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Axe of the Blood God: USG's Official RPG Podcast

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Axe of the Blood God: USG's Official RPG Podcast

Axe of the Blood God: USG's Official RPG Podcast

USgamer

27
Followers
187
Plays
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USgamer's official RPG podcast features Kat Bailey and Nadia Oxford as they explore WRPGs, JRPGs, MMORPGs, tabletop RPGs, and all the best in the wonderful world of roleplaying games

Latest Episodes

The Console RPG Quest: Nintendo DS

The latest entry in the Console RPG Quest series takes on the Nintendo DS, the legendary "third pillar" that did its part to carry Nintend for more than a decade. From Etrian Odyssey to Dragon Quest IX, Kat and Nadia discuss its remarkable RPG library, and why it was so important to Japanese gaming in the late 2000s.

73 MIN2 d ago
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The Console RPG Quest: Nintendo DS

Next-Gen RPGs: Imagining New Settings, Reactive Worlds, and More

With the next generation of consoles nearly upon us, Kat is joined by Reviews Editor Mike Williams and Senior Editor Caty McCarthy to discuss the future of the genre. What surprises do the PS5 and Xbox Series X hold for RPGs? Will it all be Destiny-likes and Witcher 3 clones? Or will we be treated to new settings, A.I. innovations, and other fascinating changes? We discuss!

58 MIN1 w ago
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Next-Gen RPGs: Imagining New Settings, Reactive Worlds, and More

Eiyuden Chronicle Live Reaction + Fable, Avowed, and the SMT 3: Nocturne Remaster

It's a super busy week for RPG news as Kat and Nadia talk about all the Shin Megami Tensei announcements while breaking down the big Fable and Avowed reveals from the Xbox showcase. This is all on top of word that the Suikoden creators are getting together to create a spiritual successor, which Kat and Nadia react to in real time. Listen as we discuss all the RPGs you'll be playing in 2021 and beyond!

66 MIN2 w ago
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Eiyuden Chronicle Live Reaction + Fable, Avowed, and the SMT 3: Nocturne Remaster

The Paper Mario: The Origami King Review w/ GameXplain's Andre Segers

GameXplain's Andre Segers joins the podcast to review Paper Mario: The Origami King with Kat and Nadia. Why is the latest game in the venerable series proving so contentious among Nintendo fans? Is there a way to revive the series's fortunes? And what would a Super Mario Persona 5 game look like? We answer all of these questions, plus delve further into the recent glut of RPG adaptations, talk Ghost of Tsushima, and more.

71 MIN3 w ago
Comments
The Paper Mario: The Origami King Review w/ GameXplain's Andre Segers

CrossCode Review + Paper Mario: Origami King Review Impressions

Close to a decade after its original crowdfunding campaign, CrossCode is finally on console! Kat and Nadia are joined by Hirun Cryer, who explains why this beautiful indie RPG is worth your attention. Plus, Kat explains why she's still digging Pokemon Sword, and Nadia reveals her thoughts on Paper Mario: The Origami King.

64 MINJUL 13
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CrossCode Review + Paper Mario: Origami King Review Impressions

The Console RPG Quest: Xbox + Fallout TV Show Reaction

The original Xbox didn't have that many role-playing game, but it was nevertheless a watershed moment for both console history and the RPG genre. Kat and Nadia look back on Microsoft's entry into the console market and talk about Knights of the Old Republic's breakout success, Fable's broken promises, and much more, Plus: Reacting to the newly-announced Fallout TV show! Does it have any hope of being good? We discuss!

70 MINJUL 6
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The Console RPG Quest: Xbox + Fallout TV Show Reaction

5 Games Like Diablo 2 You Should Play + Why We Don't Want a Pokemon Diamond & Pearl Remake

It's Diablo 2's 20th anniversary, and Kat and Nadia are here to talk about its remarkable descendants, including Titan Quest, Torchlight, and other classics (plus some newer games)! Plus, Cyberpunk 2077 impressions, why Pokemon Diamond & Pearl doesn't need a remake, and more!

75 MINJUN 29
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5 Games Like Diablo 2 You Should Play + Why We Don't Want a Pokemon Diamond & Pearl Remake

The Console RPG Quest: WonderSwan + Cyberpunk Delay, Pokemon Snap, and More

The latest entry in the Console RPG Quest tackles both the WonderSwan and the Neo Geo Pocket, two cult favorite handhelds nevertheless trapped in the shadow of the Game Boy. Are their RPG legacies worth remembering? Kat and Nadia discuss! Plus, the duo get into all of the RPG news from the week, including the Pokemon Sword and Shield DLC, the Cyberpunk delay, and more!

77 MINJUN 22
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The Console RPG Quest: WonderSwan + Cyberpunk Delay, Pokemon Snap, and More

Reacting to the PS5 Reveal, Persona 4 Golden on PC, and Project Athia

It's E3! ... Sort of. Kat and Nadia react to the PS5 reveal and lament the general lack of RPGs; talk about Persona 4 Golden being liberated from the Vita, and speculate on Square Enix's newly-revealed Project Athia. Plus chatter about the Demon's Souls Remake, the Track of the Week, and more!

60 MINJUN 15
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Reacting to the PS5 Reveal, Persona 4 Golden on PC, and Project Athia

A Special Preview of Branching Narratives With Jeff Green

We're launching a brand new podcast at USgamer! In this special preview of Branching Narratives, Jeff and Kat sit down to talk about Jeff's journey through the industry; why they're launching a conversational podcast, and how it's all going to work. Stay tuned for the first full episode on June 10!

15 MINJUN 8
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A Special Preview of Branching Narratives With Jeff Green

Latest Episodes

The Console RPG Quest: Nintendo DS

The latest entry in the Console RPG Quest series takes on the Nintendo DS, the legendary "third pillar" that did its part to carry Nintend for more than a decade. From Etrian Odyssey to Dragon Quest IX, Kat and Nadia discuss its remarkable RPG library, and why it was so important to Japanese gaming in the late 2000s.

73 MIN2 d ago
Comments
The Console RPG Quest: Nintendo DS

Next-Gen RPGs: Imagining New Settings, Reactive Worlds, and More

With the next generation of consoles nearly upon us, Kat is joined by Reviews Editor Mike Williams and Senior Editor Caty McCarthy to discuss the future of the genre. What surprises do the PS5 and Xbox Series X hold for RPGs? Will it all be Destiny-likes and Witcher 3 clones? Or will we be treated to new settings, A.I. innovations, and other fascinating changes? We discuss!

58 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Next-Gen RPGs: Imagining New Settings, Reactive Worlds, and More

Eiyuden Chronicle Live Reaction + Fable, Avowed, and the SMT 3: Nocturne Remaster

It's a super busy week for RPG news as Kat and Nadia talk about all the Shin Megami Tensei announcements while breaking down the big Fable and Avowed reveals from the Xbox showcase. This is all on top of word that the Suikoden creators are getting together to create a spiritual successor, which Kat and Nadia react to in real time. Listen as we discuss all the RPGs you'll be playing in 2021 and beyond!

66 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Eiyuden Chronicle Live Reaction + Fable, Avowed, and the SMT 3: Nocturne Remaster

The Paper Mario: The Origami King Review w/ GameXplain's Andre Segers

GameXplain's Andre Segers joins the podcast to review Paper Mario: The Origami King with Kat and Nadia. Why is the latest game in the venerable series proving so contentious among Nintendo fans? Is there a way to revive the series's fortunes? And what would a Super Mario Persona 5 game look like? We answer all of these questions, plus delve further into the recent glut of RPG adaptations, talk Ghost of Tsushima, and more.

71 MIN3 w ago
Comments
The Paper Mario: The Origami King Review w/ GameXplain's Andre Segers

CrossCode Review + Paper Mario: Origami King Review Impressions

Close to a decade after its original crowdfunding campaign, CrossCode is finally on console! Kat and Nadia are joined by Hirun Cryer, who explains why this beautiful indie RPG is worth your attention. Plus, Kat explains why she's still digging Pokemon Sword, and Nadia reveals her thoughts on Paper Mario: The Origami King.

64 MINJUL 13
Comments
CrossCode Review + Paper Mario: Origami King Review Impressions

The Console RPG Quest: Xbox + Fallout TV Show Reaction

The original Xbox didn't have that many role-playing game, but it was nevertheless a watershed moment for both console history and the RPG genre. Kat and Nadia look back on Microsoft's entry into the console market and talk about Knights of the Old Republic's breakout success, Fable's broken promises, and much more, Plus: Reacting to the newly-announced Fallout TV show! Does it have any hope of being good? We discuss!

70 MINJUL 6
Comments
The Console RPG Quest: Xbox + Fallout TV Show Reaction

5 Games Like Diablo 2 You Should Play + Why We Don't Want a Pokemon Diamond & Pearl Remake

It's Diablo 2's 20th anniversary, and Kat and Nadia are here to talk about its remarkable descendants, including Titan Quest, Torchlight, and other classics (plus some newer games)! Plus, Cyberpunk 2077 impressions, why Pokemon Diamond & Pearl doesn't need a remake, and more!

75 MINJUN 29
Comments
5 Games Like Diablo 2 You Should Play + Why We Don't Want a Pokemon Diamond & Pearl Remake

The Console RPG Quest: WonderSwan + Cyberpunk Delay, Pokemon Snap, and More

The latest entry in the Console RPG Quest tackles both the WonderSwan and the Neo Geo Pocket, two cult favorite handhelds nevertheless trapped in the shadow of the Game Boy. Are their RPG legacies worth remembering? Kat and Nadia discuss! Plus, the duo get into all of the RPG news from the week, including the Pokemon Sword and Shield DLC, the Cyberpunk delay, and more!

77 MINJUN 22
Comments
The Console RPG Quest: WonderSwan + Cyberpunk Delay, Pokemon Snap, and More

Reacting to the PS5 Reveal, Persona 4 Golden on PC, and Project Athia

It's E3! ... Sort of. Kat and Nadia react to the PS5 reveal and lament the general lack of RPGs; talk about Persona 4 Golden being liberated from the Vita, and speculate on Square Enix's newly-revealed Project Athia. Plus chatter about the Demon's Souls Remake, the Track of the Week, and more!

60 MINJUN 15
Comments
Reacting to the PS5 Reveal, Persona 4 Golden on PC, and Project Athia

A Special Preview of Branching Narratives With Jeff Green

We're launching a brand new podcast at USgamer! In this special preview of Branching Narratives, Jeff and Kat sit down to talk about Jeff's journey through the industry; why they're launching a conversational podcast, and how it's all going to work. Stay tuned for the first full episode on June 10!

15 MINJUN 8
Comments
A Special Preview of Branching Narratives With Jeff Green
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