Episodes

May 2018

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…

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…