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.

Combat Core could be the Power Stone sequel you’ve been waiting for

A new Kickstarter project has been launched to fund Combat Core, a 3D arena fighter in development for PC that takes its inspiration from Capcom’s infamous Power Stone (see review) on the SEGA Dreamcast. Like Power Stone, Combat Core will feature up to four-player battles with weapon and power boost pickups, and interactive fighting arenas. It will also feature online …

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Streets of Rage 2 comes in 2nd in Japanese eShop charts

Streets of Rage 2 isn’t due out in North America until July, but it’s been out in Japan since April 28, and according to Nintendo’s Japanese eShop rankings, it’s doing very well. Bare Knuckle 2 (as it’s known in Japan) ranked second in the Japanese eShop charts, coming in only behind Shizuku Memory and beating out the likes of Xenoblade …

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Yuji Naka talks Rodea the Sky Soldier in new interview

Yuji Naka and Kadokawa Games’ Zin Hasegawa recently sat down to chat about their upcoming Wii U and 3DS title Rodea the Sky Soldier. The two talk about how getting the game’s look and feel right was just as important as nailing the action. If you’re unfamiliar with the game’s premise, you should definitely give it a watch as Naka …

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SEGA to release Golden Axe, Phantasy Star, Streets of Rage prints

It appears that bringing back the 3D Classics isn’t enough for SEGA as they’ve announced a partnership with art dealer Cook & Becker to release a limited edition print series featuring classics like Streets of Rage, Golden Axe, Phantasy Star, Jet Set Radio and Shinobi. According to Polygon, the prints will be limited to 200 copies for each piece of …

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SEGA releases Monster Gear in Japan on iOS, Android

SEGA’s foray into the free-to-play Monster Hunter style mobile genre has begun with Monster Gear, and it’s now available on iOS and Android devices for those in Japan. To play the game, it looks like you’ll need at least iOS 6.0 and Android 4.1 installed, and you can find the device compatibility list here. The game features up to four-player …

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New 90s Arcade Racer video shows slick Wii U gameplay

There’s been a new gameplay trailer released for the upcoming 90s Arcade Racer that shows the game running in smooth 60 fps on Wii U hardware. Developer Pelikan13 has said 90s Arcade Racer is a tribute to his favorite racing games from the 1990s, like Daytona USA, Scud Race and Indy 500. It was successfully kickstarted in February 2013, raising £16,039 …

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Pier Solar HD update adds new game+, other features

Our friends at Watermelon Games have announced a new Pier Solar HD patch for Steam, PlayStation 3 and 4 in North America and PS4 in Europe that fixes several bugs and adds new features. The most notable update is the inclusion of a new game+ mode, which allows players who have already beaten the game to start it again while …

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Lost Dimension releases July 28 on PS3, Vita with free DLC

Atlus USA has announced today that Lancarse’s upcoming PlayStation 3 and Vita RPG Lost Dimension will release in North America on July 28 with $20 worth of free DLC for two weeks post-launch. The free DLC will include: Nine free in-game character costumes Twelve free PSN avatars A map set with additional story Three DLC quest sets for extra experience   According to Siliconera, …

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See Axel Stone in action in Project X Zone 2

Yesterday, we learned that Streets of Rage’s Axel Stone would be a playable character in the upcoming Project X Zone 2, and today we have screens from the latest Famitsu showing him kicking butt just like when he’s raging on the streets. Also shown are Sakura Wars Sakura Shinguji and Gemini Sunrise, who will once again form a pair unit. Project X Zone …

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SEGA releases final batch of Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd content

The final batch of Hatsune Miku Project DIVA F 2nd content has been released today on the PlayStation Store. Content available beginning today includes the Rhythm Game Songs Electric Angel by Yasuo and Though My Song Has No Form by doriko, according to SEGA. On the Costume Module front, “Tyrol” designed by nezuki “Angel” designed by Tomio, and “P-Style CD” …

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