The Game Gear is a handheld that has been getting a ton of extra love these days, but the library for the console is a bit all over the place. For those eager to cool off this Summer with the Sega device, here are five great games you’ve got to play on it. 

Royal Stone: This may be the best Game Gear RPG- it’s just a shame no one knows about it and it wasn’t released in the US. You can definitely grab a copy online though. 

Mega Man: Another great game modeled after MM IV and V. If you have a Game Gear and don’t own this, you’re crazy. 

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap: Yes, this game is on Game Gear. It’s one of the best ever and needs to be picked up on every console haha. 

Vampire: Master of Darkness: The ultimate Castlevania clone but with a heart all its own. Play it!

Tails Adventure: We love Sonic here, but this is a fun one that deserves a remaster. 

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Patrick Hickey, Jr., is the founder and editor-in-chief of and a lecturer of English and journalism at Kingsborough Community College, in Brooklyn, New York. Over the past decade, his video game coverage has been featured in national ad campaigns by top publishers the likes of Nintendo, Deep Silver, Disney and EA Sports. His book series, "The Minds Behind the Games: Interviews With Cult and Classic Game Developers," from McFarland and Company, has earned praise from Forbes, Huffington Post, The New York Daily News and MSG Networks. He is also a former editor at NBC and National Video Games Writer at the