Top 10 GBA Games?

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  1. vanzan
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    Anyone have a top ten GBA games list? I'm looking for recommendations...I like rpg's, sports, action etc
     


  2. Opium

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    1. Golden Sun
    2. Golden Sun: The Lost Age
    3. Advance Wars
    4. Advance Wars 2
    5. Tactics Ogre
    6. Mario Kart
    7. Mario Golf
    8. Mario Tennis
    9. Megaman Battle Network
    10. Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi's Island

    there's 10 [​IMG]
     
  3. kobewan

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    1. Golden Sun
    2. Golden Sun: The Lost Age
    3. The Legend of Zelda : Four Swords
    4. Mario and Luigi : Superstar Saga
    5. Advance Wars
    6. Mario Kart
    7. Advance Wars 2
    8. Mario Tennis
    9. Metroid Fusion + Zero Mission (games are so short that I combined them)
    10. Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi's Island

    There are still a few more absolute great games beyond these.
     
  4. Xeronage

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    1. Golden Sun games
    2. Riviera The promised lands
    3. Mario & Luigi
    4. Zelda the Minish Cap
    5. Advance Wars games
     
  5. kobewan

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    I think we can all agree, if you have any way to play GameBoyAdvance games and you don't at least try Golden Sun, you're a fool [​IMG] .
     
  6. Psyfira

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    Action: why has nobody mentioned Castlevania yet? [​IMG]
     
  7. delta123

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    tales of tje world series
     
  8. replicashooter

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    RPG wise I'd go with Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga and Zelda Minish Cap followed by some Alien Homonid shooting action with a side serving of Kirby - Nightmare In Dreamland related platform antics.

    If you are a greedy type of guy then for seconds I'd recommend a fat slice of F Zero (although I can't remember which one, one is crap - the other isn't) which you could wash down with lashings of Mario Vs Donkey Kong.

    Finally, as you are slovenly leaving the gaming feast you could fill up a doggie bag with Gradius Generations, Street Fighter II and the oft mentioned Golden Sun
     
  9. dice

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    you can have a look here (and add your own games if you like). It hasn't been up for long but you can still find a few games that many members have so far voted for.
     
  10. blizeH

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    I absolutely love JRPGs to bits, yet hated both Golden Sun games. Wierd!
     
  11. kobewan

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    People hate Golden Sun? Blashpemy! I seriously don't know a SINGLE person who has played any Golden Sun and not liked it, no matter what their preference in gaming.

    Suggested remedy:-

    1. Load Golden Sun onto your GBA playing device of choice.
    2.Play for an hour, and check if you are enjoying it.
    3.If not, bang your head with said device 100 times (or until concussion, whichever comes first).
    4. Repeat from step 2.

    That way, even if you don't enjoy it at least you will beat it [​IMG]
     
  12. dice

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    Well I do... and blizeH is one of them [​IMG]
     
  13. morcar

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    I played both golden suns from start to finish and thought ...... shite
     
  14. serious_sean

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    same here. I thought Golden Sun was booooring. I played for at least 4 hours, and couldn't take the slow-pacedness of the dialog and cutscenes.

    And I love me some jrpgs... I don't know why golden sun didn't cut it.
     
  15. XeNoGeaR

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    1.Zelda:Minish Cap
    2.Zelda:A Link To The Past (Great to play this shit again)
    3.Pokemon Emerald/Ruby/Saphire/Leafgreen/Firered
    4.Mario En Luigi: Superstar Saga
    5.Megaman Series. (Not .EXE shit just teh old school walk games)
    6.Mario Kart
    7.Kingdom Hearts
    8.Golden Sun
    9.Golden Sun 2
    10.Boktai
    11.Boktai 2
    12.Harvest Moon
     
  16. adgloride

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    I would have a hard time naming 10 as I haven't really played the RGB games. If you can't skip the intro or the game has 15 minutes of plot before it starts it usually gets switched off. Anyway here goes

    1. Double Dragon
    2. IK+
    3. Wing
    4. Super Puzzle Fighter 2

    Probably a few more but none comes to mind at the moment.
     
  17. HelloKitty

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    Mario Tennis and Golf
    Metroid Zero and Fusion
    Zelda Minish Cap
    and any Pokemon

    Those were my favorites [​IMG]
     
  18. pasc

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    My Favourite Top 11:

    1. Kingdom Hearts - Chain of Memories
    2. Final Fantasy - Tactic Advance
    3. Payback
    4. Driver 2 Advance
    5. Driv3r
    6. Kill Switch
    7. Ecks vs. Sever
    8. Duken Nukem
    9. F-Zero
    10. Zone of the Enders - The Fist of the Mars
    11. Advance wars
    12. the Megaman Battlenetwork Series
     
  19. FAST6191

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    In no order what so ever and just off the top of my head, if you are lloking for suggestions I could probably do about 50. RPG wise owing to the drought on the DS (and just about everywhere else) I have been playing some of the Japanese backlog of RPGs I never played, while a good bunch I am glad have not been translated I would dain to say at least 50% are of a high quality.
    Advance wars 2
    Tetris Advance (the Japanese version by minna no soft as opposed to the tetris worlds game)
    Eggo mania
    Any of the "tactics" games.
    Phantasy Star collection, port though it may be it still has PS2.
    Megaman Battle Network (any)
    Ultimate Brain/Card games
    Mr Driller, either 2 or A (2 is action, A is more puzzle based)
    Super Robot Taisen (they are all pretty good).
     
  20. Wacko`

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    1. Shining Soul 2

    Others you should check: Ecks vs Sever and Ecks vs Sever Ballistics