Episodes

April 2018

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…

Game Boys: Wide World of Esports

This week, the Game Boys are back on Checkpoint to talk about their new show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Wide World of Esports! Their new show will bring you all the action live from the Elympics of the XLIX Olympiad. With live updates from Windows 3.1 Stadium, Greco Roman Tetris, Synchronised…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Twitch 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 Twitch integration with video games. Twitch has been growing and…

Original Gaming Soundtracks

This week, it’s all about original gaming soundtracks. Music is a hugely important aspect of video games, with some memorable tunes from history that have been getting stuck in gamers heads for years. Today, there is a much larger focus on soundtracks of video games, with noteworthy composers really putting…

March 2018

Checkpoint Intimates: The Split-Screen 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. In this episode, Elliot and Rachel are on board to talk all about split-screen gaming… or specifically, whether or not split-screen…

Genre Flipping Franchises

This week on the show, we’re talking all about video game franchises that completely change up their genre and try something new… to varying degrees of success! Genre flipping is something that’s happening more and more nowadays. Pikachu as a detective? Luigi trying to catch ghosts? JRPG characters from Persona…