NieR-vember continues with a sequel that surpassed the original NieR in popularity and sales. Ryan (Scar), Josh, and Pascal visit the show to talk about NieR Automata. Everybody wonders if sexy androids dream of sexy electric sheep.
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Was the Drakengard series too sane for you? Then let Yoko Taro crank up the weirdness in Nier Replicant and Nier Gestalt. Josh and Pascal hop on the show to chat about how they prefer their game protagonist, young or old.
Phil goes for the water bottle. Sam releases her Thirst-Sona. Matt talks about cantaloupes in panties. Kelley regrets visiting a kitty strip club. All of this and Extra Life to boot! Donate! Now!
It took fourteen years, but we finally got a sequel to the original World Ends With You in 2021. Grab your pins and some boba tea, because we’re going back to Shibuya!
Spooky month is finally here! It’s about time we celebrate a pair of adorable little RPGs from Double Fine. Sam and Ryan M. don their favorite disguises with us to talk about Costume Quest 1 and 2.
On this week’s episode, we celebrate the recent announcement of a DLC expansion for Tales of Arise. Let’s just pretend this is how we planned the show, and it’s really not just a happy coincidence.
Have you ever wanted to go on a road trip across Japan? Did you want a Persona game on the Nintendo Switch in 2021? We answer both of these questions in our talk about Persona 5 Strikers, with Josh, Wheels, and David.
As students trudge back to school in real life, we go back to Thors Academy this week on RPG Backtrack. Josh joins the show to talk about Trails of Cold Steel III, along with plenty of head-pats and comments about Rean’s new glasses.
Nintendo gave us a big surprise during the 2019 Game Awards when they announced Bravely Default II for the Switch. Now Cassandra and Robert don their Asterisks to talk about this nostalgia-inspired RPG series.
On this week’s backtrack, we bid a fond farewell to Diablo III with Chris, Ryan C., and Robert. Some people loved it, some people hated it, but we can all agree on one thing; nobody liked the auction house.
Nippon Ichi’s flagship series brought a divisive new feature to aid with level grinding. Is it helpful? Does it ruin the game? Chris, Pascal, and Wheels all hop on to argue about Disgaea 6 and its robust A.I. system.
The Black Portal looms over the horizon of this week’s show, as we discuss our first time setting foot on Outland in World Of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade with Robert and Ryan. Just watch out for the Fel Reaver. Don’t worry, you will know it when you hear it.
After Final Fantasy XIV’s abysmal launch and outstanding comeback, fans wondered what was next for the popular MMORPG. Have some wine and join Robert and Noodle as we flash back to the game’s first expansion, Heavensward.
Phil laughs at stupid Diablo IV hardcore deaths. Kelley goes for the all cannon ending. Jason is depressed and wants to play Dirge of Cerberus. Ryan doesn’t have enough turn based RPGs in his life. Also, happy 100th birthday to Paw’s grandfather!
Phil wonders if you can pet the gator. Jason says that the wiener dog in a wheelchair is best companion. Kelley wishes there was CTRL+F in real life. Ryan wants a Trails of Cold Steel Wrestling Game.
It’s been a while since we’ve visited the farm. So grab your watering can, because Anna, Ryan M, and Wheels join us this week to talk about Rune Factory 4.
Dust off that disco suit, because we’re going back to 1989. RPG Backtrack returns to Kamurocho this week in Yakuza 0 with Josh, Sam, Ryan M., and Pascal.
With its sequel just around the corner, we thought that now would be a great time to do a show about Fuga: Melodies of Steel. Josh, Cassandra, and Ryan C. all hop in to share their thoughts about this latest entry in the Little Tail Bronx series.
Fireaxis Games released XCOM: Enemy Unknown in 2012, giving new fans a taste of the alien-bashing fun from the original XCOM: UFO Defense. This week on RPG Backtrack, we have our own take on this cult classic, with guests Pascal, Ryan C., and Josh.
Final Fantasy VII Remake released in 2020 and beamed a light of hope in a year that was miserable. Now on RPG Backtrack, we celebrate this masterpiece with guests Josh, Jon, and Wheels.