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Level 4.21 - Do Black Lives Really Matter In This Industry?

June 12, 2020

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DISCLAIMER: Due to us recording this episode from our respective bunkers, the audio quality is a little rough around the edges. We still hope you enjoy the episode!

This week on the Press X to Start Podcast: DJ, Doug, Jordan & Marcus examine the industry's recent support of the Black Lives Matter movement and talk in-depth about what needs to change.

What We've Been Playing - Time code: 2:41

  • After long sabbaticals Doug & Jordan return to briefly talk about their recent excursions into Red Dead Redemption and Saint's Row the Third Remastered respectively. 

Gaming News - Time code: 7:09

  • The quick hits: Companies around the industry step up to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement in a variety of ways.

  • The heavy hitters: We have an extended discussion about the recent civil unrest in this country and its' effects on us as individuals and the gaming industry as a whole.

Press X Question Corner - Time Code: 1:11:35

  • deebs9x asks: "Who are some black creatives that you look up to?"

    • DJ - Fiona Nova from RoosterTeeth & Blessing Adeoye from Kinda Funny
    • Marcus - Xavier Woods/Austin Creed from UpUpDwnDwn & AfroSenjuXL
    • Jordan - Mike Pondsmith (Creator of the Cyberpunk Universe)
    • Doug - Gregory Countess & Chic619 (diva_chic on IG)

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