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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8

App requires

  • phone identity
  • owner identity
  • photos library
  • microphone
  • data services
  • phone dialer
  • Proximity
  • SD card
  • movement and directional sensor
  • speech
  • web browser component
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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VBA8 is a Gameboy Advance emulator that allows you to play and store Gameboy, Gameboy Color and Gameboy Advance games on your phone. This app is based on the code provided by M.k. The app includes a free demo. Email store.support@outlook.com for anything.

- Play all gameboy games (GBA, GBC and GB)
- Auto save and load your progress (need to enable in Settings)
- Auto backup your progress to OneDrive (need to enable in Settings).
- Link with other phones and with PC through Wifi. Go to FAQs link to download the PC app.
- MOGA controller (Pocket, Pro, Hero Power, Pro Power) support.
- Customize virtual controller position.
- Three virtual controller styles to choose from.
- Pin your ROMs to the start screen.
- Turbo mode by pressing the camera button or virtual onscreen button.
- Import and export your saves using SkyDrive.
- Cheat code support.

LEGAL NOTE: Only a free game is included in this app. You have to obtain roms in your own way. Many free and public domain roms can be found online. The author does not condone and is not responsible for illegal use of the program. This product is not affiliated with, nor authorized, endorsed or licensed in any way by Nintendo Corporation, its affiliates or subsidiaries.
★★★★ NEW ★★★★
- Add prompt to enable auto save/load for existing users.
- Enable auto save/load by default for new users.
- Some small display fixes.

- I tried updating the app to WP8.1 to take advantage of the new features but Moga controller stopped working, so we are stuck with a WP8.0 app until Moga update their library.
- If you found your purchased features disabled, just click on the purchase button, enter your Wallet PIN if necessary and you will be able to activate your paid feature without having to pay again.
- If you store your app on SD Card, it is recommended that check "Create tile pictures manually" for better performance when exiting game.
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  • by Bryan 3/1/2015
    Really great emulator!
  • by User 3/1/2015
    Pretty. Great
  • by Thomas 3/1/2015
  • by Uziel 2/28/2015
    Perfect App! You Should Consider Making A N64 Emulator
  • by User 2/28/2015
  • by Jennifer 2/28/2015
    The best you can get. The link is a little wonky but overall a great emulator
  • by kit 2/28/2015
    Runs games perfectly :))
  • by Tibi 2/28/2015
    I think this is the best GB/GBC/GBA emulator available for Windows Phone
  • by Júlio 2/28/2015
    O emulador e muito bom mais iria ser bom se também tivesse o de Nintendo DS
  • by Elliott 2/27/2015
    I'm very impressed with this emulator. Compared with some classic game ports I've played, the controls are fantastic. Even has the option for your device to vibrate on each key press. That's great, since you can't actually feel the buttons. I can even save on Links Awakening, which requires pressing A, B, Start, and Select all at the same time. It isn't easy, but it does work. Great app!