8-4 Play: 8-4 Play 6/14/2024: VANIA MANIA

Sure, we’ll talk about the heaps of new games shown at State of Play, Summer Game Fest, Xbox Games Showcase, and Day of the Devs – but first let us ruminate on Symphony of the Night, Rondo of Blood, more PC-FX stuff you’ve never heard of, and Alan Wake’s new Night Springs DLC. What is a man, you ask? Tune in to find out!

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.

Jun. 19 2024

Posted by: Jan

Episode Notes:

Time — Topic Discussed

00:40 — Nicknames

07:08 — PC-FX & PC-Engine

16:36 — Castlevania & Super Metroid

41:33 — Alan Wake 2: Night Springs DLC

48:28 — 1000xRESIST

54:56 — Elden Ring

1:00:22 — News: Not-E3 highlights, PSVR2 adapter, and more!

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


Intro: Everlasting Dance – Minoru Endō ft. Mari Yamauchi, Aya Yamauchi (Battle Heat!)

Ending: Akumajo Dracula Medley – Konami Kukeiha Club (Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 3)

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