VGBA - GameBoy (GBA) Emulator

VGBA - GameBoy (GBA) Emulator

100,000 - 500,000 downloads

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VGBA is the best GameBoy Advance emulator on the market. It plays GBA games on your Android device, saves GameBoy Advance game progress at any time, and lets you easily cheat at dozens of GBA games. Share your GameBoy Advance game progress with friends and let them continue where you've left off. Use network play to trade Pokemon or battle other GBA players via WiFi. Rewind your GameBoy Advance game play back in time with a touch of a button. This emulator does not require GBA BIOS and will also emulate clocks, rumble and tilt sensors found in GameBoy Advance games. VGBA lets you play GBA games with Bluetooth and USB joysticks, Moga gamepads, Xperia gaming buttons, iCade joysticks, Wiimote and Sixaxis controllers. Other features:

* Specifically optimized for Android devices, using assembler and hardware acceleration for the fastest GBA emulation.
* Supports AndroidTVs upgraded to Android 4.x, such as LG G2/G3.
* Fully supports Intel-based Android devices, such as Dell Venue.
* Play with your hardware keyboard, gamepad, touch screen, or accelerometer.
* Supports Xperia Play special buttons, generic gamepads, MOGA gamepads, iCade joysticks, Wiimote, and Sixaxis controllers.
* Supports full screen landscape and portrait modes, with many special effect options and customizable skins.
* Rearrange on-screen buttons and display any way you like.
* The built-in Cheatopedia offers cheat codes for dozens of popular GameBoy Advance games.
* The built-in Cheat Hunter lets you search for your own cheat codes anywhere.
* Save GBA game play at any point and go back to that point once you get killed.
* Instantly rewind any game back in time to replay your last moves.
* Share your current GBA game progress with other users via State Exchange feature.
* Automatically searches and downloads game box art from the Internet.
* Supports real time clock, rumble, and tilt features found in GameBoy Advance games.
* Supports network play with other VGBA users via WiFi.
* You do not need GBA BIOS file: VGBA emulates BIOS internally.

VGBA package itself does not contain any games. You should place your own game files onto the SD card before running VGBA. Notice that VGBA will not play Classic GameBoy games: you will need VGB for that.

Please, do not run any software you do not own with VGBA. The author cannot and will not tell you where to find free GameBoy Advance games.

Please, report any encountered problems here:

http://groups.google.com/group/emul8

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Recently changed in this version

* Released free VGBA-Windows 4.7. Happy Thanksgiving!
* Made system UI translucent when immersive mode is on.
* Added "Use PLAY/RECORD Media Keys" option.
* When enabled, RECORD saves, PLAY restores gameplay.
* Added "Use FFWD/REWIND Media Keys" option.
* When enabled, FFWD fast-forwards, REWIND replays.
* Added French translation, thanks to Sylvain St-Amand.


Comments and ratings for VGBA - GameBoy (GBA) Emulator
  • (69 stars)

    by Nicole Talley on 10/12/2014

    Awesome!!!

  • (69 stars)

    by Panagiotis Lemos on 10/12/2014

    Amazing how i can relive my childhood with this app.brought me back to how i was 16 years ago.a job well done!

  • (69 stars)

    by wolf Rodriguez on 09/12/2014

    Its awesome but when ever I close my game on my android s2 lte it brings me to a defferent part of my pokemon game when I play can you please fix it its really starting to bug me but in other hand I love the app its great

  • (69 stars)

    by Jacob Petriella on 09/12/2014

    Some things with the ui could be changes such as add a skinning option and a folder that would copy/move/import Roms to an organized location preferably hidden in the android file manager. Otherwise I really like this emulator!

  • (69 stars)

    by Ethan Ford on 09/12/2014

    Developer fixed all issues I ever had with the emulator.

  • (69 stars)

    by Mike Brown on 08/12/2014

    Great emulator. Great features. Continued development.

  • (69 stars)

    by Orbie Coston on 08/12/2014

    Haven't tried the new updates but its always been a great app. Has its qirks here in there like bad eggs with pokemon but still good.