Blizzard recently mused out loud what StarCraft might look like as a free-to-play title.
Kathleen gives us the historical context for why some former Soviets don't like their Borderlands options.
DOA5 flip-flops on its bounce-bounce. Again.
There's too many different services that share the same names. Get it together, Microsoft.
What is gameplay worth to you? Square says: Your time and eyeballs.
Black Isle is back! Kind of? Is it? Wait a second here.
GoldenEye's famous multiplayer mode was developed on the sly and nearly didn't happen.
It's refreshing when a company admits it's screwed up. Really, badly screwed up.
Because releasing actual mecha into the world couldn't possibly go wrong.
If you're going to make up rumors about FF Versus 13, there's way more hilarious ones than, "It's[…]
When making something you want gamers to buy, make sure it's super shiny and ridiculous.
Every time there's a spec of good news about a video game movie, there's an equal torrent of horrid crap.
If you want any variety of bonus features with your copy of Screed 3, there's an edition for that.
Remember how DOA5 was going to be all mature and grown-up? About that?
Soul Calibur adds wedding costumes, and Zynga has stopped pretending they aren't terrible.
THQ had better never let Saints Row go if they keep making decisions like these.
Does E3 even care that gamers were upset with the show?
Activision may have now settled with West & Zampella, but the gaming lawsuit of the decade left us a final[…]
Ahh, the delightful nuggets of ridiculousness that come from court filing papers.
Look, we love Tim Schafer too, but this is just getting silly.
Zynga gets in the news so much these days you'd think they were a tabloid celebrity.
Sony is taking extra special care to make sure God of War 4 has beautiful blood-goo.
Indie-darling Fez is finally out and everyone knows they love it, but they're not sure why.
Episode NotesIs your console destroying the country's power grid? Yes. The answer is yes.
Kickstarter is taking over video game self-funding. But is there an end to it?
Did you hear? Electronic Arts is basically the devil!
Ubisoft is introducing a new anti-piracy scheme that sounds... good?
For all the money gaming makes the US, the US sure seems to hate gaming.
Welcome to largest video game entitlement complex since Minecraft ladders.
Graham & Paul hold down the fort while Kathleen reports in from GDC.
The thing about saying stupid things on the internet is that everyone can hear you.
Is Square allowed to charge $18 for an iOS game? Yes, but should they? .
Checkpoint does an expos? on exposure.
Does this change the game? Only insofar as Tim Schafer is making it this time.
En Masse bans the world, Netherrealm has an identity crisis and Everquest lives! (Despite the fact that it[…]
Can Zynga get away with ripping off someone else's game? Well, they already have.
CodeMasters lays off their... code... masters.
Cheaters gonna cheat!
Final Fantasy fans' fervor further fails to find fruition.
Where could their arms have gone?
When there's no news, CheckPoint makes its own! CheckPoint's own news is silly and mostly just footage of[…]
The fashion world is like a rickety construction of wood, stone and glass, rocked by an Angry Bird dress.
Zynga makes moves to separate you from your money in ways that don't involve game-based micro-transactions.
CheckPoint brings back Jer to weigh in on Skyrim glitches.
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Hollywood is scared and afraid that someone might know how to do their job better than they do.
Battlefield 3? More like Battlefail 3. Connection problems drive Graham over the edge in this week's[…]
Uncharted may not be the greatest game ever. I know, saying that hurts, but CheckPoint is here to help you[…]
Confused over the Mojang vs Bethesda silliness? This week's CheckPoint won't help.
If there's more Skyrim news to be had, the Checkpoint team has it.
Is everything better in HD?
Sony is remaking FFXIV not because they want to, but because they have to.
Sony loves you baby, why you gotta keep making Sony do stupid stuff?
Do you have a problem with Angry Birds? The answer is always yes.
Publishers would really prefer if you bought your games new, Nintendo is sued and Skyrim statues are[…]
Every character wears out their welcome at some point. The trick is knowing when to let them make a classy[…]
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On this week's CheckPoint, the crew tackles EA Sports' new Season Ticket program.