The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Battlelore: Command
Memoir '44 Online
Twilight Struggle
Commodore 64
Dominion Online
Final Fantasy XIII-2
Divinity: Original Sin
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Endless Legend
Baseball Highlights 2045
The Bard's Tale (2004)
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game
Diablo II: Lord of Destruction
Diablo III
The Witcher
Neverwinter Nights 2
1830: Railroads & Robber Barons
Neverwinter Nights 2: Mask of the Betrayer
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
Now Boarding
John Tiller's Battleground Napoleonic Wars
The Magic School Bus Explores Inside The Earth
Endless Space
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition
Talisman: Digital Edition
Mordheim: City of the Damned
Space Hulk Ascension - Salamanders
Star Wars: Fan Favorites II
The Magic School Bus Volcano Adventure
The Magic School Bus Whales and Dolphins
Zup!
Master of Orion
Final Fantasy
Adventure (Atari)
Fable
Final Fantasy IV
Final Fantasy VI
Secret of Mana
Final Fantasy IX
Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest
Assassin's Creed
Dragon Quest II
Dragon Quest III
LEGO Batman: The Videogame
LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures
Atari 800XL
Civilization
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Information
Primary Name
Gex
Alternate Names
Video Games
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 7039
Description Edit | History

Gex is a platformer video game series, developed by Crystal Dynamics, that details the adventures of an anthropomorphic gecko named Gex. Gex has a passion for TV, which makes him a target for the cybernetic being, Rez, who is determined to overthrow The Media Dimension, the "world" of television. He has also served as the mascot of Crystal Dynamics, appearing on their company logo for several years. In the North American version, Gex is voiced by comedian Dana Gould throughout the entire series; The United Kingdom version features Dana Gould, Leslie Phillips and Danny John-Jules as Gex's voice throughout the series.

The games are largely inspired by American TV-culture. Gex also contributes to the games with wise-cracking remarks laced with media and pop-culture references, reminiscent to the catchphrases of Duke Nukem and most notably those of Ash Williams, the protagonist from The Evil Dead films.
The concept of the Gex games (particularly the main villain wanting to take control of the world through TV) was also reinstated into Ape Escape 3.

Gex also appears as an unlockable character in the North American and European versions of Hot Shots Golf 2.

A fourth Gex game was in development by Crystal Dynamics for the PlayStation 2, but was cancelled and never officially announced for unknown reasons. Several pieces of concept art form the project were leaked.

The Gex series has sold a combined total of over 15 million copies for all platforms. Gex 3 is the best selling of the series, shipping over 6 million copies and also became the best-selling PlayStation adventure game of 1999 with 3 million copies in that year alone.

Source: Wikipedia, "Gex (character)," available under the CC-BY-SA License.

More Information Edit | History
Linked Items Relationship: Video Games
Sort: Genre: Theme: Mode: Media:
Pg. 1
Rank 4564
Num Ratings 10
Average Rating 6.25
Average Weight 2.00
Num Owned 22
Prev. Owned 2
For Trade 1
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 1
Comments 1
Release Date 1994-11-06
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 3
Average Rating 5.83
Average Weight 0.00
Num Owned 10
Prev. Owned 2
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 1
Wishlist 1
Comments 1
Release Date 1999-03-16
Rank 5624
Num Ratings 11
Average Rating 5.55
Average Weight 3.00
Num Owned 22
Prev. Owned 3
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 1
Wishlist 2
Comments 2
Release Date 1998-01-26
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 1
Average Rating 5.00
Average Weight 3.00
Num Owned 2
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Release Date 1998-12-01
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.