8-4 Play: 5/28/2021: PRIME SLIME

Dragon Quest may be getting ‘darker’ and ‘more adult’, but we here at 8-4 Play pledge to remain as cute and carefree as ever. Join us for talk of all the recent DQ-related announcements, the latest Switch rumors, a little RE: Village and New Pokémon Snap, 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.

May. 28 2021

Posted by: Jan

Episode Notes:

Time – Topic Discussed:

00:50 – Nicknames

13:22 – News: Dragon Quest Announcements, Valve’s portable steam device, new Switch Pro rumors, and more!

1:17:54 – Resident Evil: Village

1:25:48 – Control

1:29:50 – Earthbound

1:39:07 – New Pokémon Snap

1:45:43 – Last Minute Rumors & News: Team Ninja & Final Fantasy, Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Edition, and a little bit more!

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


Intro: Battle Theme – Koichi Sugiyama (Dragon Quest III)

Ending: La Hee – Soken (Final Fantasy XIV)