8-4 Play: 9/6/2019: CHAIN OF CONTROL

This week we put down our curry on rice to spoon-feed you all the announcements from the latest 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. 6 2019

Posted by: Brad

Episode Notes:

Time – Topic Discussed:

1:12 – Nicknames

17:23 – Control

24:53 – Astral Chain

32:35 – Granblue Fantasy

35:49 – Monster Hunter World

44:27 – News: New Nintendo Direct! Luigi’s Mansion 3, more Kirby, Red Dead Online updates, and more!

1:41:05 – Closing comments

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


Intro: Savior – Satoshi Igarashi (Astral Chain)

Break: Theme of Terry Bogard – Toshio Shimizu (Fatal Fury)

Ending: New World Order – Tsutomu Narita (Granblue Fantasy)