Grindstone Update Finally Lets You Listen to Whatever You Want While You Hack and Slash Away

Grindstone Update Finally Lets You Listen to Whatever You Want While You Hack and Slash Away

Like the #1 RPG podcast in the land, Axe of the Blood God.

Out of the multitude of games launched with Apple's Arcade service, Grindstone has been one of the breakout hits. But its unique blend of matching strategy and cartoon hack-and-slash has one fatal flaw: players aren't able to listen to music or podcasts while they played. That is, until today.

Announced on developer Capy Games' Twitter feed, today's patch will let Grindstone players chop through enemies to their heart's content without missing a second of their favorite podcasts. It's a win all around for people who, like me, need media feeds blown into my brain at all times.

It's a great addition for a game that has so much replayability, through so many levels of trying to nail that three-star rating and perfectly mow through the endless adorable hordes.

It also reinforces our pick of Grindstone as one of the games you should be playing if you're an Apple Arcade subscriber. Alongside a bunch of other games that have hit the service, Grindstone has been one of the major breakouts, especially around these parts.

If you're looking for a podcast to listen to, Capy Games suggested one in its replies. But let us offer our own suggestion: the one and only podcast for spicy RPG takes and retro-critique, USgamer's own Axe of the Blood God. It's everything a growing Grindstone player needs to stay up to date with RPGs while slashing through hordes of enemies.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. See our terms & conditions.

Eric Van Allen

News Editor

Eric is a writer and Texan. He's a former contributor to sites including Compete, Polygon, Waypoint, and the Washington Post. He loves competitive games, live music, and travel.

In other news

Dreams Is Getting PSVR Support for Free Next Month

The "Inside The Box" expansion will open up lots of new possibilities for Dreams creators.

Pokemon Cafe Mix Is One Part Coffee Shop Sim, Several Parts Tsum Tsum

This new free-to-start Switch and mobile game looks familiar…

The Anime Intro for Mr. Driller DrillLand Will Give You J-Pop Poisoning

Fill your drill with hopes and dreams. Just maybe not in public.

Tetris Effect's Soundtrack Is Now Free to Everyone

Thank you, Enhance, for the limitless vibes.

Need help?

Tetris 99 Tips

There's a new battle royale game on the block. Here's how to win at Tetris 99.

Tetris 99 Tips - How to Win at Tetris Battle Royale

There's a new battle royale game on the block. Here's how to win at Tetris 99.

Gotta Catch All 98 Opponents in Tetris 99's Upcoming Pokemon Crossover Event

Tetris 99's new crossover theme might be its best yet.

If You're Bad at Tetris 99, You Can Now Squad Up For Help

The puzzle-battle royale hybrid just got friendlier.