Nintendo Japan announced today that Japanese 3DS owners will be able to download their first Game Gear titles next month through the eShop. Three Sega Game Gear games will be released on March 14th in Japan. They are Shinobi, Dragon Crystal and Sonic The Hedgehog: Triple Trouble.
Nintendo of Europe have also confirmed that European 3DS owners will be able to download these games also in mid-March.
News should come soon as to whether these will be available in the US, when the US Nintendo Direct conference takes place at 2pm GMT.