26 November 2021

8-4 Play 11/26/2021: SEASON TWO

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The action picks up moments after last season’s cliffhanger ending. Gabe is still on the run from the fuzz — will he ever be able to show his face in our Zoom window again? Ponder this and more as we talk Nintendo remakes, convenience store sandwiches, VGA categories, and more!

8-4 Play 11/26/2021: SEASON TWO

Running Time: 1:42:07

Check out the documentary mentioned in this episode here!

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:13 – Nicknames
17:37 – Mario Party Superstars
23:32 – Animal Crossing
31:32 – Dragon Quest X & Final Fantasy XIV
39:29 – News: The Game Awards nominees, Xbox’s 20th Anniversary, and more!
1:15:04 – Listener Q&A

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

Intro: GO→JUMP↑ – Chip Tanaka
Ending: K.K. Robot Synth – Yumi Takahashi (Animal Crossing: New Horizons)

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12 November 2021

8-4 Play 11/12/2021: OLD BUDS, NEW BUSHES

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We know, we don’t look a day over #247! Pull up a chair and listen to these ol’ timers recount (and forget) tales from our past, checking in on Shin Megami Tensei V, Pikmin Bloom, and the new Animal Crossing update along the way.

8-4 Play 11/12/2021: OLD BUDS, NEW BUSHES

Running Time: 2:23:00

Check out the documentary mentioned in this episode here!

Time – Topic Discussed:

02:25 – Nicknames
13:33 – Shin Megami Tensei V
34:32 – Dark Souls Remastered
40:09 – SEGA Classics: Phantasy Star 2 and Shining Force
46:38 – Pikmin Bloom
51:37 – Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update
59:50 – News: Osaka’s getting a Nintendo Store, Metal Gear Solid 2 & 3 temporarily pulled from digital stores, Valve’s Steam Deck gets delayed, and more!
01:11:15 – We Reflect on 300 Episodes of 8-4 Play

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

Intro: Forbidden Nahabino Box – Ryota Kozuka (Shin Megami Tensei V)
Ending: Basil Poledouris – Anvil of Crom

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29 October 2021

8-4 Play 10/29/2021: SPINEL ME RIGHT ROUND

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We dive deep on RE4 in VR for the Quest with the help of our resident, evil Resident-Evil expert Alex Aniel, and chat Dungeon Encounters, more Super Nintendo World, and some news.

8-4 Play 10/29/2021: SPINEL ME RIGHT ROUND

Running Time: 1:42:40

Check out the documentary mentioned in this episode here!

Time – Topic Discussed:

00:48 – Nicknames
06:17 – Nintendo 64 on Switch
23:56 – Resident Evil 4: VR
53:42 – Metroid: Dread
1:08:18 – Dungeon Encounters
1:09:40 – News: Playstation’s State of Play, Animal Crossing Direct, Elden Ring delay and more!

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

Intro: Krauser – Misao Senbongi (Resident Evil 4)
Ending: Victory – Nobuo Uematsu (Dungeon Encounters)

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15 October 2021

8-4 Play 10/15/2021: GOOD AS DREAD

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This week, we all curl up into very tight balls and barge into Jerry’s apartment to talk about nothing. Just kidding! We actually talk about Metroid Dread and big TVs.

8-4 Play 10/15/2021: GOOD AS DREAD

Running Time: 1:17:36

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:06 – Nicknames
15:48 – Metroid Dread
54:51 – Kena: Bridge of Spirits
1:00:16 – News: Kingdom Hearts coming to Switch, Universal Studios Japan and Pokémon join forces, and more!

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

Intro: Central Unit (Phase One) – Kenji Yamamoto (Metroid Dread)
Ending: Seinfeld Theme (Sega Genesis Remix)

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1 October 2021

8-4 Play 10/01/2021: TIGHT 64

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Autumn is in the air, even if a classic Tokyo Game Show episode is not. Join us as we talk last judgments on Lost Judgment, get cute with Kena: Bridge of Spirits, and review the latest Nintendo Direct. Hey, how bout that Mario movie?

8-4 Play 10/01/2021: TIGHT 64

Running Time: 1:37:34

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:58 – Nicknames
22:10 – Lost Judgment
28:42 – Kena: Bridge of Spirits
42:38 – Pokémon UNITE
45:46 – News: Nintendo Direct Recap, Tokyo Game Show has begun, 4K Switch Rumors Return, and more!

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

Intro: Corrupt – Jason Gallaty (Kena: Bridge of Spirits)
Ending: Ending – Koji Kondo (Super Mario World)

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17 September 2021

8-4 Play 9/17/2021: LEAVE IT TO THE MASTERS

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Join us as we traipse through a field of misty GameCube memories, Lost Judgment verdicts, Bugsnax morsels, and PlayStation Showcase amuse-bouches.

8-4 Play 9/17/2021: LEAVE IT TO THE MASTERS

Running Time: 1:50:33

Time – Topic Discussed:

00:56 – Nicknames
22:04 – Bloodborne
28:10 – Lost Judgment
43:39 – Bugsnax
54:28 – Pokémon Unite
57:20 – Genshin Impact
1:00:29 – News: PlayStation Showcase, the GameCube turns 20, PS5 & Nintendo Switch Updates, and more!

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

Intro: Sunrise over Snaktooth Island – Seth Parker (Bugsnax)
Ending: Menu Select Theme – Kenji Yamamoto, Kouichi Kyuma (Metroid Prime)

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3 September 2021

8-4 Play 9/3/2021: GOLF BADGUY

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Friend of the show Liam Edwards joins to talk his newly-announced golf-like, Cursed to Golf, plus BitSummit, indie life in Japan, No More Heroes 3, Guilty Gear Strive, and a healthy shake for dinner.

8-4 Play 9/3/2021: GOLF BADGUY

Running Time: 1:33:15

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:12 – Nicknames
15:27 – Bitsummit Talk
17:34 – Cursed to Golf
46:31 – Sol Cresta impressions
54:58 – No More Heroes 3
1:02:45 – Guilty Gear Strive
1:09:00 – Pokémon Unite

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

Intro: Title Theme – Mark Sparling (Cursed to Golf)
Ending: Phantom Skate – Nobuaki Kaneko (No More Heroes III)

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20 August 2021

8-4 Play 8/20/2021: GOOD TIME TO BE A HUNTER

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Look: if you aren’t Monster-Hunter-positive or at least MH-curious, might wanna just skip this ep. Otherwise, enjoy as GaijinHunter Adam Evanko joins to chat about the new Netflix special, Rise and MH Stories 2, what’s next for the series, and (of course) Cheetos vs. Potato straws.

8-4 Play 8/20/2021: GOOD TIME TO BE A HUNTER

Running Time: 1:53:21

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:23 – Nicknames
13:48 – ***SPOILERS*** Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild ***SPOILERS***
55:34 – Monster Hunter: Rise Part 1
01:03:37 – Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin
01:10:10 – Monster Hunter: Rise Part 2
01:19:36 – Listener Q&A

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

Intro: End Credits – Masato Kouda (Monster Hunter Legends of the Guild)
Ending: Title Theme – Marika Suzuki (Monster Hunter Stories 2:Wings of Ruin)

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6 August 2021

8-4 Play 8/6/2021: SPIRITUAL OPIUM

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This week we debate the strengths and weaknesses of the two big conbini chains in Japan. Who makes the best pasta? The best fried chicken in an envelope? The best onigiri? Listen to find out! Oh, we also talk about video games.

8-4 Play 8/6/2021: SPIRITUAL OPIUM

Running Time: 1:35:59

Time – Topic Discussed:

02:01 – Nicknames
21:09 – Pokémon Unite
40:42 – Final Fantasy Pixel Remasters
48:41 – Demon’s Souls
53:25 – Apex Legends
1:00:52 – Terranigma
1:03:38 – Listener Questions & Answers

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

Intro: Remote Stadium – Junichi Masuda (Pokémon Unite)
Ending: Battle Theme – Nobuo Uematsu (Final Fantasy II)

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23 July 2021

8-4 Play 7/23/2021: QUALITY ASSURED

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Rainy season is out, Skyward Sword HD is in, Gabe is…all over the place, and it’s a four-day weekend in Japan?! Join the holiday celebration as we answer listener questions and talk about Zelda, Steam Deck, crazy auctions, and more!

8-4 Play 7/23/2021: QUALITY ASSURED

Running Time: 1:38:42

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:01 – Nicknames
15:45 – The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD
31:51 – News: The Steam Deck, Mario & Zelda Auctions, and more!
01:02:49 – Listener Questions & Answers

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

Intro: Romance in the Air – Takeshi Hama (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
Ending: Steam Machine – Daft Punk

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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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