Episodes

October 2018

Advice Time: Let’s A those Q’s

This week on the show, we asked you, the listeners, if you had some questions that needed answers and boy did you deliver. Wether you were looking for advice, wanted to hear more about Checkpoint and our involvement or thoughts on the video game industry or just wanted to get…

Checkpoint Intimates: WWE Super Show-Down

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, the WWE Super Show-Down 2018 blew away Australian audiences last weekend with it’s massive event with 75,000 fans filing…

Home Grown: The Melbourne Development Scene

This week on the show, we talk about the industry we love, gaming, and the city we love, Melbourne. The Melbourne development scene has been booming, more so then any other city in Australia. What is it about Melbourne that has seen independent development studios flourish? Is it the same…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Episodic Gaming 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, Cameron and Elliot investigate the phenomenon of Episodic Gaming. Popularised again in the modern industry by the success of…

September 2018

Checkpoint Intimates: The Sectional Releases 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, Luke and Elliot take a look at sectional releases vs releasing an entirely encompassing product. Sometimes games release with…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Passionate Opinions 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, Luke and Edie put passionate opinions in the gaming world under the microscope. Why do gamers get so determined…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Adult Gaming 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 talk about Steam’s latest addition as it opens the flood gates to Adult gaming with a…

Checkpoint Intimates: The MEO 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 talk about the Melbourne Esports Open which took place last weekend here at Rod Laver Arena!…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Advertising Cringe 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 talk about some of the truly cringey and awful video game advertising that takes place in…

August 2018

Melbourne Esports Open is coming!

This week on the show, it’s a big weekend coming up here in Melbourne, Australia… at Rod Laver Arena on September 1st and 2nd it’s the first ever Melbourne Esports Open! Featuring a grand stage with some big finals, video game tournaments you can enter yourself plus a whole lot of…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Scam 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 discuss a game that was removed from Steam called ‘Abstractism’ that first appeared to be an indie…

Up to Date: Smash Bros, Indie Showcase 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! Join Luke, Elliot, Cam and Edie as they talk through our regular weekly segments, including Playing With Yourself, where we take you through the…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Bloat 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 discuss the idea of “bloating” when it comes to video games. What we mean by that…