Sega Announces Game Gear Micro [Update] - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 03 June 2020 / 2,611 Views
Sega has officially unveiled the Game Gear Mini. There are four color variations and each one includes four different games. It will launch in Japan on October 6th, the 30th anniversary of the release of the original handheld, with a price of 4,980 yen (~$46 USD).
The size of the Game Gear Mini is 80 mm wide x 43 mm high x 20 mm deep, which is less than 40 percent the size of the original Game Gear. The screen is about one inch in size.
Franchises with games included in the Game Gear Mini includes Sonic, Puyo Puyotsu, Shining Force, and Megami Tensei.
View the announcement trailer below:
Here are the list of games included in each color variant:
- Out Run
- Puyo Puyo Tsu
- Royal Stone
- Sonic the Hedgehog
- Baku Baku Animal: Sekai Shiikugakari Senshuken
- Gunstar Heroes
- Sonic & Tails
- Sylvan Tale
- Nazo Puyo: Arle no Roux
- Shining Force
- Shining Force II
- Shining Force: Final Conflict
- The G.G. Shinobi
- Megami Tensei Gaiden: Last Bible
- Megami Tensei Gaiden: Last Bible Special
Sega has announced a miniature version of its 1990-released handheld the Game Gear, called the Game Gear Micro. This is in celebration of Sega's 60th anniversary.
More information on the Game Gear Micro will be released on June 3 at 13:00 JST, according to the teaser website.
It was reported the below image was spotted in the source code of the teaser website before it was removed. It mentions a release date of October 6 and a price of 4,980 yen (~$46 USD) for Japan with available colors in black, blue, yellow, and red.
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