History VideoGame / Gex

24th Apr '16 9:14:23 PM TitoMosquito
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The first game was originally going to be about a Hollywood stunt-gecko who must save his studio from financial trouble.
** Then, after they decided on the current premise, each world was going to have three parts. For example, the first part of the Horror world would be the cemetery, the second part a haunted mansion, and the third part would be Mode 2 (a la ''Rail Chase''). You can read more about it [[http://greggman.com/games/gex.htm here]].
** An earlier premise of the game is Gex is living in a gecko village island when a portal opens above them. Swarm of flying demons with pitchforks abducted them all. Gex is left behind, and he must rescue them.
30th Sep '15 10:47:13 AM Berrenta
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* GratuitousNinja: Justification for the presence of ninjae in the Kung Fu Theatre levels, despite being China themed for the most part.



* InstantAwesomeJustAddNinja: Justification for the presence of ninjae in the Kung Fu Theatre levels, despite being China themed for the most part.
2nd Sep '15 5:27:16 AM StFan
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* SuperNotDrowningSkills: Played straight in the first game, where Gex swims Mario-style, pressing the jump button to float upwards and not needing any oxygen. In Enter The Gecko, he doesn't need oxygen in the N64 version's titanic level. Averted in Deep Cover Gecko, where Gex has an OxygenMeter.

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* SuperNotDrowningSkills: Played straight in the first game, where Gex swims Mario-style, pressing the jump button to float upwards and not needing any oxygen. In Enter The Gecko, he doesn't need oxygen in the N64 version's titanic ''Titanic'' level. Averted in Deep Cover Gecko, where Gex has an OxygenMeter.



** Starfish, treasure chests, and necklaces in the {{Titanic}} themed level.

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** Starfish, treasure chests, and necklaces in the {{Titanic}} themed ''Titanic''-themed level.



* UnderTheSea: The majority of the N64 exclusive Titanic level.

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* UnderTheSea: The majority of the N64 exclusive Titanic ''Titanic'' level.



** [[Creator/JacquesCousteau Gecques Cousteau]]: The N64 exclusive {{Titanic}} level.

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** [[Creator/JacquesCousteau Gecques Cousteau]]: The N64 exclusive {{Titanic}} ''Titanic'' level.
17th Aug '15 9:49:12 PM phoenix
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* FreudianExcuse: Gex's mother sold the TV to gypsies because Gex has been watching too much TV. He was so upset he ran away.



* MommyIssues: Gex's mother sold the TV to gypsies because Gex has been watching too much TV. He was so upset he ran away.
1st Aug '15 1:48:37 PM vikali
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** Actually, it would appear that the vast majority of Gex's lines were rewritten in the UK release to suit British sense of humour and reflect British pop culture more accurately.
29th Jun '15 8:45:09 PM Rareitor
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The first game is available for PC on [[http://www.gog.com/game/gex GOG]]
7th Jun '15 7:06:51 PM Kytseo
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* BadassBaritone: Gex in the UK dub, [[https://youtu.be/ducPm_8Xk6Y?t=6m58s courtesy of Leslie Philips]].

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* BadassBaritone: Gex in the UK dub, [[https://youtu.be/ducPm_8Xk6Y?t=6m58s be/ducPm_8Xk6Y?t=6m59s courtesy of Leslie Philips]].
7th Jun '15 7:06:06 PM Kytseo
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* BadassBaritone: Gex in the UK dub, [[https://youtu.be/ducPm_8Xk6Y?t=6m58s courtesy of Leslie Philips]].
30th May '15 7:07:30 AM wrm5
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* LullDestruction: Every moment of the game is filled with Gex cracking jokes.
21st May '15 5:05:36 PM nombretomado
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** That particular sign doubles as a ShoutOut to ''HogansHeroes''.

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** That particular sign doubles as a ShoutOut to ''HogansHeroes''.''Series/HogansHeroes''.
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