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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959 329
Golden Sun is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs
2001

2
666 228
Pokémon Emerald is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

3
488 152
Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

4
610 209
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

5
487 153
Mother 3 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs
2006

6
543 180
Golden Sun: The Lost Age is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

7
492 161
Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

8
356 109
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

9
436 155
Final Fantasy Tactics Advance is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

10
317 109
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

11
331 118
Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

12
265 91
Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

13
274 97
Summon Night: Swordcraft Story is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

14
224 72
Summon Night: Swordcraft Story... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

15
227 87
Final Fantasy I & II: Dawn of ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

16
211 86
Advance Wars is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

17
196 76
Sword of Mana is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

18
191 80
Harvest Moon: Friends of Miner... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

19
159 68
Tactics Ogre: The Knight of Lo... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

20
139 66
Riviera: The Promised Land is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

21
121 53
Mega Man Battle Network 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

22
121 57
Lunar Legend is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

23
173 104
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memor... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

24
141 82
Dragon Ball Z: Buu's Fury is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs

25
111 58
Mega Man Battle Network 6 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Game Boy Advance RPGs