CheckpointXP: On Demand – Episode 159 – Overwatch League Returns!!!
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This week on CheckpointXP: Overwatch League is finally back in action, the crew also looks at the LCS, Call of Duty League and the Dragon Ball Fighter Z World Tour results. Plus, Dan Houser will no longer be the CEO of Rockstar Games as of March – what does this mean for the future of Grand Theft Auto games?
This week on Checkpoint XP
- (0:00) Overwatch League Opening Weekend & Call of Duty League – Last weekend was the opening weekend for Overwatch League and while the broadcast had issues, we’re all excited for more competitive Overwatch. Plus, Call of Duty League has officially started their weekly tournament series, and how is it working compared to Overwatch?
- (12:02) Esports News & Dragon Ball Fighter Z Tournament Results
- CS:GO Sets new Record for Concurrent Peak Player Count at 900,000
- League of Legend, DOTA2 and CSGO most watched esports of 2019
- Faker says it’s not a good idea to practice every day
- Overwatch player LulSiSH visa issues
- Overwatch Teases it’s new Stat Labs
- PUBG Crop Postpones Berlin Event due to Coronavirus
- Dragon Ball Fighter Z World Tour Results
- (24:04) Sonic Movie Expectations and Games that deserve Netflix Witcher Treatment – The Sonic movie comes out February 14th so we ask ‘what do you need to see from the Sonic movie to walk away satisfied?’ Plus, The Witcher was such a fantastic adaptation, what are some other video games that should get a Netflix adaptation.
- (34:07) Rockstar Loses it’s CEO, the Future of Grand Theft Auto – Dan Houser, one of the chief architects and creative forces behind Grand Theft Auto has decided to leave his position as CEO at Rockstar Games in Mach of 2020. What could this mean for the future of the Grand Theft Auto series?
- (43:58) Video Game News & Tyrell Appleton Interview
- Dragonball Z Abridged is finally over
- Anthem still hasn’t taken down it’s Christmas Decorations
- Sakurai says there are too many Fire Emblem Heroes in Smash Brothers
- The World of Warcraft Race to World First Has Finished
- EA Raises the Price of their Games on Steam by double.
- Neopets may be getting its own animated series
- Tyrell Appleton Interview
- (56:02) League of Legends update & Introducing you favorite games to your significant other – Producer Jow joins us to discuss the latest in League of Legends as well as just what the hell is going on with Team Liquid. Plus, have you ever tried to introduce your significant other to your favorite games?
- (1:08:03) Mother Reunited with Deceased Daughter through VR and Animal Crossing Forces You to Buy Another Switch – A Korean TV show recently used VR technology to reunite a grieving mother with the daughter she lost. It forces the crew to ask – is this going too far with VR? Plus, Weird Beard is fired up about, of all things, Animal Crossing. Why? He’ll tell you!
- (1:18:10) Social Media – What game do you think was a One Hit Wonder?