Episodes

August 2018

Up to Date: Plagiarism, Riot Games sexism, a gay furry 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 Elliot, Cam, Rachel and Jakob as they talk through our regular weekly segments, such as what’s Coming Out over the next week, including…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Going Gold 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 tackle the topic of games “going gold”. Going gold in terms of videogames is when a…

Up to Date: Vigor, Slime Rancher, The Beat 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 & our guests Louie and Doug are on board to talk through our regular weekly segments, including Playing With Yourself, where we…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Left 4 Dead Clone 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 Jason discussed the games which really are “inspired” by Left 4 Dead and what that game did…

July 2018

Up to Date: Semblance, Quantic Dream, Hellblade VR 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, Jason and Omi are on board to talk through our regular weekly segments, including Playing With Yourself, where we take you through…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Failure to Launch 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 Elliot are on board to talk about what happens when there’s a video game launch that fails to…

Up to Date: Erotic AFL, Sleep Tight, Absolver 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! Elliot, Cam, Jian and guest Yasin are on board to talk through our regular weekly segments, including Playing With Yourself, where we take you…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Online Toxicity 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 Jason are on board to talk about how companies respond to online toxicity. Rainbow Six: Siege has…

Up to Date: Defiance 2050, Captain Toad, Pool Panic 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, Kieren and Jason are on board to talk through our regular weekly segments, including Playing With Yourself, where we take you through…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Nindies 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 talk about Nindies! Nindies refer to the indie games that are available…

4th Birthday Trivia Spectacular!

On this very special episode of Checkpoint, we celebrate our FOURTH (yes, fourth) birthday with another trivia spectacular! Four whole years of video game news, reviews, interesting topics and fun times, covering a wide range of topics, from the importance of LGBT representation to the soundtracks that defined us, genres…

Up to Date: Guild Wars, Ashi, Paladins 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, Rach and a bunch of others from the Checkpoint family are on board to talk through our regular weekly segments, including…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Celebrity 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 all about Celebrity likeness’ in games, ranging from when they willing give their likeness, when it…

Licensed Soundtrack Realness

This week on the show, we’re here to talk about licensed music in video games! Gaming is so diverse, and with that comes a very diverse soundtrack, with some songs standing out as truly memorable in video game history. While we do love an original soundtrack and there are some…

Up to Date: Wrecking Ball, The Crew 2, WWE Champions 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! Elliot, Cam, Rach and Kieren are on board to talk through our regular weekly segments, including Playing With Yourself, where we take you through…

June 2018

Checkpoint Intimates: The Rogue-like 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 talk all about a specific genre – Rogue-likes! They go into depth…