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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. Cult 1997 'anti-RPG' "Moon" gets a long overdue English Language release, Call of Duty stirs controversy overseas in China, and the battle between Epic and Apple continues. Also: Alex, Janelle and Nolan discuss the best games of 2009.

Here are the news stories they discuss in this episode:

Judge rules in court case that apple cannot restrict Unreal Engine, but has no obligation to put Fortnite back on store

Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War

Removed tiananmen square footage

Non-binary pronoun options




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.

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