ Android devices using emulators for GBA.

Best GBA Fighting Games

Fighting Games are one of the best games that one can enjoy on the consoles like the Game Boy Advance. But there are a lot of choices out there which makes it complicated for the player to choose from.

So, in order to make things easier for you guys, here are our top picks for the Best fighting Games for Game Boy Advance.

Mortal Kombat: Tournament Edition

Mortal Kombat: Tournament Edition is the first game on our list of Best 50 GBA Games which fall under the fighting genre. The game brings a brutal fighting action in your handheld console. This game went quite popular at its time and was one of the most sold games for the Game Boy Advance (GBA).

The game has pretty sick graphics which makes it even more fun and exciting to play. The game runs fine without any issues on the Game Boy Advance (GBA) and even on PC/ Android Devices using emulators.

Street Fighter Alpha 3

Street Fighter is also one of the popular games for the Game Boy Advance (GBA). It focuses on a trigger-free gameplay. It is nowhere as brutal, however, the technicalities are nonetheless there, making the Street Fighter Alpha three one of the quality Game Boy Advance video games.

Players step into the footwear of several of the authentic and some present-day Street Fighter heroes as properly. The game is a lot of fun even if you are gambling alone which will hone your talents, and be the excellent road fighter. You should definitely try out this game if you like the street fighting genre.

Tekken Advance

If you have been into video games for quite a while, then the chances are that you already know about this game. Tekken Advance is the first game from the series of Tekken by Namco. The game went quite popular and won many hearts with the gameplay.

The graphics are amazing with well-programmed controls. The game managed its way to modern devices as well. You should definitely take a look at this game.

Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance

Another game from the Mortal Kombat series on our list of Best GBA games for Game Boy Advance, the Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance which is an amazing handheld game for consoles like Game Boy Advance.

The game does not have the best graphics out there but is really fun to play. You can enjoy this game on your Game Boy Advance or even on devices like Android. PC using emulators for GBA.

Guilty Gear X

Guilty Gear X is a fast-paced fighting game developed by Sammy. The game features action and even aerial fight action which is amazing. The game runs without any issues on Game Boy Advance and even on devices like Android. PC with the help of emulators for GBA.

We really enjoyed playing this game in our office and would recommend you to try this game as well.

Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors

Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors is another great fighting game for the Game Boy Advance that features the characters from the Dragon Ball Z. The game has some really decent graphics and has a storyline as well which makes it to our list of Best 50 Games for Game Boy Advance.

You should try this game on your Game Boy Advance or on your PC/ Android Devices with the help of emulators if you are a Dragon Ball Z fan.

International Karate +

International Karate +, also known as IK+ is an amazing Fighting Game for Game Boy Advance. The game features the karate, which is a skill for the fight. You can’t expect some really good graphics, but you sure can expect fun by playing this game.

You should try this game on your Game Boy Advance or on your PC/ Android Devices with the help of emulators if you are a karate fan.

Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3

Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is another best GBA game from the Mortal Kombat Series, developed by Genesis. This game features much more brutal fight than any other game from the series which makes it the Ultimate Fighting Game for the Game Boy Advance.

The controls are not the best, especially when you run it on PC/ Android Devices with the helip of Emulators. You can still give this awesome game a try.

The King of Fighters EX2: Howling Blood

The King of Fighters EX2: Howling Blood is another good fighting game developed by ATLUS, the game has some really brutal action which includes blood as well. The game might be inappropriate for the younger players due o the brutal action.

The game is reakky fun and challanging, you should definitely consider giving it a shot.

Sonic Battle

Concluding our list of Best GBA Games for the Game Boy Advance, we have the Sonic Battleng game for the Game Boy Advance. You can try playing this game on your PC/ Android devices as well with the help of emulators for GBA.

The game features characters from Sonic, is really fun to play.

So, that’s it guys. This was our take on 50 Best GBA Games of all time , let us know your favorite among all in the comments section down below.

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