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Every other week, tune into 8-4 Play for talk about Japan, video games, and Japanese video games, straight from the 8-4 offices in beautiful downtown Tokyo. Featuring the sultry voices of 8-4's own Mark MacDonald, John Ricciardi, Hiroko Minamoto, Justin "JJ" Epperson, Roy Blakely, Sarah Podzorski, and Graeme Howard.

Every other week, tune into 8-4 Play for talk about Japan, video games, and Japanese video games, straight from the 8-4 offices in beautiful downtown Tokyo. Featuring the sultry voices of 8-4's own Mark MacDonald, John Ricciardi, Hiroko Minamoto, Justin "JJ" Epperson, Roy Blakely, Sarah Podzorski, and Graeme Howard.
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Every other week, tune into 8-4 Play for talk about Japan, video games, and Japanese video games, straight from the 8-4 offices in beautiful downtown Tokyo. Featuring the sultry voices of 8-4's own Mark MacDonald, John Ricciardi, Hiroko Minamoto, Justin "JJ" Epperson, Roy Blakely, Sarah Podzorski, and Graeme Howard.

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English


Episodes

8-4 Play 8/17/2018: NOT EVERYONE IS HERE

8/17/2018
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This week it's all about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, with a sprinkle of summer gaming memories.

Duration:01:31:27

8-4 Play 8/3/2018: ICY PENGUIGOS

8/3/2018
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The gang gathers round the table to talk No Man's Sky NEXT, a gaggle of mobile games, the Mega Man X Legacy Collections, and more!

Duration:01:30:58

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

7/20/2018
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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!

Duration:02:03:28

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

7/6/2018
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Special guest Steve Lin stops by to talk gaming history, the McDonald's Bacon McPork, Mario Tennis Aces, and more!

Duration:01:59:00

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

6/22/2018
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We recap and review the industry's biggest week of the year, and maybe even disagree along the way!

Duration:02:06:47

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

6/8/2018
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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!

Duration:01:44:44

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

6/1/2018
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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!

Duration:02:35:22

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

5/18/2018
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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!

Duration:01:50:55

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

5/2/2018
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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 thought, honest.

Duration:01:42:33

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

4/20/2018
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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.

Duration:01:57:16

8-4 Play 04/06/2018: SALAD DAYS

4/6/2018
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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.

Duration:01:16:20

8-4 Play 03/23/2018: NOT FEATURING DRAKE

3/23/2018
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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.

Duration:01:23:42

8-4 Play 03/09/2018: SLIGHTLY LESS MONSTER HUNTER TALK…?

3/9/2018
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More Monster Hunter World, a return to the cobbled streets of Bloodborne, and news from the latest Nintendo Direct.

Duration:02:10:40

8-4 Play 2/23/2018: WITHINSIDE OUT

2/23/2018
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Secret of Mana, Monster Hunter World (yup, still playing), a meaty interview with John Johanas, director of The Evil Within 2, reader questions, and more! Time – Topic Discussed: 16:40 – Monster Hunter World33:33 – Secret of Mana 40:13 – Talkin Evil Within, Japanese literature, and Evil Within 2 with John Johanas (Spoiler warning!) 2:12:34 – Reader questions 2:18:12 – News: Smash Bros. rumors, Doom motion controls, Dragon Ball FighterZ’ retention rates, Metal Gear Survive is out,...

Duration:02:29:06

8-4 Play 2/9/2018: STILL TALKING ABOUT MONSTER HUNTER

2/9/2018
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Celeste, Monster Hunter World, EVO 2018, reader questions, and more!

Duration:01:28:57

8-4 Play 1/26/2018: HR 200

1/26/2018
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Special guest Adam "Gaijin Hunter" Evanko joins us for our momentous 200th episode Monster Hunter World spectacular!

Duration:02:05:04

8-4 Play 1/12/2018: FUNKY CO-OPERATION

1/12/2018
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Nintendo Direct Mini, Disneyland, Super Mario Cereal, PUBG, Witcher 3, Ys Origins, The Last Guardian VR, Moss, and more!

Duration:02:11:28

8-4 Play 12/29/2017: VS. SUPER RADIO BROS.

12/29/2017
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PUBG, Vs. Super Mario Bros., Gorogoa, RE7: Not a Hero, Tales from America, NJPW, a bonus Star Wars: The Last Jedi spoiler chat, and more! Happy New Year!

Duration:02:11:03

8-4 Play 12/15/2017: SUNSET RIDERS

12/15/2017
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Monster Hunter World, Zelda: The Champions' Ballad, Earth Defense Force 5, Shenmue walking tour, The Game Awards, and more!

Duration:01:47:47

8-4 Play 12/1/2017: MEDIEVAL CRIMES

12/1/2017
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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, Netflix in Japan, Xanadu Next, trips to ancient Edo, Devil May Cry V rumors, and more!

Duration:01:32:33