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.
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.
Metro Exodus is now an Epic Store exclusive and Steam users are not happy about it. Is the start of a PC storefront war reminiscent of the console wars? Plus, Joe gives us the latest headlines in news and has a list of 10 games developed by a single person.
With the NALCS officially started Joe and Norris walk us through some of the big headlines out of that scene. Plus, Sarah joins us to serve as the voice of the people for our social media question. This week we asked what classic games have you never picked up.
Sarah joins us as always for the latest headlines out of the esports and gaming industries. Plus, we talk with John Oliveira from the New England Revolution about the eMLS.
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…
Besides checking in on the latest news headlines we also talk about what the NCAA thinks of esports. Plus, if you had to get someone interested in video games what three games would you suggest they play?
We take a look at some of the big headlines coming out of the esports and gaming scenes. Plus, an Overwatch tournament experiments with picks and bans and they're not the only ones.
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.
The crew talk about their weekends which includes Dungeons and Dragons, the joy's of home ownership and Documentaries. Plus, the latest headlines in news and gaming. We also bring you a list of the hottest releases coming in February.
A week long battle that took over 11 months to plan led to an epic mark in EVE Online's history. We talk about how other games could possibly capture this same type of magic.
PUBG has outlined the plans for their 2019 season of play and it all starts in February. In addition to some of the latest news headlines in the industry, the crew also talk about the history of Star Wars games, the good and the bad.
Narratives are an important factor in video games, but what benefits does a game have when players help drive that narrative? Plus, we asked you what game you're most looking forward to this year.
Sarah joins us as usual as we get caught up on the latest in esports and gaming. Plus, Joe walks us through a preview of what to expect for the upcoming NALCS.
The Checkpoint crew give an update on whats been keeping them busy over the weekend. Plus, we look ahead to the big events of 2019 and what major esports events you can look forward too.