8-4 Play: 11/13/2020: P.T. DAY

This week we trace some rays and flop some…teras? Anyway, next-gen is finally here!

Every other week, tune into 8-4 Play for talk about video games, Japan, and Japanese video games, straight from the 8-4 offices in beautiful downtown Tokyo. Hosted by 1UP Japan's own Mark MacDonald, John Ricciardi, and Hiroko Minamoto.

Nov. 13 2020

Posted by: Brad

Episode Notes:

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:57 – Nicknames (and Tetris Effect Connected & Demon Souls)

20:49 – PlayStation 5 Early Impressions

38:08 – Xbox Series X Early Impressions

42:27 – Animal Crossing: New Horizons

49:21 – Graeme’s Game Drought (and more PS5/Xbox talk)

55:10 – Yakuza: Like a Dragon (aka Yakuza 7)

1:08:17 – Part Time UFO

1:11:30 – Final Fantasy XIV

1:19:41 – News: The Next Chapter of PT Fandom, SEGA selling their arcade business, Nintendo’s last direct of the year and more!

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


Intro: Here Comes the Hotstepper – Ini Kamoze

Ending: Tower of Infinity – Shogo Sakai (Part Time UFO)