USgamer's RPG Podcast Reviews Final Fantasy XV

USgamer's RPG Podcast Reviews Final Fantasy XV

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: Oh my god, it's finally here.

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 review Final Fantasy XV! It feels weird just writing that. And with the Last Guardian just around the corner, it feels like the apocalypse is almost here.

For this review, I invited Polygon's Phil Kollar (read his review here) and freelancer Miguel Concepcion (read his review here) to discuss their thoughts. Does the combat work? How about the open-world? Does the shift to linearity in the back half ruin the game? We discuss all of these questions and more! Don't worry, Nadia will get her chance to talk about Final Fantasy XV soon. And rest assured that this episode will have no spoilers.

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Show Description

Polygon's Phil Kollar and long-time JRPG enthusiastic Miguel Concepcion join Kat to go in-depth on Final Fantasy XV. Does the open-world world? Is that combat actually better than it seems? And what music did they listen to while cruising around in the Regalia? (Spoiler: Kat liked Final Fantasy IX). It's been a long-time coming, but it's time to finally dig in to the game we never thought would come out. End times, my friends. End times.

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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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