Pokemon Sapphire is a role-playing game developed for Game Boy Advance and is one of the first installments in the third generation of the Pokemon game series. This game is not much different from its predecessor and has a similar perspective and controls. In this game, your main objective is the same, i.e., catch all the Pokemon, defeat the Elite Four, and also tackle the local criminal organization that is trying to take over the region.
This game begins in Hoenn Region and there are 135 new Pokemon added to the game series where you get to choose from new starter Pokemon – Mudkip, Treecko, and Torchic. In this game, you have to stop Team Aqua which is trying to awaken legendary Pokemon Kyogre to expand the oceans and flood the region.
There are a lot of new features introduced in this game such as double battles, weather changes, nature, Pokemon abilities, etc. which make this game different from the previous games.
What Game emulator to use to run this ROM?
To play Pokemon Sapphire game on your PC, you will need to download the rom of this game and then a rom emulator. Since this is a Gameboy Advance (GBA) game, you will need to get a GBA emulator on your PC. For Windows PC, there are several options available such as mGBA 0.5.0, DreamGBA 2.5, VBA10, and so on. For Mac, you can check out VisualBoyAdvance 2.0.2.
Three Related Games
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Pokemon HeartGold is the enhanced remake of Pokemon Gold and follows the same storyline as its predecessor. The only major difference is that the graphics, music, menu, game engine, etc. are improved in this game remake. Also, you can capture legendary Pokemon Ho-oh and Luiga in this game while exploring the Johto and Kanto regions.
Pokemon Ruby is the counterpart of Pokemon Sapphire and features a similar storyline as this game. In this game, you have to stop Team Magma as they try to awake Groudon to change Hoenn’s landmass and disrupt all the life here.
Pokemon Fire Red
Pokemon Fire Red is a popular video game in the Pokemon game series and is an improved version of the original Pokemon Red. With this game, you can enjoy improved graphics, game engine, settings, etc. and can evolve your Charmander into a strong Charizard to defeat the gym leaders and the Elite Four.