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.

Check out this Chu Chu Rocket retrospective

Our buddy Daniel Ibbertson is regularly putting out some of the most entertaining retrospectives on YouTube (see his channel Slope’s Game Room), and as many of his videos are SEGA-related, we always get excited when we see a new video of his come our way. In one of his latest retrospectives, he takes a look at Chu Chu Rocket, the …

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King of Fighters XIV is getting an awesome premium edition

Atlus and SNK just dropped a pretty slick trailer showcasing The King of Fighters XIV’s Team Fatal Fury, made up of Terry and Andy Bogard and Joe Higashi, kicking some major ass. But if that’s not enough, Atlus has also announced an equally ass-kicking premium edition called “Burn to Fight.” The “Burn to Fight” premium edition will cost $79.99 and the …

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Sonic Boom animated series now available on Hulu

A couple weeks ago we learned that Hulu had secured exclusive rights to stream the Sonic Boom animated series, and the show is now streaming on the service as of today. While all 52 episodes of the first season will be available, only 26 episodes are available at this point. The series debuted on Cartoon Network in 2014 and was met …

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Valkyria Chronicles Remastered is now available

SEGA has finally released Valkyria Chronicles Remastered today on the PlayStation 4. So if you’re reading this, then you’re obviously not playing Valkyria Chronicles Remastered, and you’re wrong. The game is available both digitally and physically in the Americas and Europe, and SEGA has also released four PS4 theme for $1.99 a piece. Last week, SEGA also made available a bunch …

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Valkyria Chronicles Remastered PSN avatars now available

Valkyria Chronicles Remastered is still a few days away, but SEGA has just released 12 character avatars on the PlayStation Store. The avatars are available for $.49 a piece, or you can purchase the whole pack for $3.99, where you can save 30 percent, and you can buy them here right now.  The avatars include: Alicia Melchiott, Eleanor Varrot, Faldio Landzaat, Irene Ellet, Isara …

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SEGA might be showing some E3 games at Atlus’ booth

We all know last year’s E3 was rather disappointing when it comes to SEGA, as they didn’t even have a booth. Their public reasoning was so they could focus “on the restructure and relocation to Southern California.” In the end, it didn’t matter all that much as SEGA didn’t have much to show anyway, aside from Yakuza 5 and a few …

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SEGA wants you to take down your Sonic Boom TV episodes on YouTube

If you’re one of the people who’ve uploaded Sonic Boom TV episodes or clips, take heed because SEGA is about to throw down the YouTube claim hammer. In a post on the SEGA Blog today, Sonic the Hedgehog social media manager Aaron Webber wrote, “Soon, a small handful of you may be getting messages from us on YouTube about your …

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Persona 5 to be released Sept. 15 in Japan, will be at E3

We’ve been anxiously awaiting some Persona 5 news, and today, Atlus came through by announcing the game will be shown in some form at E3 (June 14-16) and will be released Sept. 15 on the PlayStation 3 and 4 in Japan at 8,800 yen. Additionally, there will be a 20th Anniversary Edition, according to Gematsu, that will include: A copy of …

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SEGA’s long history with the casino industry

Many still remember SEGA’s last foray into digital gambling with its release of SEGA Casino on the Nintendo DS about 10 years ago. The game featured your standard Roulette, Craps and Baccarat, but also included six unlockable games. It had a fun local, co-op feature where you could play wirelessly against three other people in Texas Hold ’em, Black Jack and …

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SEGA working on ‘solutions’ for Phantasy Star Online 2 to West

At this point, we’ve all but given up hope on the idea that we’ll actually get Phantasy Star Online 2 released in the West. However, according to SEGA of Europe’s Dan Sheridan in the latest SEGA Central episode, all hope is not lost! Responding to a question via Twitter on what happened to the game, Sheridan said, “It’s another game we’d …

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