Tag: Pokemon

The January 2022 Pantheon Nominees Are Here!

The January 2022 Pantheon Nominees Are Here!

It's time to choose this month's Pantheon selection! The choices: Dark Souls, Chrono Cross, Pokemon, and Moon. Which one will win?
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How Dragon Slayer And Xanadu Changed JRPGs As We Know Them

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.
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The Spookiest RPG Creepypastas

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.
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Pantheon Mini: Lord of the Rings: The Third Age

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.
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PC RPG Quest – 1970s: Of Mainframes and Roguelikes

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.
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NEO: The World Ends with You Review w/Rebekah Valentine and Imran Khan

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.
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The Best RPG Mini-Games, Our Favorite Dinosaurs, And More

The Best RPG Mini-Games, Our Favorite Dinosaurs, And More

Summer's at its hottest and we're right in between big RPG releases. That can only mean one thing for the Axe of the Blood God: It's Letter Tiiiime!
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Going Massive on Mass Effect Legendary Edition w/ Eric Van Allen

Going Massive on Mass Effect Legendary Edition w/ Eric Van Allen

This week, Kat and Nadia go massive on Mass Effect! USgamer alumni and absolute Mass Effect sage Eric Van Allen joins the podcast to have a long, involved talk about Mass Effect Legendary Edition.
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Lunar, Ys, and More: The Earliest RPGs on CD

Lunar, Ys, and More: The Earliest RPGs on CD

This week, Kat and Nadia take on a very special request to talk about the semi-lost "in between" era of CD JRPGs including series like Lunar, Ys, and more.
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Persona 5 Strikers & Bravely Default 2 Reviews [No Spoilers] w/ Samantha Nelson

Persona 5 Strikers & Bravely Default 2 Reviews [No Spoilers] w/ Samantha Nelson

Kat and Nadia review two highly-anticipated games, Bravely Default 2 and Persona 5 Strikers, with the help of very special guest Samantha Nelson. Plus Pokemon news, March Madness: RPG Edition and more!
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Memories of the ’90s RPG Fandom w/ Andrew Vestal

Memories of the ’90s RPG Fandom w/ Andrew Vestal

This week, Nadia calls on a very old friend, Andrew Vestal, for a ramble down memory lane as they recall how RPG fandom was so very different in the ‘90s. Also news on Anthem, Bravely Default 2 and Pokemon.
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The 90s Anime We Loved, and the RPGs They Created w/ Bob Mackey & Henry Gilbert

The 90s Anime We Loved, and the RPGs They Created w/ Bob Mackey & Henry Gilbert

This week, Kat and Nadia talk to Bob Mackey and Henry Gilbert about how anime and RPGs uplift one another, RPGs based on licensed anime properties, and the struggle of traded VHS tapes before digital distribution saved us all.
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Console RPG Quest: Xbox One

Console RPG Quest: Xbox One

With the next generation of consoles looming, we're jumping ahead in the Console RPG Quest to the Xbox One! While at first glance its RPG legacy appears quite weak, we discuss why there's more to it than meets the eye.
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Console RPG Quest: WonderSwan and Neo Geo Pocket

Console RPG Quest: WonderSwan and Neo Geo Pocket

On this week's episode we add the WonderSwan and the Neo Geo Pocket to the Console RPG Quest! Kat and Nadia discuss the RPG legacies of these somewhat obscure handhelds that still maintain a loyal following.
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Console RPG Quest: Game Boy Advance

Console RPG Quest: Game Boy Advance

For this edition of the Console RPG quest, Kat and Nadia return to the early days of the 2000s to delve into the overlooked RPG legacy of Nintendo's most underrated handheld: Game Boy Advance.
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Console RPG Quest: Sega Dreamcast

Console RPG Quest: Sega Dreamcast

We've nearly reached the PlayStation 2 era in the Console RPG Quest, but first we take a quick detour to talk about the Sega Dreamcast and it's unique RPG legacy. With special guest Shane Bettenhausen.
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Console RPG Quest: Nintendo 64

Console RPG Quest: Nintendo 64

As the Console RPG Quest wraps up the 32-bit era, we arrive at the Nintendo 64 for a discussion of the console's RPGs, its place in RPG history, and Nintendo's evaporating success amid the rise of the Sony PlayStation.
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Console RPG Quest: Game Boy

Console RPG Quest: Game Boy

Next stop in the Console RPG Quest: the Game Boy! Kat and Nadia reflect on their time with the tiny handheld, its incredible RPGs, and how it transcended humble origins to become one of the most important platforms ever.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #5: Suikoden II

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.
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Top 25 RPG Countdown, #14: Pokemon Gold And Silver

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.
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