The Game Boy Advance is Nintendo's 3rd major handheld/portable gaming system. Initial releases of the system were fully compatible with the original Game Boy and Game Boy Color games, as well as some features of the Super Game Boy games. Use this tag if the question is pertaining to the Game Boy ...

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How can I determine if a used game is pirated?

How can I tell if used GBA/Ds games are pirated?
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Visual Boy Advance Unknown File Type Error on MAC

I am on a MacBook Pro running Maverick and I recently downloaded Visual Boy Advance v. 1.7.6 and am having trouble loading saved game states. I was playing Pokemon Emerald and saving via the in-game ...
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Advanced Wars - Change Main (Assistant) Name

In Advanced Wars there is the main guy (you) not the COs but they refer to you as an assistant. You set this when you first buy the game. I've bought this game used and now everybody is calling me ...
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Visual Boy Advance Invalid or Not Recognized Save File

Today after an annoying problem with my PC I had to format it and reinstall everything. Of course I made backup of all my files but, as always it seems that I lost something. I use Visual Boy ...
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Can you play multiplayer GameBoy Advance games on the Nintendo DS?

Is it possible to play games like Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventure with friends on the Nintendo DS system? Are you able to use the wireless feature to play together with multiple Nintendo DS ...
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Is the light bulb in the Game Boy Advance SP replaceable?

I found a Game Boy Advance SP (Model AGS-001) at a garage sale for $1- woohoo! Unfortunately the frontlight does not work. The light button clicks, but the light itself does not turn on. Seems like ...
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Are there any GBA games that the GameCube's Game Boy Player cannot play well?

I am looking to buy this accessory for the Gamecube. However, I read on some internet forums that some GBA games like Castlevania Double Pack don't run properly. Is this a generalized error or ...
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Why does my GBA emulator run slow on my i7 iMac?

I have a Game Boy Advance emulator (Visual Boy Advance) on my iMac (specs below), and it has an extremely choppy frame rate. Gameboid on my Droid X however runs smooth as silk. What gives? I know ...
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Linking with Gameboy Advance Emulators?

Are there any Gameboy Advance Emulators that can simulate linking, that way two computers running the emulator can link with each other over an Internet connection? If one does support this ...
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What is the best way for me to back up and restore my Game Boy, Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance commercial cartridge game saves?

I would prefer to work with my GBA and Mac OS 10.6 Snow Leopard, but I've also got a GBC and a Windows XP machine hanging around.
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GBA Emulator for iPad [closed]

Is there an iPad emulator for the Gameboy Advance? I don't want to jailbreak my phone. I am using the new iPad.
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Is there a GBA Emulator for Mac OS X Lion? [closed]

Can't find an GBA Emulator which doesn't require PowerPC, except NoCashGBA - which sucks. Does anyone know of any other solution? I want to play Pokemon...
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How can I read how many Lives remaining in Super Mario Bros 2 (JPN)?

I'm playing the GBA version of SMB2 JPN (also know as The Lost Levels). This game is hard! So I cheat and get more lives. And I do but after I get more than 10, the Lives remaining count is some weird ...