Posts Tagged ‘English’

8-4 Play 9/18/2020: WEはSHOCK

18 September 2020

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

4 September 2020

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

21 August 2020

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

7 August 2020

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

24 July 2020

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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8-4 Play 7/10/2020: ALT.GAMES.JAPAN

10 July 2020

Author, localizer, and (most importantly) long-time friend of the show Matt Alt joins us to discuss his new book, Pure Invention: How Japan’s Pop Culture Conquered the World. Plus the usual news and other nonsense you’ve come to expect from your favorite podcast about Japan, and games, and Japanese games.

Check out Matt’s book, Pure Invention: How Japan’s Pop Culture Conquered the World on Amazon

8-4 Play 7/10/2020: ALT.GAMES.JAPAN

Running Time: 2:36:52

Time – Topic Discussed:

0:41 – Nicknames
18:26 – Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update
27:22 – Ring Fit Adventure
28:56 – News: Sega’s Astro Mini, Next-gen Game Price Rumors, Microsoft News, and more!
1:22:31 – Interview with Matt Alt

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

Intro: Overworld Theme – Koji Kondo (Super Mario Bros. 2)
Break: Title Screen – You Takada (Golden Axe)
Ending: Opening – Hideki Matsutake (Silhouette Mirage)

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8-4 Play 6/26/2020: XANA-DON’T

26 June 2020

This week we touch briefly on The Last of Us–or how it makes us feel things. Dark things. Then it’s business as usual with talk of the latest Pokémon news, the joy of mining, and of course Strong Zero.
8-4 Play 6/26/2020: XANA-DON’T

Running Time: 1:21:35

Time – Topic Discussed:

0:32 – Nicknames
13:08 – The Last of US Part 2 – Early Impressions
31:42 – Pokemon Sword & Shield DLC
34:13 – Satisfactory
40:16 – Pokemon Smile
44:56 – Apex Legends
47:28 – News: Billy Mitchell, Nintendo, EA Play, Facebook and more!

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

Intro: Title Theme – Ikuko Mimori (Pokémon Snap)
Ending: Café Fever – (Pokémon Café Mix)

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8-4 Play 6/12/2020: HI, FIVE

12 June 2020

Big gaming news on a Friday again, huh? Guess it won’t be in the latest 8-4 Play… WRONG. We went all out and recorded a special PS5 segment on Friday! Join us, as we gaze into the traceable rays and haptic sounds of the future.

8-4 Play 6/12/2020: HI, FIVE

Following up on our comments from the start of the show, here are some links to a couple of resources to learn more about the issues currently at play in the world, and how you can help:

  •  Campaign Zero
  •  blacklivesmatters.carrd.co
  •  COVID-19 Protest Relief Fund
  • Running Time: 2:02:32

    Time – Topic Discussed:

    0:00 – A Brief Word
    5:42 – The PS5 Future of Gaming (and Nicknames)
    1:11:29 – Break
    1:12:05 – Non-PS5 News: Sega’s Fog Gaming, Game Gear Micro, Alex Kidd, Pokemon Sword & Shield DLC, and more!
    1:56:28 – Outro

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

    Break: It’s Bugsnax – Kero Kero Bonito (Bugsnax)
    Ending: Main Theme – Tokuhiko Uwabo (Alex Kidd in Miracle World)

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    8-4 Play 5/29/2020: DOUBLE PINE STRASH ZERO

    29 May 2020

    It’s here! The 8-4 Play FF7R Spoilercast! Stick around to the end of this week’s episode to hear all our timely, spoilery takes.

    8-4 Play 5/29/2020: DOUBLE PINE STRASH ZERO

    Running Time: 2:26:46

    Time – Topic Discussed:

    1:19 – Nicknames
    11:11 – FF7Remake (Not the Spoilercast)
    14:05 – Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai – Infinity Strash
    18:06 – Dragon Quest Walk
    19:03 – Animal Crossing New Horizons
    29:00 – Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition
    34:30 – Civilization VI
    37:29 – Saga Frontier
    40:39 – News: Paper Mario the Origami King, Joycon Drift Lawsuit, EVO Online & Street Fighter Season 5!
    1:09:12 – The 8-4 Play Final Fantasy 7 Remake Spoilerscast™

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

    Intro: Guar Plains – ACE+ (Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition)
    Break: The Town That Never Sleeps – Nobuo Uematsu (Final Fantasy VII Remake)
    Ending: 3 AM – Kazumi Totaka (Animal Crossing New Horizons)

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    8-4 Play 5/15/2020: TGS RIP

    15 May 2020

    This week we talk about the big changes happening in civilization—Civilization 6, that is! We also check in on Animal Crossing and pour one out for TGS.

    8-4 Play 5/15/2020: TGS RIP

    Running Time: 1:49:53

    Time – Topic Discussed:

    1:46 – Nicknames
    17:32 – Streets of Rage 4
    28:20 – Civilization 6
    31:33 – Animal Crossing New Horizons
    48:02 – Xenoblade Chronicles
    54:22 – News: TGS is cancelled, Nintendo data leaks, Square Enix masks, and more!
    1:42:55 – Closing comments

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

    Intro: Sogno di Volare – Christopher Tin (Civilization 6)
    Ending: They’re Back – Yuzo Koshiro (Streets of Rage 4)

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    EGGLIA: Legend of the Redcap
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