Axe of the Blood God: The Super NES Classic Appears, Valkyria Revolution Fails

Axe of the Blood God: The Super NES Classic Appears, Valkyria Revolution Fails

PODCAST | Breaking down Episode Prompt, the Super NES Classic, and the failure of Valkyria Revolution.

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 break down the Super NES Classic, Episode Prompto, and more!

Valkyria Revolution is a disappointment in more ways than one. Not only is it quite a shoddy game, it badly hurts the changes of the Valkyria Chronicles series making a meaningful comeback. Sega has repeatedly botched its handling of Valkyria Chronicles since its successful debut in 2007, which is a shame because this series deserves better.

Happily, Nintendo seems to be doing a better job with their own history, as the newly-revealed Super NES Classic looks to have a ton of fantastic games. We break it all down and talk about what we'll be playing first!

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Show Description

Kat and Nadia break down the RPGs of the SNES Classic, talk about the latest batch of Final Fantasy XV's DLC (24:30), and lament the utter failure of Valkyria Revolution (37:40).

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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