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Category: Top 25 RPG Countdown
The Top 25 RPG Intergrade Post-Mortem
Why some games were picked for our updated Top 25 RPG list, while others were left to die in shallow puddles of rainwater.
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!
We Pick the Top 25 RPGs Of All Time!
It's time at last to share our newly-revised list of the 25 best RPGs of all time!
Top 25 RPG Countdown Wrap-Up and Honorable Mentions
The Top 25 RPG Countdown is officially finished! But there are a whole bunch of amazing RPGs that deserve an honorable mention. Nadia and Kat talk about the best of the rest.
Top 25 RPG Countdown, #1: Chrono Trigger
It's time to pick the #1 entry for our conclusion to the Top 25 RPG Countdown! Buckle up for this momentous episode as Kat and Nadia discuss the greatest RPG of all time: Chrono Trigger.
Top 25 RPG Countdown, #2: Planescape: Torment
It's on to #2 of the Top 25 RPG Countdown: Planescape: Torment! Kat and Nadia talk about what made its story so good, why it was the apex of the Golden Age of RPGs, and more.
Top 25 RPG Countdown, #3: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Caty McCarthy joins Kat to discuss #3 on our Top 25 RPG Countdown list: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt! The pair talk its splendid open world, its fantastic writing, and the expert way it handles romances.
Top 25 RPG Countdown, #4: Final Fantasy VI
Final Fantasy VI is the #4 entry in our Top 25 RPG Countdown! Kat and Nadia talk General Leo, Sabin vs. Sah-bin, letting Cid die, and more in their big Final Fantasy VI discussion!
Top 25 RPG Countdown, #5: Suikoden II
Kotaku's Jason Schreier returns for #5 on our Top 25 RPG Countdown: Suikoden II! He joins Kat and Nadia to discuss 108 Stars of Destiny, Iron Chef cooking challenges, Luca Blight vs. Kefka, and much more.
Top 25 RPG Countdown, #6: Ultima VII: The Black Gate
Guest Rowan Kaiser joins us to talk about #6 on our Top 25 RPG list: Ultima 7! Find out how it revolutionized the open world RPG genre, and why it's still a remarkable game nearly 30 years later.
Top 25 RPG Countdown, #7: Fallout
Mike Williams returns for #7 on the Top 25 RPG Countdown list: Fallout! Mike and Kat talk about its amazing writing, the memorable world it created, and why the rest of the Fallout series is still trying to match it.
Top 25 RPG Countdown, #8: Dragon Quest V
We leap back into the Top 25 RPG Countdown with the best Dragon Quest of them all: Dragon Quest V! Kat and Nadia explain why its epic sweep, monster hunting mechanics and romance system make it our #8 pick.
Top 25 RPG Countdown, #9: Persona 4
Persona 4 takes the #9 spot in our Top 25 RPG Countdown! Join us as Kat and Nadia explore this transformative RPG from its story and battle systems to its infamous controversies.
Top 25 RPG Countdown, #10: Baldur’s Gate II
Baldur's Gate II is BioWare's magnum opus, and #10 on our Top 25 RPG Countdown! Guest Troy Goodfellow joins us to break down the story, the world, and all the reasons this RPG deserves a top 10 spot.
Top 25 RPG Countdown, #11: The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
Matthew Allen joins us for #11 in our Top 25 RPG Countdown: The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind! Listen as we discuss why this unique game was was ahead of its time, and the end of an era for Bethesda.
Top 25 RPG Countdown, #12: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
John Learned joins Kat and Mike Williams to add Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic as #12 in our Top 25 RPG Countdown! We discuss how it popularized BioWare, and is still one of the best Star Wars sandboxes.
Top 25 RPG Countdown, #13: Fallout: New Vegas
Kat and Nadia dive into #13 of our Top 25 RPG Countdown: Fallout: New Vegas! Listen as they talk about its classic quests, rich history, and unique choices that help separate it from the rest of the 3D Fallout games.
Top 25 RPG Countdown, #14: Pokemon Gold And Silver
The Top 25 RPG Countdown continues with #14: Pokemon Gold and Silver! Kat and Nadia talk about the magic of Johto, the fun of returning to Kanto, and why its the greatest Pokemon generation of them all.
Top 25 RPG Countdown, #15: Mass Effect
We take our Top 25 RPG Countdown LIVE to PAX West, where we talk about entry #15: Mass Effect. Special guests: Waypoint's Austin Walker, Vidjagame Apocalypse's Matthew Allen, and Mike Williams!
Top 25 RPG Countdown, #16: Earthbound
Bob Mackey returns to add #16 to our Top 25 RPG Countdown list: Earthbound! We talk about why this game is such a joy after more than 20 years.