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?
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 2.04: 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!
E3 2017 Analysis – Nintendo
E3 2017 is underway, and Nintendo wants to solidify their hybrid Switch as a legitimate platform. How magical is Super Mario Odyssey, and just how many outrageous reveals can they squeeze into a half-hour? Turns out it’s plenty! Continue reading
Firmware Update Special – E3 2017 Predictions
In this special episode of The Firmware Update, Joe & Malcolm hop aboard the hype train on the way to E3 2017, spreading joy and ironclad predictions for what’s going down at this year’s show. From third-party developers such as EA, Ubisoft, and Bethesda to the Big Three of Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo, it’s time to make an online record and be made fools in just a few days time. Continue reading
Firmware Update Review – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
In the latest episode of The Firmware Update, Joe & Malcolm spend an hour talking about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Just how good is the Nintendo Switch’s marquee launch title? Strap in!
Firmware Update Review: Nintendo Switch
In the latest episode of The Firmware Update, it’s a hardware review as Joe & Malcolm break down their month-long experience with the Nintendo Switch. What’s great? What’s less great? What does it mean for PlayStation and Xbox? Let’s find out!
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!
Firmware Update 1.86: Switch Hitter
In this edition of The Firmware Update, it’s an upside-down new reality in which a vindictive game show host is the most powerful man on the planet, Malcolm preorders a Nintendo Switch, and Joe wears a chocobo hat.