3 April 2020

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

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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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20 March 2020

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

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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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6 March 2020

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

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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)

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21 February 2020

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

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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)

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7 February 2020

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

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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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24 January 2020

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

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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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10 January 2020

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

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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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20 December 2019

8-4 Play 12/20/2019: XMAS SERIES X

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It’s that time of year! We talk about our holiday memories, and of course the games and Japan and Japanese games of 2019.

8-4 Play 12/20/2019: XMAS SERIES X

Running Time: 1:47:22

Time – Topic Discussed:

1:06 – Nicknames and Holiday memories
29:32 – Kind Words
33:43 – Game Awards winners, announcements, and the new Xbox
57:26 – Indie World Showcase announcements
1:11:11 – Resident Evil 3 Remake & Resident Evil: Resistance
1:26:46 – What we’re all playing over the break & our games of the year
1:39:11 – Closing comments

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

Intro: Snowball Park – Koji Kondo (Super Mario 3D World)
Ending: Jingle Bells

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6 December 2019

8-4 Play 12/6/2019: KEEP ON KEEPIN’ ON

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This week we’re joined by special guest and saver-of-bacon, @frodomojo! We talk about roads (a lot) and ponder what qualities define a burrito.

8-4 Play 12/6/2019: KEEP ON KEEPIN' ON

Running Time: 1:55:05

Time – Topic Discussed:

1:14 – Nicknames
30:55 – Death Stranding (Spoiler Free)
43:03 – SaGa: Scarlet Grace
1:02:33 – Control
1:06:43 – 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim
1:13:55 – Pokémon Sword and Shield
1:23:32 – News: Resident Evil 3 remake, Link in Super Mario Maker 2, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne updates, and more!
1:49:54 – Closing comments

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

Intro: The Fallen One – Kenji Ito (SaGa: Scarlet Grace)
Break: Menu Theme – Toshiyuki Sudo (Personal Trainer: Cooking)
Ending: Scarlet Grave Overture – Kenji Ito (SaGa: Scarlet Grace)

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22 November 2019

8-4 Play 11/22/2019: GIGANTACAST

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Plug in your BB and grab a bowl of cryptobyte curry cuz this week we’re talking about Death Stranding AND the next generation of Pokémon games!

8-4 Play 11/22/2019: GIGANTACAST

Running Time: 1:51:38

Time – Topic Discussed:

1:27 – Nicknames
3:45 – Death Stranding
9:57 – Death Stranding ****EPISODE 2 SPOILERS BEGIN****
42:18 – Pokémon Sword and Shield
1:05:27 – Yakuza: Like a Dragon demo
1:12:39 – News: Game Award nominations, Stadia launch, Animal Crossing Pocket, and Xbox news galore
1:46:07 – Closing comments

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

Intro: Gym Battle Theme – Minako Adachi (Pokémon Sword and Shield)
Break: Title Theme – Minako Adachi (Pokémon Sword and Shield
Ending: I’ll Keep Comin’ – Low Roar (Death Stranding)

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