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8-4, Ltd.

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8-4, Ltd is a Japanese company specializing in Japanese-to-English localization. Established October 5, 2005 by Hiroko Minamoto and John Ricciardi, the company also provides voiceover production, event planning and coordination, interpretation, and gameplay design consulting services. In the past, 8-4 also worked as Japan news correspondent for gaming website 1up.

The company also produces the 8-4 Play podcast. Members gather to discuss new games, Japanese culture, current and past localization projects, as well as occasional interviews with Japanese developers. Notable guests have included Akira Yomaoka and Tetsuya Mizuguchi.

The company is located in Shibuya, Tokyo.

Credited on 52 Games from 2007 to 2023

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Street Fighter 6 (2023 on Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5...)
Shovel Knight: Dig (2022 on Windows, iPhone, Nintendo Switch...)
Gotta Protectors: Cart of Darkness (2022 on Nintendo Switch)
République: Anniversary Edition (2022 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4)
Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeon (2021 on Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch...)
JETT: The Far Shore (2021 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows)
Deltarune: Chapter 1&2 (2021 on Windows, Macintosh, PlayStation 4...)
NieR Re[in]carnation (2021 on Android, iPad, iPhone)
NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139... (2021 on Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One...)
Cyber Shadow (2021 on Linux, Windows, PlayStation 4...)
Space Channel 5 VR: Kinda Funky News Flash! (2020 on PlayStation 4, Windows, Quest)
198X (2019 on Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch)
Deltarune: Chapter 1 (2018 on Windows, Macintosh, PlayStation 4...)
Return of the Obra Dinn (2018 on Windows, Macintosh, PlayStation 4...)
Into the Breach (2018 on Linux, Windows, Macintosh...)
Celeste (2018 on Linux, Windows, PlayStation 4...)
Undertale (Collector's Edition) (2017 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Macintosh...)
NieR: Automata (2017 on Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Now)
SaGa: Scarlet Grace (2016 on Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch...)
Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 (2016 on Nintendo 3DS)

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Trivia +

The company took its name from the last level in Super Mario Bros.

Executive Director Mark MacDonald, one of the three company partners, previously worked as executive editor for Electronic Gaming Monthly magazine.

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