USgamer's RPG Podcast Counts Down the Most Intriguing RPGs of 2016

USgamer's RPG Podcast Counts Down the Most Intriguing RPGs of 2016

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: From Torment: Tides of Numenera to Persona 5, we examine the most intriguing RPGs of the new year.

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

In this week's episode of Axe of the Blood God (download link here), Kat, Bob, and Mike count down the most intriguing RPGs of 2016. Oh, and we talk a little Trails of Cold Steel, too.

I won't spoil the number one game on this list, but I'm willing to bet that you can probably guess what it is if you've listened to this podcast enough (if you picked SD Gundam G Generation Genesis, congratulations! Or maybe not, but I'm looking forward to playing it regardless.) Regardless, we cover Fire Emblem, Torment: Tides of Numenera, Persona 5, and a bunch of others, plus we speculate on Mass Effect: Andromeda. The front half of 2016 in particular looks like it'll be packed with strong JRPGs.

With that in mind, what RPG are you most excited to play in 2016? Reply in the comments or drop me a line in the messages. I want to know! Also, what's your opinion of the coming year in roleplaying games? Does it look strong? Weak? Again, I want to know. Again, thanks for your support, and we look forward to another great year for the pod.

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Show Description

What are the most intriguing RPGs of 2016? Bob and Mike join Kat to discuss Persona 5, Final Fantasy XV, and all the rest of the most exciting RPGs of the new year.

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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