Ranking the Top 5 RPG Studios 2024

Ranking the Top 5 RPG Studios 2024

2024's RPG landscape is already being defined by a handful of big titles. But those games aren't made in a vaccuum. They're made by people!

Episode Notes

2024’s RPG landscape is already being defined by a handful of big titles. But those games aren’t made in a vaccuum. They’re made by people! People who work at studios!
Listen as Kat, Eric, and special guest Ethan Gach discuss the 5 biggest studios that are already shaping the present and future of RPGs. Who’s making the biggest games of the year? Who’s biding their time before they unleash thier next masterpiece? Who’s just throwing spaghetti at the wall and seeing what sticks? All this and more in this week’s episode of Axe of the Blood God!

Also in this Episode:

  • Final Fantasy V Recap!
  • Games Done Quick!
  • Granblue Fantasy!

00:00 – Intro

06:10 – Main Topic – Top RPG Studios of 2024

06:16 – CD Projekt RED

09:56 – ATLUS

13:28 – Square Enix

19:04 – FromSoftware

27:50 – Larian

54:44 – Random Encounters

57:12 – GDQ

1:02:56 – The Tavern

1:21:58 – Nadia’s Nostalgia Nook

Music Used in this Episode:
Do Your Best! – [Breath of Fire III]

A Curious Tale – [Secret of Mana]

The Day Will Come (From Final Fantasy V) – [Final Fantasy XIV – Endwalker]


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