Gear-to-Gear Cable

From Sega Retro

Fast facts on the Gear-to-Gear Cable
Manufacturer: Sega
Made for: Sega Game Gear
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Game Gear
¥1,400[1] HGG-3002
Sega Game Gear
$14.99[2] 2102
Sega Game Gear
Sega Game Gear
Sega Game Gear
DM ?
Sega Game Gear
Sega Game Gear

The Gear-to-Gear Cable, known as the VS Cable (対戦ケーブル) in Japan, is an accessory for the Sega Game Gear. It allows two systems to be linked together and play multi-player games together. It plugs into a special port on top of the system. To use the cable each player must have one cable, two systems, and two copies of the game.

Compatible Games

Promotional material


EGM US 059.pdfEGM US 059.pdf

Print advert in
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #59: "June 1994" (1994-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • GamePro (US) #60: "July 1994" (1994-xx-xx)[4]
  • Sega Visions (US) #20: "August/September 1994" (1994-xx-xx)[5]
  • Sega Visions (US) #21: "October/November 1994" (1994-xx-xx)[6]
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #65: "December 1994" (1994-xx-xx)[7]
  • Sega Visions (US) #22: "December/January 1994/1995" (1994-xx-xx)[8]
  • GamePro (US) #66: "January 1995" (199x-xx-xx)[9]
  • Sega Visions (US) #23: "February/March 1995" (199x-xx-xx)[10]

Physical scans

Game Gear, US
GearToGearCable US Box1.jpgNospine.pngGearToGearCable US Box2.jpg
Game Gear, US (Later)
GearToGearCable US Box3.jpg
Game Gear, EU
GearToGearCable GG EU Box Back.jpgNospine.pngGearToGearCable GG EU Box Front.jpg
Game Gear, JP
GearToGearCable GG JP Box Back.jpgNospine.pngGearToGearCable JP Box1.jpg

External links


  2. File:GamePro US 056.pdf, page 102
  3. File:SegaPro UK 02.pdf, page 8
  4. File:GamePro US 060.pdf, page 138
  5. File:SegaVisions US 20.pdf, page 2
  6. File:SegaVisions US 21.pdf, page 118
  7. File:EGM US 065.pdf, page 332
  8. File:SegaVisions US 22.pdf, page 132
  9. File:GamePro US 066.pdf, page 20
  10. File:SegaVisions US 23.pdf, page 52
Sega Game Gear Hardware
Game Gear Variations Sega Game Gear (Japan | North America | Europe | Other Regions) | Wide Gear
Add-ons Action Replay | Game Genie | Master Gear Converter (Gear Master | Nuby Converter) | Stereo FM Tuner | TV Tuner
Cases Carry-All | Deluxe Carry-All Case | Gear Bag | Holster Case | Standard Carrying Case | Soft Case | Third Party (Play & Carry Case)
Accessories Car Adaptor | Car Antenna | Battery Pack | Cleaning Gear | Gear-to-Gear Cable | PowerBack (Third Party) | Screen Magnifier (Wide Gear | Super Wide Gear | Third-Party)

Handy Gear | Master Link Cable