Checkpoint XP

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01:29:09 Download January 30th, 2021

(0:00)  Streamers make more money than pros
While it may seem like playing your favorite game professionally is the height of gaming, it certainly is not the most lucrative. The guys break down the idea of playing professionally versus performing.
(12:00) Can movie video games ever be good?
Movies based on video games are pretty notorious for being god-awful. With some examples of success more recently, the guys are wondering if we might finally be breaking the curse of the video game movie.
(24:30) Why is Pokemon so great?
As it approaches its 25 year anniversary, the guys are wondering what made Pokemon able to endure for so long? Why it is one of the greatest series of all time?
(34:30) Riot and Bungie Going After Cheatmakers
Riot and Bungie are turning their attention towards groups making cheats for their games. The guys discussing cheating in modern video games.
(44:19) Are Robbie and James soulmates?

Ric’s got a quiz to help find out if Robbie and James are gaming soulmates!
(56:49) Gaming and Esports News – 

The FGC Create a Community Wide Code of Conduct
Universal Studio’s Super Nintendo World Opening Delayed Again
Postal Worker Caught Stealing PlayStation and Nintendo Consoles
Luigi Drives a Penis Car Now
AGDQ Raises 2.7 Million Dollars for Charity
(1:09:04) CD Projekt Red Apology
CD Projekt Red has issued an apology in which they swear there will be no more crunch time. It’s late, but is it enough?
(1:19:04) Social Media Check-in
We check in with our social media followers who were asked to describe their favorite game in the most boring way possible.

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