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.

Project X Zone 2 demo now available on NA 3DS eShop

Project X Zone 2 won’t be released in North America until Feb. 16, but a demo for the game has just been released on the 3DS eShop if you can’t wait that long. The demo includes the first chapters of the game, a 30-play limit and those who finish the demo and use their save data in the full version …

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SEGA Nerdcast: Episode 98 (Deadly Chronicles of Classic Yakuza)

We’re back again this week with another Nerdcast, where we chat about all things SEGA and catch you up on all the news! On this week’s show, the guys talk about: – The Deadly Tower of Monsters’ release – Valkyria Chronicles Remaster coming to the West – 3D Classics Collection will come to the West on 3DS – First Yakuza …

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Valkyria Chronicles Remaster coming to PS4 in Americas, Europe

If you keep up to date on SEGA’s social media accounts, it won’t be too surprising, but SEGA has just confirmed Valkyria Chronicles Remaster will release in the Americas and Europe on the PlayStation 4 this spring. What’s more, the game will come in both physical and digital form for $29.99, and those who pre-order, and some launch editions, will get a …

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Gumi, SEGA discuss Chain Chronicle’s shuttering

It’s only been a few days since Gumi announced it would be ceasing operations and support for Chain Chronicle in late February, and fans throughout the world are still shocked over the sudden announcement. If you’re unfamiliar with the game, it was a fantastic tower defense RPG that was developed by SEGA and published by Gumi outside of Japan and …

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Leona’s Tricky Adventures now available to purchase on Dreamcast

KTX Software’s Leona’s Tricky Adventures had a bit of tumultuous time in development, originally being planned for release in July 2013 on Dreamcast and PC, then launching a Kickstarter campaign for the game that was cancelled due to lack of support, only raising about 5 percent of its funding goal. That’s a lot of bad news for the little puzzle …

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Here’s how to update your Retro Freak’s firmware

Cyber Gadget’s Retro Freak console is pretty darn awesome. I mean, the thing plays almost every cartridge- and card-based retro game you can throw at it, from Master System games all the way to TurboGrafx-16 games. But if you’re still not convinced, you should read our review. Oh, and did you know it’ll soon be able to play Game Gear, SG-1000 and SEGA My …

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Odin Sphere tops Media Create’s Japanese sales chart

Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir was unleashed upon the shores of Japan last week, and it appears that it was welcomed with open arms. The Vanillaware remaster of the PlayStation 2 original was released on the PlayStation 4, PS3 and Vita. Surprisingly enough, the Vita version topped the charts, coming in first place, with 43, 394 units told, while the PS4 version came in …

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SEGA Central hints at Valkyria Chronicles Remaster coming to the West

A new episode of SEGA of Europe’s SEGA Central YouTube series was released today, and it contained some pretty interesting “news” for those of us hoping to see Valkyria Chronicles Remaster released in the West. “We heard you loud and clear in our polls, so here’s a tidbit from Japan,” said Dan Sheridan, SoE’s community manager. “A new trailer for …

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SEGA Nerdcast: Episode 97 (Talkin’ our favorite anime video games)

We’re back again this week with another Nerdcast, where we chat about all things SEGA and catch you up on all the news! On this week’s show, the guys talk about: – Phantasy Star Online 2 The Animation Episode 2 – David Bowie’s death and his role in Omikron: The Nomad Soul – Chain Chronicle is shutting down next month …

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SEGA to shut down Chain Chronicle in the West

We hope you played Chain Chronicle when you had the chance because SEGA is shutting down the game. A Gumi representative posted the news on the official Chain Chronicle forums today. Effective immediately, the game has been removed from the App Store and Google Play Store, and there will be no more sale of Prysma, however, players can continue to use Prysma …

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