This week on Checkpoint XP:
(0:00) Mario is back –
Rumor has it that a bunch of Mario classics are about to be remade for the Switch. In addition, a Nintendo Direct Mini was held last week that showed off some exciting upcoming releases.
(12:01) Dungeons and Dragons
Robbie and Kali explain why you should be playing Dungeons and Dragons with your family during the quarantine.
Afterwards, with Horizon Zero Dawn getting a comic series, the cast discusses which games they’d like to see fleshed out in a comic.
(24:01) Ric’s Tales From Quarantine –
Ric has been quarantine for the last few weeks, and he has many stories of survival. Worse still, his girlfriend is trying to give up smoking.
(34:01) Gamestop is at it again-
Last week, we talked about Gamestop and their play to stay open as an essential business. This week, as 300 stores prepare to close permanently, a branch of stores is desperately trying to stay open.
Ric’s got a round of Catchphrase for the cast to play. It’s Ric and James vs Robbie and Kali this week.
Then, Half Life: Alyx is out. Will it be the future of VR?
(55:52) Gaming and Esports News –
FF7 Ships Early, SE asks not to spoil the new content
Sony Slows Downs PSN Downloads
NYXL Backs out of OWL for time being
Cloud9 Knocks Team Liquid out of contention for LCS Spring Split
Nevada to Allow Esports Betting
Rainbow Six Siege is Falling Apart
(1:07:54) Gaming binge-
What’s the biggest gaming binge you’ve ever been on? With the crew in lock down, they’re looking at beating their own records.
(1:17:54) Next Month In Gaming
With April upon us, the cast breaks down the major releases coming up this month.