Chris Powell

Chris is the editor-in-chief at SEGA Nerds. Over the years, he's written for publications like Joystiq, PSP Fanboy, RETRO magazine, among others. Oh yeah, he's also been a diehard SEGA Nerd his entire life.

Crazy Taxi Gazillionaire coming to mobile, Crazy Taxi Classic now free

Fans of the Crazy Taxi series can rejoice as SEGA has announced a new entry of the series is on its way titled Crazy Taxi Gazillionaire, which puts players in control of local taxi companies who have to fight to “take back the power from ridesharing conglomerates.” “Everyone should be able to fight against powerful ride-sharing company PRESTIGE MEGACORPORATION and …

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SEGA of Europe President Jurgen Post to step down

SEGA of Europe has announced that its President and COO Jurgen Post, who has been with the company for 10 years, is leaving. Post directed the streamlining of SEGA’s business operations in 2012, which saw the company close offices throughout Europe and shift focus to digital titles and key franchises Sonic, Aliens, Total War and Football Manager. Post also oversaw the acquisitions of …

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Is SEGA Forever a subscription game service for mobile?

It was just a few days ago that SEGA unveiled its new “Amazing SEGA” corporate identity to help guide its future, and it seems like the company Sonic built isn’t done with big changes. We’ve learned that SEGA is close to launching a new initiative called “SEGA Forever,” and has already registered Facebook, Twitter and Reddit accounts. SEGA Forever appears to be …

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SEGA of Japan announces new ‘Amazing SEGA’ corporate identity

SEGA of Japan have announced today a new corporate identity and video series, called “Amazing SEGA,” that will refocus the company’s “attitude and determination” going forward and also promises more surprises than ever.  SEGA said it came to this new identity by studying how the eye is the first body part to respond to an “amazing” experience. In addition to the …

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Sonic Forces to include character creation, customization for series first

While we’ve known that Sonic Forces is set to star Sonic and his pals as playable characters, SEGA has announced today that players will also be able to create a fully original and customized hero character. This character will be equipped with a grappling hook and can be customized with a variety of animal types and gadgets called Wispons. Wispons are …

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Sonic the Hedgehog has been added to Mario Kart 8 thanks to modder

While we’re big fans of Mario Kart 8 around these parts, every true SEGA Nerd knows Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is the true king of kart racers. I mean, just check out this article that details all the things the game does better than Nintendo’s racer. However, the cold, hard truth is it doesn’t look like SEGA has any plans for …

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Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap to get physical release on PlayStation 4

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap, and I’ve personally been playing the Switch version like crazy to review in the next issue of Mega Visions Magazine. I think I speak for many like-minded gamers out there who have been practically begging DotEmu for a physical release. Today, it appears those wishes have been answered as Limited Run Games have just announced …

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See the RetroN 5 3-in-1 Adapter playing on a Retro Freak

The Retro Freak Game Gear Converter has been available for some time now, while Hyperkin just released their version for the RetroN 5 earlier this year. While we’ve tested both out and found similar results, our friends at iRetroGamer performed a test to see if the RetroN 5’s adapter would play on a Retro Freak. The results are simply mind blowing. …

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Mega Visions Magazine Issue #3 Now Available!

Greetings, Mega Visionaries! We’re excited to let you know that Mega Visions Issue #3 has just been released across all digital newsstands! We’re very proud of this issue and think it’s the highest quality of work we’ve yet, and we hope you agree! 😀 Remember, the magazine is available on tablets, smart phones and computers. If you haven’t downloaded the …

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Puyo Puyo Tetris demo now available on Nintendo eShop

Puyo Puyo Tetris isn’t slated to release until later this month in the Americas and Europe on the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, but SEGA decided to be a bro and has released a demo on the Nintendo eShop. The demo includes: Solo Arcade – Versus and Swap modes Multiplayer (local play only) – Versus and Swap modes Tutorial – Puyo …

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