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 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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Nakamura releases first Rodea the Sky Soldier song

Composer Takayuki Nakamura has released the first track, titled “Dino,” in Rodea the Sky Soldier’s soundtrack online for all to enjoy. Nakamura has a long history composing soundtracks for SEGA titles, like several Virtua Fighter games, ESWAT and Columns II, to name a few. You can check out Nakamura’s SoundCloud page here. Rodea is developed jointly by Yuji Naka’s Prope …

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More SEGA characters announced for Project X Zone 2

This week’s Famitsu has published several more characters that will be featured in Project X Zone 2 when it releases on the Nintendo 3DS this fall. Streets of Rage’s Axel Stone is a new SEGA character to be added to the series, and he will be voiced by Tomokazu Sugita. Returning characters from the original game will be Sakura Wars’ Gemini …

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Former SEGA president gives his thoughts on the Saturn’s launch

In what is still one of the most polarizing announcements in video game history, SEGA of America President Tom Kalinske announced that the SEGA Saturn was sitting on store shelves across the country for $399 on May 11, 1995, during the Electronic Entertainment Expo. The decision, which Kalinske has said he was vehemently against as it alienated business partners and put undue …

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Grandia II being remastered for PC release this year

GameSpot has learned from GungHo Online Entertainment America that the company will release a remastered version of Grandia II on Steam for Windows PC later this year. The game will in fact be based on the Dreamcast version, and not that crappy PlayStation 2 port. The remastered version will include HD visuals, mouse and keyboard and controller support and Steam achievements …

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Chain Chronicle celebrates 1 million downloads with new Festival Quest

Back in February, we learned Chain Chronicle was nearing one million downloads in the West, and today the game has finally surpassed that mark. To celebrate, a Festival Quest has been added to the game, where players can take on three special limited event quests beginning today through May 17. SEGA Networks’ free-to-play RPG was released in the West in …

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Kalinske: SEGA not attending E3 a further sign of weakness

In the first time since its inception, SEGA will not be attending the Electronic Entertainment Expo when the festivities kick off at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 16. In its announcement, an unnamed SEGA representative said the company will focus on moving its headquarters, while also being quick to point out that just because the company won’t have an official …

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Virtua Fighter 2 is May’s Game of the Month!

Holy cow, it’s already May! Where has time gone? Speaking of time, did you know this month marks the SEGA Saturn’s 20th anniversary of release in North America. That’s really crazy and makes me feel old, probably about as old as my parents felt back then. Anyway, to mark the occasion, we decided to highlight one of the Saturn’s greatest …

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SEGA: We have decided to not attend E3

Welp, as much as I hate to admit it, it appears The Requiem was correct. SEGA won’t be attending E3 this year, as they released a statement to Game Informer today confirming as much. “Over the next months, SEGA of America will be focusing on the restructure and relocation to Southern California, and we have decided to not attend E3 with …

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SEGA Nerdcast: Episode 85 (Free Podcast Day)

New staff member, Dan, joins the show for the first time  this week, as well as Chris, Kopke and Andrew. Chris took his kids to Free Comic Book Day and found a new retro game store, while Andrew is feeling much better these days. Kopke keeps working, as usual, and Dan lets us in on a dark secret of his (*whispers* …

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