Xbox 360 update supports 2TB hard drives, free multiplayer until May 3, 2015

Today’s Xbox 360 update adds support for larger external storage. USB hard drives of up to 2TB may now be used for downloads, profiles, game saves, and other data management, a post to the Major Nelson blog confirmed. USB 2.0 and 3.0 drives are supported, although the latter will only operate at 3.0 speeds. However, you more »

By the way, Vita firmware 3.50 is out today too

I know that all Sony system owners are excited about one thing today. You can’t blame them, since the new PS4 firmware Yukimura is out. But there’s Vita firmware too! And if you have both systems and want to use them together for Remote Play, you’re going to have to make time for both updates. more »

Today’s the day! PS4 firmware 2.50 – Yukimura – is here

Today is the most exciting day. I mean, how often is it that the prospect of updating PS4 firmware is a good thing, rather than a tedious roadblock to going online, accessing the PlayStation Store, or doing other fun stuff. Not often, friends. Not often. But that’s not the case today, because PS4 firmware 2.50, more »

New 3DS firmware saves layouts, adds Arkanoid

New 3DS firmware saves layouts, adds Arkanoid Firmware updates on consoles and handhelds are rarely a big deal. It isn’t often that new features are added that make the upgrade even worth it. Except yesterday, new 3DS firmware was released that is kind of a big deal. It’s great for two reasons. The first is more »

Cubic Ninja is worthless now

Bad news for Ubisoft. One of the company’s 3DS shovelware titles has gone back to being one of those games , play a few times, then never touch again. Yes, I’m here to report that Nintendo has patched the exploit that allowed people to use homebrew on the 3DS if they had a copy of more »

PS4 firmware 2.01 saves the day

Get ready to run to your PS4 when you get home tonight. Sony has come through. As I mentioned earlier, the PS4 firmware 2.01 was on its way to fix the damage the 2.00 update had done. Well, the “soon” Sony mentioned obviously meant “almost immediately,” because reportedly PS4 firmware 2.01 is on consoles. Most more »

PS4 update 2.00 to be fixed by 2.01 soon

PS4 update 2.00 did some bad things. Really, it was kind of terrible. People had problems starting their systems after putting them in Rest Mode. The system didn’t function properly. It even delayed the Big Alpha on the console. Fortunately, it’s reign of terror is at an end. Sony has known PS4 update 2.00, which more »

PS4 update 2.00 a Halloween trick, causing trouble, delaying Evolve Big Alpha

This, my friends, is why I never download a console or handheld firmware update until at least three days after it has been released. People who can’t wait and download right away always end up being the guinea pigs. I mean, the PS4 update 2.00 sounded too awesome to be true. We’d be getting Share more »

PS4 firmware 1.75 is here with 3D Blu-ray power

Somebody’s going to have to do some updating before they can visit the PlayStation Store today. And by “somebody,” I mean anyone who , because PS4 firmware 1.75 is now available. Yes, we just had a PS4 firmware update on July 22, 2014. No, you can’t skip out on this one because you grabbed that more »

PS3 and PS4 Firmware on the Horizon

Grab your , grab your , cause Sony’s sending out firmware to everybody. Yeah, we’re being double teamed. It’s an assault on both fronts. The worst part is, it isn’t even an exciting update for either system. Sony has confirmed that both the PS3 and PS4 firmware updates are there for one reason – system more »

The Wii U and PS4 got system updates yesterday

  Yesterday evening, the  and  PlayStation 4 received firmware updates. Nothing of note was added to the PS4’s functionality. Sony just says stability has been improved when using certain software programs. Exciting stuff right? The Wii U on the other hand has a much more notable update. Nintendo added a new Quick Start Menu that more »

Another Xbox One update is coming this month

Microsoft has been very persistent when it comes to improving the software experience on the . It seems like every time we turn around there’s an update. Next week, Microsoft will be releasing another update for early access individuals. This update isn’t necessarily huge, but it does include a highly desirable feature – volume control more »