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.

Ed Annunziata announces Kolibri coloring book

These days, adult coloring books are all the rage, and you can find a coloring book based on all sorts of things, ranging from Game of Thrones to the Wild West.  Sadly, we haven’t seen many awesome video game inspired coloring books, and that’s why we’re excited to announce that Ecco the Dolphin creator Ed Annunziata has plans to release a coloring …

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Project Sonic 2017, Sonic Mania reveals coming at SXSW panel

Sonic the Hedgehog will be attending SXSW once again this year, and there promises to be some exciting things in store for folks eagerly anticipating Project Sonic 2017 and Sonic Mania.  The panel’s description on the SXSW website reads: Dive into the world of Sonic the Hedgehog in this exclusive behind-the-scenes look at both Sonic Mania and the upcoming Project …

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Mega Visions Issue #2 now available, features Yakuza cover

We’re incredibly happy (and exhausted) to announce that Mega Visions Issue #2 is now available across all major app stores! Check the links below to download the app and get your issue:  Apple App Store: http://apple.co/2gKPEWf  Google Play: http://bit.ly/2foC1X4  Amazon App Store: http://amzn.to/2gfEu71  Windows Store: http://bit.ly/2fFhaQ4 See below for a preview of this issue: Set nearly 20 years before the …

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Puyo Puyo Tetris finally gets release date for North America, Europe

Quickly after SEGA announced that Puyo Puyo Tetris would be released in the West, it quickly jumped to the top of our most-wanted games of 2017. We were pleasantly surprised when SEGA revealed the game would be receiving a port on the Nintendo Switch, and our minds instantly thought of all the fun times we might have playing it on …

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Mutant Football League returns to Kickstarter

Michael Mendheim and his team at Digital Dreams are giving it another go on Kickstarter to help fund Mutant Football League. After their original campaign failed to meet its $750,000 goal in 2013, the gang is back with a new campaign that launched today with a much more reasonable $60,000 goal. This new campaign serves primarily to fund the online multiplayer portion …

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RetroN 5’s Game Gear, Master System adapter now available for pre-order

We’ve covered Hyperkin’s upcoming RetroN 5 3-in-1 adapter quite extensively here at SEGA Nerds ever since we got word of its supposed existence several years ago. To our surprise, seemingly out of nowhere, Hyperkin finally announced the adapter, which adds Game Gear, Master System and Master System card support to the RetroN 5, during this year’s Consumer Electronics Show via a …

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New Jersey Devils’ Retro Night inspired by Sonic, Streets of Rage

I live in New Jersey, and I don’t know a lot of people who claim to be New Jersey Devils fans, but their recent Retro Night has quickly made me a fan of the team, well, at least whoever on their staff was responsible for this amazing video. During last Thursday’s home game, the Devils featured Retro Night that included …

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Dreamcast shooter Ghost Blade HD coming to Steam, PS4, Xbox One, Wii U

Popular Dreamcast developer Hucast Games announced today that their well regarded, bullet-hell shooter Ghost Blade will be coming to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Steam and Wii U. Ghost Blade HD will release in February on each platform’s digital store, according to Hucast’s tweet. Dear fans, our Intense Bullet Hell Shmup Ghost Blade HD is coming to PlayStation Network, Xbox Live and …

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Atlus announces Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception, Mask of Truth coming West

Atlus has announced it will be publishing two visual novel/strategy RPG games called Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception and Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth from developers AQUAPLUS later this year in the Americas and Europe on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. Mask of Deception will release in the spring in the Americas in physical format for $49.99 and digital for $39.99, while Europe will receive the …

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Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap coming to Nintendo Switch

We’ve already learned that Atlus has a new Shin Megami Tensei game and SEGA has Sonic Mania and Puyo Puyo Tetris in the works for the Nintendo Switch in 2017. We’ve also just learned that Lizardcube has plans to release its upcoming title Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap on Nintendo’s new system, as well.  “A few months ago Nintendo contacted …

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