The Sega Game Gear – A (brief) handheld history
The Rise of the handheld In 1989, a revolution began. Not a political one, not a cultural one, but a handheld one. Having dominated the home console market since 1983 with the release of the Famicom in 1983 and its western counterpart, The Nintendo Entertainment… Read More »The Sega Game Gear – A (brief) handheld history
Why I love the sega game gear
Picture the scene, it’s Christmas 1994 and I’m 8 years old. The Sega Megadrive is still riding a wave of popularity but it’s starting to wane as Nintendo fights back with the Super Nintendo and Donkey Kong Country. Sony has just entered the home console… Read More »Why I love the sega game gear
The RetroKAI Magic Screen for Sega Game Gear
Retrokai Magic Screen for Sega Game Gear The Magic Screen for the Sega Game Gear is an all in one solution for upgrading your console. Developed after the McWill screen and using a very different install method, this screen is easy to install and comes… Read More »The RetroKAI Magic Screen for Sega Game Gear
Jurassic Park – Sega Game Gear
Although the Game Gear version of Jurassic Park lacks the horsepower to take advantage of these technical effects, you can see the developers took note of Grant’s movement and applied it to this version. Grant can also crawl and vault hand over hand over obstacles just as well as his 16-bit counterpart.
The RetroSix CleanScreen for Sega Game Gear
RetroSix cleanscreen for Sega Game Gear The CleanScreen is another one of the few Sega Game Gear screens available for upgrading the old, outdated and often damaged consoles. Taken from RetroSix website: ‘We decided to improve that by making an easy to install, ultra low… Read More »The RetroSix CleanScreen for Sega Game Gear
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 – Sega Game Gear
The controls in Sonic 2 are your biggest enemy (along with the Game Gear’s screen resolution!). Sonic is slippery to control.
SYF – New Sega Game Gear Mainboard Built by Mathijs Nilwik
The New Sega Game Gear Mainboard At the back end of 2021, I was lucky enough to have a care package from a friend who lives in the Netherlands. Mathijs has helped me in my journey with Game Gears and always offered help along the… Read More »SYF – New Sega Game Gear Mainboard Built by Mathijs Nilwik
The BennVenn IPS Screen for Sega Game Gear
Where the difference really stands out is with the better contrast, accurate colours and faster response time.
Mickey Mouse, Land of Illusion – Sega Game Gear
Synopsis Take control of Mickey Mouse and set off on an adventure across 14 levels to reclaim the magical crystal and restore happiness to the land by defeating the evil Phantom https://youtu.be/sgfp1wuqz6o Mickey Mouse Land of Illusion review Land of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse is… Read More »Mickey Mouse, Land of Illusion – Sega Game Gear