25 July 2014

8-4 Play 7/25/2014: A ROSE BY ANY OTHER NAME

by Justin Epperson

FRB Japan’s Scott Popular joins us to talk about Evo 2014, the Destiny beta, Xenoblade Chronicles, Yo-Kai Watch (of course), The International 4, Kim Kardashian, aDanza, Sega Genesis music, plot holes in Double Dragon, and more!

Running time: 2:02:17

・ Direct Download (73.5MB)
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via iTunes
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via RSS Feed
・ Follow 8-4 Play on Twitter (twitter.com/84play)
・ Follow 8-4 on Facebook (facebook.com/hachinoyon)

Time – Topic Discussed:
2:04 – Pokémon Stamp Rally and Yo-kai Watch Medals
10:53 – “What is Yo-kai Watch?”
20:10 – Destiny Beta
34:45 – Xenoblade Chronicles
38:55 – aDanza
41:55 – Monster Hunter Frontier GG
46:50 – Dark Souls II DLC
54:18 – PS4 Sales in Japan
1:04:00 – EVO 2014
1:20:53 – Nintendo Direct
1:30:53 – The International 4
1:34:09 – YouTube Users Getting Paid From Developers
1:57:00 – Closing Comments

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

8-4 Play 7/11/2014: MOBA-TAH BLUES
Intro: King Cream Soda – Gera Gera Po no Uta
Ending: Nonomura Scandal Press conference”

Here are this week’s links!

Crazy Yo-Kai Watch Movie Ticket Lines

As always, you can leave comments for us at the “Leave a Comment” link below or 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!

Thanks for listening, and like us on Facebook!

Leave a Comment
Filed under: Podcasts
11 July 2014

8-4 Play 7/11/2014: MOBA-TAH BLUES

by Justin Epperson

Yo-kai Watch 2, Super House of Dead Ninjas, Japanese baths, Dragon Quest X for 3DS, John’s free-to-play addiction, preorder DLC, 3DS update speculation, EVO 2014 hyyyype!

Running time: 1:39:07

・ Direct Download (59.6MB)
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via iTunes
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via RSS Feed
・ Follow 8-4 Play on Twitter (twitter.com/84play)
・ Follow 8-4 on Facebook (facebook.com/hachinoyon)

Time – Topic Discussed:
22:15 – Youkai Watch 2
35:21 – Shovel Knight
39:28 – Super Time Force
43:03 – Super House of Dead Ninjas
46:06 – Dragon Quest Monsters: Super Light
52:48 – Dark Souls
57:16 – Nintendo Virtual Console Rumors
1:05:25 – Mighty No. 9 Pre-Orders
1:07:35 – The Evil Within’s Content Ratings
1:10:54 – Hyrule Warriors
1:14:12 – Battleborn
1:19:15 – Dragon Quest X for 3DS
1:23:17 – EVO 2014
1:34:12 – Closing Comments

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

8-4 Play 6/27/2014: CAN YOU EVEN HAVE A BABY?!
Intro: Jake Kaufman, Manami Matsumae – Plains of Passage (Shovel Knight)
Break: Main Theme (NFL Sports Talk Football)
Ending: David Wise – Mangrove Cove (Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze)

Here are this week’s links!

Learn How to Play Fighting Games
Crying Japanese Politician

As always, you can leave comments for us at the “Leave a Comment” link below or 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!

Thanks for listening, and like us on Facebook!

Leave a Comment (1)
Filed under: Podcasts
27 June 2014

8-4 Play 6/27/2014: CAN YOU EVEN HAVE A BABY?!

by 8-4

Superagent Ben Judd joins the crew to recap what we learned from E3, dig deep into Shovel Knight, the Destiny Alpha, Summer Games Done Quick, balloon swords, Evo 2014, and more.

Running time: 1:40:21

・ Direct Download (60.3MB)
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via iTunes
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via RSS Feed
・ Follow 8-4 Play on Twitter (twitter.com/84play)
・ Follow 8-4 on Facebook (facebook.com/hachinoyon)

Time – Topic Discussed:
13:24 – RetroN 5
26:58 – E3 2014 Impressions
36:45 – Shovel Knight
49:50 – Destiny
1:02:25 – 1001 Spikes
1:03:58 – Summer Games Done Quick 2014
1:19:48 – Xbox One Japan Launch
1:24:50 – EVO 2014
1:29:43 – Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (and the popped balloon sword)
1:36:23 – Closing Comments

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

8-4 Play 6/13/2014: E3 2014 SUPERCAST
Intro: Electric Rodeo Medium
Ending: Fossil Fighters: Frontier E3 2014 Trailer

As always, you can leave comments for us at the “Leave a Comment” link below or 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!

Thanks for listening, and like us on Facebook!

Leave a Comment (1)
Filed under: Podcasts
13 June 2014

8-4 Play 6/13/2014: E3 2014 SUPERCAST

by Justin Epperson

John Davison, Garnett Lee, and Mike McWhertor — plus a surprise blast of bonus guests! — join Mark and John from LA to talk anything and everything E3, including Smash Bros, Destiny, Zelda, Bloodborne, Splatoon, and plenty more!

Running time: 2:34:51

・ Direct Download (88.7MB)
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via iTunes
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via RSS Feed
・ Follow 8-4 Play on Twitter (twitter.com/84play)
・ Follow 8-4 on Facebook (facebook.com/hachinoyon)

Time – Topic Discussed:
4:00 – Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
5:36 – Splatoon
9:14 – New Starfox
11:25 – Super Smash Bros.
22:30 – Nintendo Figures
27:20 – Kirby and the Rainbow Curse
28:07 – Yoshi’s Woolly World
31:00 – Game Pad and Motion Controsl
33:42 – New Zelda (Zelder Scrolls)
39:40 – Bayonetta 2
41:45 – Violence at E3
51:20 – No Man’s Sky
55:04 – Destiny
1:05:04 – Bloodborne
1:19:39 – New Guests Arrive
1:22:30 – No Man’s Sky Part 2
1:25:24 – Inside
1:27:18 – Cuphead
1:30:00 – CG Trailers
1:32:00 – Crackdown 3
1:33:00 – Sunset Overdrive
1:35:00 – Phantom Dust and Companies in Panic Mode
1:38:55 – Grim Fandango
1:44:18 – Below, Super Time Force
1:54:04 – The Order 1886
1:56:25 – Mario Maker and More Nintendo
2:01:30 – Code Name: STEAM
2:07:37 – Evil Within
2:13:52 – Hyrule Warriors
2:15:44 – Alien Isolation
2:21:00 – E3 in Review
2:27:00 – Closing Comments

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

8-4 Play 5/30/2014: OFF THE RAILS
Intro: Quad City DJ`s – C’mon N` Ride It (The Train)
Ending: Shunsuke Kida – Maiden in Black (Demon’s Souls)

As always, you can leave comments for us at the “Leave a Comment” link below or 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!

Thanks for listening, and like us on Facebook!

Leave a Comment
Filed under: Podcasts
30 May 2014

8-4 Play 5/30/2014: OFF THE RAILS

by Justin Epperson

With Mark and John out of town, JJ packs the E3 Hype Train™© with a rowdy gang of friends-of-the-show (Jean Snow, ex-intern Tom, ex-intern Johnny, Esteban Salazar of Marvelous AQL, John Davis of Q Games) to discuss / predict / argue what’s about to go down in L.A.

Running time: 1:32:41

・ Direct Download (55.7MB)
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via iTunes
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via RSS Feed
・ Follow 8-4 Play on Twitter (twitter.com/84play)
・ Follow 8-4 on Facebook (facebook.com/hachinoyon)

Time – Topic Discussed:

4:05 – Sony E3 Predictions
23:34 – Microsoft E3 Predictions
39:21 – Nintendo E3 Predictions
57:36 – Who “Wins” E3?
1:01:28 – Third Party E3 Predictions (EA, Square Enix, Capcom, Ubisoft, Take2)
1:24:15 – Apple WWDC Predictions
1:28:37 – Closing Comments

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

8-4 Play 5/16/2014: EXPRESS BUS TO THE TRAIN STATION
Intro: 6955 – DnDnDn_LpFd (Super Time Force)
Ending: Robert Walsh & Jon Douglas – Theme (G.I. Joe: The Movie)

As always, you can leave comments for us at the “Leave a Comment” link below or 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!

Thanks for listening, and like us on Facebook!

Leave a Comment (12)
Filed under: Podcasts
16 May 2014

8-4 Play 5/16/2014: EXPRESS BUS TO THE TRAIN STATION

by Justin Epperson

With only a couple weeks till the hype train leaves the station we take a quick stop to talk about Super TIME Force, Sportsfriends, Kero Blaster, Yo-Kai Watch, the Kinect cut and run, Nintendo’s financial results, Project Beast, Tetsuya Mizuguchi returning to video games and more.

Running time: 1:21:35

・ Direct Download (46.9MB)
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via iTunes
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via RSS Feed
・ Follow 8-4 Play on Twitter (twitter.com/84play)
・ Follow 8-4 on Facebook (facebook.com/hachinoyon)

Time – Topic Discussed:

10:11 – Super TIME Force
19:10 – Dark Souls 2
20:00 – Kero Blaster
24:48 – Yo-Kai Watch
28:02 – Sportsfriends
30:25 – Mario Kart 8
34:36 – Kinectless Xbox One
52:25 – Nintendo Financial Results
1:03:10 – Project Beast
1:07:58 – News: Kadokawa Merges With Dwango, Bye Bye Gamespy, Tetsuya Mizuguchi Back In Gaming, Unreal Tournament Crowdsourcing
1:15:10 – Closing Comments

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

8-4 Play 5/2/2014: GOLD, JERRY, GOLD
Intro: Harold Faltermeyer – Axel F
Break: Peter McConnell – Pull up a Chair (Hearthstone)
Ending: Dream5 – Youkai Watch Taisou

As always, you can leave comments for us at the “Leave a Comment” link below or 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!

Thanks for listening, and like us on Facebook!

Leave a Comment (1)
Filed under: Podcasts
2 May 2014

8-4 Play 5/2/2014: GOLD, JERRY, GOLD

by Justin Epperson

On this, the most golden of weeks, the regular crew checks in to weigh in on Hearthstone, YO-Kai Watch mania, Dark Souls 2 PC, Nintendo E3 news, Xbox TV, the E.T. Dig, old Japanese cell phone games, From Software’s sale and more.

Running time: 2:05:23

・ Direct Download (71.9MB)
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via iTunes
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via RSS Feed
・ Follow 8-4 Play on Twitter (twitter.com/84play)
・ Follow 8-4 on Facebook (facebook.com/hachinoyon)

Time – Topic Discussed:

10:48 – Mobile games: Boom Beach, Japanese Mobile Games
16:20 – Hearthstone
25:15 – Steamworld Dig
26:30 – Youkai Watch Arcade
37:00 – Games John Bought
38:20 – Dark Souls 2 PC
47:00 – FTL iPad, Dragon Quest X
1:03:28 – Nintendo News: E3, Mario Kart 8
1:15:17 – Microsoft News: Xbox One Video, Japan Launch, Surprise Japanese Game
1:25:35 – Sony News: PS4 Update, Drive Club, Indie Rush
1:36:36 – News: From Bought by Kadokawa, Atari Dig, Atari Source Code, YO-Kai Watch
1:57:28 – Closing Comments

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

ONCE, TWICE, 100 TIMES A PODCAST
Intro: Little River Band – Happy Anniversary
Break: Motoi Sakuraba & Yuka Kitamura – Ruin Sentinels (Dark Souls II)
Ending: Lionel Richie – Hello

As always, you can leave comments for us at the “Leave a Comment” link below or 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!

Thanks for listening, and like us on Facebook!

Leave a Comment (4)
Filed under: Podcasts
18 April 2014

8-4 Play 4/18/2014: ONCE, TWICE, 100 TIMES A PODCAST

by Justin Epperson

Our 100th episode gets the band back together (finally!), along with friends from 17-Bit and 2 Player Productions, to talk PAX East, Below, MGSV: Ground Zeroes, Dark Souls II, PS4 eye tracking, Steam sales numbers, Tomodachi Life, and of course, Sir Mix-a-Lot.

Running time: 2:24:00

・ Direct Download (82.6MB)
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via iTunes
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via RSS Feed
・ Follow 8-4 Play on Twitter (twitter.com/84play)
・ Follow 8-4 on Facebook (facebook.com/hachinoyon)

Time – Topic Discussed:

6:28 – Below
12:35 – 2-Player Productions (Amnesia Fortnight, Massive Chalice, Mighty No. 9)
20:28 – 17-Bit (Galak-Z: The Dimensional, Sir Mix-a-Lot)
34:44 – Deception IV: Blood Ties
46:12 – inFAMOUS Second Son & Morpheus
1:08:00 – Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes
1:18:20 – Dark Souls II
1:31:46 – PS4/Steam Sales, Blu-ray Successor
1:49:50 – Capcom Investments
1:53:17 – Tomodachi Life, Super Smash Bros.
2:01:20 – Yokai Watch 2
2:10:08 – Closing Comments

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

8-4 Play 4/4/2014: EPISODE 99
Intro: Title Theme (Wayne Gretzky Hockey)
Ending: Saori Kobayashi & Mariko Nanba – Atolm Dragon Battle Theme (Panzer Dragoon Saga)

As always, you can leave comments for us at the “Leave a Comment” link below or 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!

Thanks for listening, and like us on Facebook!

Leave a Comment (3)
Filed under: Podcasts
4 April 2014

8-4 Play 4/4/2014: EPISODE 99

by 8-4

John and Hiroko are back, as are celebrity ex-interns Alex “Jungle Fire” Aniel, Chris “Scan Lines” Reed, and Tom “Hitman” Staniforth, joining us to talk Heroes of the Storm, Diablo 3, Gundam Extreme Vs. Maxi Boost, Boom Beach, Monument Valley, Facebook & Oculus, Phil Spencer & Xbox, Amazon Fire TV, Brave Wave music, and more!

Running time: 1:31:01

・ Direct Download (52.3MB)
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via iTunes
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via RSS Feed
・ Follow 8-4 Play on Twitter (twitter.com/84play)
・ Follow 8-4 on Facebook (facebook.com/hachinoyon)

Time – Topic Discussed:

4:15 – Diablo III: Reaper of Souls
8:20 – Heroes of the Storm
15:54 – Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. Maxi Boost
22:00 – Monument Valley
24:18 – Boom Beach
30:08 – GDC 2014
42:12 – Facebook acquires Oculus Rift
55:02 – Amazon announces Fire TV
1:02:20 – Phil Spencer heads Xbox division
1:12:13 – Game music with Brave Wave Productions
1:24:33 – Closing Comments

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

8-4 Play 3/21/2014: VR TROOPERS
Intro: VR Troopers Theme
Ending: Eirik Suhrke & Keiji Yamagishi – Bounty Hunter

Here are this week’s links!
Buy Bravewave’s In Flux!
http://store.bravewave.net/

As always, you can leave comments for us at the “Leave a Comment” link below or 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!

Thanks for listening, and like us on Facebook!

Leave a Comment (2)
Filed under: Podcasts
21 March 2014

8-4 Play 3/21/2014: VR TROOPERS

by Justin Epperson

John, Mark, and Hiroko are out working GDC, so it’s up to JJ and guests Johnny Linnert and Jean Snow to pick up the slack! This week we talk Dark Souls II, Luftrausers, Awesomenauts Assemble!, Towerfall: Ascension, Project Morpheus, Bitsummit, Iga going solo and more!

Running time: 1:25:30

・ Direct Download (49.1MB)
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via iTunes
・ Subscribe to 8-4 Play via RSS Feed
・ Follow 8-4 Play on Twitter (twitter.com/84play)
・ Follow 8-4 on Facebook (facebook.com/hachinoyon)

Time – Topic Discussed:

4:11 – Dark Souls II
37:11 – Luftrausers
41:58 – Awesomenauts Assemble!
48:00 – Towerfall: Ascension
49:38 – Project Morpheus
57:13 – Iga leaves Konami
1:06:07 – Bitsummit
1:14:30 – Misc news
1:18:36 – Closing Comments

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

8-4 Play 3/7/2014: CEASELESS DISCHARGE
Intro: Dark Souls Intro
Ending: Motoi Sakuraba – Gwyn (Dark Souls)

Here are this week’s links!
Buy Bravewave’s In Flux!
http://store.bravewave.net/

Pechakucha @ Bitsummit
http://www.pechakucha.org/channels/bitsummit

As always, you can leave comments for us at the “Leave a Comment” link below or 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!

Thanks for listening, and like us on Facebook!

Leave a Comment
Filed under: Podcasts


 
Wind-up Knight 2
iOS/Android, Robot Invader, 2014/06
Threes!
iOS/Android, Sirvo llc, 2014/06
Drakengard 3
PlayStation 3, Square Enix Co., Ltd., 2014/05
Boom Beach
iOS/Android, Supercell, 2014/03