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.

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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Phantasy Star Online 2 for PS4 releases in spring 2016 in Japan

SEGA has announced that the PlayStation 4 version of Phantasy Star Online 2 will launch in spring 2016 in Japan. Beginning in February, SEGA will begin a closed beta test, and users won’t need a PlayStation Plus membership to play the final version. Of course, there was no mention of a Western release for the game. PSO 2 was first released …

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SEGA Nerdcast: Episode 93 (Radio SEGA Special)

We recorded this show last week in time for Radio SEGA’s WinterFest and discuss our favorite Christmas movies, gifts, memories and holiday drinks! Duration – 1 hr, 7 min @ 32.3MB 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: 1:07:27 — 30.9MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android …

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New Project X Zone 2 trailer announces date for release, demo

Namco Bandai has just published a new Project X Zone 2 trailer that showcases the bevy of characters across SEGA, Nintendo, Capcom and Namco that will be included in the game. It also reveals that the game’s demo will come in January, and the full game will be released on the 3DS on Feb. 16, 2016. The Monolith Soft developed …

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Judge refuses Key Master class-action settlement for second time

Several weeks ago, U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman refused to approve a proposed class-action settlement between SEGA Corp. and a man who sued the company, claiming the game is rigged not to award prizes properly. According to Law360, the New York federal judge rejected the $650,000 settlement a second time, finding that the requested attorney’s fees are still too …

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Bubsy Two-Fur now available on Steam for $3.99

About this time last month, Retroism, a subsidiary of Tommo Inc, announced its plans to bring the first two Bubsy games to Steam Greenlight. The game quickly received enough positive votes to be greenlighted and has been released today. The Two-Fur pack includes Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind and the less-excitingly-named Bubsy 2 and can be had for …

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Hear Robotnik sing a ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Christmas carol

The official Sonic the Hedgehog Twitter account likes to stir up as much mischievous trouble it can these days, and we all love it, of course. The latest bit of hijinks came when it tweeted the following video, poking fun at his lovable arch-nemesis: Gotta love those Holiday Classics. https://t.co/GinNAxHDaF — Sonic the Hedgehog (@sonic_hedgehog) December 15, 2015 Soon after, …

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Knuckles and Tails Mii costumes coming to Super Smash Bros

The latest Nintendo Direct had some good news for us SEGA Nerds, with the announcement that Bayonetta would be joining the cast in Super Smash Bros. Slightly less exciting, but still pretty cool, was the news that Knuckles and Tails Mii Fighter costumes would be arriving in February, along with other wave six costumes. Tails’ costume will be a gunner, …

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Hatsune Miku Project Mirai DX ‘Carton Box’ theme arrives on 3DS

Just yesterday, SEGA released three Hatsune Miku Project Mirai DX 3DS themes in Japan, and while there’s typically been weeks or months for those themes to make it our away, one of those themes has arrived on our digital shores. The ‘Carton Box’ theme is now available to download, but it has yet to arrive on the European eShop as of …

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