8-4 Play: 3/5/2021: UP IN SMOKE

17-Bit’s Jake Kazdal returns to talk about his newly-announced VR title “Song in the Smoke,” Japan Studio’s closure, a bigger-screen Switch, PS5 VR, banana controllers, being Seth Rogen’s stunt double, and more!

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.

Mar. 5 2021

Posted by: Brad

Episode Notes:

Time – Topic Discussed:

00:58 – Nicknames

10:59 – Song in the Smoke

44:49 – News: PlayStation VR News, Japan Studio’s fate, New Switch rumors, and lots more

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


Intro: Song in the Smoke Announce Trailer Theme

Ending: 8675309/Jenny – Tommy Tutone