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.

Pier Solar developer teases new Genesis game

Pier Solar developer Watermelon Games has teased a new Genesis game via their Facebook page. The game is called Paprium, and there’s a link to its official website with a rather cryptic countdown. One commenter believes he was able to decipher the countdown and said it should end in about eight days.  Not much else is known about Paprium, but …

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New Shenmue 3 update shows more gameplay footage

It’s been awhile since Ys Net has given its Shenmue 3 Kickstarter backers an update – Dec. 13, 2016, to be exact, but Yu Suzuki and team came through this morning with their second entry in their Developer Report series, and there’s a load of work-in-progress gameplay footage shown throughout. The video gives us an inside look at the development team …

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Factor 5 is back and has re-obtained Turrican license

In mid-May 2009, the collective game community felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. We felt something terrible had happened, and then we learned the truth – famed Star Wars: Rogue Squadron developer Factor 5 had closed its doors. It actually wasn’t all that surprising as …

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Floigan Bros. developers help release DLC

It’s been ages since I’ve last played Floigan Bros. on the Dreamcast. I actually don’t even technically own it despite having it sitting on my shelf alongside my other Dreamcast games. When Graham came to visit me several years back, I took him to a retro game store where we found a load of brand new Dreamcast games. I bought …

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SEGA Nerdcast: Episode 110 (Going berserk over SEGA)

In this week’s episode, Chris and Graham discuss: SEGA games coming to Xbox Game Pass More SEGA games available on PlayStation Now ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove coming to Nintendo Switch Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap’s release date revealed Featured Discussion: Will the Switch ultimately be Nintendo’s Dreamcast? Duration – 52 min. @ 25 MB Review us on iTunes | Subscribe to our …

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Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap release date revealed

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap has been one of our most anticipated games that will be released this year, and when LizardCube announced it’d also be coming to the Nintendo Switch, our excitement grew to an almost fever pitch. We’ve now learned that the game will release on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Switch on April 18 and on …

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Senile Team announces Dreamcast platformer Intrepid Izzy

Senile Team, the developer behind games such as Rush Rush Rally Racing and Beats of Rage, has announced a new action-adventure platformer called Intrepid Izzy that will be released on the Dreamcast and PC.  Intrepid Izzy’s “gameplay and graphics are like a wonderful marriage between classic and modern gaming,” reads its official website. “Explore a colourful and imaginative world as …

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Yoot Saito gives GDC presentation on Seaman development

Yesterday, Seaman creator Yoot Saito gave a post-mortem presentation on the development of the game at the Game Developers Conference. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to attend, but thanks to some awesome folks on Twitter who live-tweeted the presentation, we were able to gain some insight into how Saito first came up with the idea for Seaman and some other really …

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Galaxy Force II, Thunder Blade coming to vinyl thanks to Data Discs

Data Discs have announced its latest addition to its growing library of SEGA vinyl, and this time it comes in a combo pack with Galaxy Force II and Thunder Blade being included in one package. The vinyl will be available to purchase form the Data Discs website beginning March 4 for £19.99, with shipments expected to begin at the end …

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SEGA games will be included in Xbox Game Pass subscription service

This morning, Xbox’s Phil Spencer announced a new EA Access-style subscription service called the Xbox Game Pass that will offer subscribers access to a rotating catalogue of games every month. Once the Game Pass launches this spring, it will include 100 Xbox One and Xbox 360 games and will cost £7.99/$9.99 a month. Each month, new games will be added and removed …

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