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This week on Checkpoint XP: The crew talks about the Adderall problem in esports, discuss some dumber than usual comments by Ninja, and talk with FGC Caster Script about the action at Frostbyte 2020. Plus, we’ll hear about Norris’ trek up to Toronto for the Forza Motorsport 7 WGN Championships.
This week on Checkpoint XP:
- (0:00) The Adderall Problem In Esports – This week former Call of Duty pro Adam “KiLLa” Sloss told The Washington Post that Adderall use in esports has been an open secret for years. Should drugs like Adderall be considered performance enhancing drugs for esports players? Should leagues start testing their players for ADHD medication?
- (12:01) Esports News Update
- Overwatch League Seoul Homestand canceled. All Matches rescheduled again
- Dr Disrespect Lands Publishing Deal for In-Character Memoir
- LCK Host removed from broadcast after showing signs of Coronavirus, but tests negative
- Cloud9 has yet to lose a midlane Turrent in the first split. Also, only team without a former Champion on it the NA
- Gen G Win Dreamhack Open Anaheim without dropping a single map
- Houston OutlawsBoston Uprising break OWL Record playing 7 Maps
- 7 Year Old Wins 2020 International Juniors Championship
- (24:04) League of Legends Championship Series/Overwatch League/Call of Duty League Update – Major esports action over the weekend, we start by breaking down the latest in the Overwatch League and the Call of Duty League then we bring in League of Legends expert Joe in to talk about Cloud9’s dominance in the LCS.
- (34:08) Frostbyte 2020 with FGC Caster Script & The Forza Motorsport 7 WGN Championship – Super Smash Bros Ultimate was in action over the weekend at Frostbyte 2020, FCG caster Script joins us to analyze MK Leo’s epic victory. Plus, Norris has returned from the Great White North of Canada where he got to check out the Forza Motorsport 7 WGN Championship and talk to the winner ForceOne.
- (43:59) Video Game News Update
- Almost nobody played a bad guy in Mass Effect
- Body Painting Streamer Banned for Nudity
- Activision Subpoena’s reddit for COD Leaker
- YouTuber gets banned from all of EA Games and online services
- Grandma Gets a replacement Gameboy from Nintendo
- Samurai Jack gets it’s first Video Game in over a Decade
- Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater Get Documentary
- (56:01) The Best from the 2020 ToyFair & Xbox Series X Details – Robbie runs down some of the best (and worst) things from the ToyFair 2020 that was held at the Javitz Center in New York . Plus, the specs for the Xbox Series X have started to come out – how many gigaflops do you need to game?
- (1:08:04) Who In Gaming Would You pardon & Ninja Says Dumb Stuff – With all of the pardoning that seems to be going on in the United States, we ask the question – if you could pardon anyone in gaming, who would it be? Plus, Ninja thinks telling yourself “it’s just a game” is weak! Why would Ninja say such a thing? Hear it straight form the horses mouth!
- (1:18:07) Social Media Question – What Gaming Related Tattoo Would you Get?