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Checkpoint Daily breaks down the biggest stories in esports, gaming, and geek culture. From Cosplay to consoles and everything in-between, we have you covered. Hosted by gamers and video game journalists, Norris Howard, Robbie Landis, Ric Hogerheide, and Chadd Callahan. They've got your daily update on all the things you love in 30 minutes or less.
 
CheckpointAFK is ready to be a favorite of every self-proclaimed gamer, geek, nerd! From the minds of the CheckpointXP Crew comes a podcast conversation that focuses on gaming pop culture topics near and dear to gamers like the latest season of Stranger Things, Black Mirror and all things Netflix, the best and worst TV intros of all time, or movies like Detective Pikachu or the latest Star Wars movie and giving you behind the scenes peek at CheckpointXP on the road from PAX East, E3, and Bli ...
 
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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…
 
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.…
 
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, …
 
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 wherev…
 
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…
 
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…
 
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…
 
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 Checkpoi…
 
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 podc…
 
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…
 
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 …
 
Tier List Tuesday returns as we take a brief look at some of our most anticipated games coming in 2022. Also, Halo Infinite’s potential esports scene just got a major boost with a number of legacy orgs saying they want in. And we ask could Reykjavik become a major hub for esports with League Of Legends World Championships moving to the Icelandic ci…
 
It's Marvel Monday and Norris is disappointed with the latest “What If?” episode. Also, China is implementing a law that limits video games to three hours a week for kids. And we discuss just how big it is that 100 Thieves won the LCS Championship. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever y…
 
Overwatch cancels its live playoff event AND is changing the name of one of their Heroes. Will it take some of the heat off the embattled company? We also ask, is getting your history lesson from Fortnite a smart thing to do? And, cosplayer/streamer/influencer, Chris Villain joins us! Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spoti…
 
What if I told you that we may FINALLY hear about what got Dr. Disrespect banned from Twitch? (We don’t know).We say which Pokemon would it take for us to fully adopt Unite. And we shoot the breeze with Roosterteeth's Andrew Rosas & Drew Saplin. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you …
 
IT'S GAMESCOM! The biggest video game show in Europe is upon us and we give our reactions to the first day of events. Also, the new Spider-Man film has our speculation caps on, and Activision continues to dig its own grave. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts. Ch…
 
The World Championships for League of Legends is moving from China to Europe. We tell you why. Also, Call of Duty is releasing a new CS:GO style mode, is this the final nail in the coffin for the legacy shooter. And we talk to Barcade founder, Paul Kermizian, about why they chose Detroit as their first location in the Midwest. Subscribe to Checkpoi…
 
Monday brings Marvel as always. Listen to us wax poetically about the amazing “What If…?” episode. Also, we try our best to summarize a crazy week in esports including TSM missing Worlds. We also discuss if a Twitch blackout will bring awareness to Hate Raids. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts o…
 
Folks aren’t happy with Call of Duty heading back to WWII, will it continue the downward trend of the series? Also, we explain how Roblox might be one of the most predatory games out there. And, we talk to voice actor & cosplayer Autumn Ivy! Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you list…
 
Is the concept of a super team good for esports? Sentinels haven’t lost in Valorant in all of 2021, does the lack of competition ruin the burgeoning scene or hype folks up that NA may actually win something. Also, Cyberpunk 2077 still can’t catch a break and we discuss varying tastes in ramen. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcas…
 
There’s a trigger warning controversy hitting Boyfriend Dungeon. Also, EVE Online stages another war. And the newest Pokemon game finally starts to look good. And Weirdbeard shares his Indie game picks of the week! That and more on today’s show. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you …
 
Star Wars is taking the plunge and finally making a series of anime. And we talk about a streamer grinding from Bronze to top 700 in Apex Legends. Also, we give in update on Riot Game’s new legal troubles and ask why Dead By Daylight is removing content Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or where…
 
On this Monday episode, we share the sad news of the death of a Brazilian Overwatch voice actor. But in lighter news, we also tell you about what went down at EVO Online, and what the next Call of Duty looks like. And lastly, for Marvel Monday we talk "What If…?" And where it sits compared to the other Disney+ shows. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily…
 
Twitch has come out and put it's foot down (kind of) on the influx of streamers who have made gambling on stream their new way of farming thousands of viewers. Will this put an end to gambling on Twitch, or is it just a small bandaid for the much larger problem? Plus, Grand Theft Auto could be looking at some remakes coming soon, and it might open …
 
Could the Overwatch League be taking a year-long hiatus? Reports speculate that the OWL could be taking a longer off-season than normal. Also, Diablo 2’s remaster starts its beta this week. Will the Acti/Blizz scandal scuff what should have been an easy sell? And which Twitch streamer got to talk to the biggest soccer star on Earth, Lionel Messi. W…
 
Nintendo pleased us all with its Indie Showcase and Weirdbeard shares his indie pick of the week as well! Also, Idris Elba is cast as Knuckles in the new Sonic film. Is the “game movie” finally getting over the hump? And Valorant has its next big NA event starting today. Who's going to make the cut and make it to Berlin? Subscribe to CheckpointXP D…
 
Splitgate is taking the FPS community by storm. It's holding a big invitational soon, will that help it stave off other big games? Also, hackers hell bent on saving Titanfall get exposed for running a pay-for-play scheme and Twitch actually tells you WHY you got suspended now. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and …
 
Could Overwatch 2 even see the light of day in 2022? We explore some leaks that aren’t looking good. Also, Xbox is saying their Gamescom stream will have their most exclusives ever, and a rash of COVID infections hit the Call of Duty League. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you list…
 
A massive protest hit Pokemon Go this week and it's not about a scandal. NICKMERCS joins Under Armor with no scandal. And Coca-Cola is thinking about ending their sponsorship of the Overwatch League BECAUSE of a scandal. Also we love Back 4 Blood. But it's not perfect. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google P…
 
KDA has certified a gold single in “Pop/Stars”, is it time for Riot to be a music company too? Also, Faze Clan are partnering with McDonalds, is how big of a win is it for esports? And we ask with Halo esports allowing both mouse and d-pad during tournaments, will the space be balanced? Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spo…
 
It keeps getting worse as now the investors of ActiBlizz file a lawsuit of their own against the company. We talk about the new Street Fighter characters coming to Fortnite and we debut Weirdbeard’s Indie Corner! Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts. Checkpoint Da…
 
The house of cards begins to tumble as J. Allen Brack, president of Blizzard, steps down due to the ActiBlizz sexual harassment scandal. The Overwatch League loses a major sponsor and Apex Legends starts a new season...will Halo be its latest Battle Royale contender? Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Pod…
 
Ariana Grande is the latest recording artist to have a Fortnite concert. Can this top the Travis Scott event? Also, Scarlet Johansson is butting heads with Disney over her contract. Is it sour grapes or does she have a good point? And we talk all about the new Venom trailer! Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Go…
 
We open our show talking to Aron Garst of Upcomer! He was present at the Blizzard Walkout and shared with us his observations on what the next chapter is in this dispute. Also, Robin Gray founder of Gayming Magazine joins us to talk about a cool LGBT+ gaming event happening this month! Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spot…
 
An explosive report from Kotaku revealed the true nature of the “Cosby Suite” from Blizzcon. Further piling on the horrible accusations against Activision Blizzard. Also we talk about how much money mobile gaming is bringing in and a look at the Halo multiplayer test. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Po…
 
Xbox is making DONUTS! And Evil Geniuses are partnering with a soccer team to throw another logo on their kits. And an European nation is classifying esports as a national sport. Lastly, we recap the latest in the Activision Blizzard harassment suit as number of employees staged a walkout today. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podc…
 
Things keep piling on for Acta/Blizz as their employees openly condemn the company’s reply to the California harassment lawsuit. Also, Pokemon could be coming to Netflix and Marvel could be making another fighting game. And lastly, we ask could you be an esports pro at age 50? Shroud seems to think so. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on App…
 
EVGA decided to be good guys and replace bricked 3090s, Amazon be damned. The fallout from the Acti/Blizz harassment scandal continues and we explore some of the best videogames of 2021...according to GQ. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts. Checkpoint Daily is h…
 
The Summer Olympics are officially underway and Tokyo made sure that gaming would have a presence at the opening ceremony. Also, the ESL signed a deal to bring CS:Go to cable TV. And EA Play streamed yesterday, we tell you what got announced! Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you lis…
 
Activision Blizzard is facing some serious allegations of sexual harrasment and discrimination in the state of California. We talk about just how bad some of the details are. Also, we talk about Amazon’s New MMO frying graphics cards and esports monopoly. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or whe…
 
100 Thieves released a $2,500 Gucci backpack and also TSM perhaps made a major move by getting into Cryptocurrency. The Witcher Anime looks really good, and Netflix gaming aims for your pocket. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts. Checkpoint Daily is hosted by ga…
 
With Jeff Bezos going to space today, we talk about the best spaceships in all of video games. We break down the new Pizza Hut Gaming brand. And we breakdown the new Ubisoft hero shooter, Tom Clancy’s Xdefiant, and why it may not have the impact to beat Gundam Revolution. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Googl…
 
Hundreds of PS4 seized in Ukraine were actively making FIFA more awful. A new Monster Hunter show comes to Netflix and as always we bring about Marvel Monday and discuss the Loki 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 an…
 
Steam finally showed us its handheld, the Steam Deck. Will it take a bit out of the Nintendo Switch? Also, Netflix is looking to get into the gaming market, and it might be doing it with the help of a big company. And Gundam released a trailer for its new shooter, and it looks mighty Overwatch-y. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Pod…
 
The Faze Clan Crypto saga continues with more legal actions, Chadd confesses to being a terrible human.Twitch finally takes a look at the rampant gambling on its platform. And a few friends join us for a game straight out of Robbie’s sick mind. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you l…
 
The Mandalorian racks up a bajillion Emmy nominations, we ask does it stand a chance? Also, a gang of new Persona games are on the way to celebrate the 25th anniversary of that series. And we talk about games that do DLC the right way. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to …
 
One of the biggest streamers in the MMO world, Asmongold, moved over to Final Fantasy XIV. We ask our friend Strife if WoW has to finally worry about another game. Also, 100 Thieves joins forces with Gucci and CLG embarasses its players for no real reason. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wh…
 
It's Marvel Monday, so Norris & the crew talk about “Loki” and the new “What If…?” trailer. Also, Final Fantasy XIV is booming so much there’s no more digital codes left and Tyler "Ninja" Blevins gets a skin in an unexpected mobile game. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen t…
 
The Sony State of Play gave us more than just Deathloop, we talk about what we actually are looking forward to. And a big name soccer star loses a Konami sponsorship because of racist remarks and a Fortnite champion gets $0 after winning a $300k tournament. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or w…
 
Tencent is introducing a shocking way to keep kids from playing too many video games in China. Also, Riot Games is introducing a new event across all of their titles and WePlay announces a 100k tournament for CS:GO academies. Subscribe to CheckpointXP Daily Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts. …
 
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