8-4 Play: 5/15/2020: TGS RIP

This week we talk about the big changes happening in civilization—Civilization 6, that is! We also check in on Animal Crossing and pour one out for TGS.

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. 15 2020

Posted by: Brad

Episode Notes:

Time – Topic Discussed:

1:46 – Nicknames

17:32 – Streets of Rage 4

28:20 – Civilization 6

31:33 – Animal Crossing New Horizons

48:02 – Xenoblade Chronicles

54:22 – News: TGS is cancelled, Nintendo data leaks, Square Enix masks, and more!

1:42:55 – Closing comments

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


Intro: Sogno di Volare – Christopher Tin (Civilization 6)

Ending: They’re Back – Yuzo Koshiro (Streets of Rage 4)