8-4 Play: 4/30/2021: G IS FOR GOLDEN

It’s Golden Week in Japan! Join us for pre-holiday impressions of SaGa Frontier Remastered and NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139, plus the latest news from the worlds of video games and fast food (spoiler: MacDonald is out this week, but McDonald’s is -in-).

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.

Apr. 30 2021

Posted by: Brad

Episode Notes:

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:25 – Nicknames

13:05 – SaGa Frontier Remastered

33:29 – NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139…

01:01:37 – News: PS5 Sales, PS3/PS Vita stores are here to stay, RE8 news recap, and more!

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


Intro: Song of the Ancients ~ Fate – Keiichi Okabe (NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139…)

Ending: Fight! Alkaiser – Kenji Ito (SaGa Frontier)