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Gaymers keeping you informed on the video-games industry

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Gaymers keeping you informed on the video-games industry

    Third quarter round up

    Third quarter round up

    Join Luke, Elliot and Lisa as they discuss the third quarter round up of video games for 2021!

    Members of the Checkpoint team chat about the last three months in gaming releases, what they loved, what they loathed and everything in-between for July-September of 2021!

    Don’t miss any of the action and don’t forget to check out the first half of this podcast to keep up to date!

    Giving a 1-UP to diversity in gaming.

    Tune in to Checkpoint every Saturday from 2:00 pm. For all the latest updates check out checkpointgaming.net. Like us on Facebook & Instagram and be sure to subscribe and rate this podcast.

    • 50 min
    Up To Date: Stardew Valley dev latest game announced and much more!

    Up To Date: Stardew Valley dev latest game announced and much more!

    It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry!

    Join Luke, Lisa and Elliot as they talk through our regular weekly segments, including Playing With Yourself, where we take you through the games we’ve been playing this week. We also discuss what’s Coming Out over the next week.

    We also take you through the big news of the week, Stardew Valley’s dev, ConcernedApe is working on a new game and Ubisoft may just be making a new Splitercell game!

    Giving a 1-UP to diversity in gaming.

    Tune in to Checkpoint every Saturday from 2:00 pm. For all the latest updates check out checkpointgaming.net. Like us on Facebook & Instagram and be sure to subscribe and rate this podcast.

    • 52 min
    Licensed Video Games – the best of the worst!

    Licensed Video Games – the best of the worst!

    Join Luke, Edie, Charlie and Bree as they go through their favorite Licensed Games!

    They talk about what makes a good game and what makes a bad one. Along with some of the most interesting adaptions to video games from other media.

    Don’t miss any of the action and don’t forget to check out the first half of this podcast to keep up to date!

    Giving a 1-UP to diversity in gaming.

    Tune in to Checkpoint every Saturday from 2:00 pm. For all the latest updates check out checkpointgaming.net. Like us on Facebook & Instagram and be sure to subscribe and rate this podcast.

    • 52 min
    Up To Date: Important Animal Crossing Updates and so much more!

    Up To Date: Important Animal Crossing Updates and so much more!

    It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry!

    Join Luke, Charlie, Edie and Bree as they talk through our regular weekly segments, including Playing With Yourself, where we take you through the games we’ve been playing this week. We also discuss what’s Coming Out over the next week.

    We also take you through the big news of the week, such as the super exciting updates to animal crossing new horizons and a discussion about lack of credit for developers on the Metroid Dread team

    Giving a 1-UP to diversity in gaming.

    Tune in to Checkpoint every Saturday from 2:00 pm. For all the latest updates check out checkpointgaming.net. Like us on Facebook & Instagram and be sure to subscribe and rate this podcast.

    • 52 min
    Intimates: We talk to Mel Taylor, the developer behind upcoming game Blueberry as part of PAX Australia 2021

    Intimates: We talk to Mel Taylor, the developer behind upcoming game Blueberry as part of PAX Australia 2021

    Checkpoint Intimates is a podcast where members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, and sometimes conduct interviews with industry insiders and game developers!

    In this episode, Lisa talks to game developer, Mel Taylor about her platformer Blueberry. The game sees you play as a girl named Blueberry from childhood through to old age and deals with  depression and  past traumas. It’s up to the player to find out what happened to Blueberry as a child and to help her deal with her trauma and manage her depression via the game’s mechanics. Blueberry was also chosen to be part of the PAX Australia 2021 Indie Showcase.

    Giving a 1-UP to diversity in gaming.

    Tune in to Checkpoint every Saturday from 2:00 pm. For all the latest updates check out checkpointgaming.net. Like us on Facebook & Instagram and be sure to subscribe and rate this podcast.

    • 25 min
    PAX Australia 2021 – we talk to devs, discuss demos and much more!

    PAX Australia 2021 – we talk to devs, discuss demos and much more!

    Join Elliot, Lisa, Edie and Luke as they delve into all things PAX Australia 2021!

    This week on the show we talk all about PAX Australia 2021! We talk to developers, talk about our favourite demos and also our favourite PAX memories!

    Don’t miss any of the action and don’t forget to check out the first half of this podcast to keep up to date!

    Giving a 1-UP to diversity in gaming.

    Tune in to Checkpoint every Saturday from 2:00 pm. For all the latest updates check out checkpointgaming.net. Like us on Facebook & Instagram and be sure to subscribe and rate this podcast.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

FM RoughKnight ,

A Nice Listen

I love the mix of laughs & information. It’s not overtly LGBTQ focused, but I appreciate the unique perspective when it comes up, especially as a self-identifying gay male. The discussions are interesting, the hosts are lovable, & I can’t recommend it more for gaming enthusiasts.

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