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A Sega Game Gear

The Sega Game Gear is a handheld video game console manufactured by Sega. It competed with Nintendo's Game Boy. Introduced in 1990 as a portable Sega Master System, it lasted from 1990 to 1997. It sold 11 million units. There were twelve games released for the system that have been ported to Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut, Sonic Gems Collection and Sonic Mega Collection Plus. Nine games for this console, including Sonic the Hedgehog Triple Trouble, were released for the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console.

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  • The Sega Game Gear is region-free.
  • There are 363 games available for the Sega Game Gear.
  • There was an adapter for the Game Gear that allowed owners to play games made for the Sega Master System.