The 30 Best GBA Games of All Time

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Nintendo's groundbreaking run of handheld consoles makes us look back on our video game-filled childhoods with so much glee. First came the original Game Boy, and then we adopted the slimmer Game Boy Pocket. Right after that, we got introduced to a miniature world full of bright and beautiful splendor with the Game Boy Color. Once the GBC's run came to a satisfying end, Nintendo's fascinating 32-bit handheld wonder arrived on June 11, 2001, to tons of fan adoration. Ladies and gentlemen, we're talking about the legendary Game Boy Advance. With 81.51 million units of the mini console sold worldwide and two impressive redesigns (the Game Boy Advance SP and the Game Boy Micro), it's safe to say that the GBA enjoyed a hell of a run. Join us as we look back on its memorable run as we list the 30 best GBA games of all time!

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Best GBA Games

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1. ‘Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2’

Buy Now, $38.47

2. ‘Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3’

Buy Now, $43.48

3. ‘Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3’

Buy Now, $44.24

4. ‘Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga’

Buy Now, $72.14

5. ‘Golden Sun’

Buy Now, $64.99

6. ‘Golden Sun: The Lost Age’

Buy Now, $76.95

7. ‘Mario Kart: Super Circuit’

Buy Now, $44.99

8. ‘Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire’

Buy Now, $133.49

9. ‘Mario vs. Donkey Kong’

Buy Now, $45.02

10. ‘Sonic Advance’

Buy Now, $59.20

11. ‘Sonic Advance 2’

Buy Now, $60.60

12. ‘Sonic Advance 3’

Buy Now, $52.33

13. ‘The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Four Swords’

Buy Now, $59.99

14. ‘The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap’

Buy Now, $134.99

15. ‘Mario Tennis Power Tour’

Buy Now, $71.68

16. ‘Metroid: Zero Mission’

Buy Now, $149.99

17. ‘Metroid Fusion’

Buy Now, $69.99

18. ‘WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!’

Buy Now, $91.99

19. ‘WarioWare: Twisted!’

Buy Now, $146.14

20. ‘Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2’

Buy Now, $11.53

21. ‘Mario Golf: Advance Tour'

Buy Now, $67.33

22. ‘Final Fantasy Tactics Advance’

Buy Now, $79.28

23. ‘Advance Wars’

Buy Now, $110

24. ‘Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising’

Buy Now, $101

25. ‘Wario Land 4’

Buy Now, $79.70

26. ‘Tactics Ogre: The Knight of Lodis’

Buy Now, $99.78

27. ‘Fire Emblem’

Buy Now, $124.99

28. ‘Final Fantasy VI Advance’

Buy Now, $177

29. ‘Castlevania: Circle of the Moon’

Buy Now, $19.99

30. ‘Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow’

Buy Now, $19.99
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