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Pokémon Sapphire Version (Game Boy Advance)

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Description

Pokémon is back for another round catching and training! You're the new guy (or girl) in Littleroot Town, and the newest generation of Pokémon trainers. Professor Birch sends you on your way in your journey, with one of your choice of 3 starter Pokémon. There's Treecko (A grass-type chameleon-like little guy) Torchic (a Fire-type bird) and Mudkip (a Water-type amphibious creature).

Now, you've got a whole new world to explore in Hoenn, with eight new gyms and two-on-two battles, opening up a whole new myriad of tactics! New items, new Pokémon (over 350!!), and a new Pokédex to boot too! And of course we have our new villains, the nefarious Team Aqua, who plan on submerging the world in water in order to call out the Legendary Kyogre!

Only one person can stop them and become the ultimate Pokémon Master... You!

Screenshots

Pokémon Sapphire Version Game Boy Advance Title Screen
Pokémon Sapphire Version Game Boy Advance My status
Pokémon Sapphire Version Game Boy Advance Bag, showing various poke balls
Pokémon Sapphire Version Game Boy Advance Cool water effects

Alternate Titles

  • "Pokémon Version Saphir" -- French title
  • "Pokémon Saphir-Edition" -- German title
  • "Pokémon Edición Zafiro" -- Spanish title
  • "ポケットモンスター サファイア" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Pokémon on the GBA! What could possibly go wrong! Rensch (203) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars
Better than the other ones! truly_blue (3) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

The Press Says

GamePro (US) Mar 17, 2003 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
IGN Mar 17, 2003 9.5 out of 10 95
Portable Review Jul 12, 2006 37 out of 40 92
GameSpy Mar 17, 2003 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Thunderbolt Games Sep 13, 2004 9 out of 10 90
Netjak Mar 27, 2003 8.8 out of 10 88
NintendoWorldReport Mar 17, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 18, 2003 16 out of 20 80
Legendra Nov 12, 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Game Critics Aug 06, 2003 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Pokémon Sapphire appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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Related Web Sites

  • Pokèmon Elite 2000 (A Pokèmon fan site good at covering the latest news about coming and existing Pokèmon games.)
  • Psypokes (An extremely good and comprehensive pokemon site that pretty much covers everything there is to know about the pokemon games and TGC.)
Famine3h (298) added Pokémon Sapphire Version (Game Boy Advance) on Feb 19, 2003