Firmware Update 1.67: 2015 Game of the Year, Part 1

Firmware Update 1.67: 2015 Game of the Year, Part 1 - Metal Gear Solid V The Phantom Pain

Folks, it’s been a while. Our apologies, but we’re back and explain where we’ve been. Also, it’s the end of the year, so it’s time for our 2015 Game of the Year tournament! Who will win as games like The Witcher III: Wild Hunt, Bloodborne, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Undertale, Mortal Kombat X, Batman: Arkham Knight, Fallout 4, and many more go head to head? Well, you’ll have to wait until we release Part 2 of our year-end blowout for the ultimate winner, but in the meantime here’s Part 1 featuring the first round of our massive 16-game tournament!
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Firmware Update 1.63: Marital Fallout

Firmware Update 1.63: Marital Fallout - Fallout 4

This week on The Firmware Update, Joe and Malcolm are joined by Mrs. Sandra Spinedi to talk about what makes the Fallout series so gosh darned neat as the release of Fallout 4 draws near. Plus, Microsoft acknowledges PlayStation’s dominance, voice actors gear up for a strike, and much more!
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Firmware Update 1.58: MY WIFE!

Firmware Update 1.58: MY WIFE!

Joe is still AWOL for this week’s episode of The Firmware Update, so Malcolm searched far and wide for a replacement…by which we mean he went to his living room. Yes, for the first time, Malc’s wife Sandra joins him on the podcast! Continue reading

Firmware Update 1.53 – Please Understand

Firmware Update 1.53 - Please Understand

This week on The Firmware Update, Joe and Malcolm reflect on the tragic passing of Nintendo President and CEO Satoru Iwata and the unprecedented 30-year legacy he leaves behind. Also, Malcolm reviews Godzilla on PlayStation 4, Randy Pitchford is out of his damn mind, and much more.
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Firmware Update 1.52: Batman: Arkham Knight – Reviewed!

Firmware Update 1.52: Batman: Arkham Knight - Reviewed!

This week on The Firmware Update, Joe & Malcolm dive into arguably the biggest game of the year so far, as the two review their experience with Batman: Arkham Knight. They also go over the big winners from E3 2015, throwing more shade at Destiny, and much more! Continue reading

Firmware Update 1.45: Arkham Blight

Firmware Update 1.45: Arkham Blight

This week on The Firmware Update, WB Games details all that’s included in Batman: Arkham Knight’s season pass, which is still largely a ripoff. Plus, the long-awaited Mirror’s Edge sequel is less than a year away, and Ubisoft prepares for one of the most obvious reveals of all-time.

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Firmware Update 1.44: Hill Kill

Firmware Update 1.44: Hill Kill

This week on The Firmware Update, Malcolm angrily mourns the death of Silent Hills, as inevitable as it was. Also, Sony’s latest financials, obvious AAA sequels, and Square Enix ponders fan feedback for Final Fantasy XV.
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Firmware Update 1.40: Axiom Verge Blowout!

Firmware Update 1.40: Axiom Verge Blowout

This week on The Firmware Update, indie sensation Axiom Verge is front and center as Joe conducts a lengthy behind-the-scenes interview with sole developer Thomas Happ and his business liaison Dan Adelman. Afterwards, the game is reviewed on-air. All this, plus Joe finally articulates what we’re all already thinking: The Fast & Furious movie franchise and Metal Gear Solid are basically the same thing.
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Firmware Update 1.39: A Hideo Kojima Departure

Firmware Update 1.39: A Hideo Kojima Departure

This week on The Firmware Update, Joe and Malcolm ponder Metal Gear Solid’s future without Hideo Kojima, and have lots to say about Final Fantasy XV and its recent demo. Also, Joe thinks last-gen remasters can go kick rocks.
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Firmware Update 1.37: Powers That Be

Firmware Update 1.37: Powers That Be

This week on The Firmware Update, Joe and Malcolm talk about the season premiere of PlayStation’s first foray into television, Powers. Plus, delays of major games, game rating controversies, and much more!
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