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Dark Days for Mixer Download

01:27:39 Download June 15th, 2020

This week on Checkpoint XP:
(0:00) Every stream platform growing except Mixer
COVID-19 has us all scrambling for entertainment to watch while in quarantine. This has been to the benefit of many streaming platforms like Twitch and Facebook Gaming? So why isn’t Mixer growing?
(12:00)  Valorant’s Launch
Valorant has officially launched, well ahead of schedule. And yet, the viewership numbers on Twitch aren’t telling a great story. What’s going on in the world of Valorant?
(23:58) Gaming companies supporting BLM
Protests against police brutality are happening all over the country. It’s no surprise that game developers are weighing in on the situation. Who’s handling it well and who isn’t?
(34:00) Dafran becoming a farmer?!
There are lots of career paths available to esports athletes when they hang up the sticks. From casting to streaming, there are plenty of options. But former Overwatch pro Dafran is trying something kinda new.
(43:50) RPG Character or Porn Star?

Kali joins us for a round of your new favorite game: RPG Character Name or Porn Star?
(55:50) Gaming and Esports News – 

Esports Pro, Uzi, retires from league of legends due to health concerns
Destiny Holds Their First In Game Live Event
Sony Fined 2.4 Million by Australian Courts
Games $2200 Limited Edition Includes Full-Size Foosball Table
EA Brings a bunch of games to steam
(1:07:48) Patient Gamer – Skyrim
On this week’s edition of the Patient Gamer, Robbie introduces us to one of the most successful video games of all time in Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim.
(1:17:49) Social Media Check-in
We check in with our social media followers to find out the story on how you got your gamer tag!

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