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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.

Ace Attorney goes Victorian and Idris Elba goes Knuckles in this episode of the Emerald Gamescast! Plus, the updates on the restructuring of Activision Blizzard and an exposé about Fullbright Studios is uncovered.

Idris Elba cast as Knuckles for "Sonic" movie sequel.

President J. Allen Brack fired from Blizzard.

Blizzard employees form coalition and resist union-busting firm.

Fulbright founder Steve Gaynor steps down after misconduct, delays game.


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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 Jackson.