SEGA Reveals Tiny ‘Console,’ The Game Gear Micro

Remember the SEGA Game Gear? Well now you don’t need to, because 2020 will see the launch of its teeny-tiny brother, the Game Gear Micro. Celebrating its 60th anniversary, SEGA, revealed four micro editions of the iconic Game Gear handheld consoles – but there’s a catch.

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Each mini “console” houses four games, meaning if you want the full collection of retro titles in your pocket, you’ll need to fork out for all of the four Game Gear Micros.

The versions are as follows:

The black model comes with:

  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Puyo Puyo 2
  • Out Run
  • Royal Stone

The red version come with:

  • Revelations: The Demon Slayer
  • Megami Tensei Gaiden: Last Bible Special
  • The GG Shinobi
  • Columns
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The yellow includes:

  • Shining Force Gaiden: Ensei – Jashin no Kuni he
  • Shining Force: The Sword of Hajya
  • Shining Force Gaiden: Final Conflict
  • Nazopuyo Aruru no Ru

The blue is pre-loaded with:

  • Sonic Chaos
  • Gunstar Heroes
  • Sylvan Tale
  • Baku Baku Animal

So just how tiny are we talking, I hear you ask. Well, the Game Gear Micro is 80mm x 43mm x 20mm with a 1.15-inch display. Each unit includes a single mono speaker and a headphone jack. It charges over USB, but can also use two AAA batteries.

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Each Game Gear Micro will be sold in Japan later this year for approximately $50 USD a piece, meaning you’ll need to pay out $200 for the full set. (That’s if they see a Western release, so far, they appear to be Japan only).

You can check out the reveal trailer for the gizmos in the video below. Personally, I think these are adorable, but the eye strain is a real concern. If you thought the GameBoy Micro was small, this is even smaller.

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