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This guy wants $164,000 for his gigantic video game collection

Do you have $164,000 handy? If so, you can snag nearly every retro console game since the beginning of the NES era. Ebay seller "reel.big.fish," also known as Nintendo Twizer, is selling a positively massive collection of games and consoles, spanning everything from the NES to Super Nintendo, Sega ...

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Game Gear Mega Man listed by ESRB, hinting at eShop release

Mega Man fans may soon get a chance to play one of the series' lesser-known entries via Nintendo's Virtual Console service. A recent ESRB ratings submission suggests that the Sega Game Gear version of Mega Man is on its way to the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Developed by Freestyle and originally publish...

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More Sega Game Gear titles coming to virtual console

During this morning's Nintendo Direct, company CEO Satoru Iwata announced more titles from Sega's Game Gear handheld were on their way to the 3DS via the Virtual console service. We've placed the announced line-up after the break....

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Tails Adventure rated, points towards Game Gear re-release

The Australian Classification Board rated Tails Adventure yesterday, suggesting an upcoming digital re-release of the 1995 Game Gear platform adventure. The rating is for a multiplatform game, with the author denoted as Sega Japan and publisher as Sega Europe. One of the few games to star the twin-...

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NintendoWare Weekly: Game Gear, Samurai Shodown IV

It's the Virtual Consoliest day of 2012! Between the Wii and 3DS, there are four new Virtual Console games you can buy today. On 3DS, of course, that means Game Gear support has arrived. On Wii, it means Samurai Shodown IV, originally for Neo Geo. There's also some free entertainment to be found on...

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3DS eShop releases: Punch-Out!! on March 8, Game Gear games on March 15, more

Nintendo decided to let us all in on what's happening on the eShop in the next couple of months, and we couldn't be happier with the advance notice. This Thursday, 3DS owners (even non-Ambassadors) can buy the NES Punch-Out!! -- the Mr. Dream version, of course. It'll be followed a week later by a ...

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Game Gear titles head to 3DS on March 14 for ¥300 apiece

March 14 is the big day for Game Gear on Virtual Console, with a trio of titles headed to Japanese 3DS owners, Nintendo announced this morning. Unsurprisingly, Sega leads the lineup with three classics: Sonic (Sonic and Tails 2), Shinobi (GG Shinobi), and Dragon Crystal. The titles will cost ¥3...

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ESRB rates Game Gear games for 3DS

Despite using more electricity than a Lady Gaga performance and being the size of a small cathedral, the Game Gear was a pioneering handheld system than did many things better than its contemporaries. Twenty-two years later, the heart and soul of Sega's plucky little handheld lives on in the Ninten...

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Game Gear mod 'Handy Gear' adds bigger screen, rechargeable batteries, Master System support

Hindsight is 20/20. We bet Sega has a whole laundry list of stuff they wish they would've changed about the Game Gear -- like the fact that it took 80 AA batteries for about 20 minutes of game time. And that it was by far the biggest "portable" console ever. But hey, we can't fault Sega: we had ...

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3DS Virtual Console getting Game Gear and TurboGraphx-16 games, coming late May

In addition to select, hand-picked Game Boy and Game Boy Color classics, the 3DS's Virtual Console will also play host to titles from two slightly surprising sources: The Sega Game Gear and TurboGraphx-16 handhelds. No specific entries from the two devices were named during Reggie Fils-Aime's pre...

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