This week on Checkpoint XP:
(0:00) Microsoft responds to backlash
Last week, we talked about the backlash that Microsoft received due to their ‘gameplay’ footage during the Summers Games Festival. Microsoft has responded to the criticism.
(12:02) Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater Remakes
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater rules the late 90’s and early 2000’s. Now, the original THPS and its first sequel are being remastered. More importantly, the classic music is coming back! The guys break it down.
(24:02) NHL Charity Fortnite Tournament
The NHL still remains on hiatus due to COVID-19, but they’re looking to keep active! 60 players from the NHL are running a Fortnite charity tournament with proceeds going to combat coronavirus.
(34:03) Valorant Changes and Weirdbeard’s experiences
Valorant remains one of the most popular up and coming games in the world, and some major changes are in store for it. Weirdbeard also breaks down some of his experiences in the game.
(43:52) Name that character
Ric’s insisting we get our impression pants on. We don’t know what it means and we don’t like it.
(55:51) Gaming and Esports News –
Ubisoft Sues Google over R6 Siege Clone
World Class DOTA2 Org Banned for Match Fixing
Don’t Expect Anthem 2.0 Anytime Soon
Paper Mario Origami Announced
Pokemon Tournaments Move Online
(1:07:49) Patient Gamer – Batman: Arkham Asylum
On this week’s edition of the Patient Gamer, Robbie breaks down Batman: Arkham Asylum. Mark Hamill returns as the Joker. The combat is amazing. What could go wrong?!
(1:17:52) Social Media Check-in
We check in with our social media followers to find out what games defined you as a kid.