8-4 Play: 8/23/2019: HARD OFFERINGS

Book Off. Hard Off. Hilarious names? Yes. Are they hiding a dark secret? Find out, in the latest 8-4 Play. (Uh, we also talk about Death Stranding and some MMOs.)

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.

Aug. 23 2019

Posted by: Brad

Episode Notes:

Time – Topic Discussed:

2:07 – Nicknames

14:18 – Final Fantasy XIV

24:03 – Dragon Quest X

27:16 – Dragon Quest: Your Story

37:01 – Fire Emblem: Three Houses

42:52 – Yakuza 3

43:45 – No Man’s Sky

57:49 – Intellivision news

1:04:41 – News: Death Stranding at Gamescom, Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase, and the Yakuza Remastered Collection

1:20:35 – Closing comments

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


Intro: A New Hope – Masayoshi Soken (Capcom Vs SNK 2)

Break: Red Parallax – 65daysofstatic (No Man’s Sky)

Ending: フレスベルグの少女〜風花雪月 – Caro (Fire Emblem: Three Houses)