Total Nerd The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs  

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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for Game Boy Advance at some point.

If you owned a Game Boy Advance at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few RPGs in your collection. There's something about role playing games that really capture your imagination and make you feel like you're part of another world. Your party always has colorful characters, the abilities you gain along the way are amazing, and boss battles are usually nothing short of epic. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best Game Boy Advance RPGs of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling RPGs that were released for Game Boy Advance. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Games on this list include Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga and Final Fantasy VI. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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1,032 342
Golden Sun is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs
2001

2
707 237
Pokémon Emerald is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

3
581 183
Golden Sun: The Lost Age is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

4
645 213
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

5
511 159
Mother 3 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs
2006

6
509 159
Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

7
513 162
Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

8
457 158
Final Fantasy Tactics Advance is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

9
366 114
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

10
328 111
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

11
341 123
Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

12
288 101
Summon Night: Swordcraft Story is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

13
274 95
Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

14
238 75
Summon Night: Swordcraft Story... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

15
239 87
Final Fantasy I & II: Dawn of ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

16
222 89
Advance Wars is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

17
206 79
Sword of Mana is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

18
203 82
Harvest Moon: Friends of Miner... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

19
166 70
Tactics Ogre: The Knight of Lo... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

20
147 67
Riviera: The Promised Land is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

21
124 56
Mega Man Battle Network 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

22
125 60
Lunar Legend is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

23
179 109
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memor... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

24
149 85
Dragon Ball Z: Buu's Fury is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

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115 63
Mega Man Battle Network 6 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs