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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. Itch.io raises money for charity with a timely bundle, Infinity Ward addresses racism in the long running Call of Duty Franchise, a lost Taiwanese horror game gets a second chance, and Sega announces an absurdly, comically small addition to their hardware lineup. All this and more as Janelle, Alex, and Nolan discuss. Also: the greatest games of the year 2000.

  • Infinity Ward announces new anti-racism measures in Call of Duty
  • Replaced all loading screens in Warzone with BLM message
  • Sega announces Game Gear Micro
  • Sega also announces new “Fog Gaming” initiative for Arcades
  • Devotion gets limited physical release

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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.

Theme music is "Flamingo (Azureflux Remix)" by Kero Kero Bonito, modified under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License. This podcast was produced by the hosts of The Emerald GamesCast. Multimedia Desk Co-editor Meaghan FitzPatrick produced and edited.

Multimedia Desk Co-Editor

Meaghan FitzPatrick is the co-editor for the Multimedia Desk at the Daily Emerald. She enjoys producing audio stories about politics, food and culture.