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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).@The_Katbot email@example.com
Nintendo reaches out to clarify customization options for Byleth.
Square Enix isn't sure how many episodes there will be.
Nintendo making some changes after outcry.
Only monsters from the Galar Pokedex will be transferable through Pokemon Bank.
Also, a new Mana game, tons of ports, and lots more.
Nadia and Kat react to all the biggest RPG news for E3 2019!
The spirit of retro gaming will live on with Project Scarlett though.
All of Ubisoft's announcements from today's show.
Sony got more out of a Wired interview than Microsoft did in an entire press conference.
We get a first hard look at the anticipated sequel in extended gameplay trailer.
Doom Eternal, Elder Scrolls: Blades on Switch, and lots more from the Bethesda press conference.
Cyberpunk 2077 and Gears 5 get release dates, Project Scarlett gets details, and Keanu Reeves drops in instead of Shigeru Miyamoto.
We try out this year's version of EA's popular soccer sim.
We checked out the new FIFA Street revival at EA Play 2019. Here's what we learned.
Madden 20 adds some new features to highlight the superstars, but is it enough?
Here's how to easily find all of our E3 2019 coverage so far.
We talk to Larian founder Swen Vincke and D&D creative director Mike Mearls about reviving one of the greatest RPGs ever.
As platforms give way to services, Microsoft is going back to its roots amid its new console reveal.
From Final Fantasy 7 Remake to Cyberpunk 2077, RPG fans have a lot to look forward to at this years show.
Fortnite, Rocket League, and Overwatch have all found success by owning the summer. Is Dauntless next? Or will Apex Legends make a comeback?
Axe of the Blood God examines Sega's 8-bit history while also discussing Final Fantasy 7 and Trails of Cold Steel.
After being spoiled for two solid years, we've hit a major lull. Will it get better in the second half?
A closer look at the Scenario Engine, which could make Madden's franchise mode feel more alive than it has in years.
The much-anticipated remake sacrifices a part of its history.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Our valiant podcast crew reviews the new movie and reacts to the surprise trailer.
Former Nintendo Switch Online exclusive available to play offline starting today.
Which Pokemon won Detective Pikachu? Is it the best video game movie ever? And who is the best human character outside of Bill Nighy?
Why video game movies will always be at a disadvantage.
Join Kat and Nadia for a new multi-part series in which they explore the RPG legacy of every major console to date.
The familiar elements of Borderlands return intact, but the canvas is much bigger now.
From NetHack to The Witcher 3, we celebrate the greatest RPGs throughout gaming history.
Our RPG podcast reviews SteamWorld Quest and looks back on the long history of animal companions in RPGs.
Nintendo has two big games coming in June and July.
Five years after its original release, we catch up with Yacht Club's Sean Velasco to talk about delays, lessons learned, and the future of Shovel Knight.
On the Game Boy's 30th anniversary, how Nintendo's first true portable console defined a generation of gamers.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | We hit a whole bunch of RPG topics in our mailbag episode!
Nintendo says it is aware of server problems and working to address them.
Kat may not have time for competitive games anymore, but her tastes haven't changed as much as you might think.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Our RPG podcast dives into the excellent RPGs that didn't quite make the cut.
Not just the best baseball sim of the generation, but one of the best sports sims period.
"I'd be extremely surprised if we didn't see more [Tomb Raider]."
We talk to the team behind Obsidian's upcoming RPG about player choice, the challenges of making RPGs in the Ultra HD era, and more.
We pick the best RPG story, soundtrack, developer and more in the 200th episode of our RPG podcast!
We check out Yacht Club's first publishing venture, and talk to its developer, Aarne "Mekaskull" Hunziker.
Meet the Mandibular Rearranger, a weapon that functions as a facial slider gone mad.
Image & Form returns with an extremely interesting RPG for Nintendo Switch.
Watch Kat, Nadia, and Mike live at PAX East! And read all of our articles too.
Gearbox goes Borderlands crazy in April, with a new release and a neat free update to an existing one.
Kat tries the Castle Crashers Switch port, which feels like an artifact of gaming's increasingly distant past.
Bulletstorm is the latest last-gen game to make its way to Switch.
The game of the generation is defined not by its hero, but by women like Triss and Ciri.
We catch up with the director of Devil May Cry 5 to talk about its sales success, the positive reception afforded V, and more.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Our Top 25 RPG Countdown reaches the penultimate entry, and we recap the RPG news from GDC 2019.
The cult favorite RPG returns with better graphics and a new setting to PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
Command and Conquer's cinema scenes were never destined to be Oscar material, but putting them together was a ton of fun.
An explainer for the mecha curious.
"For the majority of developers, release is a real low point."
From testing problems to a constantly expanding word count, Divinity: Original Sin 2's development was anything but smooth sailing.
Speculating on the potential ramifications of tomorrow's Google GDC announcement.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | We add Witcher 3 to our Top 25 RPG countdown!
Square struggled to transcend the boundaries of the SNES even as it benefited from them.
We talk co-op, power creep, and Fire Emblem: Three Houses connectivity with Intelligent Systems.
Dragon's Dogma 2 is still nowhere to be found, but the series is finding other ways to grow.
From Bloodborne to God of War, it truly is a great time to be an action game fan.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | What are the best RPG plot twists? And the worst? Kat and Nadia explore both sides of a time-honored RPG trope.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | A special midweek interview with the creators of one of our favorite RPGs!
We talk to Days Gone's creative director about the politics of Sony's new zombie survival sim.
We talk to Sony San Diego designer and community manager Ramone Russell about this year's baseball sim.
The lost classic that laid the groundwork for Fallout, Skyrim, and every other modern RPG.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | We add Suikoden 2 to the Top 25 RPG countdown with the help of guest Jason Schreier.
Let's pour one out for the end of an era.
Kirby and Yoshi might not be enough to carry a schedule on their own, but they still have plenty to recommend in them.
All that's missing at this point is a version for your microwave.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | BioWare's latest is finally here, and there's a lot to discuss.
Charting BioWare's decline from hits like Knights of the Old Republic to disappointments like Anthem.
Every game is an RPG now, maybe even Halo.
Reggie both embraced and transcended his role as Nintendo's chief cheerleader.
Tetris' semi-dormant competitive side emerges again.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | The Top 25 RPG Countdown continues, but we've got a lot of news to cover first.
Single-player appears to be returning to Call of Duty after a year off.
Reexamining one of the most divisive games in the series on its 20th anniversary.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | The Top 25 RPG countdown resumes, we talk about Anthem vs. The Old Republic, and more.
Amazon Game Studios offers an extended peek at its latest attempt to break into the online gaming market.
We try out V in a new Devil May Cry 5 demo and find that Capcom isn't afraid to play with their well-established formula.
Apex Legends is technically in the Titanfall universe, but its gameplay borrows much more from Blizzard.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Examining the RPGs we lost with the Wii Shop closure, and where to find alternate versions.
EA showed us what awaits at the end of Anthem. Here's what we thought.
We talk to the game's developers about what largely feels like a secondary concern at the moment.
Chucklefish Games repurposes a classic tactics formula while throwing in a few tricks of its own. Our full review.
Capcom is rebounding after a tough generation, Kingdom Hearts 3 is almost here, and more on this week's Starting Screen.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Will we get another Kingdom Hearts? Does Anthem have a potentially fatal flaw? We ponder these questions and more in the latest episode of the RPG podcast.
Anthem passes at least one major test. But is it enough?
We get our first real glimpse of The Father in the sequel to Far Cry 5, and a very trippy vision quest.
Why Trials Rising is better enjoyed on PS4 and Xbox One.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Kat, Nadia, and Caty examine the legacy of Kingdom Hearts and how it marks a turning point for both Square Enix and Disney.
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