CheckPoint 337 - A Sketchy Return

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Stories on: Nintendo, TF2, Commander Keen, and Apex Legends

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Date: February 11, 2019

Written and Performed by: Brendan "Beej" Dery, Kathleen De Vere, Paul Saunders

Story Graphics: Paul Saunders

CheckPoint Graphics: Graham Stark, mangledPixel

Music: Bradley Rains

Produced by: Graham Stark, Paul Saunders

Today

Which Nintendo character gets a Valentine from the internet? Here's a hint: him name end in -uigi.

Stories

  • Nintendo held a poll to determine which character you'd most like to present with a Valentine, and in a line-up that included an electric pet mouse, a youkai from a third party studio, and not a single Fire Emblem character, you'll never guess who won. It was Waluigi of course.
  • Sketchek, a popular Team Fortress 2 YouTuber, has returned after a 3 year absence. Which would not be news except the reason he took this leave of absence is because he faked his own death for the lols.
  • Fans of retro gaming will no doubt be familiar with Commander Keen. You no longer need DOSBox to keep the Keen dream alive, you can now purchase Commander Keen in Keen Dreams on the Nintendo Switch eShop.
  • Turns out a lot of people like Respawn's new battleroyale, Apex Legends. The game is, by all accounts fun and also very clever, and bring a lot of improvements to the crowded battleroyale space. One of the features that's gotten the most hype is Apex's smart coms system. It allows players to communicate to their teammates without using voice or keyboard controls. All you need to do is click a location and the game will display a marker on your teammates screen.

Coming Up

World of Warcraft guild Method have become the first group to defeat the games newest raid boss on mythic difficulty.

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