Another week of college esports action is in the books, and we’re back at Checkpoint XP On Campus to break it all down for you, as your number one resource for the collegiate gaming scene! Here’s what you missed in the latest episode…
POKIMANE PARTNERS UP FOR COLLEGE ESPORTS SCHOLARSHIP
One of gaming’s most popular personalities, Twitch streamer Pokimane, has entered the realm of college esports, by way of donating $50,000 to set up a scholarship fund with UC Irvine. This is a huge development for the infrastructure of college esports, with UC Irvine continuing to lead the charge in terms of making developments that advance collegiate esports as a whole.
For details of the scholarship, and to see the On Campus crew break everything down, make sure you check out the new episode of Checkpoint XP On Campus!
SUPER SMASH BROS. 101 WITH DANIEL
In keeping with our series of segments explaining the basic fundamentals of some of the keystone titles in the collegiate esports scene, this week, Daniel is explaining all the basic, need-to-knows for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, ranging from what the objective of the game is, to how the esport is organized in a collegiate setting.
To see Daniel’s full breakdown, you can only find it on the new episode of Checkpoint XP On Campus, which is live now!
I’m back! Your On Campus managing editor (me, Kevin Kelly) returns to the desk this week to talk with Jacob about a nice little hidden gem we recently discovered in the collegiate esports world, in the College CoD league. Jacob and I were refreshed to see how refined, detailed, and organized the league was, and can’t wait to continue to cover this corner of esports in the future.
For our full analysis of what we like about this league, what they’re doing that other college esports organizers should be emulating, and a short summary of the top ranked teams after three weeks of play, you can find all of that and more on Checkpoint XP On Campus.
MARQUEE CS:GO MATCHUP: WMU VS U OF M ESPORTS
In a Collegiate Starleague CS:GO match that caught the attention of multiple members of the Checkpoint XP On Campus team, Western Michigan University took on University of Michigan Ann Arbor in a clash between two CSL powerhouses.
Michigan boys Norris and Jacob break down this match in detail only on the new episode of Checkpoint XP On Campus.
JACOB HIJACKS THE SHOW FOR SONIC…AGAIN
You read that right. Did you honestly think the SONIC THE HEDGEHOG movie would release and you wouldn’t hear a peep from Jacob about it? He covered the movie in EXCRUCIATING detail, in a can’t-miss segment to close out this week’s Checkpoint XP On Campus.
We’ll be back next week with a brand new episode, and continue to watch this space for more coverage of college esports from Checkpoint XP: On Campus!