UPDATE: Satoru Iwata has confirmed that Europe will also be getting Game Gear content in today’s Nintendo Direct stream.
It has been confirmed that the expected Game Gear ports of titles for the Nintendo 3DS will commence from the third week of March according to this week’s issue of Famitsu, Andriasang report.
The highly acclaimed Sonic Triple Trouble known in Japan as Sonic & Tails 2 is the standout title and will be joined by Shinobi and Dragon Crystal (aka Dragon Crystal: Shirani’s Maze). Titles are expected to be priced in Japan at the ¥300 a pop and the rush of Game Gear titles onto Virtual Console is hoped to be a strong element in Nintendo’s “Nintendo Direct” update to take place today.
As yet a Western release has not been slated, moreover in Japan this comes almost a year after Game Gear was initial confirmed for the 3DS’s Virtual Console back in March 2011.