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.
After a much needed weekend, the guys return and let us know what they got up to. Plus, Google is implementing their Deep Mind AI into Starcraft. We also ask, how long is too long when it comes to committing time to a single game?
We celebrate the final day of our grand studio opening with a bunch of guests; friend of the show Noah Smith of the Washington Post and Collegiate Overwatch Player of Northwood University, Jon Vokal. Ric "Weird Beard" Hogerheide also sits down with us in studio to talk about a hopeful 2020 presidential candidate, self-proclaimed gamer,…
Thursday, July 11th 2019 feat Jack "Script" Ross, FGC Commentator and Noah Smith, Washington Post Contributor
We had the pleasure of being joined today by Smash FGC Caster Jack “Script” Ross to talk about the FGC and Smash. Plus, Noah Smith of the Washington Post joined us to discuss an article he wrote about the current state of Esports Contracts in the industry. We also take a moment to discuss why…
We are joined by Bryan Reedy of Gamer Advantage as we discuss Gamer Wellness. We also play a round of Name That Price courtesy of Las Vegas.
As Sarahscopic joins us at the new desk we cover the latest headlines in gaming and esports. Plus, we asked our followers if they've ever canceled plans to play a video game.
Analysts are predicting the trade wars could effect console prices in the next gen. The guys also discuss what they did over the holiday weekend and we ask if games have ever affected your relationship.
This year at CEO, AEW premiered FyterFest, we break all that down. We also take a look at all the league news from this past week. And to celebrate the 4th of July weekend we list the top 15 foods to eat at a BBQ.
We're joined as usual on Tuesday by Sarahscopic as she leads us through the biggest headlines in gaming and esports. Plus, as the resident voice of the people she also brings us your answers to this weeks social media question.
Sony has announced its intentions to acquire more developers, something Microsoft has been doing for a few years. What does this mean for the future of games? Plus, we dial in on what the guys have been up to this past weekend and Joe has us try a new style of league updates.
Checkpoint XP is live from the opening of the brand new esports facility called GameTime in Auburn Hills, MI. GameTime is a bar and restaurant that is also the new home for The Renegades esports team. Join us as the Checkpoint XP crew shares their reactions to being in this state of the art facility…
Joe brings us some of the latest headlines in gaming and esports. We also discuss Dr Disrespects return to twitch and why its problematic. Plus, Netflix is adapting Final Fantasy to live action.
It's been a crazy week in the LCS, NPL and OWL. We also sit down with Zen - a Rocket League player with The Renegades and check out the Renegades new GameTime facility. Plus, we find out what your favorite esports moment of all time is!
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.