SEGA is celebrating its upcoming 60th anniversary in style with the launch of four new Game Gear, and a Mini console. Based on the original Game Gear is a handheld console launched in 1990, the Game Gear, the Mini is a miniature version of a MASTER’s-only handheld console.
“Smaller,” maybe it’s the light, though, as the Game Gear, the Mini is really a flexibility. While it was initially designed to be comfortable to use with two hands, the Game Gear, and the Mini fits perfectly in the palm of your hand.
The goal is to be here less and less, seems to be a practical, handheld, console, and a range of circus for fans of the original, or for those who like to collect game equipment. However, if you are going to seriously be able to play it, SEGA, and offers a variety of Great Window accessory, similar to the one for the original console. Just like the original, the Wide Window, the one that has been designed for the Game Gear, and the Mini will be just a snap-in and expand the 1.15-inch display.
The Game Gear, the Mini is available in four colors: black, blue, yellow, and red. The differences are more than skin deep, as each of these variations in color are to be provided with a different set of games. As you might guess, the Game Gear, the Mini does not support game cartridges from the original console, but at least a handful of games are pre-installed on the internal flash storage.
Black Blue Yellow Red
Depending on the color you choose, you will get:
- The Black Model Sonic the Hedgehog, Puyo Puyo 2, Out Run, Royal, Stone
- The Blue Model: Sonic, Chaos, Gunstar Heroes, Sylvan Tale, Baku Baku Animal
- Yellow One: Shining Force Gaiden, Shining Force: Sword of Hajya, Shining Force Gaiden: Final Conflict, Nazo Puyo: Arle no Ru
- The Red Model: Revelations: The Demon Slayer, Megami Tensei Gaiden: Last Bible Special Is The G. G. Shinobi, Columns,
Once again, the aim seems to be to be in front of you to collect all four, then just pick one. And, if you pick any four, with the launch of the SEGA booth will also be throwing in a Large Box, accessory, free of charge.
The Game Gear, and the Micro is powered by two AAA batteries, which provides approximately three hours of battery life. It also has a single mono speaker along with a headphone jack.
The SEGA Game Gear, and the Micro, it is currently only announced for Japan and will go on sale on October 6th. Each of the individual color variant is priced at 4980 Yen, which is about $45.