Axe of the Blood God: Top 25 RPG Honorable Mentions, The Outer Worlds, and More

Axe of the Blood God: Top 25 RPG Honorable Mentions, The Outer Worlds, and More

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Our RPG podcast dives into the excellent RPGs that didn't quite make the cut.

With the Top 25 RPG countdown now complete, it's time to celebrate some of the amazing games that ultimately didn't make the cut, and to also talk about some of this week's massive RPG-related news [download link here].

Kotaku's big Anthem report dropped this week, providing a great deal of insight into what currently ails BioWare. Kat and Nadia discuss the news, then recap PAX East 2019, where they laud The Outer Worlds, SteamWorld Quest, and Dragon Quest Builders 2. Then it's on to the Top 25 RPG Countdown Honorable Mentions, in which Kat and Nadia talk about Ultima Underworld, Undertale, Final Fantasy Tactics, Dark Souls, and more!

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Show Description

The Top 25 RPG Countdown is officially finished! But there are a whole bunch of amazing RPGs we didn't get a chance to cover. From Paper Mario: Thousand Year Door, to Final Fantasy Tactics, to Ultima Underworld, Nadia and Kat talk about the best of the rest. Also, they dive into the big Anthem expose and what it means for BioWare, and talk about everything they saw at PAX East, including Kat's conversation with The Outer Worlds development team!

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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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