It’s that special time of the year where Joe & Malcolm talk about the best games of 2020, and wouldn’t you know it — one of the worst years of our lifetimes was also jam-packed with quality video games! The traditional tournament format to declare a definitive game of the year is cast aside, and the guys instead present ordered lists of their personal favorite games. It’s a good time! Get in here!Continue reading
Game of the Year
Firmware Update 2.17: The Road to Game of the Year 2018
*looks at episode title*
*looks at calendar*
Look, we know. Things happened! We’re not getting into them here and now, but let’s get back on track with our annual behemoth Game of the Year tournament shows! Joe & Malcolm’s old pal TL Foster joins in to start things off with the dark horse bracket to see which game gets the honor of making the main bracket featuring 16 of 2018’s greatest hits. Get in here, the water’s fine! Continue reading
Firmware Update 2.04: Game of the Year 2017, Part 2
In the latest episode of The Firmware Update, Joe & Malcolm are once again joined by co-founding guest host Tyler Lee to finally, finally, name their 2017 Game of the Year. This was very hard! And yes, they all know it’s March 2018. Continue reading
Firmware Update 2.03: Game of the Year 2017, Part 1
On this edition of The Firmware Update, it’s finally time for our long-overdue 2017 Game of the Year tournament. Scheduling has been hectic, so we’re splitting it into two episodes, the first of which covers all eight first-round matchups. In an incredibly loaded year for video games, what shakes out as the cream of the crop? Join Joe, Malcolm, and returning guest Tyler Lee to find out!
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.
Firmware Update 1.85: Game of the Year 2016
In this edition of The Firmware Update, Joe, Malcolm, and former co-host Tyler Lee finish what they started and hash out the best that 2016 had to offer. Get comfy, it’s a long’n!
Firmware Update 1.68: 2015 Game of the Year, Part 2
The Firmware Update’s 2015 Game of the Year tournament rolls on, as Part 2 of 2 sees Joe, Malcolm, and Travis declare — objectively, officially, and inarguably — the very best game of 2015.
Firmware Update 1.67: 2015 Game of the Year, Part 1
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!
Firmware Update 1.28: Game of the Year 2014
Joe and Malcolm are joined by special guest/peacemaker Steph Anie (@DCXM) for the biggest show of the year! Get comfy, folks, because it’s a big’un. Continue reading