Final Fantasy 7 Remake Features

A Quick and Dirty Ranking of The Game Awards GOTY Nominees for 2020

Hades is a great choice, Doom Eternal... less so.

An Absurdly Long List of Every Game I've Played Since Quarantine Began

Caty embarks on a frankly stupid exercise through her game tracking spreadsheet.

How Erica Lindbeck Gave Jessie Rasberry a New Voice in Final Fantasy 7 Remake

We catch up with the voice actress who not only gave Jessie a voice, but helped make her a new fan favorite in the Final Fantasy 7 community.

USG Game of the Month: Final Fantasy 7 Remake Fixes One of the Franchise's Biggest Problems

GAME OF THE MONTH | The Final Fantasy series has always struggled with real-time combat, but in Final Fantasy 7 Remake, nails it.

The More I Think About Final Fantasy 7 Remake, The More I Like It

Reflections on why Final Fantasy 7 Remake is more than the sum of its parts.

The Planet's Dyin': Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Politics Are More Relevant Than Ever

War, poverty, and climate change in the world of Midgar.

Six Predictions for Final Fantasy 7 Remake Part 2

What comes next for Cloud, Tifa, Barret, Aerith, and Red XIII? We have some educated guesses.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Has a Big Texture Problem

Final Fantasy 7 Remake is visually stunning, but it's hard to ignore its muddy underbelly.

Axe of the Blood God: Should Xenogears Get a Remake?

Plus, Final Fantasy 7 Remake's wild ending.

What Final Fantasy 7 Remake Gains and Loses in Splitting Up Its Story

The consequences of turning Final Fantasy 7 Remake into a multi-part epic.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Ending Explained

The ending for Final Fantasy 7 Remake is complicated, to put it lightly. We've made it more digestible for you.

A Perfect Build-up Makes Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Airbuster Fight Something Special

An early boss fight that shows how Square Enix isn't playing it safe with this remake.

Starting Screen | Remakes Are for New Ideas and Rethinking Classics, Not Retreading Old Ground

Let creators see these old games through a new lens.

Axe of the Blood God: Our Non-Spoiler Final Fantasy 7 Remake Discussion

We talk about the review in the latest episode of the RPG podcast.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Developers Tried to Avoid Playing Favorites With Tifa and Aerith

Co-Director Naoki Hamaguchi and Producer Yoshinori Kitase tell us about giving Tifa and Aerith equal time, how their vision for the remake evolved over time, and more.

Remember When… A Final Fantasy 7 Tech Demo First Baited Fans Into Wanting a Remake

With Final Fantasy 7 Remake's new delay, let's look back on the first glimpse we got of a better-looking Cloud.

Axe of the Blood God: Mako Reactor Attacks, Evading Dragons, and Other Amazing RPG Intros

We explore the opening moments of some of our favorite RPGs.

The Final Fantasy 7 Spinoffs You Never Knew About

The less famous stories, movies, and games that filled in the gaps of Final Fantasy 7's lore.

Square Enix Should Be Clearer About Final Fantasy 7 Remake Being a Multi-Parter

Square Enix's hesitation to label Final Fantasy 7 Remake as a multi-parter is understandable, but it's still not right.

Starting Screen | I Finally Get It

How I finally came to embrace the hype around Final Fantasy 7 Remake.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Changes One of the Original's Most Iconic Scenes, and Not for the Better

What Cloud's first meeting with Aerith says about the differences between the remake and the original.

Axe of the Blood God: We Play Final Fantasy 7 Remake and Celebrate PlayStation 2's 20th Anniversary

We've got a packed episode this week as we take a look at some of the year's most anticipated RPGs.

Countdown to Final Fantasy 7 Remake

We count down the final weeks to Final Fantasy 7 Remake's release with a series of features, essays, and podcasts.

Axe of the Blood God: The State of JRPGs in 2020

From Persona 5 to Atelier Ryza, Kat and Nadia talk about how JRPGs are faring as a new decade begins.

Axe of the Blood God: Looking Back on the Decade in RPGs

Kat and Nadia talk about all the ways that RPGs changed dramatically over the course of the 2010s.

Axe of the Blood God Previews the RPGs of 2020

Cyberpunk, Final Fantasy 7 Remake, and a brand new generation of consoles highlights 2020 in RPGs.

USG's 20 Most Anticipated Games of 2020

From indies to long-awaited sequels, these are our 20 most anticipated games for this new year.

Help, I'm Being Crushed To Death by 2020's Promising Slate of RPGs

2020 is loaded with RPGs, and it already hurts so good.

How Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Battle Music Goes in Unexpected Directions

So long repetitive battle themes, I'll see you in therapy.

Axe of the Blood God Wraps Up E3 2019: Kat Loses Her Mind Over Pokemon

Kat goes temporarily insane, Final Fantasy 7 Remake is Game of the Show, and more.

The E3 2019 Awards: The Best Games We Saw at This Year's Show

Here are all the best games we saw at E3 2019, including our Game of the Show!

The Final Fantasy 7 Remake Soundtrack Sounds Different So Far, But in A Good Way

The new orchestral compositions of familiar tunes sound great so far.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake E3 2019 Demo Breakdown: Sephiroth vs. Cloud, Shinra HQ Details, and Egg and Chips

Everything we notice in last night's big Final Fantasy 7 Remake reveal.

Axe of the Blood E3 2019 Reaction Pod: Final Fantasy 7 Remake Hype, Keanu Reeves in Cyberpunk, and More!

Nadia and Kat react to all the biggest RPG news for E3 2019!

All of Our E3 2019 Coverage: News, Rumors, and Hands-on for the Show's Biggest Games

Here's how to easily find all of our E3 2019 coverage so far.

Axe of the Blood God Previews the RPGs of E3 2019

From Final Fantasy 7 Remake to Cyberpunk 2077, RPG fans have a lot to look forward to at this years show.

The Peculiar Controversies That Have Emerged Around Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Versions of Cloud, Aerith, and Barret

The Final Fantasy 7 Remake hasn't offered much in the way of gameplay or storytelling yet, but it's sure dished up some drama.

Starting Screen | Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Decision to Drop Its Turn-Based RPG Combat is Sadly Ironic

The much-anticipated remake sacrifices a part of its history.

Axe of the Blood God Reviews Detective Pikachu and Reacts of Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Return

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Our valiant podcast crew reviews the new movie and reacts to the surprise trailer.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Trailer Analysis: Cloud's New Look, Aeris' Stupid Flowers, and Other Observations

After a long hibernation, the Final Fantasy 7 Remake resurfaces with a wealth of new information.

Final Fantasy 7 Switch's Music Bug Messes Up the Game's Epic Atmosphere

Let's hear the first ten seconds of that song again. And again.

The Games That Are Probably Not Coming Out in 2019

Sorry to be an agent of reality checks.

The E3 2018 Announcements We Want Most

The E3 of our wildest dreams.

Axe of the Blood God 91: Horizon Zero Dawn, and What's Going On with the Final Fantasy VII Remake?

Kat and Nadia jaw about the Final Fantasy VII remake as well as Horizon Zero Dawn, BioWare's new IP, the Switch, and of course, Persona 4 Golden.

What the Heck Is Going on with the Final Fantasy VII Remake?

Can someone give us a new trailer, at least? Anyone? Anyone? ... Bugenhagen?

USgamer's RPG Podcast Ponders the Final Fantasy VII Remake's Battle System, Ni No Kuni 2, and Bloodborne DLC

Axe of the Blood God takes an in-depth look at Bloodborne's DLC while recapping the news from PSX.

The Year Our Video Game Wishes Came True

2015 IN REVIEW: Bob looks back on 12 months of absolutely unexpected announcements.

I'm Fine With the Changes Being Made to Final Fantasy VII's Battle System

Square Enix's update is more faithful than it first appears, plus other observations from the slew of new Final Fantasy VII Remake info.

Axe of the Blood God Episode 21: Turn-Based Combat and Modern RPGs

What does turn-based combat mean in the modern era? Bob, Kat, and special guest Steve Tramer explore a mechanic that is as old as the medium itself.