GameBoy/Gameboy Color

ConsoleNameReleaseGenreDeveloperLucca's Notes
JP GB+GBCAnother Bible1995StrategyDiceCute little SRPG, spinoff of the Last Bible series
JP GB+GBCArle no Bouken: Mahou no Jewel2000Monster CollectingCompileA monster-training game; monster-summoning cards can be enhanced
JP GB+GBCAyakashi no Shiro1990Dungeon CrawlerSetaFirst-person dungeon crawler, nothing to write home about
GB+GBCAzure Dreams2000Monster CollectingKCENMore dungeons, less town-building and dating than the PSX version
JP GB+GBCCave Noire1991Dungeon CrawlerKonamiRoguelike - higher level quests start you off with better stats
GB+GBCCrystalis2000ActionNintendoA remake of the original, with greater difficulty and story changes
GB+GBCDragon Ball Z: Legendary Super Warriors2002Card-BasedFlight-PlanSaiyan-Buu sagas featured, card-based combat, blah blah blah
GB+GBCDragon Warrior I & II2000Turn-BasedToseKeeps the same QoL changes brought by the SFC version, albeit with some naturally downgraded graphics
GB+GBCDragon Warrior III2001Turn-BasedToseMaintains the QoL changes of the SFC version, adds an extra bonus dungeon, downgrades graphics a bit
GB+GBCDragon Warrior Monsters2000Monster CollectingToseSort of Dragon Quest's answer to Pokemon, but with fusion as well
GB+GBCDragon Warrior Monsters 2: Cobi's Journey/Tara's Adventure2001Monster CollectingToseLeans harder into the Pokemon slant with 2 different versions
GB+GBCFinal Fantasy Adventure1991ActionSquareActually the first game in the Mana series, plays rather like Zelda with more RPG elements
GB+GBCFinal Fantasy Legend II1991Turn-BasedSquareThe second SaGa game, solid character development
GB+GBCFinal Fantasy Legend III1993Turn-BasedSquareThird SaGa game, time travel shenanigans
GB+GBCGargoyle's Quest1990Action-PlatformCapcomA Ghosts 'n Goblins gaiden, featuring random battles and ability progression via story progression
JP GB+GBCGod Medicine: Fantasy Sekai no Tanjou1993Turn-BasedKCENIt's a standard JRPG that makes fun of standard JRPGs!
JP GB+GBCGrandia: Parallel Trippers2000Turn-BasedGame ArtsSpinoff of Grandia featuring its characters and an attempt at using the same battle system
GB+GBCGreat Greed1993Turn-BasedNamcoEverything is named after food, otherwise a slightly weird environmentally-themed JRPG
JP GB+GBCHeracles no Eikou: Ugokidashita Kamigami - The Snap-Story1992Turn-BasedSAS Sakata/Data EastSeries spinoff, can be assisted in combat by borrowing gods from Olympus
JP GB+GBCKaeru no Tame ni Kane wa Naru1992ActionIntelligent SystemsSort of like Link's Awakening, but with frogs and more stats!
JP GB+GBCKininkou Maroku Oni1990Turn-BasedWinkysoftFirst game in a long untranslated series, very grindy
GB+GBCKnight Quest1992Turn-BasedLenarIt's not gonna wow you, that's for sure
GB+GBCLegend of the River King1998FishingVictor Interactive SoftwareMade for Game Boy, then remade for GBC- actually the third in the River King series
GB+GBCLegend of the River King 22001FishingVictor Interactive SoftwareActually River King 4 - more fishies = more funsies
GB+GBCLil' Monster2000Monster CollectingKid CorpAnother of the many Poke-clones
JP GB+GBCLittle Master: Raikuban no Densetsu1991StrategyZener WorksSRPG with some elements of unit fusion
GB+GBCLufia: The Legend Returns2001Turn-BasedNeverlandThird game in the Lufia series, was almost a PSX game before the original dev went bankrupt
JP GB+GBCMahou Kishi Rayearth1995Turn-BasedPandora BoxAnother Magic Knight Rayearth-themed Dragon Quest clone, but this one features separate scenarios for each heroine
GB+GBCMario Golf1999SportsCamelotConquer the golf circuit and level up your attributes as or against Mario
GB+GBCMario Tennis2001SportsCamelotGrab your racket, go to tennis school, and level up your skills with Mario and company
JP GB+GBCMedarot Kabuto/Kuwagata Version1997FightingNatsumeFirst games in the Medarot/bot series, with the standard building and fighting robots
JP GB+GBCMegami Tensei Gaiden: Last Bible II1993Turn-BasedMultimedia Intelligence TransferPretty much just like the first, but now you can give your monsters accessories
GB+GBCMetal Walker2001Monster CollectingCapcomPokemon + robots + billiards = Metal Walker
GB+GBCNinja Boy II1993ActionCulture BrainRPG with beat-em-up elements similar to Super Ninja Boy
GB+GBCNinja Taro1992ActionNMKCollect items to raise your stats in an ARPG with painfully slow walking speed
JP GB+GBCNushi Tsuri Adventure: Kite no Bouken2000FishingMarvelous/Victor Interactive SoftwareCatch fishies and fight thingies!
JP GB+GBCPocket Monsters: Green Version1996Monster CollectingGame FreakIf you've played Red/Blue, do you really need this one?
GB+GBCPokemon Crystal2001Monster CollectingGame FreakAn attempt to add story to Gold/Silver, but does add a female protagonist!
GB+GBCPokemon Gold/Silver2000Monster CollectingGame FreakMore mons, a day/night system, and the ability to revisit the entire previous region
GB+GBCPokemon Red/Blue1998Monster CollectingGame FreakCalled Red/Green versions in Japan, definitely the origin of the popularity of monster-collecting video games
GB+GBCPokemon Yellow1999Monster CollectingGame FreakMore of the same, with bonus Pikachu following you
GB+GBCPower Quest1998FightingJapan System SupplyModel robot combat in a fighting game format, parts are upgradeable to increase stats
GB+GBCQuest: Brian's Journey2000ActionAtelier DoubleA demake of the N64 game… if you considered Quest 64 a game to begin with. Taking actions builds stats
GB+GBCRevelations: The Demon Slayer/Megami Tensei Gaiden: Last Bible1999Monster CollectingMultimedia Intelligence TransferMegami Tensei for kids, more medieval-themed than its mother series
GB+GBCRobopon: Sun Version2000Monster CollectingHudson Soft/Red Company CorporationA robot-making and collecting Poke-clone, only one of the three versions was released in the Americas
JP GB+GBCShin Megami Tensei Devil Children: Kuro no Sho2000Monster CollectingMultimedia Intelligence TransferFirst game in the Devil Children series (the accompanying other version is untranslated), a monster-collector where demon partners can be used to help traverse the overworld
JP GB+GBCSuper Robot Taisen1991StrategyWinkysoftOrigin of the long-running SRPG series
JP GB+GBCSylvania Families: Otogi no Kuni no Pendant1999SimulationEpochMore of a life-sim featuring overly cutesy characters based on a series of animal figurines
GB+GBCThe Final Fantasy Legend1990Turn-BasedSquareActually the first game in the SaGa series, has many different playable races and monsters
GB+GBCThe Sword of Hope1991Turn-BasedKemcoFirst-person RPG, good luck seeing it on the tiny screen!
GB+GBCThe Sword of Hope II1996Turn-BasedKemcoIt's slow and repetitive, much like the first. Then again, it is Kemco…
GB+GBCYu-Gi-Oh! Dark Duel Stories2002Card-BasedKonamiThird game in the Duel Monsters series, but first to come to the West; many card effects only work the first turn or just plain don't work at all- duelist level determines total deck cost capacity
JP GB+GBCYu-Gi-Oh! Monster Capsule GB2000StrategyKonamiUses monsters based on Duel Monsters characters for SRPG combat and characters from the main series; you too can become a third-rate battler with fourth-rate monsters to save your friends!