Axe of the Blood God 109: Nadia and Kat Gab About the RPGs at E3 2017

Axe of the Blood God 109: Nadia and Kat Gab About the RPGs at E3 2017

PODCAST | Contrary to what Kat believed, E3 2017 was rich with RPGs coming out this year. Nadia never doubted, though. Nadia's perfect.

Axe of the Blood God is our weekly RPG podcast hosted by Kat Bailey and Nadia Oxford. You can find the previous episodes here.

In this week's episode of Axe of the Blood God (download link here), Kat and Nadia talk about the wealth of RPG riches E3 2017 dished unto us. A Xenoblade Chronicles 2 release date – for this year! Confirmation of a Pokémon game for the Switch! And so much more!

Kat and Nadia scrape up what's left of their E3-addled brains to give RPG fans some good news: This year's RPG release schedule isn't looking barren after all. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is coming before the holiday season, which prompts Nadia and Kat to reminisce about Xenoblade in general (this is the Monado's power!!). They also talk about other RPGs that made an appearance, including Anthem, Yakuza 6, Etrian Odyssey V, and tons more.

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Show Description

Kat and Nadia recap all of the big announcements from the past week at E3 including Anthem (3:00), the announcement that Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will be out this year (9:35), a new Pokemon generation for the Switch (50:00), and more. Plus: Lots of talk about Yakuza and Etrian Odyssey 5!

Music from Axe of the Blood God is courtesy of Lena Chappelle, who has also contributed the themes to Active Time Babble and Roleplayers' Realm. I also use music from the RPG Music Pack over at rpgmaker.net. Check it out!

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Nadia Oxford

Staff Writer

Nadia has been writing about games for so long, only the wind and the rain (or the digital facsimiles thereof) remember her true name. She's written for Nerve, About.com, Gamepro, IGN, 1UP, PlayStation Official Magazine, and other sites and magazines that sling words about video games. She co-hosts the Axe of the Blood God podcast, where she mostly screams about Dragon Quest.

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