Kat and Nadia react to Monday’s news.
Harry Potter, Monster Hunter, and Final Fantasy 16 highlight a huge week for RPGs.
We preview Cyberpunk 2077, Yakuza 7, and the rest of this fall's biggest RPGs.
The Console RPG Quest explores Sony's big move into handheld gaming.
Recapping a busy week for role-playing games.
This week, Nadia, Eric, and Davionne dream of electric sheep and indie RPGs.
Three big RPGs, one big summer event.
The World Ends With You, Dragon Quest 9, and other RPGs helped carry Japanese gaming through a difficult period.
We wrap our series of interviews with gaming's greatest with pioneering developer Brenda Romero.
We talk about all the ways RPGs might change on Xbox Series X and PS5.
This week's it the Black Dragon's turn to share his long journey through the games industry.
A busy week for RPG news.
Plus, the one thing you don't know about Sid Meier.
GameXplain's Andre Seger joins the show to help render judgment on the latest game in the Paper Mario series.
Animal Talking host Gary Whitta talks about writing about games before the internet, penning a Star Wars movie, and more.
Kat, Nadia, and Hirun talk CrossCode, Paper Mario: The Origami King review impressions, and more.
The founder of the podcast Spawn on Me talks about the long fight to get more Black voices in the games industry, and much more.
The Console RPG Quest looks back on the console that brought PC RPGs to the living room.
Celebrating Diablo 2's 20th anniversary, why Pokemon Diamond and Pearl don't need a remake, and more.
Bethesda's Vice President of Global Marketing talks about how Morrowind kept Bethesda in business, the initial Fallout deal, and much more.
The latest entry in the Console RPG Quest circles back to a cult handheld. Plus, recapping a busy week in RPG news.
The second episode of our new podcast chronicles indie developer Samantha Kalman's journey into the games industry.
Waypoint Radio and Friends at the Table host Austin Walker shares his journey through the games industry.
We're launching a brand new podcast at USG!
From Shinra to "Augs Lives Matter," the highs and lows of social commentary in RPGs.
Senior Editor Caty McCarthy joins the show to discuss her review and deliver her final verdict on the big remaster.
From Golden Sun to Fire Emblem, the GBA was a brilliant handheld console for RPG fans.
Our RPG podcast recaps some of the big news events of the past week, and shares initial Xenoblade Chronicles impressions.
From Alpha Protocol to Resonance of Fate, these were the RPGs that never got a proper opportunity to shine.
Nintendo's little purple cube had some pretty good RPGs.
Kat and Nadia review Trials of Mana, which brings them to a much bigger question.
Plus, a brand new segment!
We talk about the review in the latest episode of the RPG podcast.
Special guest Ben Hanson joins the pod to remember the Compilation of Final Fantasy 7.
We explore the opening moments of some of our favorite RPGs.
Our latest mailbag tackles RPG commandments, why airships are awesome, and more!
We've got a packed episode this week as we take a look at some of the year's most anticipated RPGs.
From sewer levels to ridiculous weapons, we talk about the tropes we both love and hate to see in RPGs.
The Console RPG Quest takes on one of the most beloved consoles ever. Plus, Fire Emblem: Three Houses DLC discussion!
From Persona 5 to Atelier Ryza, Kat and Nadia talk about how JRPGs are faring as a new decade begins.
Kat and Nadia talk about all the ways that RPGs changed dramatically over the course of the 2010s.
Which short RPGs do we recommend? What happened to Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot? Find out in this week's episode of our RPG podcast.
Plus, new Fire Emblem: Three Houses DLC!
We look back on a major turning point in Nintendo's history.
Cyberpunk, Final Fantasy 7 Remake, and a brand new generation of consoles highlights 2020 in RPGs.
We're back to talk about all the best games of 2019 in the final episode of the year!
Our list is the definitive list. Worship it. All attempts to deviate will be halted using fire.
Plus, some Breath of Fire 2 memories!
Dicebreaker's Sara Elsam joins the pod to talk about the state of D&D in 2019.
This week's Axe of the Blood God is a titillating mailbag episode. Kat and Nadia discuss Pokemon, more Saturn RPGs, and Bahamut Lagoon's unorthodox methods of dragon-rearing.
Kat, Nadia, and special guest Kallie Plagge go in-depth on Gen 8.
Kat, Hirun, and Eric get together to talk about everything that happens in Kojima's confounding new blockbuster.
Digital Foundry's John Linneman joins Kat and Nadia to talk about one of the most interesting consoles in history.
And we review the game too!
Kat and Nadia are joined by Mike and Caty to talk about Trails of Cold Steel 3, Disco Elysium, Little Town Hero, and more.
The Axe of the Blood God mailbag returns with conversation about what to play if you're new to RPGs, Final Fantasy 13, and more.
Axe of the Blood God dives into one of the stranger periods of gaming history.
Nadia and Eric go over the reasons why handhelds are perfect for RPGs and name some of their favorites.
From Pokemon to the Outer Worlds, Kat and Nadia talk about the big RPGs coming out this holiday season.
The Blood God drops listeners in a time warp back to 1994.
The USG RPG podcast is back!
The Console RPG Quest continues! Plus, our thoughts on Grandia HD and Witcher 3 on Switch!
With Fire Emblem: Three Houses now out, Axe of the Blood God takes a closer look at what makes good RPG romances.
Kat and Nadia explores the noble RPG history of the Game Boy on its 30th anniversary.
Kat is joined by GameSpot's Kallie Plagge and Gamesbeat's Mike Minotti to dig deep into Three Houses.
And Final Fantasy 14: Shadowbringers too!
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!
Mega Man X be like, "This 'RPG hero' thing can't be too hard, right? ...Oh no."
Only '90s kids remember mass shootings at an amusement park being used as a throwaway story device. Also: Chatter about Slay the Spire, Bloodstained, and a big apology for screwing up the TurboGrafx-16 Console Quest.
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.
Kat goes temporarily insane, Final Fantasy 7 Remake is Game of the Show, and more.
Nadia and Kat react to all the biggest RPG news for E3 2019!
From Final Fantasy 7 Remake to Cyberpunk 2077, RPG fans have a lot to look forward to at this years show.
Axe of the Blood God examines Sega's 8-bit history while also discussing Final Fantasy 7 and Trails of Cold Steel.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Our valiant podcast crew reviews the new movie and reacts to the surprise trailer.
Join Kat and Nadia for a new multi-part series in which they explore the RPG legacy of every major console to date.
Our RPG podcast reviews SteamWorld Quest and looks back on the long history of animal companions in RPGs.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | We hit a whole bunch of RPG topics in our mailbag episode!
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | With Kat temporarily out of the picture, Anthony John Agnello and John Learned gab about A Link to the Past, Persona 5, Final Fantasy 7, and the joy (and agony) of reviewing RPGs.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Our RPG podcast dives into the excellent RPGs that didn't quite make the cut.
We pick the best RPG story, soundtrack, developer and more in the 200th episode of our RPG podcast!
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Our Top 25 RPG Countdown reaches the penultimate entry, and we recap the RPG news from GDC 2019.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | We add Witcher 3 to our Top 25 RPG countdown!
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 | We add Suikoden 2 to the Top 25 RPG countdown with the help of guest Jason Schreier.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | BioWare's latest is finally here, and there's a lot to discuss.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | The Top 25 RPG Countdown continues, but we've got a lot of news to cover first.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | The Top 25 RPG countdown resumes, we talk about Anthem vs. The Old Republic, and more.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Examining the RPGs we lost with the Wii Shop closure, and where to find alternate versions.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Will we get another Kingdom Hearts? Does Anthem have a potentially fatal flaw? We ponder these questions and more in the latest episode of the RPG podcast.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Kat, Nadia, and Caty examine the legacy of Kingdom Hearts and how it marks a turning point for both Square Enix and Disney.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Dragon Quest 5, Destiny, and Tales of Vesperia headline this week's episode of Blood God.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | It's a brand new year, and we're here to preview Kingdom Hearts 3, Outer Worlds, and other big RPGs of 2019.
PODCAST | The entire gang from USgamer get together to recount the best of 2018.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Kat and Nadia look back on Octopath Traveler, Pokemon Let's Go, Fallout 76, and more.
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