Axe of the Blood God Episode 16: Kat and Jeremy React to the Final Fantasy VII Remake (and the NieR Sequel!)

Axe of the Blood God Episode 16: Kat and Jeremy React to the Final Fantasy VII Remake (and the NieR Sequel!)

We capture the thoughts of Kat and Jeremy in the immediate aftermath of Square Enix's surprising announcements.

Axe of the Blood God is our weekly RPG podcast hosted by Kat Bailey. You can find the show notes for previous episodes here.

In this week's episode of Axe of the Blood God (download link here), Jeremy and I react to what is at once the most surprising and least surprisng news of the year - Final Fantasy VII is getting a remake.

You may recall that I predicted that the Final Fantasy VII remake was going to happen, and yes, I did actually believe what I way saying. But actually having it happen is another thing entirely. You can hear Jeremy and I sort through our surprise on the show, then slowly come to grips with it, then decide that, yeah, we're kind of excited about this announcement. Have a listen!

As a sidenote, this was recorded during E3, so the audio quality is a tiny bit sketchier than usual. It's still quite listenable, but just something to keep in mind. Everything will be back to normal next week.

When you're finished listening to the show, we'd love to hear your thoughts. If you want to talk Final Fantasy VII, Nier, or just RPGs in general, drop a line in the comments below. Conversely, you can reach me at kat.bailey@usgamer.net. We may read and discuss comments we like in an upcoming episode of Axe of the Blood God.

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Show Description

The Final Fantasy VII remake is actually happening! Kat and Jeremy share their reactions the day after it happens, then go on to discuss the surprise Nier remake.

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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Kat Bailey

Editor in Chief

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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