27 November 2020

8-4 Play 11/27/2020: LIKE A TURKEY

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Thanksgiving might be a little different this year, but like Olaf famously put it in Frozen II “8-4 Play is always there for you.” Brighten up your Black Friday with bawdy tales of Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, and Japanese housing regulations. Hack the planet!

8-4 Play 11/27/2020: LIKE A TURKEY

Running Time: 2:00:28

Time – Topic Discussed:

1:45 – Nicknames
24:22 – Tetris Effect: Connected
26:11 – Bugsnax
29:53 – Vane
32:34 – Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity
40:02 – Yakuza 7: Like a Dragon
51:12 – News: Nintendo Switch sales records, Playstation 5 & Series X launch sales, The Game Awards Nominees, and more!

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

Intro: Main Theme – Kumi Tanioka (Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity)
Ending: I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That) – Meatloaf

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13 November 2020

8-4 Play 11/13/2020: P.T. DAY

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This week we trace some rays and flop some…teras? Anyway, next-gen is finally here!

8-4 Play 11/13/2020: P.T. DAY

Running Time: 2:00:28

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:57 – Nicknames (and Tetris Effect Connected & Demon Souls)
20:49 – PlayStation 5 Early Impressions
38:08 – Xbox Series X Early Impressions
42:27 – Animal Crossing: New Horizons
49:21 – Graeme’s Game Drought (and more PS5/Xbox talk)
55:10 – Yakuza: Like a Dragon (aka Yakuza 7)
1:08:17 – Part Time UFO
1:11:30 – Final Fantasy XIV
1:19:41 – News: The Next Chapter of PT Fandom, SEGA selling their arcade business, Nintendo’s last direct of the year and more!

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

Intro: Here Comes the Hotstepper – Ini Kamoze
Ending: Tower of Infinity – Shogo Sakai (Part Time UFO)

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30 October 2020

8-4 Play 10/30/2020: NO! GO TO SHIBUYA!

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Halloween is nearly here, but there’ll be no Shibuya parties for us. Instead, we’ll settle for the excitement of next-gen!

8-4 Play 10/30/2020: NO! GO TO SHIBUYA!

Running Time: 1:17:23

Time – Topic Discussed:

5:08 – We share our spooky memories (in lieu of nicknames)
15:57 – Super Mario 3D All Stars
24:37 – Final Fantasy XIV
33:21 – Elden Ring Rumors
37:06 – Pokemon Sword & Shield: The Crown Tundra DLC
46:03 – News: PS5, Original Fire Emblem coming to Switch, The Analogue Duo, and more!)

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

Intro: Snow Mountain – Koji Kondo (Super Mario 64)
Ending: Battle Map 4 – Yuka Tsujiyoko (Fire Emblem)

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16 October 2020

8-4 Play 10/16/2020: EXES AND OHS

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This week we get a little emotional about Paper Mario. Then we get MAD! About BUTTONS! Then we bring it all home with our hot takes on the Monster Hunter movie trailer.

8-4 Play 10/16/2020: EXES AND OHS

Running Time: 1:53:09

Time – Topic Discussed:

1:01 – Nicknames
18:41 – Final Fantasy XIV
22:52 – Monster Hunter Trailer Reactions
33:53 – ***THERE BE SPOILERS!***Paper Mario: The Origami King
46:44 – ***NO MORE SPOILERS!*** Super Mario 35
52:35 – Hades
57:02 – Spelunky 2
57:45 – Lost Odyssey
1:03:36 – Animal Crossing
1:08:59 – News: Super Nintendo World Update, PlayStation 5 buttons, SEGA’s 60th anniversary, and more!

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

Intro: Out of Tartarus – Darren Korb (Hades)
Ending: A Formidable Enemy Appears – Nobuo Uematsu (Lost Odyssey)

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2 October 2020

8-4 Play 10/2/2020: THEN CAME STEVE

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Time-travel back to the nostalgic past of Oct 1, 2020! Who’s next in Smash? How does Super Mario Bros. 35 work? Is karma real? All these questions and more will not be answered!

8-4 Play 10/2/2020: THEN CAME STEVE

Running Time: 1:35:18

Time – Topic Discussed:

:56 – Nicknames
11:31 – Hatoful Boyfriend
14:07 – Moon
26:50 – Phantasy Star Online
32:01 – Spelunky 2
37:55 – Mario 35
44:21 – News: Monster Hunter Rise, Nintendo 3DS Discontinued, Microsoft’s Recent Moves, and more!

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

Intro: Revolution To The Origin Part 2 – Fumie Kumatani (Phantasy Star Online)
Ending: Heads In The Clouds – Hirofumi Taniguchi (Moon)

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18 September 2020

8-4 Play 9/18/2020: WEはSHOCK

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This week the crew is joined by 17-Bit head honcho Jake Kazdal to break down the latest news from the PlayStation 5 showcase and miss yet another suspiciously-timed Nintendo Direct.

8-4 Play 9/18/2020: WEはSHOCK

Running Time: 1:48:16

Time – Topic Discussed:

0:48 – Nicknames
14:29 – Playstation 5 News
57:52 – Mario 35th Anniversary Direct Recap
1:15:47 – Additional News: More Nintendo, Microsoft console news, and more!
1:30:51 – Introducing Asobu.dev

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

Intro: Tank! – Yoko Kanno (Cowboy Bebop)
Ending: A Cruel Angel’s Thesis – Hidetoshi Sato (Neon Genesis Evangelion)

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4 September 2020

8-4 Play 9/4/2020: WE MISSED IT AGAIN

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We’ve done it again! Missing a monumentous Direct by mere minutes, listen to us speculate on what Nintendo might be up to, all the while knowing we’d all find out within an hour of recording.

8-4 Play 9/4/2020: MISSED THE DIRECT AGAIN

Running Time: 1:35:42

Time – Topic Discussed:

1:25 – Nicknames
23:32 – Paper Mario: The Origami King
25:49 – Moon
29:26 – Fall Guys
34:41 – Dragon Quest X
37:12 – Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers
47:22 – News: New Nintendo Switch rumors, next-gen price speculation, Apple & Fortnite, and more!

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

Intro: Vellumental Battle – Yoshito Sekigawa (Paper Mario: The Origami King)
Ending: The $25,000 Pyramid Theme Song

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21 August 2020

8-4 Play 8/21/2020: DERMS OF ENDEARMENT

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This week, with Mark out on vacation, the gang do their best to keep things on the rails. How did we do? Find out now!

8-4 Play 8/21/2020: DERMS OF ENDEARMENT

Running Time: 1:33:47

Time – Topic Discussed:

04:36 – Nicknames
16:58 – Fallguys
24:14 – Paper Mario: The Origami King
29:00 – Civilization 6
33:47 – Final Fantasy XIV
55:39 – News: Apex Legends Season 6, Halo Infinite’s Delay, Nintendo Indies, and more!

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

Intro: The New Nest – Masayoshi Soken (Final Fantasy XIV)
Break: Rampart Drop Theme – Stephen Barton (Apex Legends)
Ending: Butter-fly – Wada Kouji

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7 August 2020

8-4 Play 8/7/2020: LLAMA SAID KNOCK YOU OUT

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This week, maple leaves rain down around us as we meditate on our experiences with Ghosts of Tsushima and the morality of the recent Nintendo leak.

8-4 Play 8/7/2020: LLAMA SAID KNOCK YOU OUT

Running Time: 1:35:54

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:00 – Nicknames
22:32 – Paper Mario: The Origami King
25:10 – Ghosts of Tsushima
33:36 – Red Dead Online
39:48 – Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2
45:30 – Super Smash Bros Melee
50:34 – News: Nintendo Gigaleak, Twitter’s Insights on Gaming, xCloud, and more!

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

Intro: The Fall Guy – The Unknown Stuntman Lee Majors
Ending: Boss Battle Theme – Michiru Yamane (Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2)

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24 July 2020

8-4 Play 7/24/2020: THE CAST OF US, TOO

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This week we dive deep on The Last of Us Part 2 in a special spoilercast!

8-4 Play 7/24/2020: THE CAST OF US, TOO

Running Time: 2:27:33

Time – Topic Discussed:

00:39 – Nicknames
15:02 – Paper Mario
23:12 – Ghosts of Tsushima
35:30 – The Last of Us 2 Spoilercast (THERE BE SPOILERS!)
1:48:34 – Xbox Games Showcase Recap

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

Intro: The Origami King – Yuka Tsujiyoko (Paper Mario)
Break: Main Theme- Gustavo Santaolalla (The Last of Us Part 2)
Ending: Main Menu – Kenichi Tokoi (Phantasy Star Online 2)

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Undertale
PlayStation 4/PC/PlayStation Vita, 8-4, Ltd., 2017/08
EGGLIA: Legend of the Redcap
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