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.
It's Checkpoint XP's final day of interviews from NAB 2019. We'll hear from some of the streamers present on the floor of NAB 2019. We'll hear from two members of SODMG streamer Keem and recording artist So Gaudy. Joe and Norris sit down with Monsoon with World's Best Gaming whi won the APEX Legends tournament…
Joe and Norris have been out at NAB all week long gathering interviews from movers and shakers in the industry. Today features three interviews from major behind the scenes tech companies and streamers. Plus, we had on the legend himself, one of the first esports pioneers, Fatal1ty.
Continuing our coverage of the NAB Show in Las Vegas, Norris and Joe bring us two more interviews. One with Robert Erickson, Director of Advanced Technology with Grass Valley and another with Yamikaze, a Detroit Renegades partnered streamer of League of Legends.
Sarahscopic joins Robbie and Nate for the latest in esports and gaming. Plus, Joe and Norris brings us more great interviews from the NAB show in Las Vegas.
Joe and Norris are attending the NAB Show in Las Vegas this week. They've conducted several interviews ranging in topics from 5G in gaming, Virtual Reality and Location Based Gaming and Fortnite. Some of the guests include; Joanna Popper Global Head of Virtual Reality at HP, Nicovald of the Detroit Renegades and Developers of Open…
With Joe out of the studio Robbie takes us through the latest headlines in gaming and esports. Plus, how do games age? We also take a look at how Google may impact the next generation of gaming.
Robbie and Norris got to attend PAX East last weekend. We catch up with what they thought of the experience. Plus, we ask our social media followers what game they'd love to play in VR.
Sarahscopic joins us for the latest in gaming and esports news. Plus, we talk to entertainment lawyer, Marc Whipple about the content laws being passed in the EU. Lastly, Joe brings us a new edition of Name That Price.
Robbie and Norris were out at PAX East this weekend and we continue that coverage with some exclusive interviews. We start with a conversation with Axxiom and Kellex of The Boston Uprising. We also feature talks with developers of Samurai Shodown, Streets of Rage 4 and Mayhem in Single Valley. Plus, we talk to fans…
Surprise! It's a bonus edition of Checkpoint XP Daily! Another day out at PAX East 2019 with Norris and Robbie reporting - today we hear from Rich from the Toucher and Rich Morning Show on The Sports Hub of Boston about his experience at PAX East 2019. Robbie and Norris share some of their hands…
Norris and Robbie report LIVE from PAX East. The guys share their thoughts about attending their first ever PAX conference, give you the latest in Esports and video game news. Plus, The Vancouver Titans have found their new home at Rogers Arena.
With Robbie and Norris on the road for PAX East - Nate and Joe hold down the fort and bring you the latest in Esports and Gaming news. Plus, we check in with Robbie & Norris out at PAX East and wrap up with a live play through of The Yawhg with some members of…
With the Overwatch League Stage 1 Finals airing on ABC, social media was on fire with older folks either totally for or against it. Plus, we asked our followers what their favorite mode or video game transportation is.
We start by breaking down all the biggest headlines coming out of the gaming and esports industries. Plus, we wrap up what's been going on in the LCS, NPL and the OWL.
We start of talking about our weekends (which includes yardwork?) As well as Sony's 'State of Play' and Apple's Arcade. Finally, we breakdown Aprils upcoming releases.
We are joined by League Caster Phreak for a conversation on League of Legends. Joe also keeps us up to date on the news and we talk about the new nominees for the Video Game Hall of Fame.
With God of War winning award after award, we pose the question about whether or not developers will some day develop games specifically to win awards. Plus, Joe brings us a brand new game called the Better Bargain.
We talk about the biggest esports leagues including the NALCS, the OWL Stage 1 Play-offs and more. Plus, we ask our social media followers what video game soundtrack and score is the best.
Joe brings us the biggest headlines from the gaming and esports world. Plus, Google unveils one of it's most ambitious projects to date with Stadia. It promises to revolutionize the way we play games.
We are joined by Hungrybox, one of the Smash Gods! We also talk about a recent esports episodes of the Simpsons and what we did over the weekend, Plus, we start this years Checkpoint Hall of Fame contest!
As tons of news breaks just before the weekend, Joe brings us a another full news update. Plus, Norris runs down Final Round for us.
On today's show: we'll check in with Joe at the news desk to get the latest headlines from the world of gaming and esports. The Checkpoint crew sits down with oFAB, starting Point Gaurd for CLTX Gaming about the coming season of NBA 2k League. And Aldi, yes the food company Aldi, has formed a…
We cover the big updates in major esports leagues such as the National PUBG League, The NALCS, Overwatch League and the World Electronic Sports Game Tournament. We also read your answer to who is your favorite female gaming personality.
Sarahscopic runs us through the biggest headlines in the gaming and esports industries. Plus, Joe brings back the Name That Price game, this time from Craiglists Chicago.
Today on Checkpoint XP Daily - the crew shares their thoughts on how quickly Respawn needs to act to take full advantage of APEX Legends' popularity. Plus, a Dutch TV program has called into question whether or not Twitch streamers are responsible for who donates to them - are they right? And the crew shares…
For International Women's Day we invite our Producer Christine to talk with us about women in esports. We also talk about what directors we would like to direct video game adaptations.
Joe takes us through the most recent headlines in gaming. Plus, Team Liquid swaps their Call of Duty team over to APEX Legends and Nintendo has one of its mobile games tone down its microtransactions.
The competition in the NALCS, NPL and OWL is heating up. We talk about the biggest stories in each league. Plus, we talk with Noah Smith of the Washington Post about Madden. Lastly, we ask our followers if they could hang out with one gaming personality who would it be?
Sarah rejoins the crew for the latest headlines in esports and gaming. Plus, we talk about the new Game of Thrones trailer regardless of what corporate says.
Are games like Anthem, Fallout 76 and Destiny coming out in half-finished state the new normal for the video game industry? Plus, the crew discusses what they did with their weekend and dissect Esquire's Top 10 Video Games of all time.
After a hoax video of Momo has made the rounds we talk about internet hoaxes and the real dangers that still exist. Plus, we give our own predictions for this years E3 way to soon!
Joe is back at the news desk for today with the latest in gaming. Plus, we decide to build a list of the best boss battles in gaming. Then we round out the show with a special FGC version of Reset the Bracket.
We break down the latest results from the League Championship Series, National PUBG League, Overwatch League and the Fighting Game Community. Plus, we asked our social media followers about their hardest boss battles.
Sarahscopic takes us through the biggest headlines in both gaming and esports. Plus, Joe has a new game that tests the crews trivia knowledge .
The Checkpoint Crew walks you through what their weekend looked like, including Frostbite 2019. With Anthem's release, they also discuss the direction of the current industry trends and where that might lead. Lastly, Comcast and SK Telecom are partnering up to make an even bigger splash in the esports world.
Joe leads us through another segment of Reset the Bracket. We talk about a few things you might ask of you're new into esports. Plus, the latest headlines in gaming and the Fortnite World Cup.
Joe takes us through another top 25 list this time with the best villians in gaming. We also talk about if esports are ready for sports rivalries. Plus, what's coming out next month in gaming?
Joe brings back the Name That Price Game, but with a very interesting twist. Plus, we asked our social media what genre of game would they pick if it was the only game they could ever play.
Today we take a look at the latest headlines in the esports and gaming scenes. Plus, we catch up with the NA League Championship results, the latest in National PUBG League and Overwatch League 2019 debut.
After reporting a record breaking year in profits to investors Activision Blizzard proceeded to layoff 8% of its work force. We talk about the fallout as well as other headlines in the gaming and esports industry.
There is a lot to keep up with in the esports scene, so we help keep you informed with Reset the Bracket. Plus, Nintendo held a Direct with tons of new information. Plus, Norris brings us an exclusive interview from the OWL caster team.
Only a day away from the new season, we talk about Overwatch League and some of the expectations we have. Plus, we talk to the events coordinator for Frostbite 2019. Finally, in honor of Black History Month we asked our listeners who their favorite black esports or gaming personality is.
We are joined as always by Sarahscopic to go over the latest in the gaming and esports industry. Plus, we discuss what happened with the OWL's community countdown, or the pre-season that wasn't really a pre-season.
When talking about their weekend the crew gets sidetracked talking about APEX Legends. Plus, Joe walks us though the NALCS results and Nate rakes us through the NPL. Lastly, when is difficulty in gaming done right?
Joe takes us through some of the latest headlines in the world of esports and gaming. But Overwatch League is making a lot of noise as we approach the weekend. They announced a pre-season that's not really a pre-season. 5 days worth of events. Plus, we check in with Norris who got to attend the…
Despite having stellar years with huge profits, Electronic Arts, Take-Two Interactive and Activision-Blizzard have seen stock prices fall 10%-13%. Analysts predicted this would happen as Fortnite started to rise. Plus, Joe had a new segment called ‘Reset the Bracket’ where we catch you up on what you should be watching in the esports world.
We sit down and talk with Andrew Blanchard about esports in Michigan. Plus, we asked our fans if they could be a pro in any video game which game would they choose?
The crew are joined by Sarahscopic for this weeks biggest news headlines from both the esports industry and gaming world. Plus, Joe, Robbie and Sarah talk about Kingdom Hearts 3.
It was a super busy weekend for esports! The guys start off with the insane Super Smash Bros action at Genesis 6. Then the Checkpoint XP crew gets you ready for Season 2 of the Overwatch League set to kick off February 14th 2019. And finally - a look back at the League action of…
The guys talk about one of the biggest sporting events of the year. Plus, they discuss some of their favorite video game myths.