Up to Date: Plagiarism, Riot Games sexism, a gay furry and more.

Posted on August 14, 2018

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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 World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, Phantom Doctrine, Graveyard Keeper and more. We also take you through the big news of the week, including a gay furry becoming Dragon Ball FighterZ EVO 2018 Champion, classic Australian book Storm Boy getting a game adaptation, an IGN writer fired for blatant plagiarism, sexist work culture at Riot Games and and so much more! (Seriously we have so much news this week). Plus Rachel gives us her review of the crazy kitchen cooking multiplayer chaos in Overcooked 2!

Your hosts:

Elliot Attard

Elliot Attard


Beer aficionado, PC gamer, TV show binge-watcher, music lover, and elite member of high society - Elliot possesses all of the qualities needed to project his word thoughts straight into your eye holes.

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Cameron Honey-Swain

Cameron Honey-Swain

Cameron knows what he loves. Witches, animated ducks and a strong burly female protagonist. When he isn't effortlessly defending Dragon Age II he is bothering either his husband or one of his many fur children.

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Rachel Humphreys

Rachel (Trance) is a long time gamer full time nerd without a plan... When she's not playing on some manner of console or handheld device she can be found enjoying popculture life to its fullest.

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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.

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