Episode 44: Live From the E4 Show Floor

Episode 44: Live From the E4 Show Floor

Tired of all of the gaming podcasts still covering E3 News? Well, Polykill is here to break the monotony with brand new E4 coverage! Games that flew under the radar still deserve the coverage that the big fancy games got, so Jake and Trav are here to makes sure they get their due. Backlog updates and the SNES Mini are discussed as well, so listen in!

Episode 44



  • Greetings

  • Introduce hosts + factoid

  • Twitters

  • Recap any blog or video released since last episode

    • Reference Collect Call Season 2 - Episode 1 with Mighty Q Dawg

  • Preview Off-Killter 7 - funny story that happened in a restaurant - or any story from a restaurant, or did you work in a restaurant? (awkward, funny, weird)

Recent pickups & On the Radar

2017 Game Release Schedule

  • Trav

    • Pickups

      • The Lost Vikings (genesis)

    • Radar (July 4-July 17)






  • Jake

    • Pickups

    • Radar (July 4-July 17)







Previously on Pawlykeeeeel

Trav knocked Kirby’s Adventures and Donkey Kong for Gameboy off his backlog while sticking long term with the Witcher.  Jake recommits to Horizon Zero Dawn and makes a new Overwatch friend on the internet.  The fellas slap a bow on E3 2017 with a in-depth recap of each press conference for the extra long TAWPIC OF DISGGUTSSH.



Hot Jakes

News topics that Jake has an opinion on

Jake OLLIE’S the following



Completed Games or Retired:

  • Trav: Super Mario Bros. 2 (NES), Mega Man VI

  • Jake: :(

Added to Backlog:

  • Trav: Baldur’s Gate Dark Alliance (PS2), Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy Kong’s Quest (SNES)

  • Jake:  Nada


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The Long Play:

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

  • Trav: The Witcher Wild Hunt (XB1)

  • Jake:  Horizon Zero Dong


Games you don’t tell your long play about.

  • Trav: Final Fantasy 2 (SNES), Star Wars the Force Unleashed (360), Baldur’s Gate Dark Alliance (PS2)

  • Jake: Dying Light, Overwatch




  • Hunt: Showdown

    • Crytek

    • No release date

    • Was originally developed by Vigil as Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age, announced in 2013

    • Crytek was shutdown - game was re-announced in May 2017

  • Strange Brigade, PS4, PC, XBone

    • Rebellion (Sniper Elite)

    • 1930’s, Indiana Jones-esque

    • British Empire

    • Mummies, Zombies, minotaur

    • Investigate paranormal

    • No release date yet

  • Call of Cthulhu, PS4, PC, XBone

    • Cyanide (Pro Cycling Manager, Blood Bowl)

    • Semi-open world survival horror

    • Adaptation of 1981 RPG pen-and-paper game NOT as based on HP Lovecraft’s original short story

  • PC Game Show

    • Ooblets

      • Mish-mash of pokemon, harvest moon, and pikmin (PC, Xbone)

    • Lawbreakers

      • Fast paced, hero/arena shooter (PC,PS4) August 8

    • Tunic

      • Isometric, block - zelda+fox, quests, action-sword combat, PC, Console, 2018

  • Devolver Digital

    • Absolver (PS4, PC)

      • Sloclap

      • August 29, 2017

      • Action RPG, Multiplayer

      • Based on martial arts fighting

      • Dark Souls + Street Fighter

    • Serious Sam’s Bogus Detour (PC)

      • Crackshell

      • Summer 2017

      • Shoot’m Up (Bullet hell survivor mode)

    • Minit (PC)

      • Jan Nijman

      • 2017

      • Players live for one minute and you uncover clues in each session

      • Monochromatic but reminiscent of Legend of Zelda

    • Eitr (PS4, PC)

      • Eneme Entertainment

      • 2017

      • Isometric pixel-based mythological norse fantasy game

      • Play as Shield Maiden - skilled combat

      • RPG level up system and loot acquisition

    • Ape Out (PC, XB1, PS4)

      • Gabe Cuzzillo

      • TBA 2017

      • Top down action game

      • Like hotline miami but with an ape escaping a prison


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