Joel Ramirez

Joel is a gamer, father, and full time dreamer! Always looking to work on something new and exciting! Love to meet new gamers and passionate members of the gaming industry and community.

What the Honk DICE Awards? | Final Checkpoint Ep. 24

This week, Joel and Ben discuss the winners from the 2019 DICE Awards. Ben shares his thoughts on Untitled Goose Game’s surprising victories, and Joel …

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Upcoming Games of 2020 Draft | Final Checkpoint Ep 23.

This week, Joel and Ben play one of Ben’s diabolical games. Each person chooses their top 5 upcoming 2020 games they believe will be the …

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The Nintendo Switch-uation | Final Checkpoint Ep. 22

This week Joel and Ben go in depth with the Nintendo Switch. Is it time for Nintendo to upgrade the Switch? Should they release a …

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PlayStation 5 February Event Incoming? | Final Checkpoint Ep. 21

This week Joel and Ben discuss the rumored and inevitable Sony PlayStation 5 reveal event. They also discuss the possible list of rumored games to …

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Delay Apocalypse 2020 | Final Checkpoint Ep. 20

This week delays plague the release schedule for early 2020 with games like Final Fantasy VII Remake, Cyberpunk 2077, and many more seeing new release …

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First Annual Console Report Cards | Final Checkpoint Ep. 19

This week Joel and Ben grade each console, (Nintendo, Xbox, and PlayStation) based on Exclusives, Library, Services, Online, and Hardware, to determine which has the …

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Final Checkpoint’s Game of the Year 2019 | Final Checkpoint Ep. 18

This week it’s our “Game of the Year” episode for 2019. We cover our favorite games and moments from this year of video games. Celebrate …

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Joel’s Top 5 Games of 2019

This past year I started a new job, became a fan of an esport (League of Legends), and launched a new podcast(Final Checkpoint) with my …

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Our New Year’s Gaming Resolutions | Final Checkpoint Ep. 17

This week Joel and Ben list their gaming related New Year’s resolutions. They also discuss the games they have been playing featuring Resident Evil 2 …

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Our Favorite Non-2019 Games We Played This Year | Final Checkpoint Ep. 16

This week Joel and Ben wish you a Merry Christmas by discussing their favorite games they played this year that released before 2019. They go …

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PlayStation State of Play and The Game Awards 2019! | Final Checkpoint Ep. 15

This week Joel and Ben discuss the announcements from Sony’s latest PlayStation State of Play. The guys also discuss the results and reveals from The …

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The Most Important Game of the 2010s and Much More! | Final Checkpoint Ep 14.

This week Joel and Ben travel through the past ten years of games to decide the most important games for each year. Joel gives his …

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Our Top 5 Most Impactful Games! | Final Checkpoint Ep. 13

This week Joel and Ben discuss their personal top five most impactful games. Get to know us a bit better with this walk down memory …

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