SEGA is a video game company founded in Japan in 1940. Originally a manufacturer of arcade games and slot machines, SEGA later entered the home console market with the release of the SG-1000 console in 1983. Since then, many people have been hunting down SEGA merch – both vintage and new! Today, SEGA is a subsidiary of Sega Sammy Holdings, a Japanese entertainment conglomerate, and it continues to be a significant player in the video game industry. Here you will find a great selection of SEGA gift ideas and products, including original cartridges, apparel, toys, and accessories.
“To Be This Good Takes AGES, To Be This Good Takes SEGA” —United Kingdom slogan
SEGA became a major player in the video game industry in the 1990s with the release of the SEGA Genesis console and its iconic mascot, Sonic the Hedgehog. The company also developed popular franchises such as Phantasy Star, Virtua Fighter, and Yakuza. Over the years, SEGA has gone through numerous changes and has shifted its focus to game development and publishing. The company has developed and published games for various platforms, including consoles, PC, and mobile devices.
Collecting SEGA merchandise can be a way for fans to show their love and appreciation for the brand, its games, and its history. And there’s just no better way to grow your SEGA merch collection than by adding some original Genesis cartridges! Here are my favorites:
There are a variety of reasons why people collect SEGA merchandise. Some of the most common reasons include nostalgia (many people who grew up playing SEGA games have a sentimental attachment to the brand and its games), historical significance (SEGA is a company with a rich history in the video game industry. Collecting SEGA merchandise can be a way for fans to celebrate and preserve that history), rarity (some SEGA merchandise is rare and difficult to find, which can make it highly sought-after among collectors), and investment (certain SEGA merchandise, such as original SEGA Genesis consoles or rare game cartridges, can appreciate in value over time. Collecting these items can be a way for fans to invest in their passion for gaming).