Stiq Figures, November 12 - 18: Game Gear edition

Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. Every week, we take a look at, uh, something – meanwhile, the previous week's Japanese hardware sales figures are posted after the jump, and a discussion of said figures takes place in our comments. It may not be conventional, but it's a time-honored Joystiq tradition.

This commercial for Sega's 1991 handheld system, the Game Gear, features actor Ethan Suplee (My Name is Earl) playing a Game Boy with a total lack of enthusiasm. The message in the commercial is pretty clear: Game Boy + dead squirrel = Game Gear.

There are six AA batteries somewhere in that equation for the Game Gear, not that battery life has been a great aspect of Nintendo's more recent portable efforts.

3DS LL: 117,435 [DOWN] 17,217 (12.79%)
3DS: 51,441 [DOWN] 984 (1.88%)
PS3: 17,035 [DOWN] 1,008 (5.59%)
Vita: 13,091 [UP] 9,070 (225.57%)
PSP: 12,217 [UP] 141 (1.17%)
Wii: 3,001 [UP] 80 (2.74%)
Xbox 360: 2,063 [DOWN] 845 (29.06%)
PS2: 723 [DOWN] 464 (39.09%)
DSi: 196 [UP] 16 (8.89%)
DSi LL: 157 [DOWN] 87 (35.66%)

This article was originally published on Joystiq.