Firmware Update 2.20: All Falls Down

Firmware Update 2.20: All Falls Down

Joe & Malcolm join the rest of the world in mourning the tragic loss of Chadwick Boseman, whose iconic turn as Black Panther meant so much to so many people. Rest in power, king.

They soldier on to talk about the games they’ve played in August, including the return of a classic franchise and an absolutely infectious new battle royale. Come on in, the water’s fine!

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Firmware Update 2.19: All Caught Up

So now that we’ve spent several hours catching up on 2018 and 2019, Joe & Malcolm get together to…spend several hours catching up on 2020! We’ve relaunched with a new monthly format, but we did that in the middle of a good year for games, so with this we’re all up to speed. Come on in and have a listen, will ya?

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Firmware Update 2.15: Classically Trained

Firmware Update 2.15: Classically Trained

On the latest episode of The Firmware Update, Joe has felt Tetris Effect’s warmth and is ready to spread its gospel to all who will listen. Meanwhile, a whole lot of people are rootin’ and tootin’ around the wild west, and the full lineup of games featured in Sony’s PlayStation Classic microconsole leaves a lot to be desired. Continue reading

Firmware Update 2.11: E3 2018 Conference Recaps – Sony & Nintendo

Firmware Update 2.11: E3 2018 Conference Recaps - Sony & Nintendo

In the latest episode of The Firmware Update, Joe & Malcolm fire off the last of their E3 2018 recaps, poring over the details from Sony and Nintendo’s offerings. And look, it’s only three weeks after the show! Continue reading

Firmware Update 2.02: The Road to Game of the Year 2017

On this edition of The Firmware Update, Joe & Malcolm are back after a long time away to discuss all the news from The Game Awards. And hey, founder and former co-host Tyler Lee helps to get the ball rolling on our own Game of the Year awards by hashing out the final seed for our upcoming tournament.
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Firmware Update 2.00: SIX BUUUUUUUUUUXXXZ

Firmware Update 2.00: SIX BUUUUUUUUUUXXXZ

No one stopped us when they had the chance and now we’re here: a giant-size 200th episode of The Firmware Update, guest starring founding co-host Tyler Lee. Our hubris and your negligence let this happen — now let’s talk about some video games!
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Firmware Update 1.98: Tokyo Late Show 2017

Firmware Update 1.98: Tokyo Late Show

It’s been a few weeks, but the latest news episode of The Firmware Update is all about Tokyo Game Show 2017! Take a load off and hear about all the news that’s clear to hear for North American PlayStation fans.
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Firmware Update 1.95: EVO Within

Firmware Update 1.95: EVO Within

In the latest news episode of The Firmware Update, Joe & Malcolm are still buzzing about the EVO 2017 fighting game tournament and all the announcements that came along with it. They’ve also played the Destiny 2 beta, and Telltale has a handful of announcements. Busy times!
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Firmware Update 1.89: Good Night, PS3

Firmware Update 1.89: Good Night, PS3

In the latest news-only episode of The Firmware Update,¬†the PlayStation 3 is winding down, so Joe & Malcolm recap their favorite memories of the 10-year-old machine. Also, Mass Effect: Andromeda is a big ol’ mess. Get in here!
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Firmware Update 1.88: Zero Breath

Firmware Update 1.88: Zero Breath

In the latest episode of The Firmware Update, Joe & Malcolm¬†tackle what might be the biggest week yet in a busy 2017 with Horizon: Zero Dawn, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and the launch of the Nintendo Switch. All that, plus the Vita’s saddest birthday ever, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, and much more!
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