Axe of the Blood God: Fable Returns, Suikoden Gets a Spiritual Successor, and Tons More RPG News

Axe of the Blood God: Fable Returns, Suikoden Gets a Spiritual Successor, and Tons More RPG News

A busy week for RPG news.

In this week's episode of the Axe of the Blood God, Nadia and I react in real time to the news that Suikoden is getting the successor we've all been waiting for, and much more [download link here].

Pretty much this whole episode is devoted to reacting to this week's RPG news, because there's a ton of it. Fable was confirmed to be returning; Obsidian announced its answer to Skyrim; a Shin Megami Tensei 3 remaster was announced, and Shin Megami Tensei 5 resurfaced. The biggest news of all, though, was that the Suikoden team would be getting back together to make what sounds like... another Suikoden game!

That last piece of news arrived while we were actually recording, so please enjoy as Nadia and I react to the announcement as it's happening. We're genunely happy! This sounds like the game we've all been wanting for 20 years or more. As always, it sounds like there are a ton of amazing RPGs to look forward to, and Nadia and I couldn't be happier.

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Show Description

It's a super busy week for RPG news as Kat and Nadia talk about all the Shin Megami Tensei announcements while breaking down the big Fable and Avowed reveals from the Xbox showcase. This is all on top of word that the Suikoden creators are getting together to create a spiritual successor, which Kat and Nadia react to in real time. Listen as we discuss all the RPGs you'll be playing in 2021 and beyond!

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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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