Axe of the Blood God Reviews Pokemon Sword and Shield and Romancing SaGa 3

Axe of the Blood God Reviews Pokemon Sword and Shield and Romancing SaGa 3

Kat, Nadia, and special guest Kallie Plagge go in-depth on Gen 8.

As we roll to the end of the review season, it's time to review one of the biggest RPGs of 2019: Pokemon Sword and Shield [download link here].

Joining us in this endeavor is GameSpot's Kallie Plagge, who is one of the most knowledgeable Pokemon experts in the games press. She joins Nadia and I in talking about the starters, the graphics, the National Pokedex issue, and how it ultimately measures up to the rest of the series. Plus, we briefly rant about Ruby and Sapphire, talk about which starters "won" each generation, and more!

Also in this episode, Nadia has been playing Romancing SaGa 3, and she has some thoughts! And we also talk about the news that BioWare is working on rebooting on Anthem!

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Pokemon Sword and Shield is here! GameSpot Pokemon Master Kallie Plagge joins Kat and Nadia to talk about the joys (and the controversies) of the latest generation of Pokemon! [Review starts at 17:22] Plus, we discuss the return of Romancing SaGa 3, and wonder whether Anthem can be saved with a "Realm Reborn" reboot.

Music from Axe of the Blood God is courtesy of Lena Raine, composer of Celeste. I also use music from the RPG Music Pack over at Check it out!

Kat Bailey

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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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