Game Gear

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Info about the console


Hardware specs


Info about various revisions

Early models

Hardware differences and ways to identify

Later models

Hardware differences and ways to identify

Best Possible Connection



Known issues and quirks

The Game Gear frequently has problems with low audio and washed out graphics, generally caused by bad capacitors. Console5 sells kits for replacing the capacitors.


  • McWill LCD upgrades the original screen to a more modern LCD display, dramatically improving the color, contrast, and clarity as well as eliminating most of the motion blur inherent to the original display. It also adds support for VGA output for connection to an external display.