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.

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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Puyo Puyo Tetris coming West on PS4, Switch

While it didn’t get its own time to shine during the Nintendo Switch Presentation, SEGA has confirmed that Puyo Puyo Tetris will be released in the West on the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. No date was released, but they have launched an official site for the game here. Puyo Puyo Tetris is coming to PS4 and Nintendo Switch! Worlds …

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Sonic Mania confirmed for Nintendo Switch

Sonic Mania was rumored last week to be coming to the Nintendo Switch, and it looks like we finally have the confirmation we’ve been looking for. Hot off the heels of the Nintendo Switch Presentation, Nintendo rolled out its website that lists all the games in development for its newest console, and the Sonic Mania logo is sitting proudly next …

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SEGA reconfirms commitment to Nintendo Switch

During tonight’s Nintendo Switch Presentation, Nintendo took the veil off its upcoming system and confirmed its launch date and price, which is March 3 and will cost $299. SEGA and Atlus showed off a new Shin Megami Tensei game that will celebrate the series’ 25th anniversary, as well as a brief appearance of Project Sonic 2017. Later in the show, …

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Could Sonic Mania be coming to the Nintendo Switch at launch?

OK, let me preface this with a disclaimer: what you’re about to read, is completely unsubstantiated rumor mongering. But hey, sometimes it’s fun to do that, right? So let’s have some fun! Nintendo community site GoNintendo got their hands on an image that’s apparently a product listing from a GameStop in Germany that shows all the games the store currently …

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SEGA Nerdcast 109: SEGA’s 2016 Year in Review

In this week’s episode, Chris and Marcin: Talk about their favorite MAGfest 2017 moments, and Chris has a shocking epiphany! Discuss the news: “ShenmueHD.com” has been registered by SEGA of Europe Hyperkin finally reveals its Game Gear adapter Modders have released Sonic 2006 demo port on PC Recap the year’s SEGA games and pick their favorite 2016 SEGA release. Duration …

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Help Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs get Greenlit on Steam

Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs was successfully funded on Kickstarter in October 2015, and the game is inching closer and closer to its planned Q2 2017 release. Its developer, Team Saber Rider, has recently launched the game on Steam Greenlight and is asking fans to help vote for the game to get it launched on the digital service. Saber …

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Modders have released Sonic 2006 demo port on PC

If you needed any further proof that the Sonic community is one of the most dedicated, or batshit crazy, let me submit this latest piece of evidence – a team of modders have just released a playable demo of Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 running on PC. Modder Gistix and his team have been working on the port for several years now and …

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Hyperkin finally reveals its Game Gear adapter

It’s been a long road for Hyperkin’s RetroN 5 Game Gear adapter. Hyperkin’s Product Manager Paul Leung announced the adapter’s existence during E3 2015 when he said, “before the end of this year, we will have an adapter that will allow (the RetroN 5) to play Game Gear games.” Of course, history would prove Leung wrong as Hyperkin failed to release the peripheral …

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Check out this awesome Altered Beast comic book cover

We’ve never really given it much thought, but Altered Beast’s Roman Centurion is pretty similar to Marvel’s Bruce Banner. Both of them transform from human form into monsters capable of feats of strength and agility far beyond what they’re normally capable of. Artist “Rusty Shackles” took notice and created a new spin on Jack Kirby’s classic The Incredible Hulk #1 cover from …

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