Joel Ramirez's Latest Articles

NintenWoes w/ GamingMorningShow’s Ryan and Shawn! | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 77

This week Joel and Ben are joined by friends of the show and fellow streamers Ryan(@HeftyGoof) and Shawn (@SportsDocGaming) from GamingMorningShow. They get tell all …

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HBO’s The Last of Us Casts its Joel and Ellie w/ Special Guest Carlos Oville | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 76

This week Joel and Ben welcome Carlos Oville to the podcast. Carlos is a fellow long time Game Fanatic (TheGameFanatics.com) and a film reviewer/contributor over …

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Google Pulls The Plug on Stadia Game Development & Mass Effect Legendary News | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 75

This week, Joel and Ben discuss the latest news about Google Stadia. Google has decided to close its internal game development studios specifically made for …

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Game Stonks and Metacritic Battles Begin | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 74

This week on the Final Checkpoint Podcast, Joel and Ben discuss the latest on the Game Stop (GME) stock market situation (what they understand), and …

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Resident Evil Village Gameplay, Release Date, and ReVerse! | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 73

This week Joel and Ben discuss the Resident Evil Village gameplay reveal, release date announcement, and share their thoughts about Resident Evil ReVerse. They also …

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Scott Pilgrim vs The World: The Game Complete Edition Review – Beloved Indie Strikes Again!

After years of being unavailable, Ubisoft has released Scott Pilgrim vs The World: The Game Complete Edition just in time to start off 2021. Here is my review.

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Scott Pilgrim vs The World Impressions & News Round Up! | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 72

This week Joel gives initial impressions of Scott Pilgrim vs The World: Complete Edition (review code provided by Ubisoft), the release of the beloved indie …

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The Final Checkpoint Awards & Our Top Five Games of 2020 | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 71

This week Joel and Ben break the standard episode format and present the annual “Final Checkpoint Awards.” With special guest Logan Myer, the crew hands …

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Joel’s Top 5 Games of 2020

Overall, 2020 was a pretty miserable year, but for us gaming nerds, the giving was good. I got to experience some of the great games, …

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New Year’s Gaming Resolutions and 2021 Predictions | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 70

New Year, time for a new set of gaming related New Year’s Resolutions. But first! How did Joel and Ben do on their 2020 Resolutions? …

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The Niiice Episode! | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 69

This week Joel and Ben celebrate the last episode of 2020, and the elusive 69th episode of Final Checkpoint, by discussing games that involve mature …

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Grindstone Impressions and 2020 Metacritic Prediction Results! | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 68

This week Joel and Ben discuss the latest news on Cyberpunk 2077, the refunds, delisting of the game, and continued debate on just how bad …

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Game Awards Aftermath & Cyberpunk Impressions | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 67

This week Joel and Ben the Game Awards and all of the fun announcements and reveals. They also discuss the controversy of Kotaku’s “Games that …

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