Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance Game Boy Advance

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Mixed or average reviews- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 11
  2. Negative: 3 out of 11
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  1. PedaP.
    Jan 22, 2004
    RPG handheld heaven.
  2. Anthony
    Jan 30, 2004
    One of the funner games on gba.
  3. BradList
    Feb 29, 2004
    This is my favorite game it is fun And I could play it for Days.
  4. Jason
    Feb 3, 2004
    Bought it Thur. night, worked all day Fri., finished it Sat. morning. If it was twice as long it would still have been the shortest game I ever played.
  5. Marc
    Mar 21, 2004
    There aren't alot of hack and slash action RPGs on the GBA. This is a decent port of the old PS2 classic. Though considerably scaled is still fun. Poor sound though. But...its a portable.
  6. GerardG.
    Apr 25, 2004
    It's a shame that the characters you can play with all look and sound the same. Also, when you've played the game one's or twice there is not much fun about it anymore, since the levels and creatures don't chance (like in Diablo 2 PC). But the graphics look nice and gaining levels is also cool.
  7. JoeyG.
    Sep 16, 2006
    This game is fun. I'm a little disappointed in the fact that you don't fight the dragon though one of the best GBA games
  8. KyleT.
    Aug 14, 2004
    This game was pitiful! it was way too short and the gameplay sucked! the creators should have stuck with the playstation version.

Awards & Rankings

#22 Most Discussed Game Boy Advance Game of 2004

Generally favorable reviews - based on 17 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 17
  2. Negative: 1 out of 17
  1. Other than EA’s "Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," there isn’t a finer action RPG on the handheld. There are slight gameplay and graphical issues, sure, but it doesn’t take much persistence to overcome these, and the positives far outweigh the negatives.
  2. With the deep character growth system in place here I could have been content with twice that amount of game time.
  3. 85
    Though the overall adventure is a bit short and the amount of items and weapons isn’t as great as those found within the console version, the Gameboy Advance version is still a highly polished game and is one that action gamers and RPG fans alike will simply eat up.