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.

New Jersey Devils’ Retro Night inspired by Sonic, Streets of Rage

I live in New Jersey, and I don’t know a lot of people who claim to be New Jersey Devils fans, but their recent Retro Night has quickly made me a fan of the team, well, at least whoever on their staff was responsible for this amazing video. During last Thursday’s home game, the Devils featured Retro Night that included …

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Dreamcast shooter Ghost Blade HD coming to Steam, PS4, Xbox One, Wii U

Popular Dreamcast developer Hucast Games announced today that their well regarded, bullet-hell shooter Ghost Blade will be coming to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Steam and Wii U. Ghost Blade HD will release in February on each platform’s digital store, according to Hucast’s tweet. Dear fans, our Intense Bullet Hell Shmup Ghost Blade HD is coming to PlayStation Network, Xbox Live and …

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Atlus announces Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception, Mask of Truth coming West

Atlus has announced it will be publishing two visual novel/strategy RPG games called Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception and Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth from developers AQUAPLUS later this year in the Americas and Europe on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. Mask of Deception will release in the spring in the Americas in physical format for $49.99 and digital for $39.99, while Europe will receive the …

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Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap coming to Nintendo Switch

We’ve already learned that Atlus has a new Shin Megami Tensei game and SEGA has Sonic Mania and Puyo Puyo Tetris in the works for the Nintendo Switch in 2017. We’ve also just learned that Lizardcube has plans to release its upcoming title Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap on Nintendo’s new system, as well.  “A few months ago Nintendo contacted …

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Puyo Puyo Tetris coming West on PS4, Switch

While it didn’t get its own time to shine during the Nintendo Switch Presentation, SEGA has confirmed that Puyo Puyo Tetris will be released in the West on the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. No date was released, but they have launched an official site for the game here. Puyo Puyo Tetris is coming to PS4 and Nintendo Switch! Worlds …

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Sonic Mania confirmed for Nintendo Switch

Sonic Mania was rumored last week to be coming to the Nintendo Switch, and it looks like we finally have the confirmation we’ve been looking for. Hot off the heels of the Nintendo Switch Presentation, Nintendo rolled out its website that lists all the games in development for its newest console, and the Sonic Mania logo is sitting proudly next …

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SEGA reconfirms commitment to Nintendo Switch

During tonight’s Nintendo Switch Presentation, Nintendo took the veil off its upcoming system and confirmed its launch date and price, which is March 3 and will cost $299. SEGA and Atlus showed off a new Shin Megami Tensei game that will celebrate the series’ 25th anniversary, as well as a brief appearance of Project Sonic 2017. Later in the show, …

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Could Sonic Mania be coming to the Nintendo Switch at launch?

OK, let me preface this with a disclaimer: what you’re about to read, is completely unsubstantiated rumor mongering. But hey, sometimes it’s fun to do that, right? So let’s have some fun! Nintendo community site GoNintendo got their hands on an image that’s apparently a product listing from a GameStop in Germany that shows all the games the store currently …

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SEGA Nerdcast 109: SEGA’s 2016 Year in Review

In this week’s episode, Chris and Marcin: Talk about their favorite MAGfest 2017 moments, and Chris has a shocking epiphany! Discuss the news: “ShenmueHD.com” has been registered by SEGA of Europe Hyperkin finally reveals its Game Gear adapter Modders have released Sonic 2006 demo port on PC Recap the year’s SEGA games and pick their favorite 2016 SEGA release. Duration …

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Help Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs get Greenlit on Steam

Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs was successfully funded on Kickstarter in October 2015, and the game is inching closer and closer to its planned Q2 2017 release. Its developer, Team Saber Rider, has recently launched the game on Steam Greenlight and is asking fans to help vote for the game to get it launched on the digital service. Saber …

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