Sega Game Gear

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The Sega Game Gear was a handheld game console produced by Sega, and is basically a portable Master System, but the VDP allows more palette entries. It utilized a Zilog Z80 processor,and ROM cartridges as a storage medium.

Hardware

Main Processor: Zilog Z80 (8-bit)

Processor Speed: 3.579545 MHz

Resolution: 160 x 144 pixels

Colors Available: 4,096

Colors on screen: 32

Maximum Sprites: 64

Sprite Size: 8x8

Screen Size: 3.2 Inches

Audio: 4-channel tone generator composed of three square waves and one white noise channel.

RAM: 24 KB

Emulators

Emukon is the only known Game Gear emulator with debugging features.

Meka is a very good Game Gear emulator, and it can be found at http://www.smspower.org/meka/.

Kega Fusion is also a very good Game Gear emulator, and it can be found at http://www.eidolons-inn.net/tiki-index.php.

ROM Images

Sega Game Gear ROM images generally have the extension .GG.

Games