Axe of the Blood God Dives Into Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 on the Occasion of San Diego Comic-Con

Axe of the Blood God Dives Into Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 on the Occasion of San Diego Comic-Con

And Final Fantasy 14: Shadowbringers too!

Team Ninja and Nintendo could hardly have chosen a better time to release Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3—smack in the middle of San Diego Comic-Con and the hype for Phase 4 of the MCU. Mike and I talk about that and more in the latest episode of Axe of the Blood God [download link here]!

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 itself roughly meets expectations, which is to say that it's pretty average. But it nevertheless does a good job of deepening the franchise's otherwise light strategy while including a ton of fanservice from across the comics, movies, and video games. Mike and I talk about all of that in our review, as well as our thoughts on the MCU as a whole, the new Top Gun 2 trailer, and more.

Plus, it's a little late, but we're finally doing our Final Fantasy 14: Shadowbringers expansion! Find out why it sets a new standard for the much-loved MMORPG. And of course, Nadia and I talk some more about Fire Emblem: Three Houses.

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Mike Williams returns to the show to review the new Switch exclusive action RPG, Marvel Ultimate Alliance, as well as to provide his long overdue thoughts on the new Final Fantasy 14: Shadowbringers expansion. In the spirit of Comic-Con, there's also a bunch of talk about the Marvel Cinematic Universe! Plus, Nadia and Kat talk a little more about Fire Emblem: Three Houses!

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