Axe of the Blood God: The Fall RPG 2020 Preview

Axe of the Blood God: The Fall RPG 2020 Preview

We preview Cyberpunk 2077, Yakuza 7, and the rest of this fall's biggest RPGs.

The fall release season is upon us, and that means that it's time to preview all of the biggest RPGs for the rest of 2020 [download link here].

Naturally, Cyberpunk 2077 towers above all, but it's not the only major RPG being released this holiday season. We also cover Yakuza 7, Trails of Cold Steel 4, World of WarCraft's Shadowlands expansion, and plenty more. Even if you're not planning to invest in a next-gen system, it looks like it's going to be a pretty big year.

Also in this episode: We react to the Xbox Series S price! We celebrate an underrated but important RPG in our Track of the Week! And we look at the reaction to two RPG releases from this week: Kingdom of Amalur Re-Reckoning and Perils of Gorgon, the new DLC for The Outer Worlds.

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Show Description

The fall release season is officially upon, and that means it's time to preview all of the big RPGs that will carry us to the end of the year. Kat and Nadia sit down to preview Cyberpunk 2077, Trails of Cold Steel 4, Yakuza 7, World of WarCraft: Shadowlands, and all the rest of this fall's most interesting role-playing games. Plus: Reactions to the Xbox Series S price and more.

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 rpgmaker.net. Check it out!

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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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