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 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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This Week in SEGA Tweets

Welcome to one of our new features at SEGA Nerds! This Week in SEGA Tweets is where, every week, we take a look at some of the more interesting, strange or silly tweets in the world of SEGA. Some of these may come from SEGA employees, prominent members of the SEGA community or just regular people like you and I …

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Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing hits Mac tomorrow

I just so happen to be getting my first Mac this weekend, so this piece of news comes at a perfect time – Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing will hit the Mac App Store tomorrow for $25! So what if the game was released more than three years ago and already has a sequel available on just about every other …

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Crazy SEGA marketing: Seaman

Believe it or not, there was a time when video game companies did more than post screenshots or gameplay videos to Facebook to promote a video game. They didn’t always rely on “countdown” websites, either. Sometimes, companies like SEGA would do some pretty batshit crazy stuff to stir interest in a new game. Beginning today, we’re going to run a …

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An apology to the SEGA community

Now that we have brought SEGA Nerds back to life, I think I owe the community a public apology and an explanation about why the website went away. First off, I am very sorry to have left the great community that so many worked to create. SEGA Nerds was and still is my favorite website of all time. Through running …

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Donate $20K to Big Blue, get a ‘real’ dolphin

After a few days since his Kickstarter campaign was started to create a new Ecco the Dolphin underwater creature game called Big Blue, game designer Ed Annunziata sent an update to backers alerting them to a new reward tier. If you donate $20,000 or more, you will get “an actual LIVE dolphin.” After, we presume, your payment clears, Ed and …

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Ecco the Dolphin creator ‘Kickstarting’ underwater game

While we’re still waiting on a true Ecco the Dolphin sequel, we may have the next best thing. Ecco’s original designer, Ed Annunziata, and its composer, Spencer Nilsen, have created a Kickstarter campaign to fund their next project, currently called Big Blue. Set at a modest $665,000 goal, the campaign’s stretch goals are quite notable. If it surpasses its goal …

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SEGA Nerdcast: Episode 1

Heyyyooo! Guess what, ladies and gentlemen? The SEGA Nerdcast is back! Graham, Nathan and myself will be your primary hosts, but the rest of the SEGA Nerds team will show up quite often, as well. One of the primary changes from the Nerdcast Originals is we’re doing a live video show. You can watch us by subscribing to our YouTube …

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We are back!

That’s right, SEGA Nerds is back and better than ever! Graham, Nathan, James, Ryan and I are extremely excited about bringing it back and have been hard at work behind the scenes to get it ready for today’s relaunch. We have some very exciting things in store for the site. Longtime readers will be familiar with many of the returning …

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