Episodes

May 2018

Up to Date: We Happy Few, women in Battlefield and more.

It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry! Luke, Cam, Rachel and special guest Andy are on board to talk about the big news of the week, including very hot topics with…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Gamertag Conversation

Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Elliot and Cam are on board to discuss what usernames people use when playing video games – commonly known…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Crunch Conversation

Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Elliot and Edith are on board to discuss “crunch culture” and what that means for video game developers. Crunch…

Video Game Exclusives

This week on the show, it’s all about those console exclusives. When we say exclusive, we’re talking about certain video games or franchises that only appear on one console, loyal and dedicated to Xbox, PlayStation or Nintendo (and by loyal and dedicated we mean contractually obligated). Exclusive game franchises can…

Up to Date: Nintendo online, Overwatch, FRAMED and more.

It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry! Luke, Elliot, Cam and Edith are on board to talk about the big news of the week, including Nintendo Switch launching their proper online…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Community Conversation

Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Elliot and Kolby are here to discuss the idea of managing community expectations in video games. Specifically, when gamers…

Up to Date: God of War, screenPLAY, Stardew Valley and more.

It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry! Luke, Elliot, Cam and Kolby are on board to talk about the big news of the week including God of War becoming a super…