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Checkpoint XP is the first nationally syndicated radio show for esports and video games. The Checkpoint XP: Daily Podcast is the Monday - Friday recordings that comprise the national show - plus additional conversations every single day! Catch up on the latest esports and gaming news with Nate, Robb…

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    Will Someone Save The Anime?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 29:54

    ANIME MADNESS! Jump Force is getting removed from all digital storefronts in February putting a finite life on a digital good. And the team breaks down why Neflix's forays into live action adaptations of anime might eventually work out. And we ask who is Meta actually for? Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    What's Beef? Doublelift lashes out at TSM

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 40:34

    The new Optic Texas team is looking to make a big splash in the CDL, who are they adding to their super-roster. Also, Doublelift is beefing with his former boss at TSM, what's gone wrong between the two? And we ask how do games bounce back from bad launches? Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    First Music Now TV: Arcane Hits #1

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 44:33

    We finally get a chance to talk a little Worlds as Edward Gaming becomes the best League team on earth. Also, we gush over Arcane and how it exceeded all expectations, how did Riot get it right? And a wave of teams quitting hit ALGS this fall, who can EA stop the bleeding. And Robbie makes a revelation that shocks Norris. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Immortals CEO, Jordan Sherman & Marvel Monday

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 46:28

    A major esports organization is moving their operations out of Cali to Michigan. Immortals CEO, Jordan Sherman joins us in the studio to talk about everything from women's Valorant to the new regional look. And we share our thoughts on The Eternals and if it deserves its lukewarm reception. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Elden Ring Does Trailers Right

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 37:24

    Doublelift is looking to make a return to the LCS, potentially. But he's also got a special caveat that might bode well for the league's young talent. Also, Elden Ring hit us with a 20-minute gameplay preview and Norris is all about it. And Nintendo is potentially creating its own cinematic universe. What Nintendo games would make the best films? Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Netflix Gaming & Benihana Boyz

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 37:55

    Netflix Gaming has finally launched on Android devices, what does the streaming service offer in the way of video games. Also, Riot Games is extending pro player contracts to a four-year maximum. Is that the right amount of time? Steve Aoki wants to sell you some Pokemon cards and we debate who are best boy and best girl from the Final Fantasy Series. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    No Overwatch 2 For You

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 35:50

    More high level staff at Blizzard step down as Overwatch 2 is delayed for yet ANOTHER year. Is this it for the OWL? Also, Robbie gripes about the new Apex map. And we ask if Smash's director, Masahiro Sakurai, is mulling over returning to make another Smash game. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    The Biggest Game You've Never Heard Of

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 43:44

    The Finals for Worlds are set, we tell you who's going head up in the biggest esports event of the year. Also, the world's biggest game that you probably don't play, Honor of Kings, is getting a big-budget spin-off. And which video game movie/tv show reaches our S-tier?  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.

    Fortnite is Shutting Down in China?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 26:11

    Fortnite is officially shuttering in China this month, and with such a massive market leaving the Epic Games property, what will the backlash really be for the title? Plus, a massive fraud scam involving Twitch, Turkish Valorant pros, and the MOB  is reaching a fever pitch for all of the craziest headlines of the month. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Robbie and The Beard: Electric Boogaloo 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 35:26

    Guardians of the Galaxy has finally released, and Robbie says that this may be the Game of the Year for him. Plus, more BlizzNews (TM) with a removal of a horrible contract clause and the slashing of Bobby Kotick's salary, and what were the biggest stories to come out of yesterday's Sony State of Play presentation?  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    But Their Emails.....

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 27:16

    The WB Multiversus game has some of its roster leaked. We tell you who made the cut. Also, Keemstar says that he's finally quitting content creation. Who will fill the “Drama Alert” void? And Far Cry 6 is sending you emails if you don't complete the game. Is this clever marketing or overstepping a boundary? Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Oktober-Fist w/ Alex Norris & Sony's State of Play

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 29:18

    Alex Norris of Replay Café joins us to talk about a major FGC event happening in Detroit. Also, the Sony State of Play drops today, what can we expect from the stream. And FC Barcelona officially join esports with a League of Legends team. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Ninten-Don't Do Emulators Well

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 35:29

    The Nintendo 64 Emulator is now on the Switch and the first 24 hours have been rife with stories of input lag and poor framerates. How did Nintendo let such an easy win slip from their fingers? Also, a man beating Dark Souls with morse code and hate raids getting someone banned from Twitch in the middle of a tournament.  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    A Cowboy By Any Other Name...

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 38:30

    You might be able to own a piece of one of the biggest esports orgs in the near future. We tell you who's going public. Also, a big name change for McCree in Overwatch has the fanbase upset, is the anger misplaced. We also update you on Worlds 2021 and if Valkyrae's mea culpa was enough for her naysayers. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Razer's Cyberpunk Techwear Mask & Faze Clan Carball

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 43:48

    Faze Clan won their first major Rocket League title only seven months after they fielded a team. Also, the  crew gives their opinion on the Uncharted movie trailer and Razer finally drops their air purification mask for the future.  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Valkyrae's Blue Light Blunder?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 42:23

    Valkyrae's new skincare line is met with hostility. Is it snake oil or sour grapes? Also, ALGS' success has lead to a number of esports teams coming to Apex Legends and we discuss why the XBox refrigerator is one of the most disappointing sellouts of the season. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    The Tied Tentacles of Twitch

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 38:00

    Blizzard could actually have an out in their legal battles. Also, Twitch's major hack is now affecting payouts to streamers. We also talk about Cowboy Bebop's amazing new trailers and Weirdbeard gets us hype for a new type of autobattler. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    The Billion Dollar Football

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 51:04

    EA decided to part ways with FIFA, what does this mean for arguably the biggest sports game in the world? Also, Twitch's leak also revealed a Do Not Ban list, but is it as nefarious as it sounds? And the team break down what they think are the best stealth games of all time. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Smells Like Team Spirit

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 49:27

    DC Fandome gave us a first look at a ton of new content including The Batman and Black Adam. Also, ALGS made a controversial decision to allow coaches to speak to players during matches. And we laud Team Spirit's $18 Million windfall at The International 10. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.

    Hack The Planet

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 40:12

    The Last Chance Qualifiers for Valorant...didn't happen. How did Riot let this slip through the cracks? Also, ther salary cap for the Overwatch League is getting abolished, but not for the reason you think. And we explain how the latest anti-cheat software for Warzone is already in the hands of hackers.   Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.

    Amazon's Old Word = Old News?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 37:35

    The Old World hit the streamerverse by storm but has seen its player base dwindle in just a fortnight. Why isn't it keeping up? Also, Red Bull Kumite returns to the US with a LAN event in Las Vegas next month. And we ask, can we make superhero games that aren't just sandboxes?  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Valorant LCQ & Stopping Toxic Chat

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 34:31

    The Last Chance for teams to make it to the Valorant World Championships is under way we break down who from NA could fight their way into the brack. Also, will League removing /all chat curb toxicity. And as always we give you a Worlds update. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.

    The Fortnite Movie: Help Us All

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 37:05

    The horror timeline could become a reality as Epic games is toying with the idea of a Fortnite movie. Also, we give a brief review of the day at Worlds. And we ask will McDonalds be the one to get Nintendo to capitulate on esports. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.

    To Emulate, or not to Emulate.

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 41:16

    Kotaku was the subject of scrutiny as an editorial praised an emulated version of Metroid Dread. Should they have taken the piece down? Also, we give a brief preview of the first day of Groups at Worlds ‘21 and Robbie & Norris give their takes on the What If finale.  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    MMO's Killing Content?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 37:59

    Once again Activision/Blizzard is caught trying to pull a fast on the state of California. Also, a key member of the Yakuza series is leaving Sega and Destiny 2 players are losing a massive chunk of content, that thousands of players have already paid for.  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Women's Valorant For The Men

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 31:39

    One European region is allowing men to participate in VCT Game Changers, is this a step backwards for women's Valorant? Also, Tesla want's to put full blown video games in your car. Can you think of a worse idea? We discuss the tragedy that is Metacritic's top 10 games of the 90's.  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Twitch's Big Breach: Streamer Information Leaked

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 38:04

    Twitch suffered a massive data breach early this morning revealing the revenue figures for all the platforms top streamers and much more. Weirdbeard shares an indie game and we discuss how Apple makes billions off video games without creating one themselves. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Sora Smash

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 39:34

    The final Smash Bros character is revealed to be Sora from Kingdom Hearts. Are you excited for the new fighter? Our Marvel show wrap up returns and we discuss the mass roster moves in the Overwatch League. Also, Lil Nas X is apparently a big 100T Fan? Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    C9 White Paints The Town Red

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 41:39

    Cloud 9 White continue their dominance of women's Valorant. Who can step up and challenge them? Also, Sony is testing game trials on the PS5, would you test out a game before you bought it? And we close the show out with a very casual World's preview.  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.

    Smash That Twitch Boost Button!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 42:09

    Twitch is testing out a controversial feature that would allow viewers to pay for their favorite streamer to get more impressions. Also, a Spanish esports org paid $25 Million to join the NBA 2k league. And we talk a bit about Tokyo Game Show and what's left to release in 2021.  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Rekkles Endangerment

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 38:15

    One of the top stars in European League of Legends is on the move. We discuss why Rekkles is leaving G2 esports. Also, we ask will the Halo multiplayer beta live up to the nostalgia. And an adult cam site is looking to get into game streaming.  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.

    A Whole "New World"

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 29:59

    There's a new MMO in town! Is the New World the real deal, or a flavor of the month? Also, Acti/Blizz gets hit with a $18 Million settlement, is that enough for just one of their current legal battles?  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.

    Girls Running Esports: VCT Game Changers & Valkyrae

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 49:01

    VCT Game Changers is a female-only pro Valorant circuit officially sanctioned by Riot. Is this the first major step for true representation for Women in esports? Also, we share our thoughts on Valkyrae's million dollar merch day. And we fan cast one of our favorite video games! Will it be as weird as the Mario movie?  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Cowboy Bebop's To Shanghai's Anime Arc

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 47:16

    Party Thor took the world by storm. So we break down What If's final arc and what the last two episodes could look like. Also, we congratulate the OWL Champion, Shanghai Dragons and ask if our first look at an Overwatch 2 match is enough to save the game. And we gush over the new Cowboy Bebop opener and ask why are people such haters? Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.

    Ninten-do what everyone else, don't.

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 46:01

    The Nintendo Direct slapped us all in the face with the return of Bayonetta, N64 and Genisis games. We talk about everything dropped in one of the year's best presentations. Also, Halo's beta was delayed. What's the word on when it goes live. And how does China making cryptocurrencies illegal affect the gaming world? Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    What Zelda Is Really The Best?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 41:12

    Checkpoint Financial returns with Buy/Sell of your favorite game companies. Also, we ask why Faze Clan is being sued for $300 Million. And Norris & Robbie get very angry over Weirdbeard's Zelda opinions. (Checkpoint "Financial" is not intended to be actual financial/market advice, for entertainment purposes only) Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.

    Can Games Properly Talk About Slavery?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 38:05

    Even more staff departures for Actablizz bring even more dark clouds to the company. We ask what Sim game is going more in-depth on its depictions slavery? And Weirdbeard gives us personality quizzes! Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Acta Blizz Jammed Up Again

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 32:55

    Activision Blizzard is in a new bucket of hot water as the US Federal government is now investigating the game company. Also, we look at what's confirmed for the Tokyo Game Show and we lament the rampant cheating in the latest Call of Duty: Vanguard Beta. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Balenciaga Bus

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 36:34

    Balenciaga and Fortnite join forces to crack open your bank account! Also, Gambit Esports take the crown at Valorant Masters, how did NA fall so quickly? And we explore Killmonger's Revenge in the latest What If episode. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Lingonberries to League: Ikea Sells Gamer Gear

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 38:37

    Why are gamers suing the makers of Genshin Impact? We dive into the sad expectations of video game fans. Also, Robbie fails at speaking Swedish and Ikea makes gamer gear now. And Rocket League makes major changes!  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    AI Insta-Baddies & Fingersleeves

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 30:53

    With all the remakes and remasters happening we ask the crew what games they'd like to see get the modern makeover. Also, we talk about an AI influencer that's made more money than you and if Razer making finger sleeves is cool or lame. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Twisted Metal Mack

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 29:12

    Deathloop is out and it's great. Norris and Robbi give their initial reactions. Also, a new Twisted Metal TV show is on the horizon, we tell you who's cast as the lead. And lastly, we take a visit to WeirdBeard's indie corner! Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Like A Good Neighbor & Deathloop is Great

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 39:11

    The Gamecube turns 20 so we revisit some of the top titles on Nintendo's most famous blue box. Also, we ask why Jake from State Farm being in 2k22 is both brilliant and annoying. And with Deathloop getting rave reviews all over the place, we ask “what makes a game a 10 out of 10?” Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.

    Just Stay At Home, Hawkeye!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 46:03

    Hawkeye and What If lead our Marvel Monday, as we ask how good the new series will be. We also talk about Twitch suing two users who could be behind the hate raids spree of the past few months. And Weirdbeard gives us an update on the Valorant Masters.  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.

    Big Dog Sony Back?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 39:33

    Playstation's latest showcase had us all excited for the future of PS5. We talked about everything that got announced. Also, we talk about the new Matrix Resurrections trailer and just how much money is being lost with China's new restrictions on video games. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Zedd + Valorant = $$$

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 31:11

    On today's show, speculate on what to expect in the latest Playstation State of Play. Also, we talk about esports coming to the Asian Games 2022 and what it may mean for esports at the Olympics. And we close on Valorant and how Riot continues to have great music collaborations.  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    A Japanese Gangster In Brazil?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 26:25

    Today on Checkpoint Daily we ask why are NBA 2k fans so upset? Also, we ask if Yakuza would still be Yakuza if it wasn't set in Japan. And also, we debate on just what can be done about cheaters in Warzone.  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.  

    Overwatch 2...But Not For You.

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 42:26

    We couldn't bring you Marvel Monday, but that doesn't mean we won't talk about Shang-Chi and how good it was! Also, a Swedish soccer club starts the first FIFA gaming academy. And Overwatch 2 is finally coming...but not for you. The OWL says that next season will feature an early build of the game. Is it a recipe for disaster? Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.

    Twitch Vs. YouTube

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 48:19

    YouTube says they aren't finished making big signings in the streaming world. We ask, is it a better place to start streaming? Also, the OWL could see yet another sponsor leave and we go through the teams that qualified for Worlds! Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.

    From FashionNova to FC Barcelona...And Apex

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 32:11

    Apex Legends is patching out one of their most advanced movement mechanics, will it alienate their high-level players? Also, one of FC Barcelona's legendary players has joined forces with streamer, Ibai, to purchase an esports franchise and Robbie tries his best to get us to play “Whatever”.  Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.

    The Tatman Cometh

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 35:21

    Tim The Tatman becomes the latest streamer to make the move to YouTube. We also talk about CD Projekt Red hiring modders to fix Cyberpunk 2077. And we dive into some of the dark clouds surrounding the Overwatch League, including some worrying player numbers.   Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Checkpoint Daily is hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard and the Checkpoint XP Crew. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.

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