28 May 2021

8-4 Play 5/28/2021: PRIME SLIME

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Dragon Quest may be getting ‘darker’ and ‘more adult’, but we here at 8-4 Play pledge to remain as cute and carefree as ever. Join us for talk of all the recent DQ-related announcements, the latest Switch rumors, a little RE: Village and New Pokémon Snap, and more!

8-4 Play 5/28/2021: PRIME SLIME

Running Time: 1:53:23

Time – Topic Discussed:

00:50 – Nicknames
13:22 – News: Dragon Quest Announcements, Valve’s portable steam device, new Switch Pro rumors, and more!
1:17:54 – Resident Evil: Village
1:25:48 – Control
1:29:50 – Earthbound
1:39:07 – New Pokémon Snap
1:45:43 – Last Minute Rumors & News: Team Ninja & Final Fantasy, Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Edition, and a little bit more!

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

Intro: Battle Theme – Koichi Sugiyama (Dragon Quest III)
Ending: La Hee – Soken (Final Fantasy XIV)

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14 May 2021

8-4 Play 5/14/2021: RESIDENTAL

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No news is good news when the only news is Alex “cvxfreak” Aniel joining us for nearly two hours of impressions of two of the past month’s biggest releases: Returnal and Resident Evil Village!

Check out Alex’s book Itchy, Tasty: An Unofficial History of Resident Evil

8-4 Play 5/14/2021: RESIDENTAL

Running Time: 1:55:28

(Thanks to Peter Jonca for the Resident Evil font used in our image!)

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:04 – Nicknames
09:17 – Returnal
41:59 – Resident Evil: Village

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

Intro: Chris Battle Theme – Shusaku Uchiyama (Resident Evil Village)
Ending: Murals – The Haxan Cloak (Returnal)

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30 April 2021

8-4 Play 4/30/2021: G IS FOR GOLDEN

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It’s Golden Week in Japan! Join us for pre-holiday impressions of SaGa Frontier Remastered and NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139, plus the latest news from the worlds of video games and fast food (spoiler: MacDonald is out this week, but McDonald’s is -in-).

8-4 Play 4/30/2021: G IS FOR GOLDEN

Running Time: 1:40:25

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:25 – Nicknames
13:05 – SaGa Frontier Remastered
33:29 – NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139…
01:01:37 – News: PS5 Sales, PS3/PS Vita stores are here to stay, RE8 news recap, and more!

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

Intro: Song of the Ancients ~ Fate – Keiichi Okabe (NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139…)
Ending: Fight! Alkaiser – Kenji Ito (SaGa Frontier)

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16 April 2021

8-4 Play 4/16/2021: TENDER IS THE FUR

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Impressed with the dioramas in Fantasian, we work together to construct a faithful replica of the 8-4 office. We spare no detail, including our fridge in the state-of-the-art podcast wing filled with tiny Chu-hi!

8-4 Play 4/16/2021: TENDER IS THE FUR

Running Time: 1:54:58

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:31 – Nicknames
14:21 – Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers
24:26 – Monster Hunter Rise
27:04 – The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
31:42 – Fantasian
40:32 – Dragon Quest X
41:59 – No Man’s Sky
52:03 – News: Nintendo Indies Announcement, the latest Sony happenings, and more!

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

Intro: Boss Battle 2 – Nobuo Uematsu (Fantasian)
Ending: Water Temple – Satoshi Hori (The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time)

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2 April 2021

8-4 Play 4/2/2021: MY FAIR GAIJIN HUNTER

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Joined by special guest Adam “Gaijin Hunter” Evanko, we celebrate the latest pointy, bitey addition to the Monster Hunter franchise!

8-4 Play 4/2/2021: MY FAIR GAIJIN HUNTER

Running Time: 1:43:42

Time – Topic Discussed:

00:53 – Nicknames
05:52 – Monster Hunter Rise
1:04:48 – News: DLSS on the Next Switch, Sony’s Sunset Plans PS3/PSP/PSVita stores, and more!

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

Intro: Shrine Ruins Theme – Satoshi Hori (Monster Hunter Rise)
Break: Kamura’s Song of Purification – Satoshi Hori (Monster Hunter Rise)
Ending: Magnamalo Theme – Satoshi Hori (Monster Hunter Rise)

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19 March 2021

8-4 Play 3/19/2021: OUT OF SYNC

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This week we bravely default to talking about Japan, games, and Japanese games! Plus a bit of reminiscing about boy bands, print gaming media, and some classic puzzle platformers.

8-4 Play 3/19/2021: OUT OF SYNC

Running Time: 1:24:48

Time – Topic Discussed:

00:58 – Nicknames
27:19 – Bravely Default II
38:40 – Don’t Starve Together
44:45 – Little Nightmare 2, Inside, & Limbo (***Limbo Spoilers***)
51:28 – News: Bethesda Joins Microsoft, Super Nintendo World, Apex Legends on Switch and more!

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

Intro: Seth Special Movie Theme – Sound Horizon (Bravely Default 2)
Ending: Danger – Vince de Vera (Don’t Starve Together)

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5 March 2021

8-4 Play 3/5/2021: UP IN SMOKE

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17-Bit’s Jake Kazdal returns to talk about his newly-announced VR title “Song in the Smoke,” Japan Studio’s closure, a bigger-screen Switch, PS5 VR, banana controllers, being Seth Rogen’s stunt double, and more!

8-4 Play 3/5/2021: UP IN SMOKE

Running Time: 2:00:16

Time – Topic Discussed:

00:58 – Nicknames
10:59 – Song in the Smoke
44:49 – News: PlayStation VR News, Japan Studio’s fate, New Switch rumors, and lots more

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

Intro: Song in the Smoke Announce Trailer Theme
Ending: 8675309/Jenny – Tommy Tutone

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19 February 2021

8-4 Play 2/19/2021: DIRECT DE GO!!

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We gorge on Nintendo news along with 17-Bit’s Jake Kazdal, topping it off with lots (and lots) of thoughts on Bowser’s Fury and very, very little FFXIV updates. And the long-awaited reveal of exactly what time Gabe secured his PS5 order.

8-4 Play 2/19/2021: DIRECT DE GO!!

Running Time: 2:08:43

Time – Topic Discussed:

00:51 – Nicknames
15:10 – Devil May Cry 5
18:50 – Nintendo Direct News
1:07:35 – Super Mario 3D World: Bowser’s Fury
1:41:27 – More News: GoldenEye Leak, DualSense drift, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 movie, Final Fantasy XIV’s next expansion, and more!

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

Intro: Bowser’s Fury Theme – Koji Kondo (Bowser’s Fury)
Ending: Groose’s Theme – Hajime Wakai (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)

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5 February 2021

8-4 Play 2/5/2021: MAIDEN VOYAGE

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What do the RE8 and Balan demos, Cyber Shadow, Evangelion, Xbox Live Pricing, Switch LTD Sales and Sega politics all have in common? We talk about them on this podcast. Duh. This is always a list of the stuff we talk about. It was a rhetorical question.

8-4 Play 2/5/2021: MAIDEN VOYAGE

Running Time: 1:40:40

Time – Topic Discussed:

00:46 – Nicknames
04:58 – Cyber Shadow
11:01 – Some Evangelion chat
19:31 – Resident Evil Village Visual Showcase
43:14 – The Medium
59:31 – News: PS5 Chaos in Japan, Nintendo Switch sales surpass the 3DS, Stadia’s New Direction, GameStop at the last minute (literally), and more!

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

Intro: Tunnel Cleaner – Enrique Martin (Cyber Shadow)
Ending: Hurray!! – Ryo Yamazaki (Balan Wonderworld)

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22 January 2021

8-4 Play 1/22/2021: RISE AND SLIME

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This week we give our expert (read: somewhat experienced) opinions of the Monster Hunter Rise demo. Then it’s a mixed bag of games both new and old, with a side helping of anime and Sheila-E.

8-4 Play 1/22/2021: RISE AND SLIME

Running Time: 1:33:40

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:06 – Nicknames
03:05 – Mario Kart 8
05:46 – Monster Hunter Rise Demo
26:35 – Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
30:28 – Slime Bunker
33:23 – Attack on Titan (and some more Anime/TV talk)
43:41 – Spiritfarer
47:28 – News: Lucas Film Games & the New Indiana Jones, Awesome Games Done Quick recap Square-Enix’s mysterious trademarks, Peter Moore’s return, and more!

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

Intro: Main Theme – Satoshi Hori (Monster Hunter Rise)
Ending: Slime Bunker – Matthew Wisniewski (Slime Bunker)

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EGGLIA: Legend of the Redcap
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