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8-4 Play 3/9/2012: JOURNEY TO VITA HEAVEN

Internet sensation David “CheapyD” Abrams returns to the show for a truly rare event: we actually played some games! Tune in to the first segment for impressions of Journey, Asura’s Wrath, Mass Effect 3 multiplayer, Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy, and Level-5’s Girls RPG, plus thoughts on the new iPad, Valve’s rumored (and then debunked) “SteamBox” console, Phil Fish and Keiji Inafune’s feelings about Japanese games, and more. Then stick around for the second segment for a quick burst of fresh-from-YouTube commentary on Sony’s “PS Vita Game Heaven” video barrage! (One word: PSO2!)

Running time: 1:50:10

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Time – Topic Discussed:
5:35 – Games: Journey, Asura’s Wrath, Mass Effect 3, Lumines Electronic Symphony, Theatrhythm, Girls RPG
52:51 – News: New iPad, Phil Fish comments, Steam Box, GDC Awards, Joustin’ Beaver
1:45:21 – Closing Comments

Here some are pics of the stuff we got during the podcast:

Club Nintendo Super Mario Pillow (2011 Platinum prize)
Mario Pillow

Rad Wind-up Knight Art from Robot Invader (thanks, guys!)
Wind-up Knight Art

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

8-4 Play 2/24/2012: BLOCK DROPPIN’ BEATS
Intro: Hip Tanaka – Underworld Theme (Kid Icarus)
Break 1: Deep dish with Everything but the Girl – Future of the Future (Stay Gold)
Break 2: Kaskade – 4 AM
Ending: Coolio – Fantastic Voyage

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