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 Pluto up for auction

The gaming industry was captivated recently by a former SEGA employee who posted pictures of a previously unknown SEGA system called the Pluto, which was a hybrid SEGA Saturn with an internal NetLink. Not too long after, a second Pluto system popped up, this one being the first prototype system. Now, its owner, Roger Vega, has put the first prototype …

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Big Blue Kickstarter undergoes big changes

With eight days left in its Kickstarter campaign, Big Blue has only managed to receive about $52,000 in pledges against its $665,000 goal. The likelihood of the game receiving its full funding at this point is pretty low, and realizing this Ed Annunziata, the game’s creator, has published an update to announce some big changes. The Ecco the Dolphin creator plans …

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Insert Coin shows off its latest SEGA merch

Forget all about those silly Kawaii clothes the Japanese are getting soon because Insert Coin has just revealed some new SEGA-themed clothes of its own! The new clothes are inspired by the Sonic series and SEGA All-Stars Racing Transformed. The new set includes some sexy Sonic Speed leggings, some pretty cool Sonic T-shirts, a Space Channel 5 tank top and a …

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New tops added to Kawaii line-up

When the Kawaii line-up of SEGA-inspired clothing was announced about a week ago, we saw the incredibly cute Dreamcast backpack, and a couple days later were artwork for some new shirts. Today, Rakuten, the site where the clothing is available for pre-order, released photos of models actually wearing the new shirts. There’s two Dreamcast inspired designs, one tank top and one …

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Nerdcast added to Stitcher streaming app

In our ongoing attempt to make the SEGA Nerdcast available on every damn platform possible, I’m pleased announce our podcast is now available on Stitcher. Not familiar with Stitcher? It’s a lovely app, which is available on both iOS and Android, and allows you to stream the podcast whenever you’d like. No longer do you have to fiddle with that …

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Former SEGA employee reveals Pluto system

A former SEGA employee going by the name of Super Magnetic revealed a long-lost console that not too many people even knew existed on the Assembler Games forums today. Don’t get too excited because it wasn’t meant to be an entirely new generational entry in SEGA’s console lineage. Dubbed the SEGA Pluto, the system is essentially a Saturn with Netlink …

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Kazuma takes some time off to golf

In one of the stranger crossovers to date, Yakuza’s Kazuma Kiryu will become a downloadable character in Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational on the PlayStation Vita, according to Siliconera. He’ll cost about $5 and will include new voice samples. I’m not sure if this new version of Hot Shots Golf is scheduled to make its way to North America and …

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RadioSEGA hosting 24-hour fundraiser for charity

I have to be honest, we’re complete saps for good causes, and we were just informed our friends at RadioSEGA plan on hosting another SEGATHON fundraiser for charity. The inaugural event, which was held in November 2011, raised nearly £750 for BBC’s Children in Need campaign. SEGATHON 2 will begin at 10 p.m. UK Time on May 24 with proceeds being …

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This Week in SEGA Tweets – April 8-14

Welcome back, my fellow SEGA Nerds to another look back at this past week’s best tweets about or from SEGA. It was a bit light this week compared to last week, but I’m sure things will pick up again. Alex Kidd in Snow White’s World Summer 2013. http://t.co/QLV8PO7kRA — SEGA (@SEGA) April 11, 2013 In a tweet simply stating “Summer …

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SEGA Nerdcast: Episode 2

Hey, look at us! We were able to come together once again for another SEGA Nerdcast. This week, Graham and I catch you up on all the latest news that’s been happening over the past couple weeks as well as talk a little bit of what we’ve been playing and other silliness. As promised, we have the audio version to …

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