Checkpoint Podcast

Game of the Year 2016

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Luke Mitchell

Luke Mitchell
Luke spends his time playing video games, binge-watching TV and hanging out with his German Shepherd, Ziggy and Bernese Mountain Dog Pandora.

Morgan Archer

Morgan Archer
Having arguments in 140 characters or less since 2010

Tom Morgan

Tom Morgan
This is Tom. See Tom game. Game Tom, game! A confirmed bachelor with a confirmed Bachelor degree, he spends his time critically scrutinising the hard work of others. His turn offs include people, places and things!

Jakob Quilligan

Jakob Quilligan
Jake hails from Bendigo where his console of choice is the PS4, closely followed by the Nintendo 3DS. Anime and volunteering tend to keep him occupied, though his staffy/ rotty/ husky cross named Iris keeps him busy first and foremost.

Elliot Attard

Elliot Attard
PC gamer, TV show binge-watcher, music lover and elite member of high society (but not really) - Elliot possesses all of the qualities needed to project his word thoughts straight into your eye holes.


This week on a very special episode of Checkpoint, we count down the top 10 games of 2016, finishing off with our award for Game of the Year. There were some truly fantastic titles that came out this year, from solid shooters to new concepts to awesome indies and everything in between, so listen in to our special countdown with Luke, Archer, Tom, Jakob and Elliot – only Luke actually knows what the Top 10 is at this point, so play along and see if your favourite makes it to the top of the heap! Also on the show, big reviews of the newest in zombie-killing staple franchise, Dead Rising 4! Not only that, but Jakob has spent countless hours exploring the beautiful world of Final Fantasy XV! Plus, we take you through all the big news from last weeks PlayStation Experience conference, including some big announcements! Don’t miss a huge week on your favourite gaming show! gotyffdr