8-4 Play: 11/8/2019: ONI LEMON

This week we go goo-goo for Gooigi, prepare ourselves mentally for Death Stranding, and talk about a primordial VR experience.

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. 8 2019

Posted by: Brad

Episode Notes:

Time – Topic Discussed:

1:27 – Nicknames

19:44 – Luigi’s Mansion 3

27:44 – John’s review of Super Mario Bros. (the movie)

33:08 – More Luigi’s Mansion 3

35:37 – Death Stranding Reviews and the Kojima Effect

42:41 – The Outer Worlds

50:47 – Mark’s Resident Evil VR Experiences

1:05:21 – Coke-brand Lemon Sours!

1:09:59 – News: Iceborne coming to PC, Mario Kart Tour multiplayer beta, Pokemon Sword and Shield QOL Improvements, Smash updates, and more!

1:35:49 – Closing comments

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


Intro: Psycho Soldier Theme (Overseas Version) – Yuzo Koshiro (Super Smash Bros. Ultimate)

Break: Main Theme – Kazumi Totaka (Luigi’s Mansion 3)

Ending: Psycho Soldier Theme – Yuzo Koshiro (Super Smash Bros. Ultimate)