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Thursday, March 14th 2019 - feat oFAB of CLTX Gaming

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…

Monday, March 11th 2019

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…

Monday, February 25th 2019

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.

Wednesday, February 13th 2019

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.

Friday, February 8th 2019

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…

Thursday, February 7th 2019

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.

Monday, February 4th 2019

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…

Monday, January 28th 2019

The Checkpoint crew talk about what kept the busy over the weekend, including a lengthy discussion on Bill Maher. Plus, they all look back on what made Final Fantasy XI, the first Final Fantasy MMO so magic and try to decipher why it’s making a comeback (It can’t all be Ninja!). Finally, Joe brings back…

Wednesday, January 23rd 2019

We start today off with a game called 'The Last Word', but this time Joe gets to play as well. Plus, we take a look at how the Government shutdown may affect Overwatch League. Finally, after asking what games you buy over and over again, we read your responses to our social media question.

Overwatch to get Major Spectator Updates

The recent PTR update has some new changes coming to spectator mode. Now if you’re viewing a match you will be able to see the various status effects on the individual player plates at the top of screen. Each status effect getting its own color scheme and graphic that describe the ailment. There is no…