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This week on Checkpoint XP:

  • (0:00) The Game Awards & Close Shave of the Week – The Game Awards are like the Oscars or Grammys for video games and esports. We’ll tell you the biggest winners of the night and share some of the performances and announcements.
  • (12:00) Esports News & Rocket League World Championship – The latest in esports news plus, the results from the 2019 Rocket League World Championships.
  • (24:03) Capcom Cup & Nailed It – The weekend played host to The 2019 Capcom Cup which had one of the most ridiculous and hype Grand Finals I can remember in the FGC for a long time. Plus, we take a listen to Zach Wigal’s speech at the CNN Heroes induction ceremony.
  • (34:03) Checkpoint XP Game of the Year & What Will Be Next Years GOTY Contenders? – We’ve heard who everyone else thinks should get the award of Game of the Year, but which game does Checkpoint XP think should win that prestigious title? And, with a bit of future casting, which games will be next years contenders for Game of the Year?
  • (43:54) Video game news & Rise of Skywalker – The latest in headlines and news from around the world of video games plus, Rise of Skywalker is almost out – what are you hoping to get out of the movie?
  • (55:55) Fortnite/Star Wars crossover & Underrated Games of the Decade – Fortnite showed off a scene from Rise of Skywalker IN THEIR GAME – how cool is that? Plus, we look at a list of the most underrated games of the decade.
  • (1:07:58) Checkpoint XPs Games of the Decade – We gave you our picks for Game of the Year…but what about the game of the decade?
  • (1:17:57) Social Media Question – What’s Your Worst Luck in a Video Game?

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Riot Games is laying claim to Monday nights and hopes to become the … “Monday Night Football” of Esports. We spoke with LCS Commissioner, Chris Greeley about the just released 2020 Schedule and the new Academy Rush inclusion: http://bit.ly/37EAibE