8-4 Play: 11/22/2019: GIGANTACAST

Plug in your BB and grab a bowl of cryptobyte curry cuz this week we’re talking about Death Stranding AND the next generation of Pokémon games!

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. 22 2019

Posted by: Brad

Episode Notes:

Time – Topic Discussed:

1:27 – Nicknames

3:45 – Death Stranding

9:57 – Death Stranding ****EPISODE 2 SPOILERS BEGIN****

42:18 – Pokémon Sword and Shield

1:05:27 – Yakuza: Like a Dragon demo

1:12:39 – News: Game Award nominations, Stadia launch, Animal Crossing Pocket, and Xbox news galore

1:46:07 – Closing comments

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


Intro: Gym Battle Theme – Minako Adachi (Pokémon Sword and Shield)

Break: Title Theme – Minako Adachi (Pokémon Sword and Shield

Ending: I’ll Keep Comin’ – Low Roar (Death Stranding)