What games would you consider essential games for the Gameboy line?

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P4RT7_BUFF4L0

Meteoid Fusion! One of my all time favorite GBA games!


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lordscrodom

Tetris, Super Mario Land and my personal favorite, Super RC Pro AM.


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funnyinput

Games that are really good, or I've heard are really good:


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3SidedDie

Kirby. Kirby all day and all the way in.


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rydamusprime17

Are you asking for GameBoy, GameBoy Advance or both?


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LastCourse

Both works!


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Lucane_cerf-volant

I'd say all the Metroids ("return of Samus" on game boy, "fusion" and "zero mission" on the gba). The castelvania games are really good too (especially on the GBA). "Zelda link's awakening" (preferably DX) is an absolute must have to me (both my favorite game on the game boy color and my favorite Zelda game). "Mario land 2, the six golden coins". And, often forgotten despite being one of the best games on the console : "donkey Kong" (the gb game from 1994, often referred to as "donkey Kong 94"). Don't be fooled, it's not a simple port from the arcade game.


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r3tromonkey

Agree with Donkey Kong, it's a great game.


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rivalmindss

Mole Mania


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marbio_jay

Mole Mania


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OrangeToOrangeJuice

golden sun 1


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Geek-Girl-Fi

Super Mario Land


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funnyinput

That game has aged pretty badly. It's like 20 minutes long, the physics are wonky, and it doesn't leave much of an impression. The 2nd one is miles better.


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g1SuperLuigi64

Game Boy/Color:


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StillhasaWiiU

super mario land 2, kirbys dreamland, tetris. zelda links awakening


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drmoze

Pokemon pinball, pinball of the dead, advance wars


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Technognomey

Minish cap and sword of mana


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cephalopod_surprise

Donkey Kong '94 is a great puzzle game and not what I expected.


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-Valken-

Gba: astroboy omega factor, castlevania series, advance wars, super mario advance series, zelda series, metroid series


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ArjanGameboyman

Wario ware inc mega micro minigames is one of my favorites but it's really silly. Gba has lots of fun platformers: kirby, wario, klonoa, drill dozer, Yoshis island. Games loved by everybody are Metroid and castlevania games, i consider them must haves for the system. Other action based games that are also good: Astro boy, dragonball advanced adventure, mega man.


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clappedinthecomments

Megaman battle network


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DeifiedIdol

I agree with a lot that have already been posted, along with Gargoyle's Quest - Ghosts'n Goblins and Donkey Kong Land.


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NRV44

Fire emblem sacred stones, shining soul 1/2, Metroid fusion, harvest moon fomt


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durvivor

The original Tetris for Game Boy.


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Fullthew

Castlevania.


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r3tromonkey

Super Hunchback is a great GB game, often overlooked.