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Respawn's revival of the classic World War II shooter brings the series to VR.
From Pokemon to the Outer Worlds, Kat and Nadia talk about the big RPGs coming out this holiday season.
A brand new mode and some much-improved gameplay highlight an ambitious update for FIFA.
Some much-needed improvements have a major impact on FIFA 20's much-maligned career mode.
Owners of the base consoles are increasingly saddled with long load times when playing games like Borderlands 3.
The Blood God drops listeners in a time warp back to 1994.
A note from the editor on why we're scrubbing the comments.
Madeline's battle with depression and anxiety take on a new meaning in Farewell DLC.
Why the Sega Dreamcast still resonates with game enthusiasts on its 20th anniversary.
The USG RPG podcast is back!
From Overwatch to Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, here's a recap of all the announcements.
One of the generation's best action games gets a terrific expansion.
Ghost Recon Breakpoint still wants to emphasize the "shooter" part of being a looter shooter.
Despite an ambitious content roadmap, Ubisoft executive producer Nouredine Abboud explains how Ubisoft is staying on track.
Reexamining one of the most divisive games in the series on its 20th anniversary.
FIFA is scaling back on Nintendo's platform, but for the moment, Visual Concepts is here to stay.
Virtual Currency is here to stay, but at least the grind will be less painful this year.
Exclusives matter more than ever... or do they?
The Console RPG Quest continues! Plus, our thoughts on Grandia HD and Witcher 3 on Switch!
Witcher 3 on Switch is looking pretty good!
Idris Elba, Rosario Dawson, and the real star, Ernie Hudson, are in NBA 2K20's story mode.
Four Borderlands 3 DLC packs are planned, but new characters will have to wait.
The new game will also resolve questions from Tales From the Borderlands and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.
No one seems happy with otherwise popular games like Madden and FIFA. What's going wrong?
With Fire Emblem: Three Houses now out, Axe of the Blood God takes a closer look at what makes good RPG romances.
We go hands-on with FIFA 20's new street mode, and we like what we see.
Kat and Nadia explores the noble RPG history of the Game Boy on its 30th anniversary.
How bad can you get? Pretty bad, it seems.
We try the new space RPG by the creators of Fallout for the first time.
Fire Emblem makes a welcome course correction after Fates.
Check out gameplay footage from Monster Hunter: World's upcoming expansion, including some new monsters.
"Feedback is always a good thing," says producer Gareth Reeder.
Seven major improvements that need to happen for Madden's franchise mode to catch up with the competition.
Kat is joined by GameSpot's Kallie Plagge and Gamesbeat's Mike Minotti to dig deep into Three Houses.
We catch up with creative director William Ho to talk improvements to the gameplay, online franchise, and Year 2 of World of Chel.
Intelligent Systems' venerable tactics series finally returns to console, but is it a success? Our full review.
And Final Fantasy 14: Shadowbringers too!
We don't need no education, but video game characters are another story.
Kat and Nadia finally have some new RPGs to play. Here's what they think of Fire Emblem: Three Houses and Dragon Quest Builders 2!
Three Houses solidifies the trends that began with Awakening, but in a good way (mostly).
Supermassive Games pushing ahead with its new interactive version of Tales From the Crypt.
Kat and Nadia examines the RPG legacy of the PC Engine, Kat has an update on her Final Fantasy 7 playthrough, and Nadia talks about Bloodstained.
A free-to-play jumble that misses what made Pokemon Go and its own source material so special.
NHL 20 borrows from Fortnite, Overwatch, and more in its latest update.
We take a look at the upcoming release schedule and identify one potential juggernaut.
Kat goes temporarily insane, Final Fantasy 7 Remake is Game of the Show, and more.
Why fans are so upset about the news that some Pokemon won't be available in Sword and Shield.
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.
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