How to play Game Boy Advance on iPad and iPhone – Game boy emulator for iPad and iPhone

Lovers of classic Nintendo handheld games are now reaching for their iPhones/iPads with glee as a new Game Boy and Game Boy Advance emulator is now available for this awesome platform. Whilst it may be true that the previous Game boy emulators for iPad and iPhone have been rather sketchy as far as quality is concerned, the all new GBA4iOS is a serious piece of kit that really works like a charm! Try it

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Some of the best!

If you are old enough to cast your collective minds back to the day when Super Mario Bros first arrived on the scene, you will soon be back in the zone thanks to this excellent emulation platform. Pokemon fans are also eagerly anticipating the myriad of games and sin offs spawned from that uber-popular anime series from Japan.  It’s not that today’s handheld games haven’t caught the imagination quite like the old school classics, but sometimes less is more, if you know what we mean!

No more Jailbreak:

The problem with older Nintendo emulation application was the fact that your precious iPhone usually needed to be jail broken in order to work correctly. The brains behind the GBA4iOS were aware of this all too common shortfall and worked in tandem with Apple on their cool iOS developer Enterprise Program for the duration of the project. The results have been nothing short of stunning and this new lease of life has breathed fresh air into some golden oldies once more!

How to Install Game Boy emulator for iPad and iPhone:

  1. Pop on over to and hit the download button.
  2. Select Install in the pop up box.
  3. Set your iPhone’s date and time to February 18th, 2014 or earlier.
  4. Open the application
  5. Change your iPhone’s date and time back to today’s specification.
  6. Sit back and enjoy some of the coolest handheld games ever developed!

This will work fine due to a loophole in Apple’s usually water tight iOS Developer Enterprise Program. Feel free to play as many cool Nintendo games as you can muster and let us know how high your scores are!

Also check our Best Android emulators, You can play Android games on your big screen Windows Desktops and Laptops.

Game boy advance emulator version 2!

If this article has whetted your appetite for the GB4iOS, installation is a piece of cake. Version 2 has some very slick enhancements including iPad optimisation and Dropbox file syncing. So enough of the build-up, here is all you need to know about how to get and install the Gameboy and Gameboy Advance emulator on your favorite Smartphone: