What up gamers! Daniel Agbuya here filling in for Kevin to break down all the biggest stories on this week’s CheckpointXP on Campus!
Riot Reveals Tactical Team Shooter Valorant
Not content with having the biggest esport on the market, Riot revealed the first of their newel games, tactical team shooter Valorant. Described as a mix of CS:GO and Overwatch, Valorant has everyone’s attention
For a breakdown of gameplay and how this could affect the collegiate esports scene, check the out the lead segment of CheckpointXP On Campus
Square-Enix Drops Demo of FFVII Remake
One of the most anticipated games of the year got a surprise demo this week. RPG fans got the chance to experience the first chapter of the remake of this beloved classic.
It may not be esports, but there’s no way Norris, Jacob, and Daniel could skip talking about this game. For their impressions tune into this week’s episode of CheckpointXP On Campus
Torque Esports Teams Up With Blizzard/Activision to Launch New Overwatch Tournament.
UMG Overwatch Collegiate Clash set to launch late March. The eight week invitational will pit eight schools against each other for a $40,000 scholarship prize pool. All matches will be streamed on twitch.tv/UMGGaming
Universe brain Jacob brothers gives his thoughts on the event, and how it sets itself apart from the other major college events on CheckpointXP On Campus
Dianne Kicks Off Women’s History Month
In honor of Women’s History Month Dianne hits UNLV campus and asks students who their favorite female video game characters are.
You won’t believe some of the picks. See Dianne showcase her top tier interviewing skills on CheckpointXP On Campus
Why Aren’t Traditional Sports Games As Popular As Other Esports in Colleges?
Why don’t games like Madden, FIFA, and NBA2K have the same presence in the collegiate esports scene as LoL or Overwatch? What needs to change to increase its popularity with students?
Daniel and Jacob discuss why student aren’t interested in watching sport simulators and more on CheckpointXP On Campus
Mount Rushmore, Best Female Video Game Character
Dianne, Daniel, Jacob and Izzy continue the hype for Women’s History Month and make their cases on who is the queen of video games. You don’t wanna miss this debate.
To see their picks and who Norris deems the winner, watch this week’s CheckpointXP 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!