Firmware Update 2.26: Show Tunes & Village People

Firmware Update 2.26: Show Tunes & Village People

Two months after promising not to take so long between episodes, Joe & Malcolm are back on the saddle. There’s an extremely valid reason for it and it’s kind of harrowing — video games, though!

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Firmware Update 2.25: Remake Remastered

Joe & Malcolm are back to talk about what they’ve been playing since their game of the year show, but before that a few news tidbits dropped that are well worth talking about. Hop in and hang out, why don’t ya?

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Firmware Update 2.24: Games of the Year 2020

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!

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Firmware Update 2.23: Out to Launch

Joe & Malcolm both have shiny new PlayStation 5’s, and dang it they’re gonna tell you all about it! With three weeks of next-generation gaming under their belts, here are their impressions of the DualSense controller, system software, and, best of all, some dang video games. This is a good one, so come and get it!

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Firmware Update 2.22: Live from the Impact Zone

Joe & Malcolm have their next-gen consoles all preordered, so now it’s time for them to play the waiting game. Obviously that means playing other, actual video games in the meantime. Come hear about ’em!

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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 2.18: 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 2.00: 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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