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.
The ESA has recently opened a dialogue with the World Health Organization about Video Game addictions being classified as a mental disorder. Plus, Joe creates a new game using the latest products from CES 2019.
The crew talk about the changing nature of the meta in esports and how it affects different levels of play. Plus the latest in esports and gaming news.
The Overwatch esports scene had a big controversy over the Holidays about a player named "Ellie", the crew break it all down. Plus, we asked our listeners what their gaming goals for 2019 are.
Sarahscopic takes us through the latest in esports and gaming news. Plus Joe has more gaming proposals for us to vote on.
Over this past weekend most of the crew found out what it means to be adults. Plus, Nate Nanzer and Mark Cuban talk about the ups and downs of esports on Twitter. Analysts also put in their predictions for the 2019 gaming industry.
The crew tackle some heavy topics on this episode, including the increasing amount of Activision Executives joining Blizzard. A controversy also arises in Overwatch Contenders. Plus, MrDeadMoth returns to Twitch and is banned again.
After a long holiday break the crew talk about what kept them busy going into the new year. Plus, esports and gaming news catches you up on the latest headlines.
The crew got a directive from their producers that they had to do an awards show. So, Checkpoint XP presents the Obligatories. The best and worst of 2018.
Joe takes on a walk down memory lane as we review the year we've had at Checkpoint. Plus, we cover the latest in both gaming and esports news.
After 2 Milly started his lawsuit against Epic for using his dance, two more celebrities have joined suite. Plus we asked our social media what video game they would like to see adapted to film or tv.
Sarah joins the guys once again for the biggest headlines in Gaming and Esports news. Plus, Joe takes us back through 2018 for the biggest developer fails of the year.
The guys talk about their weekend off and how it was a nice change of pace. Plus, the Chinese scene for esports and gaming gets a bit more dicey. Norris also takes us through the final results of the Capcom Cup.
We round up the weekly news in both gaming and esports before talking about Blizzard putting an end to competitive Heroes of the Storm. Plus, did the 15 most anticipated games of 2018 live up to their hype?
Esports has started to take hold in High Schools around the USA and now opportunities for even younger kids are popping up. Plus, what is the trashiest game you just can't keep from going back to?
We return to Sarah at the news desk for Gaming and Esports update. Plus, we had a chance to sit down with Nicole Carpenter of Dotesports to talk about Overwatch.
This weekend played part to two big events for the Checkpoint Crew. Norris and Robbie attended the Boston Uprising Collegiate Cup, while Nate and Joe attended an event with the Detroit Renegades. They also talk about the Game Awards and Super Smash Brothers Ultimate.
With the Game Awards coming up fast, the crew wanted to do their own predictions on who deserves to win. Plus, more news from both gaming and esports!
We asked our listeners what they thought of the FTC investigation into loot boxes, we also asked a lawyer! Plus, Fortnite is coming out with a new mode that will change the face of the game.
Sarahscopic joins the crew at the news desk for gaming and esports news. Plus, Joe has a chance to sit down with Jonas Jerebko, owner of the Detroit Renegades.
Blizzard seems to have the magic touch when it comes to competitive games, but why is that? Plus, Nintendo relaxes it's guidelines around partnered content. Lastly, could AI have made another huge leap in helping us make video games?
With the Federal Trade Commission finally taking a hard look at Loot Boxes, what could the future of the industry look like? Plus, the Crew helps build a real holiday wishlist!
We asked our listeners what they had at the top of their holiday wish list. Plus, the crew has been heavy into Fallout 76, so what happened next...was pretty inevitable.
Along with both esports and gaming news, the Checkpoint Crew sit down with NotE of the Boston Uprising about his time in the OWL. Plus, an interview with Arnold Hur of GenG Esports.
The crew start today with what went down over their respective Holiday weekend. Spoilers, it was a lot of Fallout 76. Plus, they tackle review culture and how it's poisoned parts of the industry. Joe brings back a recent game, but it all gets turned around on him.
Gaming and Esports news today on Checkpoint Daily, plus our next list is one we hope Santa takes notice of and could Season 2 of the OWL bring with it conflicts of interest?