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 1.67: 2015 Game of the Year, Part 1

Firmware Update 1.67: 2015 Game of the Year, Part 1 - Metal Gear Solid V The Phantom Pain

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!
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Firmware Update 1.58: MY WIFE!

Firmware Update 1.58: MY WIFE!

Joe is still AWOL for this week’s episode of The Firmware Update, so Malcolm searched far and wide for a replacement…by which we mean he went to his living room. Yes, for the first time, Malc’s wife Sandra joins him on the podcast! Continue reading

Firmware Update 1.53 – Please Understand

Firmware Update 1.53 - Please Understand

This week on The Firmware Update, Joe and Malcolm reflect on the tragic passing of Nintendo President and CEO Satoru Iwata and the unprecedented 30-year legacy he leaves behind. Also, Malcolm reviews Godzilla on PlayStation 4, Randy Pitchford is out of his damn mind, and much more.
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Firmware Update 1.49: Existential Trials

Firmware Update 1.49: Existential Trials

This week on The Firmware Update, Joe and Malcolm’s minds reel at generation-spanning riddles sprinkled in goofy motocross games, read community predictions for E3 2015, and much more!

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Firmware Update 1.41: Bloodborne – Reviewed!

Firmware Update 1.41: Bloodborne - Reviewed!

This week on The Firmware Update, Malcolm delivers his long-awaited review for Bloodborne. He also introduces a new segment, where he gives the rub to a neat little upcoming indie title by the name of Mortal Kombat X. Finally, Joe is confused by the way people smell.
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Firmware Update 1.40: Axiom Verge Blowout!

Firmware Update 1.40: Axiom Verge Blowout

This week on The Firmware Update, indie sensation Axiom Verge is front and center as Joe conducts a lengthy behind-the-scenes interview with sole developer Thomas Happ and his business liaison Dan Adelman. Afterwards, the game is reviewed on-air. All this, plus Joe finally articulates what we’re all already thinking: The Fast & Furious movie franchise and Metal Gear Solid are basically the same thing.
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