8-4 Play

Get ready for a cavalcade of guests, a wealth of impressions, and just a touch of chaos—our annual TGS super show is here!

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Spider-Man, Destiny 2, and PlayStation's TGS prelude—all with two special guests!

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Special guest Andy Church joins the crew to talk speedrunning and Dragon Quest XI!

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This week it's all about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, with a sprinkle of summer gaming memories.

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The gang gathers round the table to talk No Man's Sky NEXT, a gaggle of mobile games, the Mega Man X Legacy Collections, and more!

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In a special Parents' Night Out episode, we talk Octopath Traveler, Kuwaidan, Final Fantasy X, and all sorts of other fun stuff!

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Special guest Steve Lin stops by to talk gaming history, the McDonald's Bacon McPork, Mario Tennis Aces, and more!

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We recap and review the industry's biggest week of the year, and maybe even disagree along the way!

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ALL ABOOOOOARD! Join us as we run through the games we know we'll see at E3, the ones we hope we do, and even the ones we hope we don't. C'MON 'N RIDE THE #E3HYPETRAIN!

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E3 is coming fast and so are the game announcements! We cover all the latest Pokémon news, catch up on what we've been playing, and introduce an exciting new podcast from Capcom!

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We've got two tremendous guests this week, and they have opinions! Come hear us talk about writing for games, menu gripes, VR experiences, and more!

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It’s Golden Week at 8-4! But we gather around the podcast table to talk TV shows, comic book movies, and video games just the same! Mostly video games thought, honest.

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The gang continue their fortnightly arguments about gym etiquette and where to get the best tacos in Shibuya. We also reminisce about the games that made us who we are with a special–and incredibly tall–guest.

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This week we talk a lot about food. And then video games. And then food again. Buckle up and grab some snacks to keep your hunger at bay.

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In a very special, doing-our-best episode, the remaining 8-4 crew talk Valkyria Chronicles, Tetris, Granblue Fantasy, and of course: more Monster Hunter World.

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More Monster Hunter World, a return to the cobbled streets of Bloodborne, and news from the latest Nintendo Direct.

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Secret of Mana, Monster Hunter World (yup, still playing), a meaty interview with John Johanas, director of The Evil Within 2, reader questions, and more!


Time – Topic Discussed:

16:40 – Monster Hunter World33:33 – Secret of Mana

40:13 – Talkin Evil Within, Japanese literature, and Evil Within 2 with John Johanas (Spoiler warning!)

2:12:34 – Reader questions

2:18:12 – News: Smash Bros. rumors, Doom motion controls, Dragon Ball FighterZ’ retention rates, Metal Gear Survive is out, Sonic is coming to the silver screen, new Kingdom Hearts III trailer and theme, Swery’s new project: The Missing

2:25:40 – Closing comments
And now…a list of music used in our previous episode!

8-4 Play 2/9/2018: STILL TALKING ABOUT MONSTER HUNTER

Intro: Lena Raine – First Steps (Celeste)

Break: Akihiko Narita, Zhenlan Kang – Quest Complete! (Monster Hunter World)

Ending: The Devil Went Down to Georgia – Charley Daniels Band

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Celeste, Monster Hunter World, EVO 2018, reader questions, and more!

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Special guest Adam "Gaijin Hunter" Evanko joins us for our momentous 200th episode Monster Hunter World spectacular!

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Nintendo Direct Mini, Disneyland, Super Mario Cereal, PUBG, Witcher 3, Ys Origins, The Last Guardian VR, Moss, and more!

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