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.

SEGA purchases Endless Space developer, Amplitude Studios

SEGA Europe has announced it’s acquired Endless Space developer Amplitude Studios for an undisclosed amount on July 1. Amplitude Studios is based in Paris and has previously developed the well-regarded Endless strategy series, which includes Endless Space, Endless Legend and Dungeons of the Endless. In all, the series has sold about 2.4 million copies to date, according to MCV UK. …

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Watch the first Mega Visions cover come to life

Did you get a chance to check out the early “ruffy” version of the launch cover of Mega Visions we published couple days ago? If not, you have to check out this video where Mega Visions cover artist Rob Duenas and I talk through him going through the initial stages of creating the ToeJam and Earl cover. We discuss his history working …

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Check out an early look at the first Mega Visions cover

In the latest Mega Visions’ Kickstarter update, we reveal an early look at the cover art for our launch issue that Mega Visions artist Rob Duenas is working on. As you can see, this issue will feature ToeJam and Earl! Our cover story will focus on Greg Johnson’s long journey to create a follow-up to this beloved series with ToeJam and …

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Get loads of Sonic the Hedgehog comics in Humble Bundle

It was just a couple days ago that a new Sonic the Hedgehog Humble Bundle was launched, celebrating the beloved hedgehog’s 25th anniverary, and giving people a chance to get loads of Sonic games on the cheap. And now, there’s an additional Humble Bundle that just went live for a ton of great Sonic the Hedgehog comic books! Pay $1 …

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Data Discs announces OutRun vinyl discs

OutRun will turn 30 years old later this year, and Data Discs has just announced a wonderful way to celebrate this anniversary by offering an OutRun vinyl. The vinyl will include the entire OutRun soundtrack, crafted by Hiroshi Kawaguchi, sourced directly from the original arcade unit. There will also be three bonus tracks from the Mega Drive release and Nintendo 3DS …

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SEGA Nerdcast: Episode 106 (Welcome to Mega Visions)

We take the wraps off of Mega Visions – our newly announced, unofficial SEGA magazine in this week’s episode of the Nerdcast! Our Kickstarter campaign to fund the first year of publication goes live this afternoon, and we hope you give this episode a listen and then check out the Mega Visions Kickstarter! Duration – 1 hr, 8 min @ 66 MB Review …

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Mega Visions – Welcome to a new kind of SEGA magazine

Update: Here’s the link directly to the Mega Visions Kickstarter campaign! If you’re like me and thousands of other SEGA fans, you probably spent a good portion of your childhood in your bedroom pouring over each and every issue of your favorite SEGA magazine to see what new and upcoming games or systems were on the horizon. Many of my old …

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Interview: LizardCube on Wonder Boy: Dragon’s Trap

The Wonder Boy: Dragon’s Trap announcement really came to a surprise to many in the video game industry. For one, we already were excited for the upcoming Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom from Game Atelier, and the thought of having two Wonder Boy-related games was almost too much to believe. But here we are, and now that we’ve had …

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SEGA Nerdcast: Episode 105 (Let’s go to E3!)

Marcin is on his way to the Electronic Entertainment Expo, but we were able to squeeze one more SEGA Nerdcast in before he left! Duration – 1 hr, 14 min @ 71 MB Review us on iTunes | Subscribe to our RSS | Follow us on Twitter @seganerds | Like us on Facebook | Subscribe to us on YouTube This week, we discuss: – Sonic the Hedgehog joins LEGO Dimensions – Chu Chu …

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