Suikoden 2 is the Best PlayStation 1 RPG Ever

Suikoden 2 is the Best PlayStation 1 RPG Ever

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | We add Suikoden 2 to the Top 25 RPG countdown with the help of guest Jason Schreier.

We're in the final five of the Top 25 RPG Countdown, which makes it a good time to start making definitive statements. Here's one for you: Suikoden 2 is the best RPG on the PlayStation 1 [download link here].

Kotaku's Jason Schreier joins Axe of the Blood God to discuss what makes Suikoden 2 so good; how it carries the 16-bit torch on to PlayStation, and of course, the Iron Chef cooking minigame. Plus, we debate who is more evil, Luca Blight or Kefka, and share our initial thoughts on Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield!

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Kotaku's Jason Schreier returns for number five on our Top 25 RPG countdown: Suikoden 2! He joins Kat and Nadia to talk about 108 Stars of Destiny, Iron Chef cooking challenges, Luca Blight vs. Kefka, and much more. Plus, Pokemon Sword and Shield have been announced as the latest Pokemon generation, and Kat and Nadia have thoughts on how it will translate to Switch!.

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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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