Category: Special

A Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Rieko Kodama

A Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Rieko Kodama

To honor the tragic passing of pioneer Rieko Kodama, we talk about her origins as "Phoenix Rie" at Sega, her love of movies like Star Wars and adventure stories, and much more.
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Autumn of Avatar – The Book 2 Recap

Autumn of Avatar – The Book 2 Recap

We recap the Avatar's journeys through Ba Sing Se in our recap of Avatar: The Last Airbender Book 2!
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Tim Rogers on Boku no Natsuyasumi, Why PlayStation is the Best Console, Taco Tico, and More

Tim Rogers on Boku no Natsuyasumi, Why PlayStation is the Best Console, Taco Tico, and More

We welcome Tim Rogers to talk about PS1 classic Boku no Natsuyasumi and its connections to modern RPGs like Persona 5. Plus lots of other great RPG discussion!
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Autumn of Avatar – Book 1 Recap w/ Lotus

Autumn of Avatar – Book 1 Recap w/ Lotus

We're now a third of the way through our Autumn of the Avatar, and so we've convened with Fanbyte's former social media specialist Lotus to chat all about Book 1: Water!
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How Toonami Changed Anime (and Games) Forever

How Toonami Changed Anime (and Games) Forever

As the Summer of Gundam rolls to a conclusion, we examine the phenomenon that brought the franchise to America: Toonami!
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The 10 Best RPG Parties Of All Time, Ranked w/ Ben Hanson and John Carson

The 10 Best RPG Parties Of All Time, Ranked w/ Ben Hanson and John Carson

What are the 10 greatest RPG parties? From Chrono Trigger to Planescape Torment, we decide!
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The Axe of the Blood God Guide to Gundam

The Axe of the Blood God Guide to Gundam

What the heck is Mobile Suit Gundam? And where should you start? We're here to help as the Summer of Gundam begins!
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Axe of the Blood God Presents: The Top 25 RPGs Of All Time Remake 2022 – The Complete List

Axe of the Blood God Presents: The Top 25 RPGs Of All Time Remake 2022 – The Complete List

It's time at last to share our picks for the Top 25 RPGs of All Time for 2022! Here's the complete list!
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Axe of the Blood God Plays Dungeons & Dragons Is Now Available

Axe of the Blood God Plays Dungeons & Dragons Is Now Available

After much preparation, we are finally ready to present The Quest for the Axe of the Blood God - A D&D 5e Adventure with special guest Shivam Bhatt!
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The Great Kingdom Hearts 20th Anniversary Ranking

The Great Kingdom Hearts 20th Anniversary Ranking

It's Kingdom Hearts' 20th anniversary, and to celebrate we're ranking all of the games in this Patreon-exclusive episode!
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The Axe of the Blood God Guide to Tactics RPGs

The Axe of the Blood God Guide to Tactics RPGs

This month's special episode of Axe of the Blood God is a complete guide to tactics RPGs! From Fire Emblem to Battletech, here's what you need to know!
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Game Developer Quest: FromSoftware

Game Developer Quest: FromSoftware

For January's special episode, we're kicking off a brand-new series featuring the greatest game developers in gaming history!
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The Axe of the Blood God Game of the Year Extravaganza 2021

The Axe of the Blood God Game of the Year Extravaganza 2021

Having recapped the year in RPGs, it's time to talk about everything else that happened in video games in 2021. And a lot happened! Not all of it good!
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The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 3

The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 3

In the grand finale of our great Cowboy Bebop series ranking, we tackle the ten best episodes of the series!
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The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 2

The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 2

In Part 2 of our complete Cowboy Bebop series ranking, we tackle episodes 16 through 10!
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The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 1

The Cowboy Bebop Complete Series Ranking, Part 1

This Great Cowboy Bebop Ranking is here! We're joined by What a Cartoon and Talking Simpsons Host Henry Gilbert to rank episodes 24 - 17.
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The Ray Chase Interview: Bringing Noctis, Alphen, And Other RPG Heroes to Life

The Ray Chase Interview: Bringing Noctis, Alphen, And Other RPG Heroes to Life

In this month's special Patron-only episode of Axe of the Blood God, Nadia is joined by Eric Van Allen and Victor Hunter to interview video game and anime voice-acting legend Ray Chase!
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Neon Genesis Evangelion

The Neon Genesis Evangelion Special w/ Emily VanDerWerff

Vox's Emily VanDerWerff joins Kat Bailey to discuss Hideaki Anno's classic mecha anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion, talk favorite episodes, break down the major characters and more.
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The Brian Mitsoda Interview: Secret JRPG Origins, Fixing Alpha Protocol, and How to Write an RPG

The Brian Mitsoda Interview: Secret JRPG Origins, Fixing Alpha Protocol, and How to Write an RPG

We interview veteran designer Brian Mitsoda, discussing his more than 20 years in the games industry where he's worked on some of the most interesting RPGs in history.
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The Legend of Zelda 35th Anniversary Tribute w/ Jon Cartwright

The Legend of Zelda 35th Anniversary Tribute w/ Jon Cartwright

Kat and Nadia are joined by Nintendo Life's Jon Cartwright as they explore the early days of one of gaming's most famous franchises, The Legend of Zelda.
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