20 July 2018

8-4 Play 7/20/2018: BORN THIS WAY

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In a special Parents’ Night Out episode, we talk Octopath Traveler, Kuwaidan, Final Fantasy X, and all sorts of other fun stuff!

8-4 Play 7/20/2018: BORN THIS WAY

Running Time: 2:03:28

Time – Topic Discussed:

5:06 – Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer
16:11 – Octopath Traveler
30:24 – Pokémon Go
42:10 – Fallout 4
45:53 – Final Fantasy X
56:30 – Kuwaidan
1:04:25 – Sonic Mania Plus
1:16:25 – News: No Man’s Sky Next, Monster Hunter, Fantasy Life Online, Uncharted fan film, and more
1:57:41 – Closing Comments

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

8-4 Play 6/22/2018: 8-4 Play 7/6/2018: MR. DU’S MAGIC BALLS
Intro: Howard Drossin – Toxic Caves (Sonic Spinball)
Ending: Eri Nobuchika – Lights (Lumines Remastered)

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6 July 2018

8-4 Play 7/6/2018: MR. DU’S MAGIC BALLS

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Special guest Steve Lin stops by to talk gaming history, the McDonald’s Bacon McPork, Mario Tennis Aces, and more!

8-4 Play 7/6/2018: MR. DU'S MAGIC BALLS

Running Time: 1:59:01

Time – Topic Discussed:

9:02 – The life and times of Steve Lin
40:04 – McDonald’s Bacon McPork
49:26 – Game bar busts
1:04:20 – Mario Tennis Aces
1:12:56 – Summer Games Done Quick
1:28:44 – Wario Land II
1:39:44 – News: Switch Flip Grip, FF7 Remake, Labo support in Mario Kart 8, Shenmue 1+2, and more
1:50:42 – Closing Comments

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

8-4 Play 6/22/2018: E3 TWENTY-OCTEEN
Intro: Naoto Kubo – Main Theme (Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker)
Break: Off the Hook – Shark Bytes (Splatoon 2)
Ending: Utada Hikaru – Chikai

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22 June 2018

8-4 Play 6/22/2018: E3 TWENTY-OCTEEN

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We recap and review the industry’s biggest week of the year, and maybe even disagree along the way!

8-4 Play 6/22/2018: E3 TWENTY-OCTEEN

Running Time: 2:06:47

Time – Topic Discussed:

17:00 – Octopath Traveller
22:28 – Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion
28:59 – Arcade Archives Donkey Kong and Sky Skipper
33:42 – Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
38:46 – Microsoft E3 review
45:58 – Devil May Cry V
55:06 – Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
57:18 – Bethesda E3 review
1:05:13 – CyberPunk 2077
1:29:49 – Sony E3 review
1:40:17 – News roundup: Soul Calibur VI, Kingdom Hearts III, Cuphead, Spider-Man
1:49:45 – The Last of Us Part II
1:58:31 – Closing Comments

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

8-4 Play 6/8/2018: CHUGGING ALONG
Intro: Quad City DJ’s -C’mon ‘N Ride It
Ending: Sister Rosetta Tharpe – This Train

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8 June 2018

8-4 Play 6/8/2018: CHUGGING ALONG

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ALL ABOOOOOARD! Join us as we run through the games we know we’ll see at E3, the ones we hope we do, and even the ones we hope we don’t. C’MON ‘N RIDE THE #E3HYPETRAIN!

8-4 PLAY 6/8/2018: CHUGGING ALONG

Running Time: 1:44:53

Time – Topic Discussed:

18:53 – Nintendo
45:12 – Sony
1:05:32 – Microsoft
1:15:24 – Switch Leaks
1:16:49 – Rounding up all the rest
1:24:31 – Tetris Effect
1:30:15 – Pokémon Gold/Silver Spaceworld ROM
1:32:40 – Closing Comments

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

8-4 PLAY 6/1/2018: CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANTS
Intro: Michiru Yamane – Stage 8 (Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon)
Break 1: Jukio “Kuabee” Kallio – Stage Hard (PixelJunk Monsters 2)
Break 2: Shusaku Uchiyama – Main Theme (Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City)
Ending: Train sounds

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1 June 2018

8-4 Play6/1/2018: CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANTS

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E3 is coming fast and so are the game announcements! We cover all the latest Pokémon news, catch up on what we’ve been playing, and introduce an exciting new podcast from Capcom!

8-4 Play 6/1/2018: CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANTS

Running Time: 2:35:22

Time – Topic Discussed:

8:37 – Dark Souls Remastered
19:25 – Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon
27:22 – Fallout
35:25 – PixelJunk Monsters 2
44:00 – Dillon’s Dead-Heat Breakers
49:55 – Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse
55:21 – Subsurface Circular
1:00:30 – Capcom podcast announcement
1:57:03 – News: Pokémon, Pokémon, Sonic, Pokémon, Yakuza, Killer7
2:24:17 – Closing comments

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

8-4 Play 5/18/2018: FOR THE FOREST KING
Intro: Bear McCreary – God of War (God of War)
Break: Hitoshi Sakimoto – Decisive Battle (Dragon’s Crown Pro)
Ending: Keiichi Okabe – This Cannot Continue (NieR: Automata)

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18 May 2018

8-4 Play 5/18/2018: FOR THE FOREST KING

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We’ve got two tremendous guests this week, and they have opinions! Come hear us talk about writing for games, menu gripes, VR experiences, and more!

8-4 Play 5/18/2018: FOR THE FOREST KING

Running Time: 1:50:56

Time – Topic Discussed:

24:49 – Localizing NieR and NieR Automata
50:09 – God of War
1:13:15 – Dragon’s Crown Pro
1:20:50 – Dragon Quest VR
1:27:18 – News: Nintendo Switch Online services, no Virtual Console on Switch, Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate
1:42:59 – Closing comments
And now…a list of music used in our previous episode!

8-4 Play 5/4/2018: BEET STREET
Intro: Yuka Kitamura – Slave Knight Gael (Dark Souls III)
Break: 泡沫夢幻 (Granblue Fantasy)
Ending: Nelly – Hot In Herre

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4 May 2018

8-4 Play 5/4/2018: BEET STREET

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It’s Golden Week at 8-4! But we gather around the podcast table to talk TV shows, comic book movies, and video games just the same! Mostly video games though, honest.

8-4 Play 05/04/2018: BEET STREET

Running Time: 1:42:34

Time – Topic Discussed:

22:19 – John’s latest gathering
4:22 – Aggretsuko & Pop Team Epic
8:18 – Masa’s borscht
12:26 – Marvel movies
16:56 – Earthbound
20:04 – Dark Souls III
25:05 – Fallout 4
31:23 – Monster Hunter World DLC
38:38 – Roy’s Granblue CD
44:23 – God of War
49:27 – Nintendo Labo
1:02:59 – News: The numbers from Nintendo’s latest financial report, Kimishima stepping down, our thoughts on Dragalia Lost, and why delivering pizzas might be a good way to get into game design. (Unless it’s Little Ceasars.)
1:36:49 – Closing comments

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

8-4 Play 04/20/2018: SPANX FOR THE MEMORIES
Intro: Yasunori Mitsuda – Flight (Xenogears)
Break: Kurt Hartland – Whiplast Main Theme (Whiplash)
Ending: Tenpei Sato – Akai Tsuki (Disgaea)

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20 April 2018

8-4 Play 4/20/2018: SPANX FOR THE MEMORIES

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The gang continue their fortnightly arguments about gym etiquette and where to get the best tacos in Shibuya. We also reminisce about the games that made us who we are with a special–and incredibly tall–guest.

8-4 Play 04/20/2018: SPANX FOR THE MEMORIES

Running Time: 1:57:17

Time – Topic Discussed:

2:21 – Arguments about gym etiquette
7:38 – Movie references in the new TWICE video (What is Love?)
13:14 – 8-4’s #GameStruck4
22:07 – Our mystery guest is introduced
46:28 – Arguments about the best tacos in Shibuya
53:23 – John’s #GameStruck4
59:07 – Xenogears 20th Anniversary Concert
1:02:19 – The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
1:06:42 – Nintendo Labo (We don’t have it yet)
1:09:17 – Monster Hunter World DLC (We haven’t played it yet)
1:15:50 – Listener questions
1:22:35 – ***MASSIVE BLOODBORNE SPOILER!***
1:28:46– News: Castlevania coming to mobile, shake ups in the Donkey Kong high score community, and Sega AGES for Switch.
1:45:36 – Closing comments

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

8-4 Play 4/06/2018: SALAD DAYS
Intro: Joe Hisaishi – The Toppled Throne (Ni No Kuni II)
Break: Shinji Hosoe – Terror Instinct (Tetris The Grand Master)
Ending: Mike Peacock – Glass Joe (Punch-Out!! (Wii))

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6 April 2018

8-4 Play 4/6/2018: SALAD DAYS

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This week we talk a lot about food. And then video games. And then food again. Buckle up and grab some snacks to keep your hunger at bay.

8-4 Play 4/06/2018: SALAD DAYS

Running Time: 1:16:20

Time – Topic Discussed:

27:56 – Monster Hunter World
38:01 – Ni No Kuni II
46:05 – Tetris The Grandmaster
50:23 – Pokemon Go
57:03 – We eat some stuff-you’ve been warned!
57:30 – News: Everyone gushes about Spyro, some Pokemon Go updates have John excited, and some cool.
1:12:50 – Closing comments

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

8-4 Play 3/23/2018: NOT FEATURING DRAKE
Intro: Nobuo Uematsu – Tiamat Magna Omega (Granblue Fantasy)
Break: Matthew Hopkins – Saving the World (Read Only Memories)
Ending: Hitoshi Sakimoto – Sora wa Aoi Mama (Valkyria Chronicles)

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23 March 2018

8-4 Play 3/23/2018: NOT FEATURING DRAKE

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In a very special, doing-our-best episode, the remaining 8-4 crew talk Valkyria Chronicles, Tetris, Granblue Fantasy, and of course: more Monster Hunter World.

8-4 Play 3/23/2018: NOT FEATURING DRAKE

Running Time: 1:23:43

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Time – Topic Discussed:

10:15 – Valkyria Chronicles 4
17:00 – Tetris the Grand Master
23:37 – Granblue Fantasy Anniversary Event
28:00 – Magic the Gathering Arena
34:08 – Read Only Memories
37:24 – Monster Hunter World
54:40 – Bloodborne
58:02 – News: Lots of Sonic news, even MORE impending Switch ports, and the latest from the fast-paced world of battle royale PC games.
1:17:49 – Closing comments

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

8-4 Play 3/09/2018: SLIGHTLY LESS MONSTER HUNTER TALK…?
Intro: Shogo Sakai – Main Menu (Part Time UFO)
Break: Tsukasa Saitoh – Cleric Beast (Bloodborne)
Ending: Toru Minegishi – Octo Expansion Theme (Splatoon 2)

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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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