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What is the best Gameboy game of all time?

Nov 12, 2017
464
#53
Kirby's Dreamland 2
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land
Pokemon: Red & Blue
Donkey Kong (1994)
Final Fantasy Adventure


Assuming we're going only GameBoy and not GameBoy Color
 

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Oct 27, 2017
5,389
UK
#62
Megaman V is my favourite, fantastic original game with some of my favourite robot masters in the series.

Link’s Awakening, Mystic Quest (FF Adventure), Donkey Kong ‘94 and Tetris would round out a top 5 for me.
 
Oct 26, 2017
782
#64
Original GameBoy only the answer is Link’s Awakening. If you include GameBoy Color the answer could change to Ghost Babel.

There are a lot of very good original GameBoy games, but Link’s Awakening is the best of the best.
 
Oct 25, 2017
89
#69
I'd have a hard time choosing, so I'm just going to mention Mole Mania. I'd love a modern update of the game boy, with a backlit screen and a rechargeable battery.
 
Oct 25, 2017
722
#72
I haven't played a ton of it, but Avenging Spirit is a GB game that hasn't been mentioned here but deserves to be in a discussion of best games on the system.

But Link's Awakening is my overall pick. It's maybe the game most responsible for my love of games in general. Before it, I had mostly just watched my dad and cousins play NES/SNES games. But Link's Awakening was my own adventure. And a huge and trippy adventure, to boot!
 
Oct 27, 2017
2,181
#79
I haven't played a ton of it, but Avenging Spirit is a GB game that hasn't been mentioned here but deserves to be in a discussion of best games on the system.
It's not in my top GB games but I do think it's underrated (and it's also available on 3DS). It's kind of weird they ported the arcade game to GB instead of a 16-bit console, though.
 
Oct 28, 2017
126
#80
To me, it's Gargoyle's Quest.
It was oozing atmosphere back in the day and I'm still humming the overworld theme sometimes when wandering through the nature during grey autumn's days.
 
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Oct 25, 2017
3,127
#87
Megaman V is my favourite, fantastic original game with some of my favourite robot masters in the series.

Link’s Awakening, Mystic Quest (FF Adventure), Donkey Kong ‘94 and Tetris would round out a top 5 for me.
This is by far the most underrated Gameboy game as well as probably the most overlooked entry into the Mega Man series for sure.
 
Nov 1, 2017
1,255
#91
Alright Era what do you think is the best Gameboy game of all time? I mean OG Gameboy. None of this Gameboy Color or GBA stuff.

So what say you?
Very easy anwser!

Any GAMEBOY LIGHT model. The original Gameboy is downright unplayable without a backlight.

And if you want to know what the best AND coolest Gameboy is, then the answer is, the Gameboy Light Skeleton








EDIT: Lol, I somehow read "best Gameboy" of all time. Oh well... ^^'