GameGear

Become a Sega Master Force master

If you spent a lot of pocket money on video game magazines back in the ‘90s, then the story of how Mean Machines magazine was divided to become Mean Machines Sega and Nintendo Magazine System should be familiar. It’s not quite so common knowledge however that Impact’s Sega...

Desperately seeking Suidoken

The humble GameGear has gained more than a little attention on these hallowed pages this month. First we covered the fact that Sega are re-releasing their 8-bit hits on the 3DS’s virtual console, and then we chose the uber obscure Kuni-Chan’s Game Paradise for our monthly retro feature....

Sega gears up for 3DS’s Virtual Console

Sega recently announced the first batch of GameGear games that’ll be appearing on the 3DS’s Virtual Console. If you missed the announcement, the line-up comprises Sonic & Tails 2, Sonic Drift 2, The GG Shinobi, Dragon Crystal: Shirai’s Maze and Columns. Why they chose to use the Japanese...

Old football games should be kicked into space

Every month we trawl eBay’s completed listings to find stuff of interest that has sold for vast sums. Why? Because the voices told us to. What would you do with 192 copies of This is Football on PlayStation 1? Apart from using them to play a giant game...

Man finds Sega stuff in skip; gets skip in his step

A Greek gamer has blogged about his joy of finding five brand new Sega Mega Drive II consoles and six new GameGear handhelds thrown away in a skip next to a Greek toy store. Although the boxes were dusty, their contents were completely intact. Just imagine how much...

The murky world of multi-game carts

Being the mere human that I am, curiosity runs through my veins. Bootleg multi-game carts just so happen to be something that gets my curiosity glands flowing – there’s joy to be had from coming across one of these mystical beasts, plugging it in, and seeing what treasures...