Axe of the Blood God: Pokemon Ultra Sun & Moon Review, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, FFIX Report #9

Axe of the Blood God: Pokemon Ultra Sun & Moon Review, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, FFIX Report #9

PODCAST | Kat and Nadia discuss a big week in RPGs!

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), Nadia and I cover the release of Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon, initial Xenoblade Chronicles 2 impressions, and of course, our ninth Final Fantasy IX Report!

It's a deceptively big RPG week thanks to the release of Pillars of Eternity: Definitive Edition, Skyrim on Switch (and Skyrim VR), and Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon. Nadia is also reviewing Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and she has some initial thoughts on how it compares to the original game.

Also in this episode: I explain why there should never be another "third version" of a Pokemon game, and we explore Zidane's existential crisis in Final Fantasy IX Report #9!

Want to share your thoughts on RPGs? Email us at usgamer@usgamer.net. We may read your letter on the show! Keep those Perfect RPG Teams coming, folks!

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Show Description

Kat and Nadia talk about a big week for RPG releases as Nadia shares her initial thoughts on the review version of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and Kat explains why Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon should be the last of the updated third versions [29:30]. Then the pair delve into the battle with the Four Fiends and Zidane's big existential crisis with Final Fantasy IX Report #9 [50:28].

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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