Episodes

July 2018

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…

Romance isn’t dead!

This week on the show, we’re here to talk about romance in video games! Specifically, how certain video games incorporate romance as a gameplay mechanic, what they do that’s right about it and the times when romance hasn’t been handled very well at all. Romance has become something that developers…

Up to Date: Cyberpunk 2077, AJ Styles, Pode 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 the returning Jakob are on board to talk through our regular weekly segments, including Playing With Yourself, where we take…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Pre-emptive 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 Edie are on board to talk all about pre-emptive announcements. It’s been a big couple of weeks…

Up to Date: Sushi, Vampyr, Jurassic World 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, Kolby and Edith are on board to talk through our regular weekly segments, including Playing With Yourself, where we take you…

Checkpoint Intimates: The 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 are on board to talk all about CRINGE. Look, we love E3 every year – it’s…

Up to Date: Melbourne eSports, Steam, Diablo 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 Rach are on board to talk about the big news of the week, including Melbourne becoming the eSports capital of…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Whales 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 about whales. No, not the whales that are in the ocean, but…

Up to Date: Pokémon, Fallout 76, Assassins Creed 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 all the crew are on board to talk about the big news of the week, including the newest big reveals…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Female Avatar 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 talk all about the female avatar in video games. Women have often…