This week on Checkpoint XP:
(0:00) Cheating During COVID-19
While most esports are still being played online due to COVID-19, we’ve seen a spike in cheating during competition. But how come it seems like it’s mostly traditional sports athletes who are the perpetrators?
(12:00) LCS Average Salaries
Would you believe the average salary in the LCS is just shy of half a million dollars? As esports salaries continue to climb, we strike a comparison between them and traditional sports salaries.
(24:01) Friday Night League
Producer Kali joins us to talk about the upcoming LCS summer split. Riot is making a big change as they introduce Friday Night League.
(34:02) Skyrim Grandma
The guys talk about a news story in which Skyrim Grandma, a popular Youtuber, announces she’s going to be doing less videos. They also share stories of their grandparents and gaming.
(43:51) Video Game Movies Fan-Casted
This week, the guy’s are going over some of the people they’d like to see casted in video game movies. Can we create the perfect film?!
(55:51) Gaming and Esports News –
Amazon Releases Crucible To A Resounding Yawn
Dexerto Reports Ugly Conditions around the Vancouver Titans Roster release
Silent Hill Returns in Dead by Daylight
Blizzcon Has Been Cancelled
The Next Chapter of Eve Online Lets You Side With Aliens
(1:07:49) Patient Gamer – Dead Space 1
On this week’s edition of the Patient Gamer, Weirdbeard breaks down Dead Space 1, heralded as one of the best sci-fi horror games of all time. We also preview the next month in gaming.
(1:17:52) Social Media Check-in
We check in with our social media followers to find out what your favorite gaming line of all time is.