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.

Sonic Dash update adds Hello Kitty characters

It’s pretty amazing how Sonic Dash keeps chugging along with new content. The game was first released in March 2013, and developer Hardlight Studio is still adding new characters to keep players coming back and playing. In its most recent update, the game adds Hello Kitty, Chococat, Badzt Maru and My Melody as unlockable characters beginning today through Jan. 1. …

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SEGA Nerdcast: Episode 107 (Mega Visions Does!)

Chris and Graham make their long-awaited return to the SEGA Nerdcast to deliver the recent SEGA news and discuss the launch issue of Mega Visions magazine! Duration – 1 hr, 34 min @ 45 MB 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: 1:34:45 — 43.4MB)Subscribe: …

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Data Discs announces Panzer Dragoon, Revenge of Shinobi vinyl

Data Discs has been teasing its upcoming releases for a couple weeks now, and they’ve just announced what SEGA fans will be spinning in their record players next. Their next releases will be Panzer Dragoon and The Revenge of Shinobi, and both will go on sale on Dec. 3. There are already product pages for both games: Panzer Dragoon and …

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New Valkyria: Azure Revolution demo hits PS4 in December

Valkyria: Azure Revolution is getting closer and closer to its Jan. 19 release date in Japan on the PlayStation 4 and Vita, but that’s not stopping SEGA from dropping demos to amp up the “hypeness” for its latest series entry. After previously releasing the “Battle demo version 2.0, SEGA will release the “Prologue demo” in late December via the Japanese PlayStation Network. …

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Alien Front Online is online again thanks to fans

The Dreamcast’s homebrew community never ceases to amaze us, with it continually bringing back online connectivity to games that have lost official support around 15 years ago. Today, they continue to impress, having announced that several fans have restored Alien Front Online’s online component. The work was primarily done by fans named Peter3K and Jonas Karlsson (Shuouma), who helped with setting …

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Be sure to vote in RadioSEGA’s Fan Choice Song of the Year Awards

Our friends at RadioSEGA are once again opening up voting for their Fan Choice Song of the Year awards, but this year, they’re changing things up a bit. This year’s choices will only include songs that have been released in the past 12 months and will be divided into three categories: Request of the Year, Remix of the Year and …

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SEGA announces Daytona 3 Championship USA coming to arcades

The rumors were true, Daytona USA is making a return to arcades everywhere as SEGA has announced that Daytona 3 Championship USA will be coming soon,  SEGA announced. The new sequel will feature three new tracks, including one on the recently renovated Daytona International Speedway, and the original three courses have been “remastered for the modern era.” There will also include …

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See Yakuza 0’s Goro Majima ‘get back in the game’

Longtime Yakuza fans are no doubt excited at the opportunity to finally play as Goro Majima in a mainline Yakuza title, and in this latest Yakuza 0 trailer, we get to see glimpses of the obstacles in his way in his rise to power. Yakuza 0 will be released on the PlayStation 4 in the Americas and Europe on Jan. …

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SEGA, Atlus officially making games for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo finally unwrapped the Nintendo Switch today in spectacular fashion, and it has all us at SEGA Nerds’ HQ giddy with excitement. However, perhaps more exciting for us is that Nintendo shared an image on social media that listed all the publishers that have signed on to develop games for the Switch. While it might not be that surprising, it’s …

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ESRB rates Persona 5 ‘Mature’ for blood, partial nudity, more

Although SEGA/Atlus came under criticism earlier this year for apparently censoring Persona 5’s boxart, we’ve learned the game itself will be very mature. So mature, in fact, that it’s been giving a Mature rating by the ESRB, according to a recently updated Persona 5 sale’s sheet (* link opens a PDF). Persona 5 is rated M for these reasons: Blood Drug Reference …

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