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.

[Update #1] Bayonetta 4K port releasing on Steam today

[Update: SEGA has taken the wraps off its Bayonetta teaser site, and it’s confirmed that a Bayonetta PC port is now available on Steam for $19.99. You can find it on Steam here. In addition to supporting 4K video at 60fps, this port supports anti-aliasing, anisotropic filtering, SSAO lighting, scalable texture and shadow quality. There’s also an option to switch between …

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SEGA to publish WWE Tap Mania on iOS, Android

It’s been a long time since SEGA ventured into the squared circle, but as wrestling fans know all too well, it’s only a matter of time before a wrestler laces up those boots for one more match.  SEGA and WWE have announced a joint partnership to publish a new free-to-play mobile game called WWE Tap Mania that will release later …

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[Update #1] Could AtGames’ new Mini Mega Drive actually rival the NES Classic?

[Update #1: A poster on the Atari Age forums posted the above image of what’s supposedly the official Mini Megadrive box. According to the poster, the system will also have a suspend/restore feature. Also, the list of pre-installed SEGA games (see below) has been updated with the latest information.]  Several months back, the Internet went crazy over the news that Tectoy …

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SEGA might be teasing a Bayonetta PC port

As part of all the annual April Fool’s Day hoopla, SEGA has released an 8-bit version of Bayonetta, aptly named 8-bit Bayonetta, for free on Steam today. It’s actually the same game PlatinumGames released several years ago in browser form and is a fairly simple, yet fun single-screen shooter. But what’s more interesting than this game is that website Gaming …

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New Genesis brawler ‘Paprium’ now available for pre-order

Watermelon Games has finally taken the wraps on its long awaited Genesis Streets of Rage style, beat ’em up Paprium and is now accepting pre-orders. Paprium was formerly known as Project Y, and you can pre-order the game in a Limited or Classic Edition that is scheduled to begin shipping Sept. 16.  The limited edition costs $89 and comes in …

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Spark: The Electric Jester gets a release date

Spark: The Electric Jester has been one of our more anticipated SEGA-inspired Kickstarter games. It’s heavily inspired by Sonic, but it does more than enough to stand on its own and be its own game. It was originally supposed to release months ago, but developer LakeFeperd has released the above video to announce that it’ll release on Steam on April 6. No …

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Puyo Puyo Tetris now priced at $29.99 on Nintendo.com

When SEGA announced Puyo Puyo Tetris would release at retail in the West on the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, we were pretty excited … that is until we noticed the curious price differences between the two versions. You see, the PS4 version was priced at $29.99, while the Switch version was $10 more expensive at $39.99. We suppose SEGA …

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[Update] Amazon is cancelling Persona 5 pre-orders on PS4

Persona 5 is slated to release in the next couple weeks on the PlayStation 3 and PS4, and fans are already getting hot and bothered at the prospect of playing the next entry in the series.  But they might need to check their emails because we’ve learned that Amazon is apparently cancelling pre-orders for the regular steelbook and “Take Your Heart” …

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Project Sonic 2017 now known as Sonic Forces

Members of SEGA are at SXSW for their now seemingly annual Sonic the Hedgehog panel, and they’ve just announced that Project Sonic 2017 is officially known as Sonic Forces. The name refers to the game’s main theme of good and evil forces (Team Sonic versus Eggman and crew). The game will run on an entirely new engine called The Hedgehog …

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An unreleased Dreamcast game has just been discovered and released

It’s not every day that a previously unknown, unreleased Dreamcast game surfaces, but that’s just what happened earlier this week when Millennium Racer: Y2K Fighters was discovered on a Dreamcast development kit.  Millennium Racer is a futuristic, multi-dimensional combat racing game developed by Creat Studio and released on the PC in 1999. Apparently, they also had plans for a Dreamcast port, …

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