World of WarCraft is Relevant as Ever After Nearly 14 Years

World of WarCraft is Relevant as Ever After Nearly 14 Years

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Blizzard's MMORPG joins our Top 25 list.

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

Nearly fourteen years after its original release, World of WarCraft is relevant as ever, and we're here to add it to our ongoing Top 25 RPG countdown [download link here]

Vidjagame Apocalypse co-host Matthew Allen joins Mike Williams and I to discuss the history of World of WarCraft, its evolution, and why it's managed to relevant over the years. Polarizing as it can be at times, there's no doubt that it continues to have a hold on the popular imagination. We discuss why while remembering some of WoW's good times from over years.

Also in this episode, Nadia and I go through last week's comments on the Octopath Traveler review. Yep, your voices are definitely heard this week.

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Kat is joined by Mike Williams and Vidjagame Apocalypse co-host Matthew Allen to discuss number 21 on our Top 25 RPG Countdown: World of WarCraft! They talk about its RPG roots, why it changed MMORPGs forever, and why it continues to command a loyal audience to this day. Then Kat and Nadia respond to some of the more heated feedback from last episode's Octopath Traveler review.

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Kat Bailey

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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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