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.

This 3D Sonic fangame aims to return series to its platforming roots

It’s no secret that 3D Sonic games have had a tumultous history. Even though the first two Sonic Adventure games were well received when they were initially released, it seems many gamers don’t think they’ve aged very well, and they’re often lumped in with the mediocre Sonic games. Of course, Sonic Generations did a great job at showcasing how a …

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Star Cruiser, a Japanese exclusive Mega Drive shooter, translated into English

We always get excited when we hear of a new, unreleased SEGA game that has just been made accessible to us via a translation patch. Earlier this year, there was the English translation for 7th Dragon 2020, and now some determined fans have translated a previously unreleased Mega Drive game called Star Cruiser. Star Cruiser is a first-person shooter/RPG hybrid …

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Sonic Mania T-shirts now available at Amazon

After a bit of teasing by SEGA’s Aaron Webber, a couple sweet, limited-edition Sonic Mania branded T-shirts have gone up for sale on Amazon. The first features profiles of Sonic, Tails and Knuckles and comes in either white, black or grey colors and is available in a variety of men, women and youth sizes. The second is my personal favorite and …

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Mutant Football League heads to Steam Greenlight, new pre-alpha footage released

While Michael Mendheim and his team at Digital Dreams Entertainment are busy preparing to showcase Mutant Fooball League at PAX West this weekend, they somehow found time to launch a Steam Greenlight page and release some impressive new pre-alpha footage. Those in attendance at PAX West will be able to play an early build of the game on PC. You can …

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Play Asia begins Retro Freak Game Gear Converter shipments

Cyber Gadget’s Retro Freak Game Gear Converter has had a rocky life up to this point. It was originally announced in December 2015, with a release in February, but Play Asia delayed it time after time with little explanation as to why. But we received an email this morning notifying us that our order has finally shipped, and it looks like we’ll soon …

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Castle of Illusion to be delisted Sept. 2, added to Xbox One BC list

It appears like its developer, SEGA Studios Australia, Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse will soon be put out to pasture and delisted from various digital storefronts on Sept. 2, according to Game Informer. While we don’t know the official reasoning for this delisting, it’s likely due to SEGA’s licensing agreement with Disney expiring, as the game was originally released …

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Pokémon Go releasing on Dreamcast VMU next year

The Dreamcast homebrew scene never ceases to amaze me. More than 15 years after its release, we’re still getting loads of new games and other fun tools. The latest announcement is that a slimmed-down version of Pokémon Go will release on VMU sometime in 2017. Noted VMU developer Guacasaurus_mex, who’s previously released Flappy Bird and Street Race on VMU, made the …

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Data Discs’ Golden Axe vinyls go on sale this Saturday

Data Discs have announced that their latest SEGA vinyl release will be Golden Axe inspired, bringing the first two games into one package. The Golden Axe vinyls will go on sale this Saturday (Aug. 27) on the Data Discs website. “This release features the unforgettable artwork from both games, supplied on two thick lithographic prints, with the record itself pressed …

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Adult Swim Games is publishing TJ&E: Back in the Groove on PC, consoles

ToeJam and Earl: Back in the Groove was successfully funded on Kickstarter in March last year, having raised more than $500,000. Since then, series co-creator Greg Johnson and his team at HumaNature Studios have been steadfast at work creating the new entry in the series. Today, we’ve learned that Adult Swim Games has signed the game to its publishing label, …

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Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live coming to PlayStation VR

We’ve already seen a tech demo for a Hatsune Miku virtual reality game, and it appears SEGA has continued work on the project as it has announced Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live for PlayStation VR during Gamescom. The game will release on Oct. 14 in both the Americas and Europe for an undisclosed price and promises to be “an all-encompassingly immersive Miku experience” that will be …

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