Sega Will Release Game Gear Micro Console With Special Magnifier for the Screen

June 3, 2020

Remember Game Gear — SEGA’s portable console released in 1990? Its fun features include the ability to play SEGA Master System cartridges via an adapter. 30 years later, SEGA will release Game Gear again in a special micro edition in Japan.

To celebrate its 60th anniversary, the company has introduced a series of tiny Game Gear Micro consoles. Game Gear Micro will be available in four colors, with each set containing four different games:


  • Black — Sonic the Hedgehog, Out Run, Puyo Puyo Tsu and Royal Stone.
  • Blue — Sonic & Tails (aka Sonic Chaos), Gunstar Heroes, Baku Baku Animal and Sylvan Tale.
  • Yellow — Shining Force, Shining Force II, Shining Force Gaiden: Final Conflict and Nazo Puyo: Arle no Roux.
  • Red — Columns, The G.G. Shinobi, Revelations: The Demon Slayer and Megami Tensei Gaiden: Last Bible Special.

Each console will cost 4,980 yen. SEGA will also be preparing a 29,980-yen special set with all four versions of the Game Gear Micro and a special accessory — Big Window, a magnifying glass for the screen! 

The Game Gear Micro will be released in Japan on October 6. There’s no mention of a release yet in other countries.

Category: Game consoles, News



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