The time has finally come. It's been nearly a year, but the Blood God has assembled to deliver the long-promised, no-holds-barred Xenoblade Chronicles 3 spoilercast. Nadia and Eric are joined by two Xeno-heads, GameSpot's Jake Dekker and io9's James Whitbrook, to talk...
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Pantheon of the Blood God: Final Fantasy VIII
To celebrate the end of 2021, we're making a Pantheon of the Blood God available to all of our listeners as a special thank you for all of your support!
An Ode to the Ogre Battle Series
Kat and company take on Squire Enix's Ogre Battle series with help from Patron Waah! These still-beloved strategy games deserve more acknowledgement and we're going to fix that. Also: Haunted Chocolatier, CD Projekt Red delays and Mass Effect 3 controversy.
How Dragon Slayer And Xanadu Changed JRPGs As We Know Them
In this week's episode, Nadia, Kat, and Eric wade neck-deep into the legacy of Falcom's long-running Dragon Slayer series! Plus FFXIV: Endwalker impressions, Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2 and more.
The Spookiest RPG Creepypastas
Axe of the Blood God gets sPooOoOoky this week as Kat, Nadia, and Eric talk about "creepypasta" RPGs. Plus thoughts on the Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio shakeup, Sora's Smash reveal and more.
Parasite Eve is This Month’s Pantheon Selection!
Parasite Eve is the November 2021 selection for Pantheon of the Blood God! Kat and Nadia will explore Square Enix's spooky cult classic to determine if it deserves to be enshrined in the Pantheon.
Pantheon of the Blood God: Tales of Vesperia
For the October 2021 edition of Pantheon of the Blood God, Kat and Nadia are joined by Eric Van Allen for an exploration of Tales of Vesperia! Find out if this classic Tales entry is worthy of the Pantheon.
Axe of the Blood God – The October 2021 Schedule
Welcome to October 2021, the spookiest month around! This month we'll be exploring some of our favorite scary RPGs as well as conducting a special interview!
Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous Review
Nadia, Kat, and Eric invite Jason Wilson back this week to review Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous. Plus Actraiser Renaissance, Amazon's New World, Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin and more!
Introducing the Axe of the Blood God Official Homepage!
Welcome to Axe of the Blood God’s brand new website! Find out what this means for the podcast as we continue into the last part of 2021.
The Spooniest Episode: Bards In RPGs
This week Nadia and Kat get a little spoony and talk about one of the oldest and most controversial RPG classes: The Bard! We discuss their history, famous bards, and answer the question: are they cool?
The Great Tales Ranking, Part 2
In Part 2 of our celebration of the Tales series, we're jumping into the classic entries that pushed the series forward and retain a special place in our hearts. Joining us once again are Kim Wallace and Victor Hunter!
Tales of Arise Review w/ Eric Van Allen
This week, Kat and Nadia are joined by USgamer alumni Eric Van Allen as they dive deep into Tales of Arise. Plus Stardew Valley may be finished, news of a KOTOR remake and more.
The Great Tales Ranking, Part 1
In this special episode, we're joined by Kim Wallace and Victor Hunter to celebrate the Namco Bandai Tales series by ranking all of its biggest games -- from the lowly Tales of the Tempest to the much-loved Tales of Symphonia!
Pantheon of the Blood God: Disco Elysium
For the September 2021 edition of Pantheon of the Blood God, we're joined by Mike Williams to explore of one of the most celebrated RPGs of the past few years, Disco Elysium! But is it Pantheon-worthy? Listen and find out!
Pantheon Mini: Lord of the Rings: The Third Age
The Summer of the Rings draws to its close with a mini Pantheon of the Blood God episode. Kat and Nadia go in-depth with EA's The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age for the PS2.
PC RPG Quest – 1970s: Of Mainframes and Roguelikes
It's the PC RPG Quest! This week, we look back at the primal roots of RPGs with author David Craddock, tracing back to the giant university mainframes of the '70s. Also: Tales of Arise, Homestuck and Pokemon Direct news.
Summer of the Rings: The Hobbit Trilogy
Kat and Nadia journey to Misty Mountains cold to explore The Hobbit Trilogy. In the process they revisit the classic book, discuss some of the more controversial elements of the adaptation, and evaluate what it gets right.
In Honor of Smaug – RPG Dragons And Why We Love Them
There be dragons on this very special episode of Axe of the Blood God, as Kat and Nadia talk about the best dragons in RPGs! Plus discussion on Activision Blizzard and Mass Effect Legendary Edition.
NEO: The World Ends with You Review w/Rebekah Valentine and Imran Khan
This week, Kat and Nadia talk about NEO: The World Ends With You alongside Imran Khan of Fanbyte and Rebekah Valentine of IGN. Also: Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster, Pokemon Unite and Activision Blizzard.
Pantheon of the Blood God: Phantasy Star
For the August 2021 edition of Pantheon of the Blood God, Kat and Nadia are joined by Shane Bettenhausen for an exploration of one of Sega's seminal RPGs -- Phantasy Star!