USgamer's RPG Podcast Celebrates Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

USgamer's RPG Podcast Celebrates Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: Another packed episode brings with it Final Fantasy XII, Super Robot Wars V, and Odin Sphere discussion.

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

In this week's episode of Axe of the Blood God (download link here), we're joined by our fearless leader as well as Japan correspondent Elliot Gay to discuss Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, Super Robot Wars V, and more..

When the Final Fantasy XII announcement hit, I knew that I had to get the boss on the show. Jeremy's love for Final Fantasy XII is well-documented, and he joins us in the first segment to share what he appreciates most about it.

In the following segments, Elliot Gay returns to discuss Super Robot Wars V, which was announced over the past weekend. We both agree that it will probably be a placeholder while Bandai Namco works on a real sequel, but we're pretty excited about it being available in English. Finally, Nadia and I wrap up the Odin Sphere Leifthrasir conversation that we started last week.

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Show Description

Angels sound from on high as Square Enix finally announces the Final Fantasy XII HD Remake, and our fearless leader Jeremy Parish drops by to share his love for one of the franchise's most controversial games. Then Elliot Gay returns to discuss why American anime fans should be excited about Super Robot War V (23:33), and Nadia and Kat revisit Odin Sphere Leifthrasir (49:10) in this packed pre-E3 episode.

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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