Role Playing Games

New Final Fantasy 9 Update on Steam Stops You Playing the Game

You now can't start, or download, the game at all.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Developers Explain Why It's a 100GB Download

Midgar takes up a lot of disc space.

Bethesda Won't Be Hosting a Digital Showcase This June

Other companies will have online events in June to replace their E3 plans; Bethesda won't.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Is Already Out in Australia

So keep an eye out for spoilers.

Trails of Cold Steel 4 Is Coming to North America This Fall

First it'll launch on PS4, then it'll come to the Switch and PC in 2021.

Borderlands 3 Shift Codes List (April 2020)

All the info you need on getting and redeeming SHiFT Codes in Borderlands 3, plus how to get Golden Keys to earn loot.

Persona 5 Royal's New Endings, Explained

Don't have over 100 hours to spare for round two of Persona 5? We got you.

Wasteland 3 Delayed Due to "Logistical Challenges" of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Instead of releasing in May, inXile's RPG is now slated for August.

The Outer Worlds Gets a New Nintendo Switch Release Date After Delay

You'll be able to take Halcyon on the go this June.

Persona 5 Royal: How to Get the True Ending

Here's how to unlock the true ending in Persona 5 Royal.

Persona 5 Royal: How to Unlock the New Third Semester

Here's how you can unlock the new third semester in Persona 5 Royal.

Cyberpunk 2077 Devs Would Carry Preview Builds on a PC Locked in a Briefcase for Business Demos

Do they also handcuff the briefcase to the carrier?

Axe of the Blood God: Remembering Square's Direct to Video Era

Special guest Ben Hanson joins the pod to remember the Compilation of Final Fantasy 7.

Test Answers For Persona 5 Royal and Persona 5

If you need help passing every class question with the correct Persona 5 answers, as well as midterm and final exams, then look no further than this handy guide compiling the test answers to every test in Persona 5.

The Bravely Default 2 Demo Wants to Drink Your Blood and Eat Your Bones

Careless movements in Bravely Default's first proper sequel will earn you a swift death.

Ring Fit Adventure Has a New Rhythm Mode With Some Killer Nintendo Jams

It features music from Super Mario Odyssey, Splatoon 2, and more.

Bravely Default 2 Demo is Out Right Now, Full Game Set for 2020

A taste of the next Bravely Default is a short download away.

Pokemon Sword and Shield's Isle of Armor Expansion Launches in June

The Isle of Armor comes with a new dojo, a new Legendary Pokemon, and more.

Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition Arrives in May With New Story Content

The Monado's true power was in our hands the whole time.

Axe of the Blood God: The Persona 5 Spoilercast

All we want to do is date boys.

Meet Jason Paige: Singer, Cryptocurrency Enthusiast, and the Voice of the Pokemon Theme Song

After 20 years, the voice behind the classic theme is learning to embrace his unique fame.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Co-Director Says Response to Red XIII's Guest Status Was Bigger Than Expected

The animal companion will still get some spotlight in the remake.

Persona 5 Royal Finally Allows Ryuji, Ann, and the Rest to Escape the Constant Presence of the Protagonist

Friends hanging out. Not a phone in sight. Just vibing.

Octopath Traveler Celebrates Two Million Sales Mark With Bravely Default Crossover Art

Octopath Traveler is currently half price, too.

Nioh 2: How to Beat the Enenra Boss Fight

The fire Yokai, Enenra, is waiting for you in the Great Forge at the end of Nioh 2's second mission. Here's how to beat it.

Nioh 2: How to Beat the Mezuki Boss Fight

Here's how to beat the horse Yokai Mezuki at the end of the first mission, "The Village Of Cursed Blossoms".

Life Sucks, But At Least It's Better Than Wasteland 3's Reality

I know we're dealing with a lot, but Wasteland 3's world makes me feel slightly better about our own.

Nioh 2: Best Weapons

We'll cover Nioh 2's best weapons, whether you're a beginner or in the late game.

The Studio Behind the Messenger Is Trying to Kickstart Its Dream RPG in the Midst of a Pandemic

We talk to Sabotage Studio about its vision for Sea of Stars, and the nightmare of unveiling its dream project in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Toilet Paper Prices in Fallout 76 Are Inexplicably Through the Roof

20,000 Bottle Caps sound reasonable?

Nioh 2: How to Beat the Gozuki Boss Fight

The first optional boss of the game is a real challenge with a real reward. We'll show you how to beat the bull-headed Gozuki.

Wooloo's Imitation of Charizard Gives Us Life

Our sheepy boy tries his very best in the latest episode of Pokemon: Twilight Wings.

Square Enix Warns of Potential Final Fantasy 7 Remake Physical Shortages Due to Coronavirus

Those hoping for hard copies might have to wait.

This is How Persona 5 Royal Changes the Original's Infamous Gay Panic Scene

Whether or not the change is better is a matter of opinion.

There's Something Fishy About Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Sleazy Wall Market

Wall Market is holding on to all kinds of secrets, including a big one that wasn't in the original game.

Persona 5 Royal's Cries for Justice Resonate More Than Ever

Persona 5 Royal has stolen my heart all over again—even if not everything about it has aged wonderfully.

See How Trials of Mana's Early Scenes Compare Between the Original and the Remake

It's a much bigger upgrade than what Secret of Mana received.

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.

CD Projekt's Next Game Is Either More Cyberpunk or Another Witcher

According to CD Projekt Red's president, development of their next single-player game begins later this year.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Recruit All the Legendary Pokemon

We'll show you how you can add all the legendary Pokemon to your rescue team and even play as them.

A Tribute to Chrono Trigger's Weird, Funny, and Depressing Endings on Its 25th Anniversary

Chrono Trigger's detailed endings are an example of how it does everything right.

Nintendo on E3 2020: "Large Industry Events May Be Untenable for the Foreseeable Future"

There's still no word on the status of the E3 Direct or Treehouse streams.

Report: Rocksteady's New Game, Batman, and Harry Potter Were Set to Be at E3 2020

Warner Bros. Games hasn't hosted an E3 press conference before, and now it can't in 2020.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX Walkthrough

We've got everything you'll need to know to beat Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX right here.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Meet and Recruit Munchlax

Here's what to do when meeting Munchlax, the apple-loving wanderer who meanders through Pokemon Square.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Farm Money

We show you how to grind money - or Pokecoins - as fast as possible.

Starting Screen | Everyone Forgets That Final Fantasy 13 Had a Really Good Battle System

Lessons learned from Final Fantasy 13, Ori returns, and everything else that's happening this week in games.

Phantasy Star Online 2's North American Open Beta Starts Next Week

First on Xbox One, then perhaps on PC?

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: Best Starter Pokemon

We talk about which starting Pokemon you should choose and explain the quiz at the beginning of the game.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Evolve Your Pokemon

We look at the complexities of evolution in Mystery Dungeon DX and how you can evolve your Pokemon.

Cyberpunk 2077's Reversible Cover Features a New Protagonist Design

Admit it, the first thing you're doing when you get 2077 is flipping the cover around.

Axe of the Blood God: Why Airships Rule

Our latest mailbag tackles RPG commandments, why airships are awesome, and more!

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: Mystery Houses and Invitations Explained

We show you how to get into the Mystery Houses in Dungeons, and where to get an Invitation.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Get Shiny Pokemon

We show you how to recruit and play as shiny Pokemon by beating Strong Foes.

What's Your Favorite PlayStation 2 Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Let's look back on our favorite PS2 games for the console's 20th anniversary.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Midgar is So Detailed Because Its Developers Want You To Feel Bad About Blowing It Up

Nice city you got there, Shinra. Sure would be a shame if someone... made a dent in it.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: Why Can't I See Enemies and Items on the Map?

We explain why the in-game minimap is sometimes less helpful, and how you can change this.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Mega Evolve

We explain the "Awakened" condition and how it can let you mega evolve into a more powerful Pokemon.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Recruit New Pokemon to Your Team

We show you how to catch - or rather hire - new recruits and Pokemon to your rescue team.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: Does Your Demo Save Data Carry Over to the Full Game?

We explain how to transfer your save data from the Mystery Dungeon demo to the main game on launch.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Beat the Articuno Boss Fight

The blizzard bird, famed legendary Articuno is dwelling in the Frosty Forest. We'll show you how to beat them here.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Increase Your Bag Inventory Space and Hold More Items

We show you how you can carry more and expand your Toolbox to bigger sizes.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Get Through Sky Tower and Beat the Rayquaza Final Boss Fight

Your ascent through Sky Tower is a true challenge, and Rayquaza is… something else.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Beat the Team Meanies Boss Fight

We show you how to defeat Gengar, Ekans and Medicham of Team Meanies.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Beat the Skarmory Boss Fight

We show you how to defeat the boss Skarmory at the top of Mt. Steel and rescue Diglett.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Steal from Kecleon

The Kecleon brothers have opened branches of their store in different dungeons. We'll show you the best way to rob them.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Escape Dungeons

We show you how you can leave dungeons without failing and losing your items and money.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Get Through Magma Cavern and Beat the Groudon Boss Fight

We show you how to get through the lava-filled dungeons and beat the legendary Pokemon Groudon.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Beat the Zapdos Boss Fight

We explain how to defeat Zapdos, the legendary lightning bird Pokemon.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Farm EXP and Gain Levels Fast

We show you how you can quickly grind experience and level up.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Beat the Moltres Boss Fight

Moltres, the legendary bird of fire, is waiting at the top of Mt. Blaze for a boss battle.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Upgrade Your Team Base and Beat Mankey

We show you how to change and upgrade both your base and its flag.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: How to Move Across All Terrains

We show you how to get through water, lava, over chasms or even pass through solid walls.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Producer Says It Would "Be a Waste" Not to Use Parasite Eve's Characters

He doesn't know about any plans for the series, though.

The Case for the PlayStation 2 Being the Greatest Console Ever

Why the highest-selling console of all time is also the best.

USG Notebook: This Week's Been All About Final Fantasy 7 Remake

The demo is out and the internet's ablaze.

The Division 2: What is Skill Haste?

Since the introduction of the Warlords of New York expansion, a new attribute called Skill Haste is listed for some items. Here's what Skill HAste does to items.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX Review: Aargh, the Feels!

DX successfully brings the storybook charm of the original Mystery Dungeon to a new generation.

The Division 2 Warlords of New York New Skills

There are four new skills to try out in Warlords of New York, though they won't be activated from the start. Here's how to unlock the Sticky Bomb Variants, Shock Trap, and Decoy Skills.

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.

There's Now Strong Evidence Suggesting Where Final Fantasy 7 Remake Part 1 Will End

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Director: "Real-Time Battles Are the Trend for Games These Days"

Nomura says the Remake was steering toward real-time since the planning stages.

The Division 2: How to Get the Lady Death Exotic

Here's how to get the new Lady Death exotic weapon introduced in Warlords of New York.

What Is the Max Gear Score in the Division 2 Warlords of New York?

There's a new cap on the level of gear you can get, introduced as of the Warlords of New York expansion for The Division 2. Here's what you need to know.

Starting Screen | I Finally Get It

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

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Demo Has a Hidden Easter Egg That Links to Crisis Core

Apples are packed with fiber, vitamin C, and story lore.

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: A New Weekly Series Leading up to Release

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

Watch Our 15 Minute Guided Tour of Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Opening Mission

Plus scattered thoughts on summons, Mako Reactor 5, and more.

Bethesda Was “Surprised How Few People Wanted to Take Part in PvP” in Fallout 76

Pete Hines says the team wants to keep building upon the Wastelanders update.

What Game Do You Replay At Least One Per Year?

COMMUNITY REQUEST | Let's talk about the games we never quite finish playing.

Nioh 2: How to Beat Ryomen Sukuna

The four-armed blue and red boss of Nioh 2 is one of its nastiest. We'll show you how to defeat him here.

Nioh 2: What to Give to the "It Seems as Though It Wants Something" Purple Kodama Spirit

We show you what items you should give to the little skull-faced purple spirits in Nioh 2.

Nioh 2: Combat and Weapon Stances Explained

We explain which stance you should pick when going into a fight.

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