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8-4 Play: 5/17/2019: BETTER THAN THE BOOKS

With BitSummit fast approaching, we invite John Davis on the show to talk shop and how he could probably use a nap.

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. 17 2019

Posted by: Brad

Episode Notes:

Time – Topic Discussed:

1:24 – Nicknames

21:07 – Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

23:15 – Cuphead

26:38 – Apex Legends

31:32 – The Friends of Ringo Ishikawa

39:32 – Mother 3

40:46 – Devil May Cry 5

41:52 – Arguments about sales figures and misc. Monster Hunter talk

50:29 – Monster Hunter World: Iceborne announcement

53:28 – Hollow Knight

54:34 – BitSummit talk

1:08:27 – News: Super Mario Maker 2, Castlevania, and the Final Fantasy VII remake!

1:40:55 – Closing Comments

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

***SPOILER WARNING***

Intro: Sealed Vessel – Christopher Larkin (Hollow Knight)

Break: Noir Sequin – Anitek (The Friends of Ringo Ishikawa)

Ending: Ring a Ding – Avex (Style Savvy Styling Star)

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RING A DING! Style Savvy has always been a tremendously positive game with a super-duper satisfying gameplay loop. Here's hoping Syn Sophia announces its continuation on Switch.

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I should really get on that The Friends of Ringo Ishikawa...