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Sonic the Hedgehog with a Nintendo Gamecube and Game Boy Advance.

The Game Boy Advance, often abbreviated to GBA, is a 32-bit handheld console released by Nintendo. Since release, several Sonic the Hedgehog games, compilations and DVDs have been exclusively hosted on it.


The GBA was released in 21 March 2000 and was the best-selling handheld of its kind and its time. There are two upgraded versions of the console: the Game Boy Advance SP (released in February 2003) and the Game Boy Micro (released on September 2005). The handheld discontinued in 2006.

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  • In Japan only, the Game Boy Advance is tied with the Nintendo GameCube for the first Nintendo system to have a Sonic game released for it (Sonic Advance and Sonic Adventure 2: Battle respectively), with both games being released on 20 December 2001.
  • There are some games, such as Disney's Magical Mirror Starring Mickey Mouse, that can use a Game Boy Advance GameCube Cable to get new features on a Game Boy Advance game.
    • There is however no Sonic Game Boy Advance game or Gamecube game that utilizes the cable.

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