Checkpoint XP is the first nationally syndicated radio show for esports and video games. The Checkpoint XP: Daily Podcast is the Monday - Friday recordings that comprise the national show - plus additional conversations every single day! Catch up on the latest esports and gaming news with Nate, Robbie, Norris and Joe.
We breakdown the latest headlines coming out of the esports and gaming industry. Including the ESPYs introducing an esports category and Microsoft's cloud gaming platform, xCloud.
Due to some recent Epic Games news, Joe poses the question of if they're entering a redemption arc, but we wonder if they even have anything to redeem? Plus, what did the guys get up to over the weekend. We also try out a new segment called 'Esports for your Dad!'
Joe brings us the latest headlines in news and gaming including EAs new buzz word for loot boxes. Plus, we take a look at the top 25 games of all time according to metacritic.
With all the great news that came out of E3 2019, it wasn't without it's controversies. This year notable streamer, DrDisrespect made headlines for all the wrong reasons. Plus, we go to Web MD to see who has a 'gaming addiction' problem. Robbie also brings us a new list, this time showcasing the most popular…
The Checkpoint XP crew sits down with AJ from the Fanatix Four YouTube channel to talk about the latest announcements Nintendo made from E3 2019. Plus, Sarah joins us as usual with the latest headlines in gaming and esports. We also asked our social media followers what game they loved to binge during summer breaks.
With the entire crew finally back from E3, we start by catching up on how the trip went. Plus, what did everyone get up to during their down time this weekend? Joe also brings what he calls a 'new' game, but we've heard this song and dance before...
Today on Checkpoint XP we feature more interviews from E3 2019 as well as Robbie and Norris' visit to the Blizzard Arena! We'll start things off catching up with the first guest we ever had on Checkpoint XP - Austin Creed of UpUpDownDown. We'll also check out conversations with Dogman of the Atlanta Reign, Harsha…
While out at E3 Norris managed to sneak off to the LCS arena and talk with caster Azael. Christine also had a great chat with the Anastasia Staten of the ESA. Plus, we talk to the developers behind the game We Met in May.
As we continue our coverage of E3 we call Robbie from the show floor in LA to hear about the FF7 Remake and more. Plus, an interview with Doublelift from Team Liquid and we check in on our social media asking them what their favorite announcement is.
The last of the big conferences wrap with Square Enix and Nintendo, both of who bring major news from all over their IPs. Plus, we talk with League Championship Series Commissioner, Chris Greeley.
E3 is in full swing and the announcements are rocking the gaming world. We breakdown Microsoft's Xbox showcase, EA Play and Bethesda, the PC Gaming Show and Ubisoft and we talk about the Stadia connect that dropped a day before E3 proper.
We are only days away from E3 and news is still coming out. We cover some of the bigger headlines leading into the weekend. Plus, we talk at length about the new HBO mini-series, Chernobyl.
Joe takes us through the latest headlines going into the weekend. We also talk about the latest info relating to Google Stadia and a new list about the 10 top things we hate most in gaming.
Nintendo held a new Direct sharing details about the upcoming Pokemon Sword and Shield game. Plus we asked our social media followers what their most epic E3 moment was from years past.
From the News Desk, Sarahscopic walks us through the stories of the week out of both the esports and gaming scenes. Including, two pros banned for cheating who made the Fortnite World Cup. Plus, Joe takes us through Name That Price with a Los Angeles twist
Another long time Blizzard employee has given their notice and she's not alone. This follows reports of low morale at Blizzard. We also give you an update on what the guys did over the weekend. Plus, it was a busy weekend for the various leagues across the esports scene.
Call of Duty has a long history and now, it seems they're looking to reboot the franchise. Joe put himself through the newest Bubsy game for Checkpoint XP's second review of all time. Finally, E3 leaked a few select details about the upcoming Avengers game coming out of Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics.
Kojima has finally released a full length trailer for his upcoming game Death Stranding and the entire internet is wondering what any of it means. Plus, Joe walks us through some of the latest news headlines in gaming.
Popular Fortnite player and streamer Tfue has filed a lawsuit against his team FaZe Clan. After a week of crazy headlines both sides have gone silent. We break it all down so far. Plus, what's coming out this month in gaming and what do we have to look forward to from E3? We also ask…
Sarah joins us to talk about the biggest news headlines in the esports and gaming industries. Plus, what major esports league results happened over the Memorial Day weekend?
As NBA 2k League gets into it's second season, we decided to breakdown the presentation and style compared to other esports league broadcasts. We also create another list, this time what movies would we like to see made into good games.
The Senator behind the Loot Box bill talks with Kotaku and we break down the important bits. Plus, we are joined by Sam Riegel of Critical Role to talk about their success. We also ask our social media what cheat code they will never forget.
We bring you the biggest headlines in the gaming and esports industry including the Epic Summer Sale stumble and the NCAA in esports.
In a move that the entire industry is still trying to figure out Sony and Microsoft are teaming up in the cloud based gaming world. This week at MSI North America and the EU stunned the world. Plus we catch up on the guys weekend.
The Overwatch League this week is all about the All Stars and we talk the Talent Takedown and how Bren stole the show. Plus, Joe makes all of us play The Yawhg.
Joe takes us through some of the latest headlines in gaming and esports. We also tackle a list of the top 10 Star Wars games. EVER. Finally, we talk about GTA V role plays.
The Overwatch League wraps up its Stage 2 play-offs and we also get updates on the National PUBG League, Street Fighter League and MSI for League of Legends. Plus, what game do you love that you havent finished?
Sarahcopic brings us the latest breaking headlines in the world of both esports and gaming news. This includes WoW Classics release date and the future of Optic Gaming.
The crew talk about what they did over Mother's Day weekend. They also guess the top 25 highest grossing video game movies of all time and talk to Matt Edelman of Super League Gaming.
Joe catches up on the biggest headlines to lead us into the weekend. Plus, with Mother's Day this week we talk about the lack of moms in video games. We also talk about Sony's Latest 'State of Play'.
With E3 less than a month away we now have a full schedule of the showcases we can expect. We talk about what it'll take to earn the Checkpoint seal of approval. Plus, some rumors are suggesting major changes could be hitting the professional Overwatch scene.
News has broke that a new bill is being proposed by the Government that would potentially ban or prohibit loot boxes and micro-transactions. We talk about what this means and what comes next. Plus, what boss fight was harder than the final boss of the game? We check in with our social media followers.
Sarahscopic once again brings us the latest headlines in both the gaming and esports industries. Among them Riot makes headlines in both and for two very different reasons.
The crew catches you up on what they did over the weekend, it involved way to much adulting. Plus, we bring you the latest headlines for the major esports league including; PUBG, the FGC and Overwatch. Finally, Joe brings back The Last Word.
Joe brings us up to date on the latest news from the gaming and esports industries. We also take a look at Microsofts 'acceptable' trash talk and talk about an "adult game" that may change the game.
Joe takes us through the latest news headlines in gaming and esports. We also talk about the development of Star Citizen thanks to a Forbes article. Plus, Ronda Rousey's performance in Mortal Kombat 11 comes under fire.
Nintendo and Microsoft have started to work together in some limited capacity in the past months. We discuss what a future partnership of these two companies could look like. We also ask our social media what is the most important aspect of a single player game.
Sarah runs us through the latest headlines in Gaming and Esports. Plus, we talk about the trainwreck that is the Sonic the Hedgehog Movie.
The guys start by talking about the Overwatch League Homestand Weekend. As well as what they did with their own weekends. Plus, could the industry be moving away from single player games?
Joe helps us make our way through some breaking headlines for the weekend. Plus, we play a new game called Bold Takes and discuss the best battles every conceived.
Joe walks us through the new headlines coming into the weekend. Plus, Blizzard also releases a new workshop mode and we look ahead to the next month in gaming.
Norris and Joe got to sit down and speak with Chris Hopper head of esports for Riot Games. We also ask our social media following how much money they've spent on microtransactions.
Sarahscopic joins us for the latest in gaming news and esports news headlines. Plus, we break down the results of the National PUBG League, Overwatch League and League Mid-Season Invitational.
The crew talk about what they did over Easter weekend. Plus, Norris breaks down the good and bad about the Street Fighter League. And with Avengers Endgame mere days away, we decided to rank the MCU movies.
Joe walks us through some of the big headlines emerging this weekend in gaming and esports. Plus, we list the top 10 handhelds worse than the GameBoy. Finally, in preparation for Avengers Endgame, we theorize how it all goes down
Sony has recently changes their guidelines on sexual content on their platform. What are they trying to achieve and is it working? Plus, we ask our social media followers about their saddest moment in video games.
Sarahscopic joins us to bring us up to speed on all the gaming headlines and esports results in the industry. Plus, we cover what's been going on in the League scene and the Overwatch League.
This weekend saw the release of two Star Wars trailers, one movie and one game. We talk those and what our weekend waa filled with. Plus, our list of the top 15 characters who will absolutely die in Game of Thrones.