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This week on Checkpoint XP:
(0:00) COVID-19 Update and Esports on Draft Kings- 

The cast breaks down the latest goings on due to COVID-19. One of the major changes is esports appearing on Draft Kings. They give their thoughts on how to make some money on CS:GO. Take their advice at your own peril.
(12:01)  Final Fantasy VII Remake and Easy Mode
Final Fantasy VII Remake is officially here and both Robbie and producer Kali are obsessed. They’ll try to sell James and Weirdbeard on the game. 
Then, should games have an easy mode? When is easy mode too easy?
(24:00) Robbie’s ruined weekend – 

We all hate going to the dentist, but a trip this weekend ruined Robbie’s plans of playing FF7. When have you had a bad trip to the dentist?
(34:00) Memorials and remembrances in video games-

With the news of a memorial being held in-game for a Final Fantasy XIV player who died of COVID-19, the crew is taking a look at some other examples of memorials and remembrances inside gaming.
(43:49) Quarantined house with video game characters

As we continue to live in quarantine, it’s got us wondering which five video game characters you’d like to bunker down with.
(55:50) Gaming and Esports News – 

 Residents Use the Side of a Building to Play Video Games
Animal Crossing New Horizons pulled from some Chinese Stores bc of In-Game Hong Kong Protestors
Google Stadia Pro Goes Free for Two Months
ESRB will now label games that have loot boxes
(1:07:51) Patient Gamer – Psychonauts 
On this week’s edition of the Patient Gamer, Ric tells us all the story of Psychonauts. If you missed this classic from back in 2005, now’s your chance to catch up.
(1:17:51) What game could you play for 24 hours?
We check in on social media to find out what character you absolutely hate as well as to name your favorite strong female villain.

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