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107 minutes | Jan 24, 2022
Episode 173 - New Year, New Monopoly
Checkpoint Chat is back, and we've got a truckload of games to talk about that kept us busy during the holidays, including Halo: Infinite, Dead Space, Firewatch, Pokemon: Shining Pearl, Castle Crashers, and lots more. Welcome home.
54 minutes | Dec 20, 2021
Episode 172 - Checkpoint Chat's Game of the Year 2021
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 00:12:16 - Sandy's #5 00:15:35 - Matty's #5 00:17:54 - Sandy's #4 00:21:04 - Matty's #4 00:23:50 - Sandy's #3 00:26:39 - Matty's #3 00:30:13 - Sandy's #2 00:35:54 - Matty's #2 00:40:15 - And Checkpoint Chat's game of the year is...
108 minutes | Dec 13, 2021
Episode 171 - Milk Cooling Your PC
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 good 00:33:04 - So that Matrix Awakens demo is quite something huh? 00:44:31 - Game out this week 00:47:59 - All the latest gaming news 01:12:43 - We answer all your questions!
104 minutes | Dec 6, 2021
Episode 170 - Game Awards Bingo
This week on Checkpoint Chat, it's awards season for those darn videogames, with the annual Game Awards taking place. Who do we think will win? 12 Minutes? Definitely not.
102 minutes | Nov 29, 2021
Episode 169 - Nice Halo
This week in a century and nice Checkpoint Chat, Halo Infinite is good and it's just a massive surprise, It Takes Two is worming its way into our hearts, and Activision remains a terrible place.
76 minutes | Nov 15, 2021
Episode 168 - Gucci Xbox Gang
This week on Checkpoint Chat, we take unboxing to a new level with the charming Unpacking, World War II has to be ended again in Call of Duty: Vanguard, and just what the hell is up with those Grand Theft Auto remasters?
92 minutes | Nov 8, 2021
Episode 167 - Floating Tortoises
This week on Checkpoint Chat, we take the scenic route though Mexico in Forza Horizon 5, endure bullshit dice rolls in Mario Party Superstars, and boy did you SEE that Elden Ring footage?
77 minutes | Nov 1, 2021
Episode 166 - Metacurse
This week on Checkpoint Chat, it's time to get familiar with a new crew of space pirates in Guardians of the Galaxy, there's heads to be popped in Back 4 Blood, and Facebook is called what now?
99 minutes | Oct 25, 2021
Episode 165 - Review-Bombing A Fridge
This week on Checkpoint Chat we unravel all the secrets that Metroid Dread holds, shoot thousands of zombies in the head in Back 4 Blood, and make serious decisions about who lives and dies in Unsighted.
59 minutes | Oct 18, 2021
Should You Buy The Nintendo Switch OLED? - Sponsored Episode
This week on Checkpoint Chat, and sponsored by Nintendo South Africa, we dive into the Nintendo Switch OLED and why this seemingly small upgrade can feel like a whole lot more in your hands.
104 minutes | Oct 11, 2021
Episode 164 - Metroid Dread-ing The Week
This week on Checkpoint Chat, we curl up into a ball and hunt some aliens with Metroid Dread, explore the mysteries of the universe with Outer Wilds: Echoes of the Eye, and just blow shit up in Far Cry 6.
113 minutes | Oct 4, 2021
Episode 163 - Driving In The Rain
This week on Checkpoint Chat, we dive into new mysteries with Outer Wilds and Echoes of the Eye, gawk at the surprisingly entrancing Kena: Bridges of Spirits, and breakdown why Diablo II just isn't all that fun 20 years after release.
113 minutes | Sep 26, 2021
Episode 162 - Be My Podcast Daddy
This week on Checkpoint Chat, Sandy travels to the past for good and bad in Diablo II: Resurrected, while Matty has turned the tutorial corner in Tales of Arise and just can't get enough of those cute rot creatures in Kena: Bridge of Spirits.
85 minutes | Sep 20, 2021
Episode 161 - Put My BB In Monster
This week on Checkpoint Chat it's all about LOOPS again as Matty dives into his experience with Arkane's Deathloop. We also touch on Diablo II, who is still playing Overwatch, and what if your fingers were your tongue. Delightful.
111 minutes | Sep 13, 2021
Episode 160 - Live, Laugh, Wario
This week on a stacked episode of Checkpoint Chat, we've been playing endless runs of Deathloop ahead of release, plunged into the depths of World War II again with Call of Duty: Vanguard, and plucked statue armpit hair in WarioWare: Get It Together.
94 minutes | Sep 6, 2021
Episode 159 - Psychoception
This week on Checkpoint Chat, we dive into the brains of Psychonauts 2, revisit the gorgeous landscapes of Ghost of Tsushima and its latest expansion, and is Destiny 2 finally calling us back to it?
112 minutes | Aug 30, 2021
Episode 158 - Toilet Desserts
This week on Checkpoint Chat we're stuck in a time loop as we dive into deep spoilers for 12 Minutes and Outer Wilds. We also take a quick trip to Iki Island with Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut, and break down all the juciy Gamescom news. 12 Minutes Spoilers - 41:00 - 50:00 Outer Wilds Spoilerchat - 50:00 - 1:18:00
98 minutes | Aug 23, 2021
Episode 157 - Red Jam Tent
This week on Checkpoint Chat, there's alien that need hunting in Aliens: Fireteam Elite, ancient Roman empires to save in The Forgotten City, and just what the hell has happened to Halo Infinite?
106 minutes | Aug 16, 2021
Episode 156 - Teaching Romans The Memes
This week on Checkpoint Chat, we visit an ancient civilization in The Forgotten City, tease all sorts of ghosts in Phasmaphobia, and remember just how amazing Def Jam: Fight for New York was.
99 minutes | Aug 9, 2021
Episode 155 - Check 4 Point
This week on Checkpoint Chat, we shoot zombies that aren't called zombies in Back 4 Blood, Matty takes multiple shots at the bar with Maneater, Raji, and Outer Wild, and Sandy is in love with Halo again.
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