Super Mario Bros. Deluxe
It looks like we finally have the "killer app" for the Game Boy Color.
Wario Land 3
As far as platformers go, Wario Land 3 is a game that fires on all cylinders.
Castlevania: Circle of the Moon
Anyone craving an amazing 2D adventure--not just Symphony of the Night fans--would be absolutely foolish to pass on this one.
Travel seven platforming worlds to save a princess, but be wary of the peculiar flow of time in each level.
SNK vs. Capcom: Match of the Millennium
The two giants of the 2D fighting-game industry joining forces to create, perhaps, the most highly anticipated fighter ever.
Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2
The game holds up fabulously, and the slight modifications that Nintendo has made to the game for its handheld release make it even better.
Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3
Its beautiful, inspired visuals and consistently fun and inventive gameplay make it a landmark achievement in one of gaming's most beloved genres.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2004)
While the fighting is fun, the game requires more brains than brawn.
Astro Boy: Omega Factor
Everyone, regardless of age, simply must own and play Astro Boy: Omega Factor--because it is one of the best action games on the GBA.
Donkey Kong Country
Donkey Kong Country gave Nintendo's original monkey some new-found fame, along with introducing a new character, Diddy Kong.
Yoshi's Island DS
Yoshi's Island 2 in the sequel to Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3, which was released in 2002 on the GBA.
Simply put, this is the finest example of the genre you will find on any platform, home or arcade, to date.
Bionic Commando: Elite Forces
You may occasionally find yourself longing for the levels and graphical style of the original game, but the new model doesn't disappoint in any way.
Street Fighter Alpha 3
The game's graphical prowess and arcade-perfect gameplay combined with its cache of bonus modes makes Street Fighter Alpha 3 the latest standard for 2D excellence on the PlayStation.
Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes
While I wouldn't call Marvel vs. Capcom the most balanced fighting game in the world, it makes up for its shortcomings by simply being a whole lot of fun.
Super Street Fighter II Turbo: Revival
Unquestionably, Turbo Revival is a perfect choice for any Game Boy Advance owner looking for some great fighting action on the go.
In this quirky strategy game that mixes strategy with rhythm, you play as an all-powerful guide who must guide your tribe of worshippers to victory.
Big Bang Mini
Launch fireworks into the sky with the stylus as you aim to destroy enemies and put on a dazzling show of pyrotechnics.
Guacamelee! is a Metroid-vania style action-platformer set in a magical Mexican inspired world.
Rayman Legends is the follow-up to last year's Rayman Origins and aims to bring innovative multiplayer interactions for players to utilize.
Spelunky is a unique platformer with randomized levels that offer a new and challenging experience each time you play.
Terraria is a side-scrolling, action-adventure sandbox game with an emphasis on crafting and exploration set in vast and vibrant worlds.