We Revisit the Greatest Dragon Quest of Them All on This Week's RPG Podcast

We Revisit the Greatest Dragon Quest of Them All on This Week's RPG Podcast

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Dragon Quest 5, Destiny, and Tales of Vesperia headline this week's episode of Blood God.

Axe of the Blood God is our weekly RPG podcast hosted by Kat Bailey and Nadia Oxford. You can find the previous episodes here.

The Top 25 RPG Countdown officially resumes this week with a look at the best Dragon Quest of them all [download link here]!

Dragon Quest is a storied RPG series with many standout entries, but Dragon Quest 5 truly has it all: great characters, wonderful mechanics (monster collecting!), a tight battle system, and an epic sweep that even current generation RPGs struggle to match. This week we add it to the Top 25 RPG countdown! Plus: We discuss the big Destiny split, the Tales of Vesperia remaster, and more!

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Kat and Nadia leap back into the Top 25 RPG countdown with the best Dragon Quest of them all: Dragon Quest 5! The pair explain why its epic sweep, monster hunting mechanics, and odd (but hilarious) romance system make it a classic. Plus, they cover the big Destiny split, Tales of Vesperia on Switch, and more!

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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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