CHECKPOINTXP ON-DEMAND – EPISODE 163 – New Host, Who Dis?
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This week on Checkpoint XP, we welcome James Campbell in as the new host of the show. Along with Weirdbeard and Robbie, they break down the latest implications of COVID-19, talk about a Twitch streamer who got banned for shooting a gun, and dive into the new Last of Us series on HBO. All that and more on this week’s CheckpointXP.
- (0:00) New Host On The Block – James Campbell joins Robbie Landis and Ric ‘Weirdbeard’ Hogerheide for the new incarnation of CheckpointXP. The guys introduce themselves and then play a round of Who’s That Gamer?
- (12:00) TurboGrafx-16 Delayed Due To Coronavirus
- The TurboGrafx-16 and PC Engine Minis were scheduled for release on March 19. However, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), the miniature consoles will be delayed.
- What consoles would you like to see made mini? Or is his whole thing ridiculous?
- (24:00) Robbie’s Birthday and James Gets Embarrassed At NXT –
- No one showed up for Robbie’s Birthday Get-Together
- Ric is a Terrible Person, he even chose the place.
- James went to NXT and got embarrassed.
- (34:06) Twitch streamer shoots gun on stream and gets banned
- A twitch streamer was recently banned from the platform after firing a gun on stream. Robbie has the latest details. this is a test
- Then the guys share what the dumbest thing they’ve ever done while drunk or on stream is.
- (43:52) Kali and Weirdbeard Convince Robbie and James to try CS:GO, or not.
- Kali and Weirdbeard have been playing a lot of CS:GO, but don’t have anything good to say about it. Will they convince the guys to give it a try?
- Then the guys put their gaming music knowledge to the test as they try and guess the game music backwards.
- (55:48) Gaming and Esports News –
- Nintendo and Lego Team Up for Lego Mario
- Reggie Fils-Amie joins the GameStop Board of Directors
- Fan-Made Browser Lets You Plan Out Your Animal Crossing Island
- Sonic Fox Wins Mortal Kombat 11 Championship
- Father Makes Death Stranding Style Pod for His Baby
- Should We Be Excited by Valorant’s Anti-Peeker’s Advantage
- (1:07:47) Last of Us TV Series On HBO
- The guys dive into the Last Of Us TV show that’s coming to HBO. They discuss what they hope to see out of it.
- Then it’s time to decide what video games would best translate to a TV series.
- (1:17:46) Social Media – What’s the best game of the PS2 era?