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Each week audiences of CheckpointXP will get the news that impacts gamers and gaming fans alike, plus various topical stories from the world of esports & gaming pop culture. The team lays out who rose to the challenge and who completely bombed in the weekly “Nailed It & Failed It” segment and spotlights the most shocking moments in esports competitions during the “Close Shave of the Week” feature. Join James, Robbie, and Weirdbeard each week and stay up-to-date on everything you need to know.
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: Gotta go FAST! The Sonic The Hedgehog movie released to theaters – we’ll discuss how it holds up against other video game adaptations like Detective Pikachu – plus, could Sony’s Playstation 5 be over $500? Say it ain’t so Sony!
This week on Checkpoint XP: 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: Hero pools are coming to competitive Overwatch including the Overwatch League, we review the EVO 2020 line up and give you some suggestions for Valentines Day for that special gamer in your life.
This week on Checkpoint XP: Esports returns with Call of Duty and League of Legends in action. Plus reports from Genesis 7 and a discussion about what music fits with esports.
This week on Checkpoint XP: Joe Biden makes comments on video games, hero bans in Overwatch, a new foe has appeared: Byleth, and Robbie returns with stories from PAX South.
This week on Checkpoint XP – imagine you’re at home, watching TV, and the paramedics show up, unannounced, saying your son is having a seizure right now, and you would have never known if it weren’t for the actions of a quick thinking gamer – hear the full story and more!
This week: Big Games of 2020, LCS Commissioner Chris Greeley stops by, Norris reports from CES, changes to CoD League and OWL Caster Desk and The Witcher hits Netflix.
Weird Beard runs through some of the best discussions Checkpoint XP had in 2019 like the 30 best games of the decade and a battle royale fantasy draft.