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8-4 Play 9/15/2017: T-G-YAAAAAAS: Tokyo Game Show 2017

22 September 2017

Join us for our annual Tokyo Game Show first-night free-for-all, starring Monster Hunter World, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Code Vein, Sonic Forces, City Shrouded in Shadow, Zone of the Enders VR, Mario Kart VR, Final Fantasy V, and more!

8-4 Play 9/15/2017: T-G-YAAAAAAS: Tokyo Game Show 2017

Running Time: 2:29:54

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Time – Topic Discussed:

2:30 – Final Fantasy V Book
13:06 – TGS Merch Booth
15:47 – TGS Games
2:14:11 – Golf on Switch
2:15:00 – Closing Comments

And now…a list of music used in our previous episode!

8-4 Play 9/15/2017: DATE WITH DESTINY, TOO
Intro: Michael Salvatori – What We Fight For (Destiny 2)
Break: Anthony Willis – Journey Beyond (Knack 2)
Ending: Yasunori Nishiki – Title Screen Theme (Project Octopath Traveler)

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8-4 Play 9/15/2017: DATE WITH DESTINY, TOO

15 September 2017

Destiny 2, Project Octopath Traveler, Knack 2, Metroid: Samus Returns, Nintendo Direct, a bunch of random news, and more!

8-4 Play 9/15/2017: DATE WITH DESTINY, TOO

Running Time: 1:29:29

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Time – Topic Discussed:

14:50 – Destiny 2
46:45 – Project Octopath Traveler
59:52 – Knack 2
1:03:56 – Metroid: Samus Returns
1:08:12 – Nintendo Direct
1:16:07 – News: New Switch online app, Sky, Okami HD, Nes Classic reissue, Bruce Strayley leaves Naughty Dog
1:21:20 – Closing Comments

And now…a list of music used in our previous episode!

8-4 Play 9/1/2017: BEST OF THE BEST
Intro: Hitoshi Sakimoto – Final Fantasy XII Theme
Ending: Daisuke Matsuoka – Theme of Super Metroid (Metroid: Samus Returns)

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8-4 Play 9/1/2017: BEST OF THE BEST

1 September 2017

Metroid: Samus Returns, Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, Dragon Quest XI, Secret of Mana remake, Fist of the North Star, Nindies showcase, Famitsu and Edge top 100s, and more!

8-4 Play 9/1/2017: BEST OF THE BEST

Running Time: 1:25:27

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Time – Topic Discussed:

16:11 – Metroid: Samus Returns
28:00 – Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age
34:10 – Gran Blue Fantasy
35:20 – Dragon Quext XI
38:00 – Games we wish we were playing
43:37 – Secret of Mana Remake
47:38 – Yakuza Team announcements
53:06 – Menat
55:24 – News: PSVR price drop, goodbye Miiverse, Street Fighter 2 rerelease
1:03:30 – Nindies Showcase
1:11:22 – Famitsu/Edge top 100
1:19:00 – Closing comments

And now…a list of music used in our previous episode!

8-4 Play 8/18/2017: CHAOS STOLE YOUR LADDERS
Intro: Tee Lopes – Title Theme (Sonic Mania)
Ending: Hajime Wakai – Groose’s Theme (Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)

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8-4 Play 8/18/2017: CHAOS STOLE YOUR LADDERS

18 August 2017

Mike Drucker joins us to talk Splatoon 2, Sonic Mania, No Man’s Sky, Yakuza Kiwami, Kid Icarus: Uprising, vampire restaurants, automatic bidets, and more!

8-4 Play 8/18/2017: CHAOS STOLE YOUR LADDERS

Running Time: 1:58:16

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Time – Topic Discussed:

19:08 – Splatoon 2
33:38 – Sonic Mania
49:54 – No Man’s Sky
56:42 – Yakuza Kiwami
1:07:18 – Interview with Mike Drucker
1:41:29 – News: Valve’s new game, SWERY’s new game, DQ Builders 2, New Ocarina of Time Glitch
1:54:12 – Closing Comments

And now…a list of music used in our previous episode!

8-4 Play 8/4/2017: THIS DRACULA HUGS
Intro: Alex Fraioli – Dragon Quest Alex
Break: Darren Korb – Path to Glory (Pyre)
Ending: Yoko Shimomura – Egglia Trailer theme

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8-4 Play 8/4/2017: THIS DRACULA HUGS

4 August 2017

Dragon Quest XI, Pyre, Kingsway, Kingdoms and Castles, Monster Hunter XX demo, Dragon Quest XI sales, Pokemon Go updates, and more!

8-4 Play 8/4/2017: THIS DRACULA HUGS

Running Time: 1:44:01

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Time – Topic Discussed:

9:43 – Dragon Quest XI
50:29 – Kingsway
52:43 – Kingdoms and Castles
55:37 – Pyre
1:09:00 – News: DQXI Sales, Monster Hunter XX demo, Persona announcements, Doomguy
1:18:40 – Pokemon Go, Metroid hard mode, Unsung Story
1:28:00 – Evo2k17
1:34:30 – Closing comments

And now…a list of music used in our previous episode!

8-4 Play 7/7/2017: NO ES NES BUENO
Intro: Toru Minegishi – Pearl and Marina’s theme (Splatoon 2)
Break: Christopher Larkin – Greenpath (Hollow Knight)
Ending: Harumi Fujita – Cry Out Enemy (Pulstar)

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8-4 Play 7/21/2017: SPLAT CRACKLE POP

21 July 2017

Splatoon 2, Destiny 2, Castlevania, Hollow Knight, Pulstar, Polybius, Nintendo Switch Online, Evo2k17, and more!

8-4 Play 7/21/2017: SPLAT CRACKLE POP

Running Time: 1:45:53

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Time – Topic Discussed:
7:45 – Castlevania
19:30 – Splatoon 2
33:20 – Destiny 2
47:48 – Hollow Knight
51:23 – Pulstar
58:28 – Polybius
1:05:10 – Japan lines up for switch
1:08:06 – Mario 64 Maker, New 3DS production stopped, New 2DS
1:17:20 – Kingdom Hearts III, PUBG first person servers, wireless Rift
1:30:15 – Nintendo Switch Online app
1:36:02 – Evo2k17
1:38:50 – Closing Comments

And now…a list of music used in our previous episode!

8-4 Play 7/7/2017: NO ES NES BUENO
Intro: Motoi Sakuraba – Everybody’s Golf Intro (Everybody’s Golf)
Break: Matthew Wisniewski – Take Off (Brittle Blue)
Ending: Mari Yamaguchi – Stage 1 (Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts)

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8-4 Play 7/7/2017: NO ES NES BUENO

7 July 2017

Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC, Brittle Blue, Farpoint, Everybody’s Golf mobile, Dead Cells, Hollow Knight, SNES Classic Mini, and more!

8-4 Play 7/7/2017: NO ES NES BUENO

Running Time: 1:57:12

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Time – Topic Discussed:
01:48 – Brittle Blue
12:21 – Nicknames
27:30 – Farpoint
36:28 – Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC
46:25 – Everybody’s Golf Mobile
53:34 – Dead Cells
1:00:37 – Hollow Knight
1:07:20 – E3 Game Critic Awards
1:28:09 – Platinum teasing
1:30:20 – SNES Classic Mini
1:46:01 – News: City Shrouded in Shadow, Pulstar, no more game overs, Castlevania speedruns
1:52:02 – Closing Comments

And now…a list of music used in our previous episode!

8-4 Play 6/23/2017: YOU’RE THE MANHOLE NOW
Intro: Pauline – Jump Up, Super Star! (Super Mario Odyssey)
Ending: Tatsuhiko Asano – Monument Music 2 (Doshin the Giant)

Here are this week’s links!
Brittle Blue (Roy’s game!)
Dragon Quest Commercial

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8-4 Play 6/23/2017: YOU’RE THE MANHOLE NOW

23 June 2017

The hype train has once again departed for parts unknown, but there’s still plenty of E3-related goodness to discuss in its wake. Join us as we tear through all (OK, most) of the games announced at this year’s show with the usual mish-mash of thoughts and impressions on everything Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony had to offer.

8-4 Play 6/23/2017: YOU'RE THE MANHOLE NOW

Running Time: 2:04:06

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Time – Topic Discussed:
18:22 – Doshin the Giant
26:26 – E3: Nintendo Games
1:07:04 – E3: Xbox Games
1:27:48 – E3: PlayStation Games
2:01:50 – Closing Comments

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8-4 Play 6/9/2017: NEW DONK EXPRESS
Intro: Tom Hanks – The Polar Express
Break: Atsuko Asahi – Menu Theme (ARMS)
Ending: DJ Podz – JJHypeTrainTrap.mp3

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8-4 Play 6/9/2017: NEW DONK EXPRESS

9 June 2017

It’s E3 time again! Join us as we walk through all the major conferences, make some terrible predictions, miss out on numerous big announcements that happened after we recorded (Bubsy? Really?!), and more! #E3HYPETRAIN

8-4 Play 6/9/2017: NEW DONK EXPRESS

Running Time: 2:01:26

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Time – Topic Discussed:
03:58 – EA
09:50 – Microsoft
20:16 – Bethesda
29:27 – PC Gaming Show
32:50 – Ubisoft
37:50 – Sony
47:28 – Nintendo
48:00 – Arms
1:00:50 – Nintendo (Pt 2)
1:21:40 – Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
1:27:20 – Switch Headset
1:30:59 – News: Seaman, PS4 Sales, Backwards Compatibility, Nintendo Online
1:42:33 – Persona 5
1:51:11 – Closing Comments
1:52:02 – Bonus Secret of Mana Collection talk

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8-4 Play 5/26/2017: INGLORIOUS DASTARDS
Intro: ‎Takeru Kanazaki – Fire Emblem Echoes Theme
Break 1: Yuka Tsujiyoko – Together We Ride (Fire Emblem)
Break 2: Takeru Kanazaki – Undiscovered Horizons (Fire Emblem Echoes)
Ending: KoikinGO – The Magikarp Song

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8-4 Play 5/26/2017: INGLORIOUS DASTARDS

26 May 2017

Fire Emblem Echoes, Magikarp Jump, Shovel Knight, Phantom Dust, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Xbox Game Pass, Destiny 2, plus a special chat about Fire Emblem with two of Nintendo Treehouse’s finest!

8-4 Play 5/26/2017: INGLORIOUS DASTARDS

Running Time: 2:43:49

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Time – Topic Discussed:

14:06 – Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
19:05 – Shovel Knight
22:46 – Magikarp Jump
27:30 – Arkanoid vs Space Invaders
30:22 – Phantom Dust
36:15 – A 5th of BitSummit
44:00 – PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
51:03 – Fire Emblem Localization
2:05:26 – Destiny 2
2:15:20 – Xbox Game Pass
2:18:57 – Far Cry 5, PS4 curators
2:20:35 – Nintendo at E3, Rabbids, Arms Direct, Splatoon 20
2:29:00 – Original Sonic Characters, Sega game service
2:35:20 – Closing Comments

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8-4 Play 5/12/2017: THE BEAUTY AND THE DUTY
Intro: Harumi Fujita – Opening (Blazing Star)
Break: Jeff Russo – Edith’s Theme (What Remains of Edith Fintch)
Ending: Misia – Everything

Big thanks to Nintendo of America and our very special guests, Rich Amtower and Tim O’Leary of Nintendo’s Treehouse. For more insider goodness from the Treehouse crew, check out the official Treehouse Log at https://nintendotreehouse.tumblr.com

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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Co., Ltd., 2017/05
NieR:Automata
Playstation 4/PC, Square Enix Co., Ltd., 2017/03
Azure Striker Gunvolt 2
Nintendo 3DS, INTI CREATES CO., LTD., 2016/09
Gotta Protectors
Nintendo 3DS, Ancient Corp.,, 2016/09