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8-4 Play 5/15/2020: TGS RIP

15 May 2020

This week we talk about the big changes happening in civilization—Civilization 6, that is! We also check in on Animal Crossing and pour one out for TGS.

8-4 Play 5/15/2020: TGS RIP

Running Time: 1:49:53

Time – Topic Discussed:

1:46 – Nicknames
17:32 – Streets of Rage 4
28:20 – Civilization 6
31:33 – Animal Crossing New Horizons
48:02 – Xenoblade Chronicles
54:22 – News: TGS is cancelled, Nintendo data leaks, Square Enix masks, and more!
1:42:55 – Closing comments

And now, here’s the music we used in THIS episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Sogno di Volare – Christopher Tin (Civilization 6)
Ending: They’re Back – Yuzo Koshiro (Streets of Rage 4)

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8-4 Play 5/1/2020: MANA’S BEST FRIEND

1 May 2020

Brand new audio, same old cast. Well, besides Roy and Derm. So basically not the same old cast. Anyway, grab a beverage and saddle up (indoor) poolside as we celebrate Golden Week responsibly and put our new trial audio engineer’s skills to the test.

8-4 Play 5/1/2020: MANA’S BEST FRIEND

Running Time: 1:20:51

Time – Topic Discussed:

2:55 – Nicknames
10:01 – Final Fantasy VII Remake
11:50 – Animal Crossing New Horizons
23:59 – Trials of Mana
33:01 – Sakura Wars
38:59 – News: The Last of Us 2 leaks, NieR Re[in]carnation, rumors of a PS5 reveal, and more!
1:13:00 – Closing comments

And now, here’s the music we used in THIS episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Meridian Child – Hiroki Kikuta (Trials of Mana)
Ending: Segata Sanshiro Theme – (Sega Saturn Advertisement)

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8-4 Play 4/17/2020: MATERIA GIRLS

17 April 2020

Strap on your nostalgia goggles– Or wait, maybe take them off? I’m not sure! Because this week we dive deep on Final Fantasy VII Remake, in this spoiler-free spectacular.

8-4 Play 4/17/2020: MATERIA GIRLS

Running Time: 1:45:39

Time – Topic Discussed:

2:55 – Nicknames
6:08 – Final Fantasy VII Remake
1:05:34 – Animal Crossing New Horizons
1:21:59 – News: DualSense impressions, Pokémon Go updates, Lego Super Mario, and more!
1:36:08 – Closing comments

And now, here’s the music we used in THIS episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: The Airbuster (Those Who Fight Further) – Nobuo Uematsu (Final Fantasy VII Remake)
Break: 5 PM – Yumi Takahashi (Animal Crossing: New Horizons)
Ending: Chocobo Dance – Nobuo Uematsu (Final Fantasy VII)

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8-4 Play 4/3/2020: REMOTE PLAY

3 April 2020

This week we embrace the future of podcasting technology while gushing about Animal Crossing. Wash your hands.

8-4 Play 4/3/2020: REMOTE PLAY

Running Time: 1:40:28

Time – Topic Discussed:

2:09 – New cast member!
11:07 – Animal Crossing: New Horizons
41:50 – Resident Evil 3
53:20 – Dark Souls 3
55:20 – News: Big Nintendo Direct Mini announcements, various COVID-19 fallout, NieR news, and more!
1:36:08 – Closing comments

And now, here’s the music we used in THIS episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Main Theme – Yumi Takahashi (Animal Crossing: New Horizons)
Ending: Hills of Radiant Wind – Keiichi Okabe (NieR)

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8-4 Play 3/20/2020: NOTHING TO SNEEZE AT

20 March 2020

We hunker down to discuss that PS5 presentation, the latest from Indie World, and our favorite gaming smells.

8-4 Play 3/20/2020: NOTHING TO SNEEZE AT

Running Time: 1:47:33

Time – Topic Discussed:

13:24 – Competitive Pokémon
26:05 – New console watch!
32:23 – That PS5 presentation
1:06:15 – Nintendo Indie World and other news
1:19:49 – TV recs to kill some time
1:25:06 – COVID-19 in Japan
1:33:25 – Happy gaming memories to cleanse the palate
1:42:05 – Closing comments (#GamingSmells)

And now, here’s the music we used in THIS episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Pokémon Theme Song (HARDSTYLE REMIX)
Ending: Final Fantasy XIV Dungeon Theme

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8-4 Play 3/6/2020: TWERK FROM HOME

6 March 2020

The gang takes a break from scouring Tokyo for toilet paper to talk about the Final Fantasy VII Remake demo, Playstation VR, and reflect on the PS2’s legacy.

8-4 Play 3/6/2020: TWERK FROM HOME

Running Time: 2:18:35

Time – Topic Discussed:

2:33 – Nicknames
13:31 – Final Fantasy VII Remake demo
45:04 – Dreams
55:59 – Pokémon Sword and Shield
1:00:00 – Dragon Quest of the Stars
1:01:38 – Dragon Quest Tact
1:04:51 – Graeme’s PS PV experiences (Resident Evil 7, Déraciné, Space Channel 5, and more)
1:15:18 – Yakuza: Like a Dragon
1:17:45 – Final Fantasy XIV
1:21:03 – A Very Special 8-4 PSA (Please listen)
1:24:40 – News: Corona wrecks GDC, Animal Crossing Direct, Stadia gets a studio, and more!
1:50:14 – Playstation 2’s 20th Anniversary
2:00:43 – Graeme’s 9 games to define Graeme
2:07:01 – Movie and TV ramblings
1:53:58 – Closing comments

And now, here’s the music we used in THIS episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Bombing Mission – Nobuo Uematsu (Final Fantasy 7 Remake)
Break: The Dreamiverse – Ian Livingstone (Dreams)
Ending: Scarborough Fair – Yuka Kitamura (Déraciné)

As always, you can leave comments for us via Twitter at @84play. And if you’re new to the show, you can subscribe to 8-4 Play on iTunes right here. Subscribe today!

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8-4 Play 2/21/2020: RAP ROCKIN’ PROFESSOR OAK

21 February 2020

This week we struggle to pick the 9 games that define us, talk about corona conspiracy theories, and speculate about the latest Animal Crossing Direct.

8-4 Play 2/21/2020: RAP ROCKIN' PROFESSOR OAK

Running Time: 1:59:23

Time – Topic Discussed:

1:16 – Nicknames
13:07 – Corona virus talk
17:45 – The major motion picture Iron Eagle
20:58 – Kentucky Route Zero
29:19 – Pokémon Home
34:05 – Yakuza: Like a Dragon
42:21 – The 9 Games that Define Us (Part 1)
54:12 – Final Fantasy VII Intro movie
1:01:17 – The 9 Games that Define Us (Part 2)
1:07:07 – News: Sonic movie sales, No Man’s Sky updates, Animal Crossing Direct predictions, and more!
1:53:58 – Closing comments

And now, here’s the music we used in THIS episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Jo Sawashiro’s Boss Theme – Hideki Sakamoto (Yakuza: Like a Dragon)
Break: Grand Oak’s Theme – Junichi Masuda (Pokemon Home)
Ending: Cruisin’ (Aircheck) – Kazumi Totaka (Animal Crossing)

As always, you can leave comments for us via Twitter at @84play. And if you’re new to the show, you can subscribe to 8-4 Play on iTunes right here. Subscribe today!

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8-4 Play 2/7/2020: CAST A POD TO YOUR WITCHER

7 February 2020

This week we welcome a special guest to talk about a bevy of Nintendo news and sing that Witcher song.

8-4 Play 2/7/2020: CAST A POD TO YOUR WITCHER

Running Time: 1:51:09

Time – Topic Discussed:

1:13 – Nicknames
19:10 – Animal Crossing: New Horizons save data news
22:39 – Sayonara Wild Hearts
25:59 – Wide Ocean Big Jacket
29:49 – Hotel Dusk: Room 215
34:23 – Destiny 2
46:34 – Escape from Tarkov
56:12 – Dragon Quest Walk
1:07:51 – News: Loads of Switch and Nintendo news, the future of E3, and EVO 2020 Japan.
1:48:39 – Closing comments

And now, here’s the music we used in THIS episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Countdown – Nikita Buyanov (Escape from Tarkov)
Break: Inside – Daniel Olsén (Sayonara Wild Hearts)
Ending: Country Roads – Yuji Nomi (Whispers of the Heart)

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8-4 Play 1/24/2020: OH MY CAR

24 January 2020

It’s delay season, folks, and everyone is sad. But we’re playing the new Yakuza, so it’s not all bad!

8-4 Play 1/24/2020: OH MY CAR

Running Time: 1:55:03

Time – Topic Discussed:

1:33 – Nicknames
15:24 – Ryu ga Gotoko 7
37:05 – River City Girls
41:47 – 198X
45:45 – Wattam
58:25 – Demon’s Tilt
1:01:03 – Hotel Dusk: Room 215
1:07:51 – News: Delays, delays, delays! Also Pokémon Sword and Shield DLC, Smash updates, AGDQ, and more!
1:48:39 – Closing comments

And now, here’s the music we used in THIS episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Enemy Encounter Theme – Hideki Sakamoto (Yakuza: Like a Dragon)
Break: Desert Highway – Satoshi Okubo (Hotel Dusk: Room 215)
Ending: Detention – Chipzel (River City Girls)

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8-4 Play 1/10/2020: SUPER PODCAST 2020

10 January 2020

We’re back from the holiday break, with stories to tell of video games, travel, and pants-wetting.

8-4 Play 1/10/2020: SUPER PODCAST 2020

Running Time: 1:19:53

Time – Topic Discussed:

2:18 – Nicknames
21:20 – Dragon Quest Walk
23:20 – Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition
26:20 – Pokémon Sword and Shield
31:08 – Super Mario 3D World
37:16 – Red Dead Online
41:08 – Sky: Children of the Light
47:04 – News: Playstation 5 gets a logo, Final Fantasy VII Remake leaks, Switch Pro speculation, and more!
1:14:18 – Closing comments

And now, here’s the music we used in THIS episode!
***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Wild Thing – Tone Loc
Break: Slumbering Weald – Minako Adachi (Pokémon Sword and Shield)
Ending: The Credits Roll – Koji Kondo (Super Mario 3D World)

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Kitty City
iOS/Android, Jam City, Inc., 2017/09
Solitaire Jam
iOS/Android, Jam City, Inc., 2017/09
Undertale
PlayStation 4/PC/PlayStation Vita, 8-4, Ltd., 2017/08
EGGLIA: Legend of the Redcap
iOS/Android, DMM.com Co., Ltd., 2017/08

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