USgamer's RPG Podcast Journeys from Xenogears to Xenoblade Chronicles X

USgamer's RPG Podcast Journeys from Xenogears to Xenoblade Chronicles X

Polygon's Phil Kollar joins Kat to break down Xenoblade Chronicles X on Axe of the Blood God while recounting the franchise's history to this point.

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), Polygon's Phil Kollar joins me to take a stroll through the history of Tetsuya Takahashi's Xeno series, after which we break down Xenoblade Chronicles X. We also talk about the RPGs we've invest the most time in to this point!

Xenoblade Chronicles X came out to today, and with a few exceptions it's pulled down positive reviews. Phil and I talk a bit about what works and what doesn't work, and we delve into the ambition that helps set the series apart. You can find Phil's review here, and our own review should be appearing at some point in the future.

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Show Description

Polygon's Phil Kollar is back to help Kat recount the journey from Xenogears to Xenoblade Chronicles X, then the two break down the latest from Tetsuya Takahashi and Monolith Soft. We also have another question of the week! Which RPG have we invested the most time into? Kat and Phil discuss.

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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