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Editor’s Note: With school online due to COVID-19 and social distancing measures being implemented across the country, things will sound a bit different here at the Emerald Podcast Network as we navigate recording from separate physical spaces. We’ve got limited recording technology, so join us as we figure this out.

Content Warning: This episode deals with the recent news of Activision Blizzard. As such, discussions of sexual assault and misogyny are contained in the episode.

This week’s show is packed with reviews -- "Chernobylite," "Where the Heart Leads," "Samurai Gunn 2" and "Pokémon Unite." In the news, Activison Blizzard faces intense scrutiny as stories of the company’s vile work culture are unearthed.

Dead Space Remake reveal.

Activision-Blizzard sued by State of California.


Corporate Response.



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The Emerald GamesCast is a weekly video game news and discussion podcast from the Emerald Podcast Network with an industry focus. Hosted by three best friends, each episode will provide the listener with a week’s worth of gaming headlines and conversation about current releases. Guests welcome, scripts discouraged and passion essential.

Graphic: Regan Nelson/Emerald. Theme music is “Flamingo (Azureflux Remix)” by Kero Kero Bonito, modified under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License.

This podcast was edited by podcast producer Kate Reynolds.