Nintendo Switch Online subscribers will soon gain access to two of the most beloved RPGs on the Game Boy Advance: Golden Age (2001) and its sequel, Golden Age: The Lost Age (2002).

Golden Sun stars young heroes Isaac, Garet, Ivan, and Mia on a classic fantasy quest to protect their homes and world from an ancient power. By gaining and wielding special powers called Psynergy, the party can defeat enemies, solve puzzles, and reach new areas.

Party members can also summon and equip Djinn to enhance their abilities or unleash their powerful attacks.

The sequel provides a cool story twist, focusing on Felix, the antagonist of the first game. Felix and his cohorts discover the true nature of Alchemy even while being pursued by Isaac and company.

The series is clearly inspired by 90s Final Fantasy games, and the original is considered one of the best games (if not the best) on the Game Boy Advance.

The classic RPGs will arrive on the Nintendo Switch via the Game Boy Advance library, which also includes Fire Emblem, MEtroid Fusion, and Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga. Sadly the GBA library is only accessible if you have upgraded to the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership, which costs significantly more than the base membership ($49.99 for 12 months, versus $19.99).

The upgraded membership also includes the Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis Switch libraries, as well as the DLC for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Splatoon 2, and Mario Kart 8.

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