Firmware Update 2.21: PlayStation 5 Guys

The sprint towards the next generation is on, as Sony has finally revealed the price and date for the upcoming PlayStation 5. Prices! Release dates! Bombshell game reveals! Preorder fiascos!

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Firmware Update 2.18: Games of the Years

Firmware Update 2.18: Games of the Years

OK, then! We fell way behind our 2018 Game of the Year show and tried to get things going in May 2019. We haven’t recorded a regular episode of the show since and find ourselves smack dab in the year 2020, two GOTY shows behind.

The solution? Adopting a new monthly format, baby! Going forward, news will take a backseat in favor of talking about the games we’ve played over the past few weeks. For now, though, we each talk about our own personal favorite games of 2018 and 2019 to offer some kind of Game of the Year content, dang it.

Oh, and the world as we knew it a year ago is upside down, and there’s a whole new PlayStation coming. It’s a big episode. Continue reading

Firmware Update 2.13: 500 Million Days of Summer

Firmware Update 2.13: 500 Million Days of Summer

The latest episode of The Firmware Update is jam-packed with news out of Gamescom 2018, not to mention all the other stuff that happened since our last show. It’s a big’n! Continue reading

Firmware Update 2.07: We’ve Updated Our Privacy Policy

Firmware Update 2.07: We've Updated Our Privacy Policy

In a long overdue episode of The Firmware Update, Joe & Malcolm have updated the podcast’s privacy policy, a bee bit Malcolm’s bottom and now his bottom’s big, and Joe secretly nurses a hangover. Video games, too. Continue reading

Firmware Update 2.06: The Dark Souls of Puzzle Games

Firmware Update 2.06: The Dark Souls of Puzzle Games

In the latest episode of The Firmware Update, we learn that Malcolm truly can compare any game to Dark Souls. Meanwhile, Joe gushes about A Way Out, and both hosts completely forget about Dragon Quest. 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 2.01: Life Before Death Stranding

Firmware Update 2.01: Life Before Death Stranding

On this edition of The Firmware Update, Joe & Malcolm are hours away from a busy weekend that features both The Game Awards and PlayStation Experience. With Hideo Kojima and his superpals all in the LA area, we’ve got a pretty good idea of what’s going to feature prominently at both shows. Other stuff is happening too, though!
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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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E3 2017 Analysis – Sony

E3 2017 Analysis - Sony

E3 2017 is underway, and Sony is looking to build on the runaway success of the PlayStation 4. Joe & Malcolm talk about what blew them away, what they thought was missing, and much more — give it a listen! Continue reading

Firmware Update 1.73: E3 2016 Blowout

Firmware Update 1.73: E3 2016 Blowout

On the latest episode of The Firmware Update, E3 2016 has come and gone, and your regularly scheduled chuckleheads are here to talk about it. Things happened!
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