8-4 Play: 9/18/2020: WEはSHOCK

This week the crew is joined by 17-Bit head honcho Jake Kazdal to break down the latest news from the PlayStation 5 showcase and miss yet another suspiciously-timed Nintendo Direct.

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.

Sep. 18 2020

Posted by: Brad

Episode Notes:

Time – Topic Discussed:

0:48 – Nicknames

14:29 – PlayStation 5 News

57:52 – Mario 35th Anniversary Direct Recap

1:15:47 – Additional News: More Nintendo, Microsoft console news, and more!

1:30:51 – Introducing Asobu.dev

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


Intro: Tank! – Yoko Kanno (Cowboy Bebop)

Ending: A Cruel Angel’s Thesis – Hidetoshi Sato (Neon Genesis Evangelion)