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Alex, Janelle and Nolan cover the new Animal Crossing and Mario Maker updates, Jason Schreier's move to Bloomberg News and further GameStop antics.

Theme music is "Flamingo (Azureflux Remix)" by Kero Kero Bonito (…zureflux_remix), modified under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License (

This podcast was produced by the hosts of the Emerald GamesCast. Podcast editor Sararosa Davies edited.

News covered this week:

Jason Schreier joins Bloomberg news…1252258407404404736


160,000 Nintendo accounts hacked into…ty-hacking-attempt

Nvidia announces Company-Wide Raises, No Lay-Offs during pandemic.…onavirus-pandemic

GameStop has revealed plans to reopen stores and temporarily cut executive's salaries.…lated-covid-19

Pax will not cancel 2020 conference

Sararosa Davies is the senior podcast editor at the Emerald and has been on staff since her freshman year.She focuses on the intersection of arts, culture and health, but started out in music reporting. Sararosa loves hummus, music and weird theatre.