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 Nerdcast: Episode 95 (SEGA in 2016)

In this week’s episode, Tristan, from TSSZnews.com, joins us to discuss the anonymous source who’s provided him with a litany of information regarding SEGA’s plans for games like Shenmue, Phantasy Star Online 2, Sonic the Hedgehog and more. We also discuss: The top SEGA story of 2015 What’s really going on with that Dreamcast 2? What SEGA needs to do in …

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A new Ecco the Dolphin tribute album has been released

We’ve been anxiously awaiting any news to Ed Annunziata’s unofficial Ecco the Dolphin sequel, Big Blue, for quite some time. Sadly, it doesn’t look like we’ll be getting it anytime soon, so if you’re like us, you’ll take any new Ecco the Dolphin content to hold you over. Thankfully, a new three-disc, 39-track Ecco the Dolphin tribute album, called SOUND …

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Phantasy Star Online 2 anime coming West in 2016

I know you might have clicked this article thinking SEGA has finally come to their damn senses and decided to release Phantasy Star Online 2 here, but sadly, they still haven’t yet. But we do have some good news – Sentai Filmworks has announced it has secured Phantasy Star Online 2: The Animation as part of its 2016 anime lineup. It will begin …

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Retro Freak gets Game Gear, SG-1000 adapter this February

It looks as if Cyber Gadget will beat Hyperkin to the punch in releasing a SEGA Game Gear adapter for its respective retro system – the Retro Freak. Earlier this month, Cyber Gadget announced its Retro Freak “Gear Converter,” which will plug into the system’s Mega Drive slot to add Game Gear, SEGA Mark III (cartridge and My Card) and SG-1000 …

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SEGA Nerdcast: Episode 94 (Year in review)

In this week’s episode, we go over the year’s biggest news stories starting from the beginning of the year. Duration – 3 hrs, 9 min @ 90.7MB Review us on iTunes | Subscribe to our RSS | Follow us on Twitter @seganerds | Like us on Facebook | Subscribe to us on YouTube Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:09:06 — 86.6MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Take a look at Deadly Tower of Monsters’ movie magic

I have to admit that the Atlus-published Deadly Tower of Monsters has kind of flown under the radar for us at SEGA Nerds, but its latest trailer has certainly grabbed our attention. The game stars “illustrious space explorer” Dick Starspeed, where he and his robot named Robot crash land on a mysterious planet called Gravoria. During his travels exploring the …

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GalaxyTrail announces Freedom Planet 2 in development

GalaxyTrail, who developed the Sonic the Hedgehog-inspired Freedom Planet, has announced that the sequel is now in development. Along with the teaser video, GalaxyTrail posted the following information on their website: The sequel to the Wii U hit Freedom Planet is now in development! Join the heroes of Avalice as they face their greatest challenge yet! An ancient terror has …

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Clearing up the confusion surrounding the Dreamcast 2

By this time, I’m sure you’ve stumbled across a Facebook friend or two who couldn’t wait to show you any number of stories titled something like, “SEGA reportedly making the Dreamcast 2.” I myself received a few from longtime friends who I certainly don’t consider “hardcore gamers.” So I wouldn’t blame you entirely for getting caught up in the viral hype because it …

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