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Game Boy Advance

Game Boy Advance

While the competition may try to make light of the incredible success of Nintendo's original handheld, nobody can ignore the plain facts. Game Boy is a powerful thing, even in its somewhat low-power form. When it got a color upgrade the world responded, buying even more of the units. Now, it's time for some real power to be put on display, and Gameboy Advance delivers...

Five Zelda Games We'd Like Nintendo to Revisit

The Zelda games most deserving of an HD update....

by Justin Berube and John Rairdin - February 14, 2021

Doom and Nintendo: A Very Short History

The game that runs on everything, runs deep with Nintendo....

by John Rairdin - August 10, 2019

Your Guide to the April GBA VC Games

Want to know what's worthwhile? Look no further!...

by Zachary Miller - April 1, 2014

History of AlphaDream: Ketchup and Plumbers

Mini-games abound at this second party developer....

by Justin Baker - July 25, 2013

GC/GBA Connectivity: Precursor to the Wii U?

Finally—the ability to play as Tingle....

by Pedro Hernandez and Zachary Miller - November 14, 2011

The Ideal Story: Mother 3 - Chapter 8

Our odd little journey comes to a close....

by Nate Andrews - November 8, 2011

Here Goes No Something: Mother 3 - Chapter 7

A penultimate segment loaded with poignant moments....

by Nate Andrews - November 1, 2011

Nintendo's Expansion Ports: The GameCube Game Boy Player

Nintendo's Game Boy classics on the TV screen!...

by Pedro Hernandez - October 31, 2011

Mother 3 - Chapter 6

Short and sweet....

by Nate Andrews - October 24, 2011

The Tower of Love and Peace: Mother 3 - Chapter 5

The time is right for a crescendo....

by Nate Andrews - October 17, 2011

Things Are Different Now: Mother 3 - Chapter 4

The journey begins again, now in the shoes of the main character....

by Nate Andrews - October 11, 2011

Happy Families and Kindhearted Neighbors: Mother 3 - Chapter 3

A man, a mustache, and a monkey....

by Nate Andrews - October 3, 2011

The Thieves of Justice: Mother 3 - Chapter 2

Mother 3's second segment is dominated by a dysfunctional pair....

by Nate Andrews - September 26, 2011

A Letter to You, Honey: Mother 3 - Chapter 1

A personal retrospective opens with tragedy....

by Nate Andrews - September 19, 2011

Top 10 Game Boy Advance Games: Honorable Mentions

These games didn't make the Top 10, but they're still awesome in the eyes of our staff....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 27, 2011

The Worst of the GBA - Revisited: Du-du-du-dddddduels, double-licensed down-ports, and the mysterious case of a missing i and n 

If we're going to celebrate the best of the GBA, why not excoriate its worst?...

by James Jones - June 16, 2011

The Worst of the GBA - Revisited: Psychic high school, blockbuster sequels, and... tubers

If we're going to celebrate the best of the GBA, why not excoriate its worst?...

by James Jones - June 16, 2011

The Worst of the GBA - Revisited: Stupid dares, early digital photography, and the birth of the 'Z' game

If we're going to celebrate the best of the GBA, why not excoriate its worst?...

by James Jones - June 16, 2011

The Worst of the GBA - Revisited

If we're going to celebrate the best of the GBA, why not excoriate its worst?...

by James Jones - June 16, 2011

Ten Years of Reviews

We've been reviewing games for 10 years. Crazy, right?...

by Neal Ronaghan - June 13, 2011

Top 10 Game Boy Advance Games: #10 and #9

This day has a theme of Metroidvania. Literally....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 12, 2011

Top 10 Game Boy Advance Games

The staff mind melded and figured out our collective favorite GBA games....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 12, 2011

PGC E3 2006 Awards: Worst Surprise

The PGC staff picks its favorites from the year's biggest funfest!...

by Michael Cole - May 22, 2006

BLOG: PGC Staffer wins Play for America Contest

Mike Sklens (StrikerObi) entered the Play for America Contest sponsored by Stuff Magazine and Nintendo back in July, and he's a winner!...

by Mike Sklens - September 10, 2002

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 276: The E3 That Is and Should Never Be

Editor Alex looks on with childlike wonder as E3 rolls over, coughs weakly, and dies....

by Alex de Freitas, John Rairdin, and Neal Ronaghan - June 11, 2021

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 186: Mom in the Woods

We discuss some of the games that wowed us during various generations....

by Adam Abou-Nasr, Nicholas Bray, and Bryan Rose - September 9, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 377: When Fun Just Isn't Enough

A new platform on Virtual Console gives us the perfect excuse for a Game Boy Advance retrospective feature. Also: a Mario Kart Wii fanboy reacts to the latest MK8 info!...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - April 6, 2014

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 81: Another Dimension

Check out an unreleased episode of Planet GameCube Connectivity on this week's show....

by Patrick Barnett, Zachary Miller, Tyler Ohlew, and Neal Ronaghan - April 13, 2013

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 53: Did You Hear Neal Went to Florida?

Alternate title: So, I was really drunk in college, and......

by Zachary Miller, Neal Ronaghan, Mike Sklens, and Scott Thompson - September 29, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 49: Rocket Man

Have you ever listened to Connectivity... in zero G?...

by Nicholas Bray, Andrew Brown, Jonathan Metts, Zachary Miller, Neal Ronaghan, and Scott Thompson - September 1, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: RFN Special: Jonny's E3 2001 Audio Diaries

Long before podcasts were invented, Jonny recorded these audio logs for his trip to E3, including first impressions of GameCube, GBA, and the Planet GameCube staff....

by Jonathan Metts - April 27, 2011

RADIO TRIVIA: Episode 50: Game Boy Are We Full of It

Radio Trivia finally returns with a celebration of the Game Boy's 20th Anniversary. Featuring James Jones as co-host....

by Michael Cole - April 17, 2009

Developer Nintendo

Worldwide Releases

na: Game Boy Advance
Release Jun 11, 2001
aus: Game Boy Advance
Release Jun 22, 2001
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