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.
Category: RPG Backtrack
The RPG Backtrack takes some lengthy strolls down memory lane to recall RPGs from the recent past all the way back to yesteryear. Co-hosts Kelley Ryan and Matt Masem lead a raucous group of panelists who all bring opinions both positive and negative to each week’s discussion.
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.
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.
Monster Hunter March concludes with the series debut on the Nintendo Switch. Phil, Ryan, and Wheels all hop on the hunt, as we take a trip to Kamura Village to reflect on our epic hunts in Monster Hunter Rise.
This month, RPG Backtrack celebrates Monster Hunter March! Wheels, Pascal, and Phil hop into this party, as we discuss why the Monster Hunter Stories spinoffs might make us feel guilty about killing monsters in the main series.
A PlayStation classic comes back to PSN, and RPG Backtrack, for a new generation of RPGamers. Grab some mead and a haunch of meat, as Sam and Robert tell their tall tales about the original Valkyrie Profile.
A new entry in the Theatrhythm Final Fantasy series is just around the corner. To celebrate, we explore the the 3DS roots of the series along with its ever expanding track list.
Who wants to play a video game version of Swiss Family Robinson, only with Adol Christin? This week’s RPG Backtrack takes us to a deserted island, as we talk about Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana with guests Josh, Robert, and Wheels.
Let’s kick off the new year by cutting down hundreds of bad guys in Hyrule! This week on RPG Backtrack, we dive into the Hyrule Warriors series, with Musou expert Phil Willis joining the show.
It’s time to get festive for RPG Backtrack’s last show of the season. Join us along with Wheels for this holiday special, while we talk about two gems from Zeboyd Games: Cthulhu Saves the World and Cthulhu Saves Christmas.