The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Features

What Makes a Good RPG Romance? Axe of the Blood God Finds Out

With Fire Emblem: Three Houses now out, Axe of the Blood God takes a closer look at what makes good RPG romances.

E3 2019 Rumor Roundup

The down-low on all the rumors being discussed in quiet whispers in the lead up to E3 2019.

The 25 Best Steam Games: Now Updated for 2019

A rotating list of the best games on Steam may seem impossible on the surface, but against all odds, we've done it!

The 25 Best PS4 Games: Now Updated for 2019

Our rotating list of the best PS4 games, now updated again for May 2019!

The 25 Best Xbox One Games

Our always rotating list of the best games on Microsoft's console, and its premium partner the Xbox One X.

Axe of the Blood God Presents: The 25 Best RPGs of All Time

From NetHack to The Witcher 3, we celebrate the greatest RPGs throughout gaming history.

What Do You Think Is the Best RPG Not Named Chrono Trigger?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | We have concluded our Top 25 RPGs countdown, at last! But what do you think should have been number one?

The Top 25 RPGs of All Time #3: The Witcher 3

The game of the generation is defined not by its hero, but by women like Triss and Ciri.

The Witcher 3: Axe of the Blood God Revisits a New Classic

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | We add Witcher 3 to our Top 25 RPG countdown!

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Makes Gwent a Far Richer Single-Player Experience

Gwent's spin-off RPG adventure rises to the Witcher name.

From The Witcher 3 to Queer Dating Sims: How Writers are Expanding the Boundaries of Video Game Storytelling

INSIDE THE WRITING IN GAMES | CD Projekt Red, Brianna Lei, Meg Jayanth, and more divulge how they approach writing the smaller parts of games.

How White Orchard Brilliantly Sets the Stage for Everything to Come in The Witcher 3

CD Projekt Red and former Dragon Age creative director Mike Laidlaw weigh in on what makes White Orchard special.

Axe of the Blood God: Making Meaningful Decisions in RPGs

PODCAST | We share Ni No Kuni 2 impressions and talk about ways to make RPG endings meaningful.

Axe of the Blood God: Witcher 3, Secret of Evermore, and the Final Fantasy IX Report Wrap-up

PODCAST | Kat and Nadia were busy over the holidays.

Axe of the Blood God: SMT V, Assassin's Creed Origins' Relationship to Witcher 3, and Final Fantasy IX Report #6

PODCAST | Kat and Nadia talk about recent releases and how they connect to RPGS, then continue the Final Fantasy IX Report.

Starting Screen | There and Back Again: A Witcher 3 Tale

STARTING SCREEN | The Witcher 3 continues to surprise me with every return, even years after its release.

USgamer's RPG Podcast Whiles Away the Dog Days of Summer With Ys, Witcher 3, and More

AXE OF THE BLOOD: Nadia and Kat discuss Ys: Oath in Felghana, Witcher 3, Pokemon, and Dragon Age Inquisition before hearing your pitches for your favorite lesser-known RPGs.

USgamer's RPG Podcast Celebrates Dragon Quest's 30th Anniversary

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: Kat, Nadia, and Bob share the love for Dragon Quest. Plus, Mike drops by to discuss the new Witcher 3 and Fallout 4 DLC.

Blood and Wine: The Witcher 3's Final Expansion Highlights CD Projekt's Particular Approach to RPG Design

The Witcher 3's intense focus on narrative is a matter of taste, but there's no denying CD Projekt's execution in this final expansion.

USgamer's Game of the Year for 2015

May we have the envelope, please....

USgamer's Best Games of 2015: Best Quest

PART SIX: The most memorable storylines of the year. (Spoilers, maybe?)

On The Witcher 3, Race, and Fantasy Homages

Is The Witcher III too white? What about our fantasy RPG and adventure games in general?

USgamer's Best Games of 2015: Best Open World

PART TWO: Do you weep for your vanishing free time whenever a publisher announces another massive open-wold game? We pick the must-play sandbox space of 2015.

USgamer's Best Games of 2015: Most Rewarding Game

PART ONE: The team played lots of games in 2015, but which one left them with the greatest sense of accomplishment?

Axe of the Blood God Episode 29: Legend of Legacy, Final Fantasy XII and RPG Localization

What a good localization can mean for an RPG. Plus: Kat and USgamer contributor John Learned discuss Legend of Legacy and the new Witcher 3 expansion.

Why Hunting Games like Witcher 3 and Far Cry Primal Have Become so Popular

Between Horizon, Witcher 3, and Far Cry Primal, we're getting a major influx of hunting games. Why?

The Witcher 3's Development Was Cheaper, But Still in AAA Territory

Don't believe everything you read on the internet. Or do believe it, but put it in the right context.

Axe of the Blood God Episode 13: A Deeper Dive into Witcher 3 and Destiny

Kotaku's Kirk Hamilton joins Kat to discuss his two favorite topics - Witcher 3 and Destiny.

From Us to You! Reviews the First Half of 2015 in Gaming

As 2015 nears its midpoint, Mike, Kat, and Jaz sit down to talk about Cities: Skylines, Bloodborne, Axiom Verge, and the rest of the year's top games.

Tuesday Stream: Hunting Prey in The Witcher 3

On the fence about whether to get The Witcher 3? Come hang out with Kat while she explores its vast open world at 4pm PT/7pm ET.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt PC Requirements Clarify the New Normal

CD Projekt Red details what you'll need to run The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PC.

2015 in Preview: Another Vintage Year for RPGs is on the Way

With Persona 5, Bloodborne, and more on the horizon, 2015 could be an even better year for RPGs than 2014.

EGX: How The Witcher 3 Blends Complex Storytelling with an Immersive Open World

CD Projekt Red's upcoming final chapter to the Witcher trilogy is the developer's most ambitious project yet. Lead quest designer Mateusz Tomaszkiewicz explains the challenges open-world presents.

The Witcher 3 Opens Its World for a Wild Hunt

CD Projekt Red lets a neophyte take a look at the latest Witcher title.