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
In the latest episode of The Firmware Update, Malcolm dives into The Surge 2, the follow-up to 2017’s surprise hit. Is it a worthy successor, or does it go into the scrap pile? Take a listen and find out! Continue reading
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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
On the latest episode of The Firmware Update, Joe and Malcolm talk all about the 2018 Game Awards as Joe’s apartment is suddenly accosted by terrible, sporadic construction noise that he can’t do anything about and forces the show to run shorter than planned. A real treat for the ears!
Talking Points: Red Dead Redemption 2 is a job; Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a love letter to video games; the actual awards given out by The Game Awards; Far Cry 5 gets a direct sequel; marvel at the return of Ultimate Alliance; one of the rare good non-Mario kart games gets its due; taking a trip to The Outer Worlds; a new Dragon Age is imminent, come hell or high water; Mortal Kombat 11 is gory as hell; Psychonauts 2 is coming along nicely; the first Smash DLC promises to take your heart.
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