Category Archives: Game Gear Games

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Game Gear)

Sonic 2 Game Gear Cover


It’s been a while since I reviewed a Game Gear game, and I don’t want the system to feel neglected, so let’s have a run at a bit of an oddity of a game with Sonic the Hedgehog 2. I call this game an oddity because it is a rare instance of a game being downgraded to run on an older system. In this case, the overwhelming popularity of Sonic the Hedgehog on the Genesis prompted Sega to make downgraded version of the game for the older 8-bit Master System as well as the Game Gear. Adding to the oddity, this game was released before Sonic the Hedgehog 2 for the Genesis, marking the official debut of series mainstay Miles “Tails” Prower. read more

Taz in Escape From Mars (Game Gear)

Taz in Escape From Mars Cover


Ok, so our last attempt at a Looney Tunes game didn’t go so well. But as I mentioned there, Taz is my favorite Looney Tunes character, so I have to at least give him a chance. It’s a Game Gear game, so I know it’s going to be a bit lower on quality anyways. Maybe it will be fun.

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Anyway, it looks like Marvin is at it again. Apparently he got the brilliant idea to capture Taz and throw him into a Martian zoo. Obviously, Taz quickly escapes and sets off to find his way home. A simple enough plot, I just hope it’s not as bad as The Marvin Missions was. read more

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