8-4 Play: 8-4 Play 9/30/2022: I AM JACK’S BIG GAMING CHAIR

Nicholas de Leon of Consumer Reports saddles up in his Cooler Master Ergo L to talk about Gaming Chair conspiracies, the TGS news we missed, Mark’s hate-hate relationship with Quake II, and plenty more.

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Sep. 30 2022

Posted by: Jan

Episode Notes:

Time – Topic Discussed:

01:06 – Nicknames

05:36 – Gaming chair advice with Nicholas from Consumer Reports

32:07 – Quake 2 RTX

40:49 – Dragon Quest X Offline

47:38 – 428 Shibuya Scramble

55:14 – Xenoblade Chronicles 3

57:53 – Splatoon 3

1:06:32 – News: TGS Roundup, NVIDIA’s GPUs, Twitch’s new revenue split, and more!

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


Intro: Chain Attack! – Yasunori Mitsuda (Xenoblade Chronicles 3)

Ending: Now or Never! – Toru Minegishi (Splatoon 3)

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