Xenoblade Chronicles Features

Monolith Soft and Nintendo on Why Xenoblade Chronicles Was a "Turning Point" For the Studio, and for JRPGs

Monolith Soft and Nintendo reflect on bringing the first Xenoblade Chronicles to the Switch.

Axe of the Blood God: Our Final Verdict on Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition

Senior Editor Caty McCarthy joins the show to discuss her review and deliver her final verdict on the big remaster.

Axe of the Blood God: We Talk Paper Mario, Ghost of Tsushima, and Xenoblade Chronicles

Our RPG podcast recaps some of the big news events of the past week, and shares initial Xenoblade Chronicles impressions.

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition's Graphics Are Still Pretty Rough, But It Remains Strong in Other Ways

Our impressions of the review version of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.

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.

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: The Honorable Mentions

These are the overlooked games that are still winners in our hearts.

Axe of the Blood God: Top 25 RPG Honorable Mentions, The Outer Worlds, and More

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Our RPG podcast dives into the excellent RPGs that didn't quite make the cut.

How the Xenoverse Got Its Groove Back

A series once destined to be a footnote in RPG history now commands some serious hype. Find out how the Xenoverse regained its relevance with a look back at its strange, generation-spanning journey.

Xenoblade Chronicles X Takes the Original's Scale and Adds a Healthy Dose of Freedom

Kat got a chance to play Xenoblade Chronicles X earlier this week. Here's what she found.

The 10 Essential Last-Gen Console RPGs

The newest consoles are a little light on must-have RPGs yet, but that just means now is the perfect time to catch up on the greats from last generation.

2015 in Preview: Your Open World Is Boring

Freedom alone does not a great game make. Here are four upcoming titles that could shake things up.

What's in the New Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL?

Nintendo announces a new version of the 3DS and 3DS XL. What can we expect from the unit?

2013 in Review: USgamer's Desert Island Games

The cast and crew do some soul-searching to pick the single game they'd want to bring along if ever they became stranded on a desert island (one with power outlets).