Axe of the Blood God: Fable Revival Rumors, and the Cosmic Star Heroine Report #1

PODCAST | Kat and Nadia talk about the rumored Fable game that's maaaybe coming to Xbox One. Also, the verdict is in on our new RPG report. Go go Cosmic Star Heroine(s)!

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), we talk about Playground Games' rumored Fable game for the Xbox One, Kat gives her verdict on Darkest Dungeon for the Nintendo Switch, and then we kick off our brand-new Cosmic Star Heroine report!

The news about a potential Fable game by Playground Games is intriguing. Kat believes Microsoft might be trying to build its own answer to phenomenal open-world titles like The Witcher III and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It's a lot of work and it'll take a lot of time, but we're enthusiastic—even if Fable's legacy is so-so, which we also discuss this week.

Also: Kat talks about Darkest Dungeon for the Nintendo Switch. Portable punishment never felt so good, apparently.

Finally, the political process you Earthlings call "Democracy" has yielded a winner in our "What Should We Play Next" RPG poll: Cosmic Star Heroine. Kat and I start our dig into this lovely little game and talk at length about its battle system, its boss fights, and the early hours of its story.

Want to share your thoughts on RPGs? Email us at usgamer@usgamer.net. We may read your letter on the show! Talk to us. We're listening. Closely.

Where to find us (Subscribe, rate, and review!)

Show Description

Kat and Nadia get together to discuss rumors of a Fable revival from Playground Games [8:16], Fable's legacy of ambition and disappointment, and why you should buy Darkest Dungeon the Switch. Then it's on to the first Cosmic Star Heroine Report [32:04] as our intrepid adventurers discuss the opening hours, the flow of the boss battles, and the big early twist.

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!

Tagged with Articles, Axe of the Blood God, Fable, Microsoft, Podcasts, Role Playing Games.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. See our terms & conditions.

Read this next

Axe of the Blood God: Panzer Dragoon Saga's 20th Anniversary With The Ringer's Ben Lindbergh

PODCAST | We revisit the tragic history of Sega's lost classic.

Axe of the Blood God: Our Monster Hunter: World Review

PODCAST | Bob returns to talk about Monster Hunter World, and we've got more Cosmic Star Heroine!

Cosmic Star Heroine Likely Coming to Nintendo Switch, Creator Says

We can be heroes on the Switch, hopefully.

USgamer Lunch Hour: Kat Kicks Off the Cosmic Star Heroine Report

STREAM | Join Kat as she jumps into the latest Axe of the Blood God Report.

Axe of the Blood God: Fire Emblem: Shadows of Valentia Impressions and Cosmic Star Heroine

PODCAST | We're joined by Cosmic Star Heroine co-creator Robert Boyd!

Starting Screen: Sprite-Based Game Art Is Far from Overdone

Indie developers love sprites, but each studio has a unique thumbprint that keeps the retro style fresh. Plus: Fate of the Furious wins the box office, there's a cat in Kowloon Walled City, and C-C-Chip 'n Dale's music rocks.

Cosmic Star Heroine Coming April 11 to PC and PS4

Zeboyd Games' science fiction RPG epic finally has a release date!

More Articles

What's the First Game You Ever Finished?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | What is the first video game Mt. Everest you have successfully climbed?

Dauntless Feels Like Fortnite To Monster Hunter World's PUBG

Dauntless recalls other recent games, but that might not stand in the way of success.

Final Fantasy 14: Shadowbringers Will Bring Huge Changes to Jobs, Combat, and Quests

Final Fantasy 14 patch 5.0 is changing up the way the game is played.

What Will PlayStation Productions Mean for Video Game Movies?

Sony plants its foot and vows to make better video game films. Will they be more successful where others have failed?

More Role Playing Games Games

What's the First Game You Ever Finished?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | What is the first video game Mt. Everest you have successfully climbed?

"Surprise" Dragon Quest Announcement Coming in June Reignites Smash Bros. Character Rumor

Dragon Quest is going to have a Smashing time this E3. Probably.

Skyrim Mods - Best Skyrim Mods for Xbox One, PS4 and PC

Skyrim is a great game that can be made even better through the use of mods. Here are all of the mods that are worth your time.