Final Fantasy 6 Features
Retro game guide covers were a hot mess, but they sure turned heads.
In 1994, a translator changed game localization by writing a "deathless" apocalypse.
In the '90s, RPG fans blazed trails for each other with high-level save files in rented games.
When it comes to video game discourse, everything old is forever new.
The gaming community knew nothing in the '90s, and frankly, neither did a lot of publishers.
The Blood God drops listeners in a time warp back to 1994.
Companions, friends, and killers: Your fuzzy RPG pals are whatever you need them to be.
From NetHack to The Witcher 3, we celebrate the greatest RPGs throughout gaming history.
A cartridge's save battery is finite. Just like a parent's love.
Some Final Fantasy games have remakes of their remakes. What's the definitive version of each single-player mainline installment? Let us help you.
Square struggled to transcend the boundaries of the SNES even as it benefited from them.
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 | Examining the RPGs we lost with the Wii Shop closure, and where to find alternate versions.
STARTING SCREEN | The older you get, the easier it is to appreciate Square Enix's 16-bit RPG masterpiece.
And so does the rest of Square Enix's classic back catalogue.
Want to get into Final Fantasy? We list entry points for beginning, intermediate, and experienced fans of the series.
NADIA'S MIDBOSS MUSINGS | Did you know those gold Pokémon cards you got from Burger King in '99 are worth a SKILLION DOLLARS? Ha ha, nope.
PODCAST | Breaking down Episode Prompt, the Super NES Classic, and the failure of Valkyria Revolution.
Though perhaps not the best of the series, FFVI was definitely the most Final Fantasy-ish of the lot.
The GBA installments of Final Fantasy IV, V, and VI finally let English-speaking audiences play restored, uncensored versions of the classic RPGs.
Bob explains the strangeness of seeing Star Wars long after playing the many games it inspired.
The creator of Square-Enix's legendary RPG series shatters a widely believed misconception.
Kat, Bob, and Jeremy return to Final Fantasy VI for our inaugural Canon of the Blood God segment. Plus, an interview with Robert Boyd and a mailbag!