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Checkpoint Chat is an invitation to an all new gaming conversation. Hosted by seasoned writers Alessandro Barbosa (Gamespot, Critical Hit) and Matthew Figueira (Critical Hit), indulge yourself in discussion about games being played right now, weekly news and conversations with you, a listener.
 
‘At The Checkpoint’ Podcast is the place to be for Mountain,Trail and Coastal Running interviews. Just like a Checkpoint in a race these Podcasts are bite sized. The Runners,The Pioneers and not forgetting the Mavericks of the Endurance World will be amongst the guests on the show.Bringing a wealth of Endurance Running and Ultra Organising experience ‘At The Checkpoint’ Podcast Is hosted by the blister giving Huw Williams and his unique interview style which guarantee a very entertaining and ...
 
A video game show, for gamers by gamers, hosted by Chris Dalisay, Patrick Romero, and Ryan Raymundo. We’re a video game based conversational podcast with a hint of comedy mixed in. The show is spent talking about what we’re currently playing, while also getting into the current events of the video game world. Towards the end, the podcast is capped off with the fan favorite Last Checkpoint debate, where Chris moderates a debate between Ryan and Patrick. Example debate topics include “Esports ...
 
This is a show about videogames, The people who play them and the people who make them. Each week, a guest on the show talks about the games that have shaped their life in one way or another. Games that have inspired them, games that forged connections with others and games that have soothed wounds. Checkpoints!
 
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The intersection of biology, medicine, and informatics is exciting. Join Kwat, MD-PhD student at Stanford and cofounder of few biotechs, as he interviews guests from these fields (and friends). If you want to learn science from audio, conversation, and stories, this show is for you. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kwat/support
 
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This week on Checkpoint Chat, we get properly freaked out by spider hands in Elden Ring, throw foot soldiers at the screen in TMNT: Shredder's Revenge, make close comebacks in Mario Strikers: Battle League, and get our anime sword skills back on in Monster Hunter: Rise. ---- SHOW NOTES ----- 00:00:00 - WTF it's raining in winter? 00:09:30 - Surpris…
 
In which Andrew joins us once more, and we make stupid art with DALL-E in this, a purely auditory medium. Also we chat about all the cool shit from the Steam Next Fest. News: | There's more SGF to discuss woo | Cuphead director on delays, and prioritise wellbeing of staff | Game Pass and Riot just *checks notes* had intercourse?? | Wake up honey ne…
 
This week on Checkpoint Chat we travel back in time with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge, have a vibe check-in with Fortnite and Elden Ring, and score some hatricks in Mario Strikers: Battle League. ---- SHOW NOTES ----- 00:00:00 - Cold cats and spoon-feeding plants 00:10:53 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge is ret…
 
Summer Games Fest is on, and it was a veritable smorgasboard of games that Sam and MrsL only kind of cared about. Find out why, here! INCONSOLABLES LINKS | https://www.patreon.com/inconsolables | https://discord.gg/Ta4ygAw | https://apple.co/2oXMYJY | www.facebook.com/inconsoleablesau/ | www.twitter.com/inconsolablesAU | ANDREW’S LINKS | www.twitte…
 
This week on Checkpoint Chat, we've put a lot more hours into Diablo Immortal and it's still good? The Summer Game Fest has also kicked off and Keighley's opening night had some big games to get excited about. Also, screw Eskom. ---- SHOW NOTES ----- 00:00:00​ - An important announcement 00:00:50​ - Life hacks, Elden Ring, and Batman 00:11:01 - Dia…
 
It's a lads only episode today. Elliot hops into the chat to discuss the true oppressed minority gamers and their pride month. But for real, we shoot the shit on State of Play, and our views on Card Shark and We Were Here Forever. News: | State of Play: Re4make, VR2, Forbidden West Update, Stray, Callisto Protocol, Rollerdrome, Street Fighter 6, Se…
 
This week on Checkpoint Chat we're clicking demons and collecting loot in Diablo Immortal, Fortnite is real different without building, and hooboy was that a stacked PlayStation State of Play. ---- SHOW NOTES ----- 00:00:00​ - Back support and chair affairs 00:07:57 - Diablo Immortal sure is a mobile game (and addictive at that) 00:27:44 - Fortnite…
 
Ellie (aka Mrs MrsLlante) stopped by this week to discuss the gaming news with Sammy, and they both played different space games as well! Woo! News: | Horizon, God of War, Gran Turismo TV Series | Take Two and Zynga Merged Finalized | EA No Taking a Stand on Abortion Rights | Sony Expanding PC Gaming | The Sims: Now With Pronouns | Bad Stuff: | Twi…
 
This week on Checkpoint Chat, we've got firm concluding thoughts on rhythm action game Soundfall, space Soulslike Dolmen, and a whole bunch of talk about Sony's 2022 plans and Game Pass. ---- SHOW NOTES ----- 00:00:00​ - Cake transactions and food of the future 00:12:46 - Soundfall is... too long 00:21:23​ - Dolmen, meanwhile, is entirely okay 00:3…
 
Episode 286: Comedy's done, Let's politics (ft. Lee) So the election happened, and comedy has fallen by the wayside (not really). Let's talk about all kinds of tragedy, video games and the interesection of the two. News: | EA and FIFA do a divorce | Duke Nukem Forever 2001 build leaks | Kingdom Hearts 3's cloud Version tells you when there is serve…
 
We're back and so are all the games! This week on Checkpoint Chat, we touch on Elden Ring, Lumines, Dolmen, Moonlighter, and Soundfall (which is a lot by our count). ---- SHOW NOTES ----- 00:00:00 - Hoodies and ice-cream 00:10:30 - Matty loved Moonlighter... 00:12:02 - ... and he's hooked on Lumines! 00:19:34 - Matty also rolled credits on Elden Ri…
 
Fairly light week this week, but since when has that ever stopped Square from doing some weird shit? News: | Summer Game Fest June 9 | Bungie for Reproductive Rights | Microsoft 3D Movie Maker Goes Open Source | AEW Fight Forever Gets 2 New Characters | Square Enix Sells All Western Studios and IP to Invest in NFTs | Bad Stuff: | NFT Market Crashed…
 
To all those in the planes above that are forever listening and not listening and never listened and have always listened simultaneously forever, I hope you enjoy, did enjoy, will enjoy and will never have the opporunity to enjoy this episode. My head hurt now. Also yeah there's not a lot of news this week lel. News: | Elon buys Twitter, and also m…
 
This week on Checkpoint Chat, we dive into space mines with Deep Rock Galactic, get physical with Nintendo Switch Sports, dissect what best fits in Kirby's mouth with The Forgotten Land, and juggle two jobs with Moonlighter. ---- SHOW NOTES ----- 00:00:00​ - Excellent timing and stopping the car 00:08:40 - Another Elden Ring check in (of course) 00…
 
Most of the internet had already proven that they don't listen to people when they're being given important details. Seems Sammy is in the same position too. Hugs aren't always free, you know? News: | AEW: Fight Forever Made Official | Wikimedia Stops Accepting Crypto | Unbound Publishing Initiative | D&D Direct | Bad Stuff: | News About a Restrain…
 
This week on Checkpoint Chat, we break everything in sight during a tour through Teardown, conspire to overthrow governments in Road 96, and touch on the lingering effects of both Metroid Dread and Rogue Legacy. ---- SHOW NOTES ----- 00:00:00 - HAPPY BIRTHDAY SANDY and expensive cars 00:14:21​ - Kirby and the Forgotten Land is real good... 00:20:54…
 
Zac from News to Reviews chats about Dying Light 2: [subtitle redacted]. Full spoilers in effect so uh, go play the game first ya silly. Want to check out the spoilercasts early, sub to the patreonnnn. GUEST LINKS - ZAC | https://twitter.com/news2reviews | https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/news-to-reviews-1138555 | INCONSOLABLES LINKS | https://ww…
 
Randy's a Wizard, Sora's got a Sugar Daddy, and Sean Murray's STILL talking. Oh dear... News: | Kingdom Hearts 4 | Hasbor Buying D&D Beyond | Sean Murray Talks Up New Game | Bad Stuff: | Randy Pitchford Buys the Magic Castle | Microsoft Building Advertising Program for Free-to-Play on Consoles | Why is this a thing? | Let Me Solo Her | INCONSOLABLE…
 
Life is chaos, and so are we. I am your zuckerberg, fuck off bitches and ready your butthole for the News to Reviews, taking us through the awful, and slightly less awful news of the week. News: | ABK brings on QA people as full on employees, but there's a catch ft. Undead Labs x Microsoft issues | Crystal Dynamics announces new Tomb Raider | Retur…
 
How nice of life to put all the life stuff *after* the really busy video game rush! News: | E3 2022 is cancelled, is E3 dead now? | PS Plus Changes | Elden Ring characters modded into Tekken 7 | BotW 2 delayed to 2023 | Bad Stuff: | ABK in trouble againnn: settlements, walkout over removing vaccine mandates, senators' letter to the FTC | Avenger's …
 
We're back and so are the games! This week on Checkpoint Chat we check out Ghostwire: Tokyo, Kirby and the Forgotten Land, and the latest Xbox Game Pass hit, Tunic! ---- SHOW NOTES ----- 00:00:00 - Intro 00:00:12 - Diving and the origins of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 00:11:01 - A mention of Horizon Forbidden West and Elden Ring 00:11:47 - Our ful…
 
It's been a while since we've had an episode quite this long! And with a very special guest, no less! Say hello to our very own Chartreuse Worm, MercurialJestr! News: | Future Games Show | Microsoft Won't Block ActiBlizz Unionisation | Frogwares Developing Games During War | No Crunch On Next Witcher | Bloodborne Kart | Playstation Buys Haven Studi…
 
Hopefully they git gud at HR News: | ID@XBOX had some bangers | Chorus is now Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical | Hogwarts State of Play happened, but also fuck JKR | The Quarry is Until Dawn *another one* | Elden Ring Patch | Bad Stuff: | From Software, maker of hard games, is a hard place to work at :( | Dr. Disrespect is making a game with NFT…
 
Wait, there was a State of Play? How did I miss that? News: | State of Play | Elden Ring UI Chat | EA and Origin Keys Will Soon be Invalid | Studio Unseen | $10 Ukraine Bundle | Bad Stuff: | Cyberpunk Review Bombed Because Russia | Russia Legalises Piracy? | Dutch Court Backflips on Lootboxes | 13-yr Old Kidnapped By Man She Met On Roblox | Sony Se…
 
Podcast host chats with Paul Breen about this years first version of Berkeley Marathons! We find out about the original one in the states and although everyone who toes up on the start line will DNF what it means both mentally and physically to take part. To find out more details and how to sign up for the UK version here is the link:- https://www.…
 
Axes and hopefully world war 3 isn't going to happen Support Ukraine -- Itchio Bundle: https://itch.io/b/1316/bundle-for-ukraine -- 27 Meaningful Ways You Can Help Ukraine https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/ways-to-help-ukraine-conflict/ News: | Pokemon Fancy Red and Fancy Blue | Funimation --> Crunchyroll | Haven's couple update for the gays…
 
ELDEN RING CAME OUT, and other things happened I guess. News: | Street Fighter 6 | Bethesda Retiring its Launcher | Nier Automata Anime Announced | Epic Games Giving Contractors Fulltime Positions | Naughty Corner: | Another Activision Blizzard Lawsuit | Bonus: | Fallout New Vegas 2 Rumours | Why is this a thing? | Always Read the Terms of Service!…
 
Final Fantasy has some postal correspondence I guess (IDK I zoned out), Koticks back at it again the little scamp, Horizon is out and MrsL played it, and Andrew's lubing up for Elden Ring. News: | NYT Wordle: It begins | Checking in on Bioshock and TLoU adaptations | Final Fantasy people did a letter, IDK seems important if you like FF 14? | Platin…
 
Happy Valentines Day to all the Mind Flayers out there! Focus Topic: | Nintendo Direct | News: | Sifu Getting Difficulty Options and Improved Acessibility | Platinum Games Wants to Resurrect Scalebound | Steam Next | Naughty Corner: | Team 17 is Awful | Dying Light 2 Review Bombed by Italy | Bonus: | Kamigawa set in MtG released | Why is this a thi…
 
Dying Light 2 is here, though the subtitle is shite, that much is clear. Also curious Star Citizen fails at its calming persuasion, I'm fairly convinced that it exists for tax evasion. Bungie has been acquired by Sony to make live service games, I hope that they don't throw good exclusives to the flames. So here it is viewers, our most recent of ch…
 
In this episode Huw Williams chats to Sammy Daye from the Epic Last Man Standing Backyard Ultra about the forthcoming event. A great listen for those looking to learn tips and secrets of backyard competing as well as a flavour of what’s in store for the competitors for the event which is now in its 7th year and also hosting the first Four Nations B…
 
I didn't know pokemon needed to breathe. It probably gets stuffy in their tiny little ball shaped worlds... News: | Crysis 4 Teaser Exists | Shredders Release Date | FF14 Oceanic Server | Naughty Corner: | Unpacking Clone Reaches Top Spot on iOS | Taiko Unplayable | Hyperscape is Dead | NFT Bollocks: | Riot Explains Valorant Character is NOT Into N…
 
OK SO UM HOLY SHIT GUYS, THIS IS IT THE BIGGEST NEWS OF THIS GOD-FORSAKEN DECADE Professional Games Journalism Man Luke from Checkpoint is here to break down Microsoft's acquisition of Activision-Blizzard and all the hopeful and terrifying things that it means for the industry at large. News: | Homophobes sad that they can't toggle off rainbow flag…
 
To be honest, GTA: Farmville would probably be better than GTA5 and also better than Farmville. News: | Dying Light 2 Has Coop and a LOT of Content | Riot Games Offers Resignation Bonuses | Armoured Core... Souls | Take Two Buying Zynga | Humble Bundle Changes | FF14 Oceanic Servers Update | Naughty Corner: | FF14 Devs Harrassed Over Servers | Tabl…
 
We're back, baby! Aaaannnnd straight into the pile of scum we go, with much talk about companies embracing a brand new method to separate people from the contents of their wallet - this time with the added benefit(?) of using all of the electricity in the world. Fuck NFTs. News: | PSVR2 at CES | Pokemon Legends Arceus Trailer | Naughty Corner: | Sq…
 
Here are some of the highlights of the year that was 2021. Thank you to our guests of Q3 + Q4 Zac - https://twitter.com/news2reviews It Me Kochie - https://twitter.com/ItMeKochie Ellie, Mrs L's wife (who doesn't have a public twitter) Mercurial Jestr - https://twitter.com/MercurialJestr INCONSOLABLES LINKS | https://www.patreon.com/inconsolables | …
 
Here are some of the highlights of the year that was 2021. Thank you to our guests of Q1 + Q2 Elliott from Checkpoint - https://twitter.com/ElliotAttard Abigail Beck - https://twitter.com/theabigailbeck Mercurial Jestr (formerly OneLifeZeroContinues) - https://twitter.com/MercurialJestr Edie from Checkpoint - https://twitter.com/Edie_WK Mumei - htt…
 
Another year is in the bag, so join us as we wrap up the best of the year, as well as shout out some community submitted awards! INCONSOLABLES LINKS | https://www.patreon.com/inconsolables | https://discord.gg/Ta4ygAw | https://apple.co/2oXMYJY | www.facebook.com/inconsoleablesau/ | www.twitter.com/inconsolablesAU | ANDREW’S LINKS | www.twitter.com…
 
This week on Checkpoint Chat we're celebrating the greatest games of a stacked 2021, talking through stand-out hits like Chicory, Monster Hunter: Rise, Returnal, Deathloop, Outer Wilds, and...Symphony of the Night? ---- SHOW NOTES ----- 00:00:00​ - It's our party! 00:02:28 - Matty's honourable mentions 00:07:07 ​- Sandy's honourable mentions 00:12:…
 
The game awards happened and we weren't really impressed by the lipservice and the whole thing being a giant goddamn ad. News: | Holy fuck EGS has a cart now | Gamer Workers Australia | Naughty Corner: | Raven Software QA get raises, and by raises, I mean laid off | Activision: pwease don't uwuionise | Update on the ~Grand High Wizards~ aka KKK War…
 
This week on Checkpoint Chat, we're back to being humanity's last hope in Halo Infinite's campaign, The Matrix Unreal Engine 5 demo is mind-blowing, and The Game Awards showed us an exciting future for new games coming out soon. ---- SHOW NOTES ----- 00:00:00​ - Sleeping forever and Covid vaccinations 00:15:03 - Halo Infinite's campaign is REAL goo…
 
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