Axe of the Blood God Celebrates the Sega Genesis' 30th Anniversary

Axe of the Blood God Celebrates the Sega Genesis' 30th Anniversary

The Console RPG Quest continues! Plus, our thoughts on Grandia HD and Witcher 3 on Switch!

The Sega Genesis celebrated its 30th anniversary last week, and that makes it the perfect time to tackle it for Axe of the Blood God's Console RPG Quest [download link here]!

In this conversation, we talk about the legacy of the sega Genesis; pay proper respects to the Phantasy Star series (previously featured in our Top 25 RPG Countdown), and cover everything from Working Designs to Sword of Vermillion. The true legacy of the Genesis may lie elsewhere, but you can't deny its rich RPG history and the history behind it.

Also in this episode, Grandia HD is out, and Nadia has been playing it! We share our thoughts on both Grandia HD and Witcher 3 on Switch, which I got to try for myself a couple weeks ago. We also manage to sneak in a little Fire Emblem: Three Houses chatter for good measure!

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It's a busy week on Axe of the Blood God as Kat and Nadia share their respective impressions of Witcher 3 on Switch and Grandia HD, and also sneak in a little more Fire Emblem: Three Houses chatter for good measure. Then it's on to the Console RPG Quest for the Sega Genesis, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Phantasy Star, Shining Force, the Sega CD... Kat and Nadia celebrate an amazing RPG legacy!

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Kat Bailey is a former freelance writer and contributor to publications including 1UP, IGN, GameSpot, GamesRadar, and EGM. Her fondest memories as a journalist are at GamePro, where she hosted RolePlayer's Realm and had legal access to the term "Protip." She is USgamer's resident mecha enthusiast, Pokemon Master, and Minnesota Vikings nut (skol).

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