Episodes

May 2018

Checkpoint Intimates: The Precursor 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 Jake are here to talk all about when video games have an embedded precursor – or rather,…

Crowdfunding successes and disasters

This week on the show, we’re discussing crowdfunding, specifically when it comes to video games! Kickstarter, Fig and Indiegogo are just a few examples of major crowdfunding platforms where people can pay developers money in advance to help make their creations come to life. We’ve seen a real growth in…

Up to Date: Campo Santo, Fortnite, The Forest 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, Jake and Edith are on board to talk about the big news of the week including Campo Santo being acquired by Valve,…

April 2018

Checkpoint Intimates: The Copycat 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 here to talk all about video games that are very similar to other titles, almost to the…

Up to Date: Battle royales, Castlevania, Swords of Ditto 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, Elliot and Edith are on board to talk about the big news of the week including battle royale modes in Call of…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Cinema 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, Cam and Rachel are on board to follow up our episode about video game movies with more chat about…

Up to Date: PAX, Radical Heights, God of War 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 Tom are on board to talk about the big news of the week including PAX news, a big Overwatch patch,…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Asymmetric 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 Luke are on board to talk all about asymmetric multiplayer games. Certainly not a common genre, asymmetric…