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 Nerdcast: Episode 9

Steven joins the show this week for our special Father’s Day SEGA Nerdcast! In this week’s show, we have a special segment devoted to some of the very best and absolute worst fathers in SEGA games. I’m sure you all will be able to name several more, so please share your ideas in the comments below! Duration – 1hrs 38m …

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SEGA fans need your help to make Shenmue 2 documentary

Andrew Pine and Simon Todd need your help. They’re looking to create a sequel to In Ryo’s Footsteps, a documentary that takes Pine from his home in Australia to follow many of the locations Ryo took on his journey in 1986 during Shenmue 2. It’s a remarkably interesting concept, and I’m really interested in seeing what the two can do with the …

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Chris attempts to play the Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F demo

So, the Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F demo was released earlier tonight for the PlayStation 3, and I decided to download it and do a live stream. I probably should have spent a half hour or so practicing because I totally didn’t know how to play the game going into the video. After I stumbled through the first couple songs, …

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So SEGA’s supposed to announce the Spectrum soon

Do you remember back in mid-April when the mysterious image above spread across the Internet? Not much was, or is even still, known about the SEGA Spectrum, aside from the Japanese text at the top of the image that translates to “A new world of entertainment” and a date of June 6, 2013, at the bottom. Could this be a …

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Sonic Dash update adds Facebook integration, new missions

A new update for Hardlight Studio’s Sonic Dash has been released on iOS today. The new 1.3.0 version adds Facebook integration, 15 new missions that, once completed, will allow you to build your score multiplier to x20 and new obstacle and “set piece gap” balancing. We just updated the game and are about to give it a go and will …

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Bayonetta sports short hair, 2-player mode in sequel

As a man who got really upset when his wife suddenly cut her hair, I have to admit I didn’t know quite what to think during today’s Nintendo Direct, which featured Bayonetta 2’s star sporting a much shorter haircut. Her long, black hair played a pretty big part in the original game, as it actually acted as her suit. But it …

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Sega Nerdcast: Episode 8

We have another great show this week, featuring an interview with Doug TenNapel, Mike Dietz and Ed Schofield, who created Earthworm Jim and are now working on a new game called Armikrog, which they currently have an ongoing Kickstarter for. In addition to that great interview, Graham and I discuss SEGA at E3, dip into some SEGA community news, we …

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SEGA Pluto returns to eBay a second time

After a potential private sale to an individual fell through, Roger Vega is giving eBay another go to try to sell his two-of-a-kind SEGA Pluto. This time, the starting bid is set at a whopping $20,000. In his previous listing, Vega set an unknown reserve price, and the the bidding ended at $15,500 with the reserve still unmet. This starting price gives …

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SN Vault: Interview With a Sega Star: Alex Kidd

(Editors’ note: At SEGA Nerds, we really love the classics, and every so often, we dig through the dusty, cobwebbed filled vault in the  dungeon to bring back a classic feature from our past that we want to share with our current readers. Aside from formatting and any grammatical corrections, these articles are the same as they appeared when they …

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