Episode 42: Gettin' Hype for E3 2017 Vol. 2

Episode 42: Gettin' Hype for E3 2017 Vol. 2

In the last episode before E3 descends upon the gaming world, Jake and Trav lay out their final predictions and wishlists for the Ubisoft, Nintendo, and Sony announcements. Jakes adds a ton of games to his collections and knocks some off of the backlog while Trav tries to find a way to live after finding Aisha Tyler is no longer part of E3! 

Episode 42



  • Greetings

  • Introduce hosts + factoid

  • Twitters

  • Recap any blog or video released since last episode

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Recent pickups & On the Radar

2017 Game Release Schedule

  • Trav

    • Pickups

      • Xbox Back Compat Deal (cpl wks ago)

        • Ghostbusters, Ikaruga, Portal 2

      • TellTale Walking Dead Season 3

        • TellTale sale, $14.99

    • Radar (June 6-June 19)







  • Jake

    • Pickups

      • Fire Emblem Echoes Shadows of Valentia

      • XCOM 2

      • Halo Wars 2

      • The Long Dick

      • Injustice 2

    • Radar (June 6-June 19)








Hot Jakes

News topics that Jake has an opinion on

Jake OLLIE’S the following

LIfe is Strange Prequel


Previously on Pawlykeeeeel

Is Zelda really coming to smartphones?  How exciting is a Witcher Netflix Series?  Jake goes deep on those topics as well as pops his game buying cherry by picking up a couple of recent Dragon Quest releases.  Trav finally emerges victorious from Castlevania and Super Contra while enjoying the scandalousness of Geralt in the Witcher Wild Hunt.  The fellas discuss their wishlist and predictions for EA, Bethesda, and Microsoft as their hype builds for E3 2017 as the TAWPIC OF DISCUSH.


Completed Games or Retired:

  • Trav: Danny Sullivan’s In Heat (NES), Portal 2 (360)

  • Jake: Unsharted poo: Among Thieves (PS4 Remaster), Injustice 2

Added to Backlog:

  • Trav:  Kirby’s Adventures (NES)

  • Jake: seXCOM 2


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The Long Play:

Games that we are spending the most time with in our backlog.

  • Trav: The Witcher Wild Hunt

  • Jake: Dragon Quest Builders


Games you don’t tell your long play about.

  • Trav: Final Fantasy 2, Ikaruga, Panzer Dragoon

  • Jake: Fire Emblem Echoes, Overwatch Season 5




  • Ubisoft

    • Memorable last year

      • Watch Dogs 2

      • AssCreed Movie

      • Ghost Recon Wildlands

    • Wishlist

      • Trav

        • Just Dance Blood Dragon

      • Jake

        • An Assassin’s Creed that’s actually next gen.

    • Predictions

      • Trav

        • AssCreed Egypt

        • Far Cry Montana

        • Rabbids/Mario

      • Jake

        • AC Egypt

        • Something new

  • Nintendo

    • Memorable last year

      • Zelda Breath of the Wild


    • Wishlist

      • Trav

        • Metroid proper

      • Jake

        • Some FE or SMT goodness

    • Predictions

      • Trav

        • All Mario, All the time

        • Drop some nugget that will make us excited that will be shown in more detail NEXT E3

      • Jake

        • Just a lot of Mario

  • SONY

    • Memorable last year

      • Detroit

      • Resident Evil VII

      • God of War

      • Days Gone

      • Horizon Zero Dawn

      • Death Stranding

    • Wishlist

      • Trav

        • DARK CLOUD 3

        • MORE DETROIT


      • Jake

        • Ni No Kuni 2 release date

        • Hellblade Release date.

    • Predictions

      • Trav

        • Lil mo’ God of Wo’

        • FF7 no mention

        • Shenmue 3 no mention

        • Kojima forgets he’s not supposed to let us know he’s really God and accidentally levitates across the stage

      • Jake

        • Detroit by Quantic Dream

        • No God of War anything, except maybe sizzle reel

        • Gio Corsi is the only one to mention Vita

        • Price Cut for PS4

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