This week on Checkpoint XP:
(0:00) E3 is Cancelled, along with everything else –
E3 has joined the growing list of events that have been affected by COVID-19. Even the building where we record is closed to all non-essential personnel. So how did we get in?
(12:02) Checkpoint’s Guide To Gaming
With coronavirus locking people away at home, we here at CheckpointXP have you covered. Here’s our games to get you through the quarantine.
Then the guys break down what TV shows they’re finally getting caught up on.
(24:00) Ric’s Teachable Parenting Moment –
We’ve all blamed someone when it wasn’t actually their fault. Ric did so in the worst way, and he’ll tell us all about it.
(33:00) Warzone is out and New Collegiate League of Legends Rules-
Call of Duty’s new Warzone mode is out and it’s pretty awesome. Ric gives us the rundown.
Then the guys go over some of the new rules for Collegiate League of Legends. Spoiler: Things are going to be tough if you aren’t Riot.
(42:49) Checkpoint Goes To The Polls
It’s democratic primary season and it’s time for Checkpoint to go to the polls. Kali’s got 5 ballot initiatives up for consideration, and it’s up to the guys to figure out which ones are going to pass and which ones get voted down.
(54:51) Gaming and Esports News –
LEGO is Making Super Mario Brothers Play Sets https://kotaku.com/lego-is-making-super-mario-themed-playsets-1842289004
NBA Player Finders Out Season Suspended While on Twitch https://kotaku.com/nba-player-finds-out-season-suspended-while-playing-on-1842281521
Discord Ups Livestream Limits Beacuse of Coronavirus https://kotaku.com/discord-ups-livestream-limits-because-of-coronavirus-1842276377
Lead Writer for Overwatch leaves Blizzard after 20 years https://www.polygon.com/2020/3/11/21174947/overwatch-lead-writer-michael-chu-leaves-blizzard
PornHub is allowing people in Italy free access to their Premium Services throughout the month of March.
Steam hits new concurrent user record of 20M
OWL and CDL to be played online https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/12/21177465/call-of-duty-league-cdl-overwatch-owl-online-games-esports-coronavirus
(1:06:53) Awkward Moments In Real Life-
James had an awkward moment that wound up with him playing bartender.
Have you ever had a misunderstanding that cost you?
(1:17:46) Social Media – Best game of all time