Category: Weekly Episode

Does Sony Need More First-Party RPGs?

Does Sony Need More First-Party RPGs?

Does it need more first-party offerings, or should it stick to its third-party deals? We discuss all that and more!
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Souls Hackers 2 Review w/ Michael Higham and Diego Argüello

Souls Hackers 2 Review w/ Michael Higham and Diego Argüello

This week on Axe of the Blood God, Kat, Nadia, and Eric have a (digital) devil of a time talking about Soul Hackers 2.
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What’s the Right Length for an RPG + Delays, Delays, Delays

What’s the Right Length for an RPG + Delays, Delays, Delays

Kat, Nadia, and Eric answer questions asked by YOU, our grand Blood God listeners! What's the right length for an RPG, and more!
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Game Developer Quest: Falcom – 1980s, Pokemon Reax

Game Developer Quest: Falcom – 1980s, Pokemon Reax

Two hefty topics are packed into one convenient episode: New Pokemon Scarlet and Violet information, on top of the beginning of the Nihon Falcom Developer Quest.
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Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Review w/ Autumn Wright

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Review w/ Autumn Wright

This week on Axe of the Blood God, it's time to bask in the Monado's power!
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Live A Live Review w/ Reb Valentine

Live A Live Review w/ Reb Valentine

This week on Axe of the Blood God, Nadia and Eric are joined by their special friend, Reb Valentine of IGN. Together, they Live A Live, Laugh A Laugh, and Love A Love.
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How Gundam Has Inspired RPGs Through the Years + Genesis Mini 2 Reax

How Gundam Has Inspired RPGs Through the Years + Genesis Mini 2 Reax

This week's show has a brief post-mortem of the charity stream before the gang gets down to business: An informed conversation about the Gundam series' endless supply of inspiration for RPGs.
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Pantheon Mini: Does Fallout New Vegas Deserve To Be #1? w/ Khee Hoon Chan and Jay Castello

Pantheon Mini: Does Fallout New Vegas Deserve To Be #1? w/ Khee Hoon Chan and Jay Castello

After the (ahem) fallout of our #1 pick for the Top 25 RPGs of All Time, we got together with Khee Hoon Chan and Jay Castello to talk about whether it deserves to be the top-rated RPG of all time.
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PC RPG Quest – 2010s: The Great Convergence w/ Len Hafer

PC RPG Quest – 2010s: The Great Convergence w/ Len Hafer

Len helps the Blood God wrap up the PC RPG Quest with a deep dive into the computer RPGs that shaped the '10s. And oh, what a decade it was.
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The Mid-Year Review 2022: From Pokemon Legends To Citizen Sleeper

The Mid-Year Review 2022: From Pokemon Legends To Citizen Sleeper

What are some of our favorite games this year? (Elden Ring might get a mention.) Which RPGs were surprise hits? Which seemed to slip under the radar? Opinions are shared.
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Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth Reax, Another Kat Breakdown, And RPG Makers w/ Vivicomplex

Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth Reax, Another Kat Breakdown, And RPG Makers w/ Vivicomplex

This week on Axe of the Blood God, Kat has an intense war flashback to spring 2020.
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The Xbox and Summer Games Fest Recap + Final Fantasy 7 Event Predictions

The Xbox and Summer Games Fest Recap + Final Fantasy 7 Event Predictions

This week on Axe of the Blood God, Kat and Eric are joined by not one but two Alexes to break down the summer showcases! RPG Site's Alex Donaldson and freelancer Alex J. Kane are here to discuss the Xbox and Bethesda showcase, as well as the whole of Summer Game Fest.
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Final Fantasy XVI is Real, Pokémon Has Chonky Bois, And Kat Returns

Final Fantasy XVI is Real, Pokémon Has Chonky Bois, And Kat Returns

This week on Axe of the Blood God, Kat rejoins Eric and Nadia after her adventure on the high seas. She's a little unsteady on her legs, not to mention lightly brined by sea salt, but that's not about to stop her from talking about everything that's going on this week in RPGs.
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Class Conscious: Dragoons in RPGs

Class Conscious: Dragoons in RPGs

Really, can anyone deny the sheer cool factor of the Final Fantasy series' take on dragon knights? If you're not, maybe this episode will make you a believer.
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PC RPG Quest – 2000s: How MMORPGs Changed RPGs Forever w/ Amy Dunham

PC RPG Quest – 2000s: How MMORPGs Changed RPGs Forever w/ Amy Dunham

This week on Axe of the Blood God, the gang takes a step into the fascinating and revolutionary (if jagged and polygonal) world of massive multiplayer online RPGs from the 2000s!
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We Pick An Isometric RPG For Nadia To Play w/ Leana Hafer

We Pick An Isometric RPG For Nadia To Play w/ Leana Hafer

Kat, Eric, and special guest Leana Hafer help Nadia pick a good isometric RPG to play. Plus: Our final four Top 25 RPG nominees!
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Class Conscious: Healers In RPGs

Class Conscious: Healers In RPGs

In this sort of new ongoing feature, we tackle another well-known role in RPGs: Healers! We break down many of the nuances of role-playings most underappreciated class.
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The State of Final Fantasy In 2022 – PAX East Live

The State of Final Fantasy In 2022 – PAX East Live

In a special live PAX East panel, we discuss the State of Final Fantasy from the good, to the bad, to the... Chaotic.
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The Big Kingdom Hearts IV Reveal w/ Ash Paulsen

The Big Kingdom Hearts IV Reveal w/ Ash Paulsen

Eric, Kat, and Nadia are joined by Ash Paulsen to break down the Kingdom Hearts IV reveal, discuss Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.1, and dust off the "What is an RPG?" debate.
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E3 Canceled, Breath of the Wild 2 Delayed, PS Plus Revamped

E3 Canceled, Breath of the Wild 2 Delayed, PS Plus Revamped

From E3's cancellation to Breath of the Wild 2's delay, this episode of Axe of the Blood God comes at the end of a discourse-heavy week.
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