Category: Weekly Episode

The Axe of the Blood God’s Big Ol’ 2023 RPG Preview

The Axe of the Blood God’s Big Ol’ 2023 RPG Preview

Happy New Year! 2023's launch also marks the launch of new RPGs. Like, lots of RPGs. This is going to be a busy, busy year.
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The RPG Year in Review 2022 w/ Mike and Victor

The RPG Year in Review 2022 w/ Mike and Victor

The year is coming to a close, and so we're looking back on all the role-playing games 2022 delivered from Xenoblade Chronicles 3 to Elden Ring!
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The Games We Loved (But Weren’t So Hot On Later)

The Games We Loved (But Weren’t So Hot On Later)

Kat's come back home just in time to enjoy a very chill episode of the show, which delves into reader mail. In other words…it's letter tiiime, it's letter tiiime!
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The 2022 Game Awards + This Year’s Hidden Gem RPGs w/Lucas White

The 2022 Game Awards + This Year’s Hidden Gem RPGs w/Lucas White

Geoff Keighley threw a party and now there are new RPGs to talk about! Plus: The overlooked RPG gems of 2022.
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The Year of Tactics 2022 w/ Leana Hafer

The Year of Tactics 2022 w/ Leana Hafer

From turn-based to real time, from revision to brand-new IP, there was a lot going on with the strategy genre this year. How does one find the time and money to love them all?
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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Review

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Review

IGN's Rebekah Valentine joins Kat, Nadia, and Eric as they step into Pokemon Heaven for a review of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
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Star Ocean: The Divine Force Review

Star Ocean: The Divine Force Review

Digital Foundry's John Linneman joins Kat, Nadia, and Eric for a detailed review about Star Ocean: The Divine Force!
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Class Conscious: Monks

Class Conscious: Monks

It's time to talk about Monks! You know, those fellows what pummel things with their fists and suplex trains. It's the latest entry in our Class Conscious series!
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The Fall RPG Catch-up and Kat’s Steam Deck Apology

The Fall RPG Catch-up and Kat’s Steam Deck Apology

This week, Kat, Nadia, and Eric are joined by a very special writer friend, Scott White. Scott helps fill in the gang on some of the more important RPGs that have recently landed, including the excellent Trails from Zero, and the reasons why it's a great entry point for the Trails series.
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Cyberpunk Sequel, Witcher Trilogy: Analyzing All of the CDPR Announcements

Cyberpunk Sequel, Witcher Trilogy: Analyzing All of the CDPR Announcements

This week we talk about CD Projekt Red's efforts to repair Cyberpunk's tarnished reputation, and their optimistic new road map for the future of Cyberpunk 2077 and the Witcher series.
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Does Cyberpunk 2077 Deserve Its Redemption Arc? w/ Kenneth Shepard

Does Cyberpunk 2077 Deserve Its Redemption Arc? w/ Kenneth Shepard

This week we're joined by Normandy FM's Kenneth Shepard as we discuss Cyberpunk 2077's redemption arc, and what the future holds for the game — and CD Projekt Red.
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99 Potions x Axe of the Blood God: Our Problematic Faves

99 Potions x Axe of the Blood God: Our Problematic Faves

We're joined by the folks behind 99 Potions, Fantbyte's RPG podcast, to pour one out for a great website, talk about what they've been playing, and delve into some problematic favorite characters.
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The September Nintendo Direct: Paradise for RPG Fans, Paradise Plus for Farming Game Fans

The September Nintendo Direct: Paradise for RPG Fans, Paradise Plus for Farming Game Fans

Anthony John Agnello stops by to talk about the RPG news from last week's Nintendo Direct, including new Final Fantasy Theatrhythm and Fire Emblem games, plus a name for the Breath of the Wild sequel!
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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, Harvestella, Tactics Ogre Reborn, and More in the Fall 2022 RPG Preview

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, Harvestella, Tactics Ogre Reborn, and More in the Fall 2022 RPG Preview

Axe of the Blood God tackles the 2022 fall RPG preview with a look at Persona 5 for Nintendo Switch, Tactics Ogre Reborn, Valkyrie Elysium, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and more!
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Rings of Power, House of the Dragon, and RPGs + Autumn of Avatar Book 1, 1-6 w/ Alex Stedman

Rings of Power, House of the Dragon, and RPGs + Autumn of Avatar Book 1, 1-6 w/ Alex Stedman

The fall season is upon us, and more fantasy shows than you can shake a wizard's staff at! IGN's Alex Stedman joins us to chat about House of the Dragon, The Rings of Power, and kick off our Autumn of the Avatar series.
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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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