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Cool Bits

Playlist description: "In this video series, we point out the coolest bits of our favorite video games!"

     List of episodes 
  1. Mario Party 9: Secret Music
  2. Secrets of Super Mario World's Special World (Music)
  3. Banjo-Kazooie's File-Select Screen Secret Animations
  4. Pikmin in Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour?
  5. Halo: Combat Evolved's Secret Music
  6. Paper Mario's Hidden Music
  7. Donkey Kong Country Returns's Secret Tie
  8. Super Mario 64: Something Fishy
  9. Kirby's Dream Land's Secret Dance
  10. Perfect Dark's Secret Message
  11. Banjo-Tooie's Missing Tooty?
  12. Super Mario Galaxy 2: Yoshi's Wave Goodbye
  13. Super Mario 64 DS's Hidden Luigi (Title-Screen Secrets)
  14. Super Mario 3D Land's Creepy Ghost Secret
  15. Paper Mario: Sticker Star's Shiny Secret
  16. Mario Kart 64's 4th Place Secret
  17. Zelda: Link's Awakening's Stealing Secret (THIEF!)
  18. New Super Mario Bros. U: Nabbit's Sneaky Secret
  19. Nintendo Land's Hidden Details
  20. Luigi's Mansion's Hidden Menu Messages & Totaka 's Song
  21. Mario Kart 7's Secret NES Cameos in Shy Guy Bazaar
  22. Yoshi's Story's Musical Spider Secret & Totaka's Song
  23. Super Smash Bros. Brawl: Peach's Mario Bros. 3 Final Smash Secret
  24. Donkey Kong Country 3's Hidden Mario and Zelda References
  25. Mario Kart: Double Dash's Luigi's Mansion Secret
  26. Luigi's Mansion 2: Dark Moon's Hidden References to Mario Strikers, DKCR, and More!
  27. Pikmin 2's Singing Pikmin Secret & Totaka's Song
  28. Yoshi's Island's Naval Piranha Boss Secret
  29. Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire's Secret Sam & Max Tribute
  30. Blast Corps' Shockingly Accurate Planet Orbits
  31. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D: Cranky's Zelda Secret
  32. Mario Paint's Title Screen Secrets & Code (+Totaka's Song)
  33. Wario World's Obnoxious Pause Screen Secret
  34. Zelda: The Wind Waker's File Select Screen Secret
  35. Zelda: The Wind Waker HD: Link's Secret Picto Box Faces
  36. Stunt Race FX's Secret Star Fox Cameo
  37. Mario Kart: Double Dash's Secret Connected World
  38. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze's Idle Animation Secrets - 3DS, Partners, & More!
  39. Mario Kart Wii: Lakitu's Smashing Secret
  40. Super Mario 64's Penguin Secrets
  41. Sonic Lost World: Zelda Zone's Gossip Stone Secrets
  42. Crash Bandicoot 2's Annoyed Dr. Cortex Secret
  43. Mario Kart 8's Secret Old-School Nintendo References
  44. Super Mario Bros. 3's World Map Secrets & Hidden Japan
  45. Super Mario Galaxy 2: Whomp King's Throwback Secret
  46. Donkey Kong Country 3's Christmas Secret & Hidden Codes
  47. Pilotwings 64's Hidden Wario Cameo
  48. Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour's Secret Boo Taunts
  49. Stunt Race FX’s Secret No-Friends Multiplayer Mode
  50. Yoshi's Woolly World Naval Piranha's Boss Secret
  51. Super Mario Maker's SMB3 White Block Secret
  52. Ken Griffey Jr's Winning Run Surprising Idle Animation
  53. New Super Mario Bros. U's Trippy Luigi Secret
  54. Final Fantasy VII’s Secret Barret Dialogue
  55. Fire Emblem: Awakening’s Secret Birthday Celebration
  56. Hyrule Warriors Legends' Secret Ocarina
  57. Sonic Lost World: Zelda Zone's Lake Hylia Secrets
  58. Super Mario Bros. 3: The Kings' Secret Speech
  59. Super Mario Kart’s Secret Rivalries
  60. Super Mario Odyssey’s Secret Mushroom Kingdom Throwbacks
  61. Mario Kart: Double Dash!!’s Retro Secrets & Cameos
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  3. Takamaru & The Mysterious Murasame Castle
  4. Sonic the Hedgehog's Lost Fighters
  5. The Kongfounding Case of Donkey Kong Jr.
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  2. The Brilliance of Resident Evil 4 & Super Mario Bros. Style Design
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  4. Ruining a Classic: Super Mario 64 DS
  5. Kirby 64's Unique 2.5D Perspective & Ability Combos
  6. GoldenEye 64's Old School Design is its Golden Gun
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Real Talk

SoundCloud playlist.

    Episodes 1- 10 
  • Episode 01: Beat The Dragon
    • Date: February 8, 2016
    • Appearing: Andre, Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Hints of Under Tale coming to Wii U.
      • Hints that MOTHER 3 is coming to Wii U; Detective Pikachu Japanese release.
      • Universal Studios Nintendo deal in Japan.
      • No Nintendo QOL news.
      • Valkyria Chronicles Remaster coming to the West.
      • Final Fantasy XV release date announcement stream announced.
      • Song of the Deep published by Gamestop.
    • Patreon topics:
      • GameXplain history (background and how the GX crew met)
      • The first game GX crew played, and what got them into general gaming
      • What SNES game should be remastered?
  • Episode 02: Donkey Kong's Family Tree
    • Date: February 15, 2016
    • Appearing: Andre, Derrick, Ash, Tom
    • News topics:
      • Game Trailers shut down.
      • Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) movie a mix of CG/live action, due for 2018.
      • Yooka-Laylee Kartos reveal.
      • 7th Gen? Pokemon Magearna revealed.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Will the NX have a shorter life cycle than usual, and would the GX crew support this?
      • What forgotten series do the GX crew want brought back, and how should it look?
      • If the GX crew could be any game character going through the world, who would they want to be?
      • What game were the GX crew most excited about, but were ultimately disappointed with?
  • Episode 03: Dr. Dre
    • Date: February 22, 2016
    • Appearing: Andre, Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • No plans for DLC in Pokkén Tournament.
      • Lupe Fiasco vs Daigo Umehara controversy.
      • Nintendo Account sign ups available; Miitomo is online-only.
      • Pokemon Super Bowl ad placed first in YouTube Ad Blitz.
      • Sony allegedly bringing back Crash Bandicoot.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Do the GX crew prefer the 2D Mario saga or the 3D Mario saga?
      • Some of the GX crew's favorite video game-based cartoons.
      • The most memorable game soundtracks throughout the years.
  • Episode 04: Welcome to Los Angeles
    • Date: February 29, 2016
    • Appearing: Andre, Derrick, Tom
    • News topics:
      • Capcom considering adding Arcade Mode to Street Fighter V.
      • Sakurai considered adding Geno to Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Smash 4.
      • Vive VR priced at $79.99.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Do the GX crew prefer console or handheld, and why?
      • What would the GX crew want from the NX platform?
      • Should the new Pokemon game follow Fire Emblem Fates' model of release?
      • Any interesting memories from when the GX crew got together for events?
  • Episode 05: Too Much Water
    • Date: March 7, 2016
    • Appearing: Andre, Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Young Conker.
      • Ace Attorney 6 June 9 release, Maya returns.
      • Splatoon shirts coming to Dragon Quest X in Japan.
      • No Mans' Sky releases June 21.
      • Pokémon GO GDC cancelled.
      • Nintendo funding Beyond Good and Evil 2 rumor.
      • NX rumor grab bag.
      • Uncharted 4: A Thief's End delayed to May 10.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What makes a good Nintendo Direct or a bad Nintendo Direct? Surprise, or validation?
      • What is a series the GX crew never thought they would enjoy but loved while playing?
      • What is the GX crew's personal favorite place they have traveled to?
  • Episode 06: Mario's Plumber Crack
    • Date: March 14, 2016
    • Appearing: Andre, Derrick
    • News topics:
      • Aonuma updated on Zelda Wii U, saying he was tightening up the dialogue; Zelda Wii U to be 'a change in flavor' like Ocarina of Time back then.
      • Fable Legends cancelled, Lionhead Studios likely closed.
      • Amazon Japan now allows ordering straight from Japan.
      • Nintendo Universal Studios Japan theme park opening 2020.
      • Dataminer finds The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Picross on eShop.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What is the GX crew's favorite TV show?
      • What do the GX crew think about voice acting in future Zelda titles?
      • What are the GX crew's favorite things to work on in GameXplain, and why?
      • What was the vision when starting up GameXplain and has it held up or changed, and why?
  • Episode 07: Flowery Words
    • Date: March 21, 2016
    • Appearing: Andre, Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • NX controller with haptic buttons "leaked".
      • My Nintendo rewards revealed in Japan.
      • Final Fantasy XV September 30 release date rumor.
      • Microsoft open to Rocket League cross-platform play.
      • Nintendo issued a statement on Bravely Second sidequest changes.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Would the GX crew rather Nintendo create new IPs or focus on re-introducing old franchises?
      • What gaming achievement are the GX crew most proud of?
      • GX crew's thoughts on leaks and the concept of hype
  • Episode 08: What's Up? 7Up
    • Date: March 28, 2016
    • Appearing: Andre, Derrick, Tom
    • News topics:
      • NX controller leak confirmed fake.
      • Nikkei reports Wii U production ending soon.
      • Miitomo takes No. 1 app spot in Japan.
      • Gameplay details of Pokémon GO.
      • Sony supposedly looking into PlayStation 4.5, and Microsoft also looking into hardware upgrades.
    • Patreon news:
      • VR: Future of gaming, or a phase like 3D TVs?
      • What could be at NX's launch that would get people excited and get people back into gaming on Nintendo consoles?
      • What are Andre's thoughts on the Tower of Terror getting a major re-theming?
  • Episode 09
    • Date: April 4, 2016
    • Appearing: Andre, Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • Particularly awesome arcade games
      • What were the GX crew's college experiences like, and what funny experience can they recall?
      • What is the GX crew's favorite Final Fantasy game?
  • Episode 10
    • Date: April 11, 2016
    • Appearing: Andre, Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • After Mario Kart 8, where can the series go?
      • If the GX crew could, would they change any of their reviews in retrospect?
      • Do the GX crew enjoy sports, and if so, what teams do they like?

    Episodes 11- 20 
  • Episode 11
    • Date: April 18, 2016
    • Appearing: Andre, Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • Would the GX crew prefer Nintendo to not make their own console and go third party?
      • What are some of the best, worst, and most exotic food that the GX crew has had in their lives?
      • What are the GX crew's opinions on The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword? How could, or should, Nintendo approach a Skyward Sword HD remake?
  • Episode 12
    • Date: April 25, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • What do the GX crew think of the influx of NX rumors, and are they tired of them? Will the impatience turn into backlash if the rumors turn out to be false?
      • Do the GX crew think that the senior staff at Nintendo are holding back talent, creativity, and fresh ideas?
  • Episode 13
    • Date: May 2, 2016
    • Appearing: Andre, Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Retro Studios possibly working on new IP.
      • Pokemon Gen 1 re-releases downloaded 1.5 million times.
      • Sony made more money with PSN than what Nintendo made all year.
      • Nintendo selling majority stock in Seattle Mariners.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Do the GX crew think, especially in light of Star Fox Zero, that arcade experiences have a place in modern gaming?
      • Which Nintendo console has the best name?
      • What are the GX crew's opinions on anime?
  • Episode 14: Ketchup Packets are the Worst
    • Date: May 9, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • One of the game card developers for Nintendo hints at the NX using game cards.
      • Nintendo only bringing Zelda Wii U to E3.
      • Mighty No. 9 has a new June 21 release date.
      • Star Fox Zero sales at series worst in Japan, while Ratchet & Clank sales at series best in Japan.
      • Persona 5 has an official release date of September 5 in Japan.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's favorite post-apocalyptic setting in a video game?
      • What are some of the GX crew's pet peeves?
      • What is the one thing that the GX crew always wanted to get into, but didn't because of one thing or another?
  • Episode 15: The Passioncast
    • Date: May 16, 2016
    • Appearing: Andre, Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Nintendo adds two new My Nintendo missions.
      • Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice is coming to the West as a digital release in September.
      • Disney Interactive shuts down.
      • Nintendo drops 2DS price from $100 to $80.
      • Vans making Nintendo shoes.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Are the GX crew fans of horror films or games?
      • What are some stressful situations the GX crew has found themselves in, and how did they cope with it?
      • What are the GX crew's favorite game trailers?
  • Episode 16: Real Men Cry
    • Date: May 23, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • 80 million dollar Tetris movie trilogy seemingly in development.
      • Nintendo assures players they are not selling Miitomo info.
      • Pokkén Tournament has sold more copies than Street Fighter V.
      • New 1.1.6 patch for Super Smash Bros. 4 released solely to nerf Bayonetta.
      • Playtonic ends radio silence and raises curtains on Yooka-Laylee.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's opinions on the PlayStation Vita, and what are their favorite Vita games?
      • What were some puzzle games in video games that gave the GX crew 'Aha!' moments when they solved them? What is a puzzle that needs thinking outside of the box, and what is one that is esoteric and unfair?
      • Has a video game made the GX crew cry? If so, why?
  • Episode 17: Do the Duty
    • Date: May 30, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Mega Man cartoon design and a few plot details revealed
      • Mighty No. 9's latest trailer released, and insults 'anime fans on prom night'.
      • More concrete rumors on new Xbox ONE models, including one smaller model, and one more powerful 'Scorpio' model.
      • Shadow of the Eternals might return under new studio name.
      • NX rumor grab bag.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Do the GX crew like Super Mario Galaxy or Super Mario Galaxy 2 better, and why?
      • When it comes to console vs PC, how do the GX crew decide where to play each game, and what factors matter the most to them?
      • What was one of the GX crew's most embarrassing moments that have scarred them to this day?
  • Episode 18: Andre hates Uncharted 2
    • Date: June 6, 2016
    • Appearing: Ash, Andre
    • News topics:
      • Nintendo bringing more than just Zelda Wii U to E3.
      • New rumor on NX says that it is a handheld device that can connect to the TV, and launch is delayed to March 2017 release to accommodate VR development.
      • Overwatch has 7 million players who have logged over 119 million hours.
      • Steam Machines have only sold 500,000 units in the first 7 months.
      • Chrono Trigger's director says he would like to see a new version of the game.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's thoughts on asynchronous gaming?
      • What are the GX crew's earliest gaming experience that they can remember?
      • What are the GX crew's favorite Pixar movies, and are they going to watching Finding Dory?
      • If the GX crew could have any super power, what would it be, and what weakness would they have?
  • Episode 19: The Road to E3
    • Date: June 14, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics: Skipped in favor of E3 preparations
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's favorite video game weapons?
      • Have the GX crew ever had pets, and if so, what are their favorite memories with them?
      • Hidden gems on Nintendo platforms
  • Episode 20: Derrick's Inside Job
    • Date: June 27, 2016
    • Appearing: Andre, Ash, Tom, Matthew (from Studio Ravenheart)
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • What is the GX crew's favorite upcoming game not on a Nintendo console?
      • What are the GX crew's personal finales to a game?
      • What are the GX crew's personal favorite Zelda games, and do they think Breath of the Wild will change that?
      • What boss battle did the GX crew find memorable?

    Episodes 21- 30 
  • Episode 21: The Intention of an Oreo
    • Date: July 4, 2016
    • Appearing: Andre, Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • Are there any games that the GX crew think that don't live up to their memories of it?
      • What are the GX crew's favorite snack?
      • What do the GX crew think about silent protagonists and blank NPCs?
  • Episode 22: Pokemon Go and Funny Looks
    • Date: July 11, 2016
    • Appearing: Ash, Derrick
    • News topics:
      • Pokémon GO releases in certain regions, and becomes the highest grossing game on iTunes charts; has launch issues.
      • Shigeru Miyamoto reconfirms Pikmin 4 in development, but not a priority at the moment.
      • Nintendo says that Paper Mario: Color Splash's story may make players cry.
      • Game Theory gives the Pope a copy of Under Tale.
      • No Man's Sky goes gold.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What Super Mario All-Stars-esque collection would the GX crew like to see next?
      • What are the GX crew's thoughts on Clover Studios and Platinum Games?
      • What is the GX crew's favorite Dreamcast era Sonic game?
      • What is the GX crew's favorite Classic Mega Man title?
  • Episode 23: What's Old is New Again
    • Date: July 18, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • NES Classic Edition revealed by Nintendo.
      • It's possible to request new Pokémon GO stops and gyms.
      • Darkrai revealed for Pokkén Tournament arcade version.
      • Universal Studios Japan's Nintendo area exceeds the size of Harry Potter's.
    • Patreon topics:
      • If the GX crew had to get a gaming tattoo, what would it be, and would they ever actually get it?
      • What are the GX crew's thoughts on a Zelda GO? What other Pokemon GO-like game can they think of?
      • What is the worst part of the GX crew's favorite games?
      • In games that let players rename the avatar character, what is the go-to name for the GX crew?
  • Episode 24: Kid tested. Mother approved
    • Date: July 25, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • Are the GX crew readers, and if so, which one is their favorite? Which one has that sort of 'Nintendo magic'?
      • Best cereal?
      • What are the GX crew's favorite and least favorite Sonic game?
  • Episode 25: Captain Planet Ruins Everything
    • Date: August 2, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Lady Layton announced for Nintendo 3DS and smartphones.
      • Pokemon GO Plus delayed until September.
      • A new NX rumor from Eurogamer says that it is a hybrid device with detachable controllers, and can play mobile games.
      • Sonic 2017, by the Colors/Generations team, is announced for NX, PS4, and Xbox One.
    • Patreon topics:
      • “You're in charge of the NX reveal. Your word is law, and you can erase or negate any decision currently at Nintendo. How do you go about this? Finally, you have the power to poof into existence any one launch title that's not Zelda.”
      • What are the GX crew's thoughts on extraterrestrial life?
      • If the GX crew were gym leaders, what type would they use, and who would be their star Pokemon?
  • Episode 26: Accidental Existentialism
    • Date: August 8, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Niantic explains why tracker sites have been shut down for Pokémon GO.
      • The new Pokémon Sun and Moon trailer.
      • VIZ is reprinting Nintendo Power's Super Mario Adventures comic.
      • Report from mvcuk.com says that there will be a new Mario, and Game Freak-developed Pokemon game within the first 6 months of the NX release.
      • Level-5 announces that Lady Layton is being localized.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Has there been any part of a video game that made the GX crew feel like their time was wasted? Has there ever been an entire game that felt like a waste of time?
      • How much stock do the GX crew put into reviews of anything?
      • What do the GX crew think is the best Pokemon generation, and which generation has the best set of designs?
      • What Pokemon do the GX crew want to see Alolan forms for?
  • Episode 27: Derrick was Here, Ash is a Loser
    • Date: August 15, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Petrit de Haan (covering Gamescom news for GX)
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are Ash's favorite Rhythm Heaven minigame, and could he recommend any other rhythm game franchises?
      • Do the GX crew have a video game backlog, and how do they deal with it?
      • What are some things the GX crew missed out on in their childhood because it was viewed as 'lame' and 'uncool'?
  • Episode 28: In Which We Discuss French Politics
    • Date: August 22, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • The $270 Final Fantasy XV Collector's Edition doesn't include the Season Pass, and the game has been delayed to November.
      • A French mayor has banned Pokémon GO from his village.
      • Konami reveals Metal Gear Survive.
      • Turtonator and Crabrawler revealed for Pokémon Sun and Moon during Gamescom.
      • Pokkén Tournament has shipped over 1 million copies worldwide.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What do the GX crew think about IGN and the Sonic fanbase, on the topic of 'Sonic was never good'?
      • Which game would the GX crew want to play for the first time all over again?
  • Episode 29: Born Again Pizza
    • Date: August 29, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • PS Plus increases cost from $50 per year to $60 per year.
      • Nintendo acquires distribution company Jesnet.
      • Pokémon GO has lost 10 million players since its peak.
      • The Rio Olympics ended with the announcement of Tokyo as the next location, and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe came dressed as Mario.
    • Patreon topics:
      • If the GX crew could make a TV show for any video game character, who would it be?
      • Do the GX crew have any funny or interesting stories that's happened to them before in the workplace?
      • Since the time of the Wii U is coming to an end, what are the GX crew's top 3 Wii U games?
  • Episode 30: Oh Snap, Dawg! Bill's Donut Fetish
    • Date: September 19, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Andre finished the analysis for Zelda.
      • Nintendo UK has a release date for Breath of the Wild amiibos.
      • Sony reveals the PlayStation 4 Pro.
      • New trailer shown for Kingdom Hearts III.
      • The GameCube turned 15 years old.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's top 3 GameCube games?
      • What is the GX crew's personal definitions for a spinoff game?
      • What is a Nintendo Direct that got the GX crew excited?
      • Do the GX crew have any memories of playing games while sick, and do they have any games they do play while they are sick nowadays?

    Episodes 31- 40 
  • Episode 31: Featuring The Construction Workers!
    • Date: September 26, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Paper Mario: Color Splash was accidentally made playable to preloaded copies for a short while.
      • Rumor goes that Nintendo is asking retailers to order their last batch of Wii Us before they cease production.
      • Breath of the Wild amiibo release dates confirmed by Nintendo UK website.
      • Platinum Games made a blog post on the Bayonetta amiibo.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What indie games could the GX crew recommend on the Wii U?
      • What games are the GX crew looking forward to by the end of 2016?
      • How would the GX crew rank the six Nintendo home consoles?
      • How do the GX crew balance being informative and entertaining?
  • Episode 32: Derrick Goes Fishing
    • Date: October 3, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Another Beyond Good & Evil 2 teaser artwork has been shown off.
      • Japan has their own NES Classic Edition, called the Famicom Classic Mini.
      • A new trailer for Shovel Knight appearing in Yooka-Laylee was released.
      • Niantic said that Pokémon GO traffic went 50 times beyond their estimates.
      • According to an old interview with Miyamoto, Mario is allegedly 24-25 years old.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Is there a universally panned game that the GX crew enjoyed regardless?
      • If the GX crew had to introduce gaming to a younger relative, what is the ideal way to do it - with old games or modern games?
      • What are the GX crew's thoughts on rage quitters?
  • Episode 33: This Episode is Sick
    • Date: October 10, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's favorite movie games?
      • How do the GX crew come up with questions for interviews?
      • Could the GX crew say something nice about each other?
  • Episode 34: No Morbid Topics Here!
    • Date: October 17, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • Which games have gotten the biggest emotional responses out of the GX crew?
      • Do the GX crew believe that there's a duty to die?
      • What 5 games (except for the obligatory ones) would the GX crew like to see on a potential SNES Classic Edition?
  • Episode 35: Switching Things Up
    • Date: October 24, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Red Dead Redeption 2 revealed on the same day as the Nintendo Switch.
      • Rumor goes that Beyond Good & Evil 2 is an expanded reboot that may be exclusive to Nintendo Switch.
      • Mario series cosplay Pikachu merchandise will be sold in Japan.
      • Shinen Games now developing for Nintendo Switch.
      • Samsung issues DMCA notices to Youtube videos of Grand Theft Auto V mods that show Samsung Note 7s as bombs.
      • Super Mario Run still scheduled for a December release, and is being developed by De NA.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Do the GX crew have any rituals that help them sleep?
      • The GX crew's top 5 most played games on the Nintendo 3DS according to the tracking feature.
      • Have the GX crew ever gone to any console release events?
  • Episode 36: Now You're Podcasting With Power
    • Date: October 31, 2016
    • Appearing: Ash, Andre
    • News topics:
      • Final Fantasy XV has finally gone gold.
      • Square Enix announced Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix for PS4.
      • Pokémon Sun and Moon are the best pre-selling games in Nintendo history.
      • Another new character is coming to Pokkén Tournament arcade version.
      • Klonoa is getting an animated feature film.
      • Sega now has the rights to make a game for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
    • Patreon topics:
      • How do the GX crew feel about basically being this generation's Nintendo Power?
      • What's the scariest, creepiest, or most unsettling experience of the GX crew's lives?
      • How much does it kill the GX crew when they know game details that they can't tell the viewers about?
      • What is the GX crew's favorite announcement in recent years?
  • Episode 37: These Topics SUCK
    • Date: November 7, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • How do the GX crew organize their discussions?
      • Have the GX crew ever thought about making merchandise?
      • Have the GX crew ever had any terrible experiences with any public or private services?
      • Which Luigi's Mansion game has the better atmosphere?
  • Episode 38: Canadian Andre
    • Date: November 28, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Tom
    • News topics:
      • Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is done, and nearing release.
      • Ditto has been added to Pokémon GO.
      • Todd Howard from Bethesda says that the Nintendo Switch is the best demo he's seen.
      • Pokemon Uranium and Another Metroid 2 Remake have been removed from the Best Fan Game category at the Game Awards.
      • Nintendo is partnering with Scrap to make Zelda Escape Rooms.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What do the GX crew think goes into making a trailer that sticks with them?
      • What are the GX crew's takes on immersion in games?
      • The GX crew's favorite Thanksgiving memories, specifically regarding food.
  • Episode 39: The X Factor
    • Date: December 5, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • What do the GX crew think about the statement that 'games are for kids'?
      • What supporting character would the GX crew like to get a feature game?
      • What is the GX crew's favorite season?
      • What is the GX crew's favorite thing to collect?
      • What was one of the GX crew's favorite Christmas gifts they have received?
  • Episode 40: Andre Free is the Way to Be
    • Date: December 12, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • Who is the GX crew's favorite superhero/ine, and which version of the character across different media?
      • How do the GX crew feel about diversity in games?
      • What are the GX crew's favorite teams or character parties in terms of camaraderie?
      • Have the GX crew ever received a Christmas present video game that they then spent the whole day playing?

    Episodes 41- 50 
  • Episode 41: You Are Not Worthless
    • Date: December 19, 2016
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Mega Man 1-6 are coming to iOS.
      • Pokémon GO is the most searched Google term in 2016.
      • Pokémon GO adds Gen 2 Pokemon only through Baby Pokemon by hatching new Eggs.
      • Valkyria Revolution is coming to the West.
      • Yooka-Laylee dated for an April 27 release, and the Wii U version is cancelled.
      • Super Mario Run has been downloaded 2.85 million times on Day 1.
      • Super Nintendo World concept art for Universal Studios Japan has been revealed.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Do the GX crew listen to anything while they work?
      • How do the GX crew feel about video game pricing in general?
      • What are the GX crew's worst fears?
      • Do the GX crew or anybody they know have disabilities or limitations they have had to learn to cope with?
  • Episode 42: It's All Ash's Fault
    • Date: January 2, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Devil's Third online servers shut down.
      • A sequel to Crashmo on Wii U is supposedly cancelled.
      • A Freedom Planet 2 demo is coming in January 2017.
      • Nintendo trademarks Eternal Darkness.
      • A pilot for a cancelled Trauma Team TV series was leaked.
      • More details leaked about what to expect from the January 12, 2017 Nintendo Switch event.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What is the one E3 announcement that could trump all other things, in this post-FFXV-and-The Last Guardians-release world?
      • Do the GX crew think Nintendo should invent new IPs instead of working on old IPs?
      • What do the GX crew think is the biggest gaming blunder of 2016?
      • Derrick and Ash's top 10th to top 6th most played Wii U games.
  • Episode 43: Wario & Waluigi Partners in Crime
    • Date: January 9, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre
    • News topics:
      • A Nintendo Treehouse stream has been announced for right after the Nintendo Switch event.
      • Hyperkin announced six different Nintendo Switch accessories.
      • Beyond Good & Evil 2 supposedly is a limited time exclusive on Nintendo Switch, with only a digital version for other platforms.
      • Mass Effect: Andromeda releases on March 21, and does not have a Switch version.
      • Super Mario Run has made 30 million dollars from 90 million downloads.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Andre's top 12th to top 6th most played Wii U games.
      • What are the GX crew's favorite and least favorite Kirby games?
      • What is the GX crew's favorite franchise reboot?
      • If the GX crew were to create a video game with a video game villain as the main character, who would it be about, and what would gameplay be like?
      • What surprise do the GX crew want to see at the Nintendo Switch event in January?
  • Episode 44: Crying About Zelda
    • Date: January 23, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • The Nintendo Switch will not have streaming services at launch.
      • Nintendo Switch will support 2TB SD Cards when they become available.
      • Reggie promises no shortages for the Nintendo Switch.
      • There is no dual audio option for Breath of the Wild.
      • Nintendo may have sold a ROM of Super Mario Bros. instead of an original version on the Wii Virtual Console.
      • Nintendo reveals a March release for Super Mario Run on Android.
      • Scalebound was cancelled.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Do the GX crew feel that their job sometimes gets in the way of fully enjoying games?
      • When the GX crew go to press events, what makes for a good experience?
      • What would be a dealbreaker for getting the Nintendo Switch, if the GX crew didn't require one for their jobs?
      • What is the first video game track that the GX crew heard that made them appreciate it more?
  • Episode 45: Hidden Costs
    • Date: January 30, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Ash is an Associate Producer on the upcoming animated Klonoa movie.
      • Square Enix and Marvel announced a multi-game collaboration based on the Avengers.
      • Pokemon Bank and Pokemon Transporter have been released, and Missingno is still screwing things up.
      • Pokemon Duel, based on the Pokemon Trading Figure Game, got a surprise release in the West.
      • New leaked footage for the Mega Man cartoon has surfaced.
      • According to Aonuma, Breath of the Wild has an alternate ending.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What makes video games so expensive to make?
      • Would Nintendo consoles be more appealing if they bundled a Pro Controller with it instead of the 'gimmick' controller?
      • Have the GX crew thought of covering more than just Nintendo?
  • Episode 46: Happy Anniversary!
    • Date: February 7, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • PS4 is finally getting external hard drive support.
      • Jackbox Party Pack 3 is coming to Nintendo Switch.
      • Nintendo reveals a 2,000-3,000 yen/year price range for their paid online.
      • NES Classic Edition sold 1.5 million copies according to Nintendo's financial briefing.
      • Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix has a problem on the box art with Xion's missing hand.
      • Yooka-Laylee has gone gold for an April 11 release.
      • Fan game Mega Man 2.5D was just released.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Does a remake devalue the original game? Would the GX crew want a remake of their favorite game?
      • Do the GX crew have any guidebooks they love or loathe, and are artbooks the successor to strategy guides?
      • Who are the GX crew's favorite couples in gaming, and why?
  • Episode 47: We Finally Did It!
    • Date: February 13, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Castlevania is getting an animated series in 2017 based on Castlevania III.
      • E3 in 2017 will be open to the public.
      • No new Skylanders game in 2017.
      • Nintendo officially announced that Project Giant Robot is cancelled.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's biggest pet peeves in video games, and what games are they the worst in?
      • If the GX crew could meet any celebrity from any time, who would it be and why?
      • With Breath of the Wild's release, how long do the GX crew think it will take for them to complete it?
      • The GX crew's Top 5 most played Wii U games.
  • Episode 48: The Ruffles Pope
    • Date: February 20, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Pokémon GO gets more Gen 2 Pokemon, Berries, clothing, and more.
      • Splash! Magikarp! announced for smartphones,
      • Nintendo talks about 2D Zelda games on Switch being a possibility.
      • The new PS4 firmware ver. 4.5 adds Boost Mode for the PS4 Pro, and other updates.
      • Nintendo Switch UI leaked.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What is the GX crew's favorite snack while gaming?
      • What difficulty do the GX crew usually choose when first playing a game?
      • How important is it to match the game to the reviewer, in terms of familiarity?
  • Episode 49: Switch Envy
    • Date: February 27, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ted (from BrainScratch Commentaries)
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • What console games from the past would Derrick and Ted have played more if they could have taken it on the go like they now can with the Switch?
      • In what unique ways would Derrick and Ted want the unique Joy-Con features to be used, or would they rather Nintendo not force these features?
      • Has Derrick and Ted's favorite Nintendo franchise changed over time?
      • What's with gamers that makes console wars so prevalent with them? Have Derrick and Ted participated in console warring before?
  • Episode 50: Nintentional Decisions
    • Date: March 6, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Nintendo will sell neon red and blue Joy-Cons separately, but in an opposite arrangement from the default one.
      • The Pokemon anime's 20th movie is a retelling of the original TV series.
      • Nintendo added a bad-tasting coating agent to Switch cartridges, and now everyone is tasting them.
      • Nintendo's GDC presentation showed off a prototype for Breath of the Wild, and the developers talked about how the game was made.
      • The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller is apparently compatible with PC.
      • The Mega Man Legacy Collection developers are working on a new compilation.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What did the GX crew's friends and family think when they chose video game journalism as their career choice?
      • What do the GX crew think about Kid Icarus: Uprising, and what would they want to see in a sequel?
      • Do the GX crew usually wear pants while working on video content?
      • If the GX crew were in the Zelda series, who would be Power, Wisdom, and Courage respectively?

    Episodes 51- 60 
  • Episode 51: Flying Solo
    • Date: March 13, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick
    • News topics:
      • The Nintendo Switch and Breath of the Wild are sales successes globally.
      • The Zelda art director says that the reason Link doesn't wear a hat is because they couldn't make it look cool.
      • Konami plans to release an update for Super Bomberman R that will fix the online controller lag.
      • Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is getting an update with a new Hardcore Mode.
      • Nintendo has hidden a message on the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are Derrick's thoughts on Logan?
      • What is Derrick's favorite fast food chain?
      • What was the first mobile game that Derrick purchased?
      • Does Derrick like to cook, and if so, what's his specialty? If not, then what does he order?
      • What TV show made for adults did Derrick like to watch as a kid?
      • If Derrick could choose a different career, what would it be?
      • What other flavor of Nintendo Switch game card is Nintendo going to release?
      • What sort of jobs has Derrick done before?
      • Does GameXplain focus or give weight to pricing when reviewing a game?
  • Episode 52: Pretty Crap
    • Date: March 20, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Nintendo plans to double production of the Nintendo Switch.
      • Nintendo Switch digital purchases earn players more Gold Points.
      • Someone has found all 900 Korok Seeds in Breath of the Wild.
      • Capcom announced the Disney Afternoon Collection.
      • Super Bomberman R is the first Bomberman game since 1998 to break 50 thousand in sales in Japan.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Why do gamers usually hate sports, and do the GX crew play any sports?
      • Does the location or time the GX crew play games spoil or enhance the experience?
      • What is the GX crew's most anticipated indie game on or coming to the Switch?
      • How do the GX crew deal with getting sidetracked in Breath of the Wild?
  • Episode 53: We All Gotta Splat Sometimes
    • Date: March 27, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Super Mario Run finally released for Android.
      • Nintendo is going to fix the Joy-Con faults for free.
      • Seiken Densetsu Collection is coming to Nintendo Switch.
      • There was a USA Nintendo fan who wanted to work for Nintendo of Japan, and internet users have found his name in the credits for Breath of the Wild.
      • A new teaser for the new Mega Man cartoon was leaked.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are some of the best vacations the GX crew has had, and where would they go given the chance?
      • What Keyblade would Derrick and Ash like to see in Kingdom Hearts III?
      • What game(s) does it kill the GX crew to not have played yet due to a lack of time?
  • Episode 54: Deja Vu
    • Date: April 3, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Konami announced free DLC for Super Bomberman R.
      • A patch for Breath of the Wild that improves framerate was released by Nintendo.
      • New cutscenes were added to Chapter 13 of Final Fantasy XV.
      • Lego City Undercover for Nintendo Switch has a boxart error on physical copies.
      • Nintendo Switch sales have nearly doubled in Japan.
      • Persona 5 will not be able to be streamed from within the PS4 console at all forever.
      • Sega announced that Valkyria Revolution is coming out in the West on June 27 for $40.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What is Japan like, and will not knowing Japanese be a huge problem if traveling there? Also, why did GameXplain choose to review Batman: Arkham Knight of all things?
      • Do the GX crew value story, presentation, or gameplay more?
      • What can other Nintendo Switch games do to facilitate both long and short play sessions like Breath of the Wild?
  • Episode 55: French Fries and a Frosty
    • Date: April 10, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre
    • News topics:
      • The final specs for the Xbox One Scorpio have been revealed.
      • Atlus reveals strict guidelines for streaming Persona 5 which seem more like an embargo.
      • Bloomberg reports that the Nintendo Switch might be bigger than the Wii.
      • Pokémon GO still has 5 million daily active users.
      • Madcatz has filed for bankruptcy.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Shower or bath?
      • What's the GX crew's favorite fast food joints?
      • Which one do the GX crew prefer more, 2D or 3D Zelda?
  • Episode 56: I Will Always Be More Physical
    • Date: April 18, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Tom
    • News topics:
      • Nintendo announced that 906,000 Switch units were sold in March 2017, and 925,000 copies of Breath of the Wild were sold.
      • Russia is the only region to have a Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Switch bundle.
      • Nintendo is paying piracy bounties to find vulnerabilities in the system.
      • The NES Classic Edition is going to be discontinued.
      • Microsoft is looking to add a refund service for digital games, similar to Steam.
      • This week is Peter Moore's last days working for EA Sports.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Is it time to go full digital for all video games?
      • What would the GX crew like to see in a theoretical PlayStation Switch?
      • Do the GX crew prefer Zelda: The Wind Waker's or Breath of the Wild's format of exploration more?
      • Are the GX crew fans of Samurai Jack, and if so, what do they think of the latest season?
  • Episode 57: Kicking It Old School
    • Date: April 24, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Super Bomberman R's update has been released, and it adds new levels, fixes, and an upgrade to 60fps. New Konami franchise-inspired Bombers were also teased.
      • Nintendo partners with Target for a Mario Kart 8 Deluxe promotional campaign.
      • A new rumor from Eurogamer says that the reason why the NES Classic Edition was discontinued is because Nintendo is making a SNES Classic Edition.
      • Lady Layton has been renamed as Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy, and releases in Japan on July 20 for Nintendo 3DS. Strangely, it is also releasing worldwide on the same day... but on smartphones.
      • The Splatoon manga has been licensed by Viz for a 2017 release.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Could Nintendo benefit from having different versions of the Nintendo Switch?
      • What games so far stand out as Game of the Year candidates?
      • If MOTHER 3 gets censored because of the Magypsies, should people buy the game even if it may be supporting LGBT censorship?
  • Episode 58: Bowser Jr's Booty
    • Date: May 1, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 was rated in Korea, and seems to include Mega Man 6 to 10.
      • Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is coming out on September 19, 2017.
      • Nintendo will not have a press conference at E3, and more details will come later.
      • The New 2DS was announced by Nintendo.
      • Reggie Fils-Aimes says that new 3DS titles will be announced at and after E3, at their own schedule.
      • Night Trap 25th Anniversary was announced.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What is the GX crew's take on playing games in public places?
      • What other remakes in the style of Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap would the GX crew like to see?
      • What is the ideal way to progress through the Kingdom Hearts series?
      • What is the GX crew's favorite pizza place?
  • Episode 59: Our Biggest Loser
    • Date: May 8, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's top 5 most used fighters in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U?
      • What are the GX crew's thoughts on minimaps, and how can open-world games guide players better?
      • How do the Joy-Cons stack up to previous Nintendo controllers, and what are the GX crew's favorite Nintendo controllers? How about the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller?
      • What are the GX crew's thoughts on diets?
  • Episode 60: BYOS
    • Date: May 15, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Tom
    • News topics:
      • Alan Wake is being pulled from the Xbox 360 and Steam digital stores due to expiring music rights.
      • In Splatoon 2, maps rotate every 2 hours instead of 4.
      • The earnings for Yo-Kai Watch are down 80% from the previous year.
      • The Nintendo Switch version of Rime is now $30 digital, and $40 physical with a soundtrack, thanks to fan backlash.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Maple syrup or fake syrup on pancakes?
      • Have the GX crew ever been pulled over or been in trouble with the cops?
      • Has anybody recognized the GX crew outside of conventions?

    Episodes 61- 70 
  • Episode 61: Kittens, Puppies & Stupid Babies
    • Date: May 29, 2017
    • Appearing: Ash, Andre
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's favorite theme parks and roller coasters?
      • What are the GX crew's thoughts on pets?
      • Why do the GX crew think the Gamecube controller is the best one?
  • Episode 62: Stay Proud
    • Date: June 5, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is coming to the Nintendo Switch eShop on June 8 in NA.
      • Hori reveals the official Splatoon 2 headset.
      • A Nintendo Switch was test dropped from 1,000 feet, and it survived.
      • Lab Zero Games reveals that Indivisible is coming to the Nintendo Switch as an additional platform.
      • Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's full roster has been leaked.
      • Far Cry 5 revealed.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Do the GX crew have any game series they would want to get into if they had the time?
      • What are the GX crew's Games of the Half-year?
      • What would the GX crew consider their favorite Pixar movie, and why?
      • What do the GX crew think about having a LGBT+ main character in a story-driven game?
  • Episode 63: Ugh, Bug!
  • Episode N64: The Pun Machine
    • Date: June 29, 2017
    • Appearing: Andre, Tom
    • News topics:
      • Reggie says that more Nintendo Switch games are coming, and the Animal Crossing mobile is still coming as well.
      • The Nintendo Switch has been updated to Ver. 3.0 firmware.
      • Sonic Mania will apparently be the largest Classic Sonic game yet.
      • E3 security apparently wasn't as tight as it should have been.
    • Patreon topics:
      • The GX crew's favorite and least favorite N64 games.
      • What is the GX crew's fondest memories with the N64?
      • What other series should Nintendo resurrect other than Metroid?
      • What did the GX crew feel about the Beyond Good & Evil 2 trailer?
  • Episode 65: Default to Splat
    • Date: July 3, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • When playing a fighting game, what factors help the GX crew choose their mains?
      • What are the GX crew's favorite game-original songs?
      • Are the GX crew ready to transition over to Xbox?
      • What does the GX crew's breakfast consist of?
  • Episode 66: Chrono Crossing Route 66
    • Date: July 10, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • What is the GX crew's favorite piece of DLC?
      • Is Chrono Cross a worthy sequel to Chrono Trigger, and do the GX crew have any tips for the game?
      • What are the GX crew's dream road trips?
  • Episode 67: Evo-a-Go-Go!
    • Date: July 17, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Nintendo has ended production of the regular New Nintendo 3DS.
      • Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom's release date has been delayed to January 19, 2018.
      • ARMS has been updated to version 2.0.
      • The showrunner for the animated Castle Vania show wants to tackle Metroid as well.
      • This is the second anniversary of Satoru Iwata's death.
      • Shantae is currently a free DLC character for Blaster Master Zero.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Any suggestions to avoid negativity on the internet?
      • What kind of clothing do the GX crew like to wear?
      • Who are the GX crew's favorite Youtubers?
  • Episode 68: Milkshaking It Up
    • Date: July 24, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre
    • News topics:
      • Archie Comics is no longer publishing Sonic the Comic, and IDW has picked up the license in the wake of this news.
      • The next Splatfest is Mayo vs Ketchup.
      • Splatoon is getting an anime.
      • Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy is getting Stormy Ascent as a limited-time-free DLC.
      • A Toy Story world has been revealed for Kingdom Hearts III. Also, Kingdom Hearts III will have fewer Disney worlds in total than Kingdom Hearts II.
    • Patreon topics:
      • 2D or 3D Metroid?
      • What are the GX crew's favorite arcade memories?
      • What's the best milkshake flavor?
  • Episode 69: Thor Disapproves
    • Date: July 31, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Splatoon 2 has sold 650,000 copies in its first 3 days in Japan.
      • Nintendo put out their financial review, which reveals that 4.7 million Switches have already been sold.
      • Mighty No. 9 physical rewards have been sent out, but aren't even assembled.
      • A Hat in Time is coming to PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
      • A sealed copy of Super Mario Bros. has been sold for $30,000 at an auction.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Why do gamers have to argue over what's better?
      • How do the GX crew cheer themselves up when they're feeling down? Have they dealt with the grief of losing a loved one?
      • Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, or Final Fantasy XV?
  • Episode 70: GX at the Movies!
    • Date: August 7, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Super Mario Odyssey is to be rated E10+ instead of E.
      • Dragon Quest XI sells over 2 million copies in Japan in the first two days of its release.
      • Sega released a new Special Stage trailer for Sonic Mania.
      • King Knight's campaign in Shovel Knight will be playable at PAX West.
      • Monster Hunter XX's demo is coming to the Switch soon, and the full game will determine Capcom's support for the system.
      • Resident Evil Revelations 1 + 2 is coming to Nintendo Switch.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What other tech do the GX crew use in their lives?
      • Who were the GX crew's first fictional crushes?
      • What are the GX crew's favorite movies and movie genres?

    Episodes 71- 80 
  • Episode 71: When I Grow Up
    • Date: August 14, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Johnny (from Some Call Me Johnny)
    • News topics:
      • Sonic Mania on PC has been delayed for two weeks, and Sonic the Hedgehog will be given out for free as an apology instead.
      • Nintendo is facing a lawsuit for the Joy-Con design by Gamevice.
      • Apollo Justice Ace Attorney is being ported to Nintendo 3DS.
      • Mystery art has appeared in Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 that seems to be completely new.
      • The Nintendo World Championships is coming back this year.
      • A new Fortune Street game was announced in Japan.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What did Derrick and Johnny want to be when they were young?
      • What are Derrick and Johnny's thoughts on Metroid: Other M?
      • Which series has better music, Mario or Sonic?
  • Episode 72: Flying Solo Part Deux
    • Date: August 21, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick
    • News topics:
      • The latest Splatfest is Flight vs Invisibility.
      • A Splatoon 2 Nintendo Switch bundle will be coming to North America as a Wal-Mart exclusive at $380.
      • A new candy-based fighter is coming to ARMS.
      • Hideki Kamiya says that NieR: Automata saved PlatinumGames.
      • The Nintendo Switch will have more high-budget gaming exclusives in 9 months than the Xbox One has had in the past 2 years.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Has Derrick ever gone camping?
      • Is Derrick satisfied with the Nintendo Switch five months in?
      • Which classic zones would Derrick want to see in a potential Sonic Mania 2?
      • What other franchises would Derrick want to see get a Sonic Mania-like treatment?
      • Does Derrick go for a particular character type when playing RPGs like D&D or The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim?
      • Has Derrick ever felt a need to re-review a game?
      • Do native English speakers like Derrick understand everything Donald Duck says?
      • When does Derrick think Retro Studios' new game will be revealed, and what does he think it will be?
      • What was doing the dual review for Sonic Mania like for Derrick?
      • What's it like being a smaller video game journalist group compared to sites like Game Spot or IGN?
      • What are Derrick's favorite books?
  • Episode 73: Ham Cubes & Vanilla Pudding
    • Date: August 28, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • What unfinished video game stories other than Half-Life 2 Episode 3 would the GX crew like to hear the conclusions to?
      • What are the GX crew's most nostalgic games of all time?
      • What sort of fries do the GX crew like?
  • Episode 74: F-Zero Revengeance
    • Date: September 4, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Yacht Club revealed the Plague Knight, Specter Knight, and King Knight amiibo.
      • King Knight's gameplay has finally been shown off.
      • Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes revealed for Nintendo Switch.
      • Sonic Forces is releasing on November 7, 2017.
      • Fire Emblem Warriors is coming out on October 20, 2017.
      • You can choose Graphics or Framerate mode in Fire Emblem Warriors.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's thoughts on whether VR will become mainstream?
      • What do the GX crew think about leaving out most character development in lieu for more gameplay, and leaving the character development to side materials in other mediums?
      • What other weird game crossovers would the GX crew like to see, in the vein of Mario + Rabbids?
  • Episode 75: Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Peach
    • Date: September 11, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • L.A. Noire is getting a remastered version, and it's coming to Nintendo Switch.
      • Mario is no longer a plumber.
      • Peach seems to have her own Cappy in Super Mario Odyssey.
      • There are now 10 confirmed worlds in Super Mario Odyssey.
      • Resident Evil Revelations Collection is coming to the Switch in November.
      • The CEO of the Pokemon Company admitted that he didn't expect the Switch to be a success.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What's the process behind making analysis videos?
      • Are there any games the GX crew originally didn't like, but do now, and vice versa?
      • What other last generation games would the GX crew want to see on the Nintendo Switch?
  • Episode 76: A Little Longer For You
    • Date: September 25, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • DOOM (2016) on Nintendo Switch will require an extra download for the multiplayer component.
      • Okami HD announced for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
      • SNES Classic Edition sales have been extended to 2018, and Nintendo is shipping as many units as the NES Classic Edition did in its lifetime on the SNES Classic Edition's launch day.
      • Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap developers have stated that the Nintendo Switch version sold better than all the other platforms combined.
      • Mutant Mudds developer Jools Watsham said that Chicken Wiggle, released on Nintendo 3DS, had shockingly low sales.
      • Hackers and dataminers have found NES Golf on every Nintendo Switch, and it's only playable on the day of Satoru Iwata's death when doing his 'Directly' gesture with the Joy-Cons.
      • A new Dissidia Final Fantasy NT trailer reveals Noctis as a playable character.
      • Final Fantasy IX will be ported to the PS4 with all the extra features FF 7 on PS4 got.
      • Celica and Lyn were revealed as playable characters in Fire Emblem Warriors.
      • Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon got a new trailer that shows off an expanded Pokedex, remixed trials, and Mantine surfing.
      • Roll from Mega Man is getting a Nendoroid, but Roll is sporting a new design.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's thoughts on lootboxes?
      • Do the GX crew listen to music while they work, and if so, what genre?
      • Do artists work better with constraints such as technical limitations, or when constraints are removed?
      • What are the GX crew's favorite Nintendo first-party games on each of the Nintendo home consoles?
  • Episode 77: Sonic's Hooters
    • Date: October 2, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • What do the GX crew think about the statement that game devs don't want to be transparent with the fans because of toxic fanbases?
      • What are the GX crew's favorite Halloween activity, and what are their favorite Ghost or Dark-type Pokemon?
      • What's the moment in the GX crew's gaming life where they were the most excited about a game or a gaming system? Was it during their childhood or was it more recent?
  • Episode 78: Wolfman's Got Nards
    • Date: October 9, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Tom
    • News topics:
      • Capcom announced a Street Fighter V Arcade Edition for January 2018.
      • Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition to come out on December 5.
      • Vampires vs Werewolves Splatfest in Splatoon 2.
      • Yacht Club said that Shovel Knight has sold more units on Switch out of the gate than any other platform.
      • The Untitled Goose Game announced.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Has playing video games influenced the GX crew into learning about other knowledge areas?
      • What's the worst the GX crew has been incapacitated, and how did they cope with it video game-wise?
      • What is the favorite city the GX crew's been to, and why?
      • Has there been a game series the GX crew ignored for a long time, but loved it once they tried it out?
  • Episode 79: Of Milk & Cookies
    • Date: October 16, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Ed Boon says that he could see Injustice 2 working on Nintendo Switch.
      • IDW's Sonic Comic panel reveals that the comic will start in April 2018, and will be written by Ian Flynn.
      • Ian Flynn is also a 4-part prequel comic to Sonic Forces.
      • The PS2 version of Soul Calibur 2 was originally supposed to have Cloud as a guest character.
      • The SNES Classic Edition Mini has been successfully hacked.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What was it like for Ash to help make the Shovel Knight artbook, and who are the GX crew's favorite and least favorite Order of No Quarter Knights?
      • What is the worst experience the GX crew have had in a good game?
      • If the GX crew had to lose one of their five senses to enhance another, what would they choose?
      • Did the GX crew ever have to trade in games to buy something else?
  • Episode 80: It's Chaos, Be Kind
    • Date: October 23, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Visceral Games has been shut down by EA.
      • The Nintendo Switch has sold 2 million units in the US alone.
      • Gen 3 Pokemon are joining Pokémon GO starting with the Halloween event.
      • Fire Emblem Warriors' DLC has been announced to be coming in three packs, and the new playable characters were leaked.
      • Nintendo Switch has been updated to version 4.0 firmware, which adds video capture.
      • Blazblue Cross Tag Battle has been announced, and it is coming to Nintendo Switch as well.
    • Patreon topics:
      • How do the GX crew define 'Metroidvania'?
      • Has GameXplain been affected by the tightening of Nintendo of America's review copy process?
      • A list of the GX crew's top 5 PlayStation 1 games.

    Episodes 81- 90 
  • Episode 81: Odyssey, Ya See
    • Date: October 30, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • The Japanese Sonic Forces demo came out, but it only lets you play for one minute.
      • Microsoft is ceasing production of the Kinect.
      • The Switch 4.0 update adds support for Gamecube controllers via the Wii U adapter.
      • Bandai Namco announced that Dragon Ball Fighter Z is releasing on January 26, 2018, and has 8 DLC characters.
      • Nintendo released 'Jump Up, Super Star' on iTunes, and it briefly reached Top 40 in the US.
      • A new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade game is being made for the new Nickelodeon series.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What do the GX crew think about the trend of losing your first gaming experience thanks to Youtube? Eg. Loss of accomplishment, games feel dated very quickly, etc.
      • Besides Super Mario Odyssey, are there any other games the GX crew would consider mindblowing?
      • What is the worst thing the GX crew has been spoiled for in big game releases?
  • Episode 82: Nutty November
    • Date: November 20, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Super Bomberman R has gotten a massive update that adds new campaign levels, and nine new characters.
      • The Game Awards has announced the nominations for 2017.
      • Noctis from Final Fantasy XV is coming to Tekken 7 as a guest fighter.
      • The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are coming to Injustice 2 as guest fighters.
      • The Ace Attorney series is coming to the Nintendo Switch.
      • Niantic is making a Harry Potter AR game.
      • Nintendo is close to making a Super Mario Bros. movie deal with Illumination via Universal Studios.
      • Mutant Mudds Collection has been submitted to Nintendo, and is the first game to support Nintendo Switch's TATE mode.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Are there any gaming songs so intertwined with gameplay that you can't separate the song from the game?
      • What are the GX crew's thoughts on the recent controversy surrounding lootboxes in Star Wars Battlefront 2?
      • Do the GX crew eat healthy? Are they good cooks?
  • Episode 83: I Don't Hate It
    • Date: December 4, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Capcom is holding a 30th anniversary Mega Man stream that all major companies are retweeting.
      • Kellog's is making a Super Mario Cereal which includes amiibo functionality.
      • The Switch was the top-selling item during Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday.
      • Valkyria Chronicles 4 has been announced for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
      • Splatoon 2 has received a major update with new stages, clothes, and the ability to change weapons between matches.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Does the success of Nintendo Switch mean that graphics are overvalued and that players care about gameplay convenience more as a whole?
      • When does cramming to finish a game before the embargo is lifted start to feel less like playing and more like work?
      • How do the GX crew feel about ambient music in video games?
  • Episode 84: Your Finest Vacuum, Please
    • Date: December 11, 2017
    • Appearing: Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Mega Man 11 announced for all current-gen systems.
      • The Mega Man X series is coming to all current-gen systems.
      • Mega Man Legacy Collection and Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 are coming to Nintendo Switch.
      • Ryan Reynolds is playing Detective Pikachu in the Detective Pikachu movie.
      • Wii and Gamecube games are being added to the Nvidia Shield in China.
      • Soul Calibur VI has been announced.
      • Super Mario Odyssey is adding in a Balloon World mode via an update.
      • Final Fantasy XV is getting Episode Ignis in December, and character switching is going to be added to the main game as well.
      • The Secret of Mana remake on PS4 is getting a limited physical release at Gamestop.
      • A demo for Lost Sphear is coming out soon in the West.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What Youtube content creators do the GX crew like to watch in their spare time?
      • Is there a game with a good story and good gameplay but had such average or bad music it diminished the GX crew's experience of the game, or vice versa?
      • What do the GX crew eat for breakfast?
  • Episode 85: Driver May Cry
    • Date: December 18, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Nintendo is bringing Pokémon Crystal to the Nintendo 3DS eShop on January 26, 2018.
      • Capcom is interested in bringing games that have never been on a Nintendo console to the Nintendo Switch.
      • Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection has been announced for a 2018 release.
      • Capcom revealed every Season 3 character in Street Fighter V at once.
      • Beerus, Goku Black, and Hit have been announced for Dragon Ball Fighter Z.
      • The Detective Pikachu movie is coming out on May 20, 2019.
      • Detective Pikachu has gotten a PEGI rating.
      • Rumors of Burnout Paradise coming to PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
    • Patreon topics:
      • The GX crew's top 3 soundtracks from games in 2017.
      • Did the GX crew ever receive any good or bad games as a Christmas present from relatives who didn't know anything about games?
      • Do the GX crew have any advice for people learning how to drive? Also, what cars do the GX crew drive?
  • Episode 86: Holiday Scramble Full Body
    • Date: December 26, 2017
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Super Sonic is only available for free as DLC in Sonic Forces until January 23, 2018.
      • Catherine Full Body announced for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.
      • ARMS has gotten its last major update with Version 5.0.
      • 'The Champions' Ballad' is the last DLC for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
      • The Nintendo Switch will surpass Japanese Wii U sales very soon.
      • Azure Striker Gunvolt Striker Pack's Switch version is getting a Christmas Mode only available from December 24-25, 2017.
      • Nintendo Power has returned as a podcast.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Are fans better at recreating the experience of old series, seen in games like A Hat in Time vs Yooka-Laylee, and Sonic Mania vs Sonic Forces?
      • What is the GX crew's favorite holiday TV special or Christmas movie?
      • Is there anything the GX crew misses about reading old gaming magazines?
  • Episode 87: Dad Gets the Switch
    • Date: January 1, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick
    • News topics:
      • The 64GB Nintendo Switch game cards reportedly won't be available for developers until 2019.
      • The Nintendo Italy website indicates that Nintendo Switch Online has been delayed to Fall 2018.
      • The Bravely Default Twitter posted a picture of Edea celebrating the holidays while holding Joy-Cons.
      • The NES Golf tribute to Iwata has been removed through a Nintendo Switch firmware update.
      • Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night will not have a story mode.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What is everyone's role on GameXplain?
      • What is Derrick's favorite gift he's received over the holidays?
      • What are Derrick's three most memorable accomplishments of 2017?
      • What are Derrick's hopes for GameXplain in 2018?
      • What does Derrick do to bring in the new year, and what resolutions does he want to stick to?
  • Episode 88: How Did We Not Make A Back To The Future Reference!?
    • Date: January 8, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre
    • News topics:
      • Burnout Paradise might be getting a HD remaster.
      • The Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling console in the US, beating out the Wii.
      • Super Mario Odyssey has outsold The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - a launch game, in two months.
      • The Nintendo Switch has officially outsold lifetime sales of the Wii U in Japan.
      • Mario + Rabbids's story DLC will most likely come out in June 2018.
      • A chef Kickstarted a cookbook based on the Mother series.
      • Microsoft has ceased production of the Kinect adapter needed for newer models.
    • Patreon topics:
      • If one day all video games were banned, what type of job would the GX crew look for instead? What hobby would they pick up/increase to replace it?
      • How was the GX crew's experience of working from home at the start?
      • How much time do the GX crew spend on making thumbnails, and who makes them?
  • Episode 89: Going Hard on the GameCube Controller
    • Date: January 15, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze and The World Ends with You Final Remix are priced at $60 on GameStop.
      • Blazblue Cross Tag Battle is coming out in June 2018, and will have 20 characters at base, and 20 characters as DLC.
      • The Mario movie may come out by 2020 at the earliest.
      • The Nintendo Switch has surpassed the lifetime sales of the Wii U in France as well as Japan.
      • An Australian retailer has listed South Park: The Fractured but Whole for Nintendo Switch.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What were the GX crew's favorite '90s Nickelodeon shows?
      • Apart from the GX crew's current jobs, what has been the best job they have had?
      • What are the GX crew's top 3 consoles?
  • Episode 90: Player Unknown's Zelda Grounds
    • Date: January 22, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre
    • News topics:
      • Nintendo Labo was announced this week, and amusingly, the Nintendo Germany cleaning crew nearly accidentally threw out a demo unit thinking it was trash.
      • The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds has been re-released as part of the 3DS Nintendo Selects line.
      • Splatoon 2 is the first game to surpass 2 million sales in Japan since Wii Party in 2010.
      • Japan released their top Nintendo eShop downloads list for 2018, and the top game was Stardew Valley.
      • The Castlevania animated series' Season 2 is coming in Summer 2018.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What's the GX crew's favorite game introductions or tutorial levels?
      • Which side character NPC deserves their own spinoff game, and what would it be?
      • In light of Nintendo Labo's announcement, what is one of Nintendo's wacky inventions that has really charmed the GX crew?

    Episodes 91- 100 
  • Episode 91: Ash Dash, the Half-Minute Hero
    • Date: January 30, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Miitomo is ending service in May 2018.
      • Yuji Naka has joined Square Enix, and is working on an unannounced game.
      • Video capture is being added to Pokkén Tournament DX, as well as Aegislash.
      • The Secret of Mana producer is interested in continuing the series, and is interested in bringing the remake to Nintendo Switch, as well as the Seiken Densetsu Collection stateside as well.
      • The Super Sonic DLC for Sonic Forces has been made permanently free.
      • VOEZ has been updated to work with Docked Mode.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's thoughts on flying by plane, and what are some unusual experiences they have had while traveling?
      • Is there any reason GameXplain uses the same several music tracks for background music in discussions, etc.?
      • Subs or dubs?
  • Episode 92: Two Years of Really Talking
    • Date: February 5, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Speculation on Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog panel at SXSW 2018.
      • Nintendo Labo has a 'Toy-Con Garage' that allows for programming and customization.
      • Rocket League on Nintendo Switch is adding in a Performance Mode or Graphics Mode option.
      • The Nintendo Switch has beaten the Wii U's lifetime sales worldwide in 10 months, with 14.8 million units sold in 2017.
      • The Nintendo Switch has 7 platinum titles on the system already.
      • The Nintendo Switch's lack of cloud saves has come back into the limelight.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are some of the GX crew's favorite fighting game characters?
      • Why are the GX crew vocal on social issues despite being in the games media industry, which actively avoids controversial social topics?
      • What are some of the GX crew's favorite video game bromances?
  • Episode 93: Truffle Tracker
    • Date: February 12, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Tom
    • News topics:
      • Bandai Namco is seemingly working on Metroid Prime 4 and Ridge Racer 8 as Nintendo Switch exclusives.
      • Sony president Kaz Hirai has stepped down, and will be replaced by Kenichiro Yoshida.
      • The EVO 2018 lineup has been announced, and Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is out, while Dragon Ball Fighter Z and Blaz Blue Cross Tag Battle are in.
      • The other two main characters of RWBY will be free DLC in Blaz Blue Cross Tag Battle.
      • A new trailer for the TMNT in Injustice 2 has been released.
      • You can use My Nintendo Gold Coins on the Nintendo Switch for discounts.
      • Nintendo confirms that Toad is not wearing a hat.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What makes a video game into a piece of art?
      • What are the GX crew's opinions on Collector's and Limited Edition versions of games?
      • If the GX crew could make an Avengers team of six Nintendo characters, which six characters would they pick?
  • Episode 94: Burn to the Ground
    • Date: February 19, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Tom
    • News topics:
      • Xenoblade Chronicles 2's New Game Plus update has been delayed because of a bug.
      • The Mega Man X collections will be split into two collections, according to the Australian ratings board.
      • Rumors have surfaced about a Spyro remastered trilogy similar to Crash Bandicoot.
      • Monsters Inc. has been confirmed for Kingdom Hearts III, alongside two new trailers.
      • Nintendo has announced a Splatoon 2 Starter Edition, as well as Off the Hook amiibo.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Did Ash and Tom continue and finish watching DEVILMAN crybaby?
      • What are the GX crew's top 3 favorite candies? Are they going to GDC 2018?
      • What games on the PS4 would the GX crew recommend to someone who has only ever owned Nintendo systems?
  • Episode 95: An Inkling of Smash
    • Date: March 12, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre
    • News topics:
      • Nintendo has patented a keyboard and Donkey Konga drums for the Switch.
      • Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze will be $60 on the Nintendo Switch.
      • My Nintendo Gold Coins can be used for discounts, with 1 Gold Coin = 1 penny.
      • Blizzard is rumored to be porting Diablo III to the Switch.
      • The Nintendo Switch playtime glitch that occurred on the first anniversary will be fixed soon.
    • Patreon topics:
      • How do the GX crew deal with jerks and idiots?
      • What are video games the GX crew hate, but love the soundtrack of?
  • Episode 96: Bad Voice Acting w/ Ash Paulsen
    • Date: March 19, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Sonic Mania Plus has been announced, as well as a new Sonic racing title.
      • Blossom Tales on Switch sold 20 times more than the Steam version's lifetime sales, and it saved the game studio.
      • The Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney anime is getting a second season.
      • Valkyria Chronicles 4 is releasing on October 16 according to Amazon.
      • Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection has a Switch-exclusive tournament mode.
      • Geralt from the Witcher series is a guest character in Soul Calibur VI.
      • Shadow of the Tomb Raider was revealed with a teaser trailer, and is releasing on September 14.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's favorite cheesy lines from video games?
      • What is it like to work with embargoes and non-disclosure agreements?
      • The GX crew's fond memories of Toys"R"Us.
  • Episode 97: Virgin Wolf 2: The Origin of Virgin Wolf
    • Date: March 26, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Tom
    • News topics:
      • There will be a Splatoon 2 World Tournament and Super Smash Bros. Invitational at E3 this year.
      • Microsoft's Phil Spencer says that they are still open to Banjo-Kazooie appearing in Super Smash Bros. Switch.
      • Hori is making a left Joy-Con with a normal D-pad in Japan that is missing the accelerometer and gyro sensors.
      • Nintendo has revealed their top 10 selling indies.
      • The Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection is coming out May 29, and non-Switch consoles will get Ultra Street Fighter 4 instead.
      • The plot synopsis for the upcoming Mega Man cartoon has been revealed.
      • The Day of Sigma anime seems to be included in the upcoming Mega Man X Legacy Collections.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Do the GX crew think it's a good idea for game developers to be making games in the same series over and over again, or should they try to branch out and make something different?
      • If the GX crew could pick one character from Square Enix, Capcom, Konami, and Sega each to join Super Smash Bros. (who haven't joined the roster before), who would it be?
      • What are the GX crew's worst gamer tags or screen names, and why did they choose them?
  • Episode 98: In Which We Forget to Thank You for 900k Subscribers
    • Date: April 2, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • What difficulty do the GX crew play in video games? Do they play the recommended difficulty, or something easier or harder?
      • Do any of the GX crew play different types of games during different times of the year?
      • Do the GX crew think it's more important for games to have a strong opening, or a strong ending?
  • Episode 99: The King of Wrong
    • Date: April 16, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Billy Mitchell's Donkey Kong records have been wiped.
      • Mega Man X Legacy Collections 1 & 2 have finally been officially revealed with a new X Challenge mode, and are coming out July 24, 2018.
      • SNK 40th Anniversary Collection was announced.
      • Spyro Reignited Trilogy was announced this week.
      • Nintendo's Shinya Takahashi said that Nintendo is working on their next system during the BAFTA Awards.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Do the GX crew like doing laundry, or do they wear everything clean first before doing it?
      • Are any of the GX crew on the autistic spectrum, and have they been called 'autistic' as an insult before?
      • When finishing a game or movie, what do the GX crew do during a credits sequence? Also, will Jon and Daan join the podcast?
  • Episode 100: Here's to the Next 100!
    • Date: April 30, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash, Tom
    • Patreon topics:
      • A thank-you message for the GX crew.
      • What do the GX crew think of gradual upgrades for consoles, or do they prefer generational upgrades?
      • In honor of 100 episodes, the GX crew reflects on the podcast.
      • What are the GX crew's biggest unpopular opinions?
      • Are there any milestones that are usually celebrated that the GX crew don't really celebrate or care about? Does it remind them of how old they are, or how long they have been doing something?
      • What's up with the Virtual Boy?
      • Do the GX crew read other people's reviews before buying a game?
      • What classic Sega games would the GX crew want to see added to the Switch?
      • What are the GX crew's favorite GameXplain accomplishments?

    Episodes 101- 110 
  • Episode 101: Exploring Bowser's Body
    • Date: May 7, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • God of War is the fastest selling PS4 exclusive, with 3.1 million sold in 3 days.
      • Valve has added Switch controller support to Steam.
      • Charles Martinet is a playable character in Runner 3.
      • Ikaruga is getting re-released on modern platforms this month.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What have the GX crew learned about their fanbase from opening their Discord last week? What is one interesting or fun interaction they have had so far?
      • Do the GX crew go with first-party or third-party controllers and accessories?
      • How would the GX crew rank every Mario RPG from all three series (Super Mario RPG, Paper Mario series, Mario & Luigi series)?
  • Episode 102: Ghosts of Backlog's Past
    • Date: May 14, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon is coming out in May.
      • The Nintendo Switch version of Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy is releasing one week earlier.
      • Capcom is finally releasing Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate for Nintendo Switch in the West.
      • There will be a gold-colored Famicom Classic Mini released to commemorate Weekly Shonen Jump's 50th anniversary.
      • Nintendo is releasing an adjustable charging stand for Tabletop Mode.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What would be the GX crew's ideal spinoff franchise?
      • How do the GX crew deal with organizing games with limited shelf space?
      • What's that one game in the GX crew's backlog they are sure they'll never play?
  • Episode 103: Cranking Mega Man Talk To 11
    • Date: May 28, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • The NES Classic Edition Mini is returning on June 29, and it plus the SNES Classic will be available until the end of 2018.
      • Nintendo has applied for a N64 trademark.
      • Nintendo has begun selling dockless Nintendo Switch SK Us in Japan.
      • The Nintendo Switch version of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze has outsold the lifetime Wii U version sales in Japan.
      • Resident Evil 7: biohazard is coming to Nintendo Switch in Japan via cloud gaming.
      • The PlayStation 4 has apparently "entered the final phase of its life cycle".
      • Mega Man 11 is coming out on October 2, 2018.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's thoughts on the nostalgia aspect of the Pokemon Let's Go rumors?
      • What are some artificial difficulty elements in video games, like ice physics, that the GX crew find annoying?
      • What are some of the GX crew's favorite memories with pets?
      • What type of distribution method do the GX crew prefer – available all at once (like Netflix), or the traditional one-episode-a-week?
  • Episode 104: Why Did Everyone Play NHL '94?
    • Date: June 4, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Tom
    • News topics:
      • New beta Pokemon have been discovered from a Pokemon Gold and Silver Spaceworld demo.
      • A new leak for Nintendo's E3 showing includes nine different playable titles on the show floor.
      • Team Sonic Racing has been leaked by Walmart.
      • Fuse Man and Block Man have been officially revealed for Mega Man 11, alongside a new amiibo.
      • The Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon backer codes are still delayed, but a new update addresses the reason behind the delay, and what is being done.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Who are some video game characters the GX crew think have memorable hairstyles?
      • How did Ash's collaboration on the Mega Man Boundary Break episode come about?
      • If the GX crew found themselves in game development, which role would they take up, and why?
      • What are the GX crew's favorite games from their least favorite genres?
  • Episode 105: Dual-Layer Deliciousness
    • Date: June 26, 2018
    • Appearing: Ash, Andre, Tom, Jon
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • Do the GX crew feel any different about Movie Pass since the changes?
      • What do the GX crew do to recover from E3?
      • How should we, as consumers, and the GX crew, as the liasons, process the information given to us from developers, given the trend of open channel communication?
      • What is Jon's GameXplain origin story?
  • Episode 106: Reclaiming My Time
    • Date: July 2, 2018
    • Appearing: Ash, Tom, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Jim Carrey is set to play the role of Dr. Eggman in the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie.
      • The Nintendo Switch has gotten a price drop in Canada to $379.99.
      • The NES Classic is back on store shelves as of this week.
      • Nintendo applied for Gamecube trademarks in Japan.
      • Ubisoft CEO says that there will more surprise Nintendo collaborations.
      • The system requirements for Shenmue III have been revealed.
      • The Mavericks in Mega Man X5 will be restored to their original names.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Has an intro to a game hurt the replayability of a game for the GX crew?
      • What would it be like if Nintendo had a prolific Western developer with the same talent and prestige as Miyamoto or Sakurai? Would any Western developer even be able to reach that height of fame?
      • What is a game series the GX crew invested a lot of time in, but have stopped playing?
  • Episode 107: Making Our Move
    • Date: July 9, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Tom
    • News topics:
      • The Castle Vania animated show's Season 2 will arrive on October 26.
      • Wario speaks a lot in the Wario Ware Gold demo.
      • Talim has been announced to return in Soul Calibur VI.
      • Blast Man, Time Attack Mode, and Balloon Mode revealed for Mega Man 11.
      • A former Rare developer says that there was a cancelled Battletoads Game Boy title, and nobody has heard of it despite it being 100% done.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Why such disdain for the Miis?
      • Other than E3, what are some of the hardest moments working for GameXplain?
      • What do the GX crew usually do when a new game in a series is released, but they haven't played the previous one? Do they jump right into the new one, or play the older ones first?
  • Episode 108: The Art of the Review
    • Date: July 16, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Nintendo says that eventually they want to release 20-30 games per week on the Switch.
      • The N64 Mode for Yooka-Laylee was shown off.
      • A modder found a typo in the code of Aliens: Colonial Marines, and fixing it improved the AI.
      • The Uncharted devs came out to say that “losing health” in the games is Nate's luck wearing thin.
      • Shinya Takahashi says that there will be further updates to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
      • All 151 Pokemon are getting a plushie as part of the Pokemon Fit line of plushes.
      • Alfa Dream has a job spot open in Japan for someone familiar with Switch, mobile, and PS4 development.
    • Patreon topics:
  • Episode 109: Adventures in Accessories
    • Date: July 23, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Jon
    • News topics:
      • More of Spyro Reignited Trilogy was shown off.
      • Torch Man has been revealed for Mega Man 11.
      • The soundtrack for Mega Man X Legacy Collection teases a new Mega Man X game.
      • Nintendo is teaming up with Hot Wheels for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe toys, including tracks based on actual courses in the game.
      • The gyms in Pokemon Let's Go will have new requirements in order to challenge them.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's thoughts on disability representation in gaming?
      • What are some of the GX crew's liked and disliked video game accessories?
      • The GX crew's thoughts on the Sonic Mania Adventures shorts.
  • Episode 110: It's Not Me, It's You
    • Date: August 6, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • The physical version of Octopath Traveler is still sold out in Japan.
      • Inti Creates' CEO said that he'd love to remake Zelda II: The Adventure of Link for the modern era.
      • Nintendo confirmed that free-to-play games like Fortnite will not require Nintendo Switch Online.
      • The NES Classic topped the hardware charts this week despite the lack of advertising.
      • Spyro Reignited Trilogy only comes with the first game on the disc.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Do the GX crew miss instruction books and manuals?
      • Should cutscenes be skipped?
      • What's the first video game the GX crew played from Nintendo, Sega, Capcom, Square Enix, Konami, and EA respectively?

    Episodes 111- 120 
  • Episode 111: Eternally DOO Med to Bad Box Art
    • Date: August 13, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
      • DOOM Eternal is coming to Nintendo Switch as well.
      • The Sonic movie will have Ben Schwartz as Sonic, Jim Carrey as Dr. Eggman, Tika Sumpter as the female lead, James Marsden as Doug the cop, and also casts Adam Pally and Niel Mcdonough.
      • Gregg Mayles, former Rare dev, wishes he could change King K. Rool's name.
      • Child of Light and Valiant Hearts are coming to Nintendo Switch, with Ubisoft teasing Child of Light 2.
      • Dragon Quest XI's Switch version may be shown off at TGS 2018.
      • Mega Evolutions are returning in Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu/Eevee.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What should box art convey about a video game?
      • Why do GameXplain cover leaks?
      • What are the GX crew's first or most nostalgic final bosses?
  • Episode 112: Organizational Hazard
    • Date: August 20, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Jon
    • News topics:
      • The Japanese voice actor for Professor Oak, Unsho Ishizuka, has unfortunately passed away.
      • Diablo III: The Eternal Collection is coming to Nintendo Switch with some Zelda content.
      • Team Sonic Racing has revealed Silver, Blaze, and Vector as a new team.
      • Spyro Reignited Trilogy has been delayed.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What's the worst parts of the GX crew's favorite games?
      • What's the weirdest thing the GX crew have done while their brains were on autopilot?
  • Episode 113: The Great Switch RPG Rumble
    • Date: August 27, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Octopath Traveler took the top spot in NPD software sales for July.
      • Dark Souls Remastered is coming to Switch in October, but Dark Souls Trilogy is coming out on PS4 and Xbox One on the same day.
      • Grandia HD Remaster and Grandia 2 HD Remaster are coming to Nintendo Switch as a combo pack.
      • The latest Langrisser game, Langrisser I & II, was announced for Switch as well.
      • Elma is being added to Xenoblade Chronicles 2 via the Expansion Pass.
      • Nintendo Switch's online app will enable voice chat during NES play sessions.
      • Devil May Cry 5 is releasing on March 8, 2019, and got a new trailer.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What kind of RPGs would the GX crew want to see remade?
      • Should Nintendo have acquired Rare Studios?
      • What do the GX crew prefer about the other platforms and consoles, and what are things they think Nintendo will always be the best at? What do they think of console wars?
  • Episode 114: Ouch, So Edgy!
    • Date: September 10, 2018
    • Appearing: Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Space Harrier is joining the Sega Ages lineup for Switch.
      • Not every game on Switch will support cloud gaming.
      • The new Yoshi game is called Yoshi's Crafted World.
      • Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp has just crossed the 50 million dollar milestone in revenue.
      • Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD is coming to the Nintendo Switch "soon".
      • Square Enix is talking about an Octopath Traveler sequel, and is hinting that the Bravely series isn't finished.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Do the GX crew think more mature and involved storylines have a place in platformers or these sort of games in general?
      • Which RPGs are good for beginners to start easing in on some more complex mechanics?
  • Episode 115: We Swear, We're Not THAT Good
    • Date: September 17, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Nintendo Switch Online will include 20 games initially provided within 2018, and three new games will be added per month.
      • You need to check in every week to Nintendo Switch Online to play the NES games.
      • OutRun, Columns II, Thunder Force AC, and Sonic the Hedgehog 2 are coming to Sega Ages on Nintendo Switch.
      • Tales of Vesperia Remastered is coming out January 11, 2019.
      • Retro vs Modern is the latest Splatfest topic in Splatoon 2, and will be the first Splatfest with revised rules.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Does Jon have time traveling powers? How do the GX crew feel about the second year of the Switch so far?
      • Do any of the GX crew feel there are any games in a series that are unfairly neglected?
      • Do the GX crew buy physical versions of soundtracks, and do they prefer it over digital versions?
  • Episode 116: Sony Does What Nintendid
    • Date: September 24, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Telltale Studios is beginning major layoffs due to financial troubles.
      • Sony announced a PlayStation Classic console, which includes 20 games.
      • Sega Genesis Classics is coming to the Nintendo Switch this Winter.
      • Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood rated on Korean ratings board as 15+.
      • Chris Taylor, Smash Bros. fan but a terminal cancer patient, got a chance to play the Smash Ultimate E3 demo thanks to help from the internet, and Nintendo's permission.
      • Troy Baker was not contacted for Yuri Lowell's new lines in Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition.
      • Spider-Man (PS4) has beaten God of War (PS4) as the fastest-selling PS4 exclusive.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Do the GX crew think that Nintendo will add later console games for Nintendo Switch Online soon, or after the Classic Edition consoles have come and gone?
      • If the GX crew were to be stranded on an island with only one game, which one would they want?
  • Episode 117: Bowsette Conquers the World
    • Date: October 1, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Jon
    • News topics:
      • The Super Mario Odyssey artbook has a scrapped idea of Bowser capturing Peach with his own version of Cappy.
      • Chris Taylor, the Smash Bros. fan who got to play the game early last week, unfortunately passed away three days afterwards.
      • Dragon Quest XI on Switch will have voice acting even in Japan.
      • Castlevania Requiem: Rondo of Blood & Symphony of the Night is coming out for PS4.
      • Sony is finally adding cross-platform play for Fortnite.
      • A lot of celebrities are reprising their voice-acting roles for Kingdom Hearts III, including the Frozen crew.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Thoughts on the recent Bowsette/Super Crown trend, using the GameXplain scale?
      • How were the GX crew's parents like regarding video games when they were growing up?
      • How do the GX crew feel about mobile games?
  • Episode 118: Frustration Station
    • Date: October 8, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's drink of choice, and do they prefer pubs or clubs?
      • What was the most frustrating game the GX crew have ever completed?
      • How far a remake should go to change the game?
  • Episode 119: Pure Torch-ure
    • Date: October 15, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Starlink: Battle for Atlus' physical Switch version requires a 6GB Day 1 update.
      • Famitsu is no longer tracking Wii U sales.
      • Dragalia Lost has grossed an estimated 16 million dollars in the first two weeks.
      • Gen 4 Pokemon are coming to Pokemon Go.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What kind of skills do you need to work in the video game journalism industry?
      • What are some Nintendo games that don't necessarily need a story, but the GX crew wouldn't mind with a bit more story?
      • Do Ash and the GX crew prefer the classic Mega Man series or the X series more?
  • Episode 120: The Balls in Rockstar's Court
    • Date: October 22, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Sony confirms that PSN name changes are coming to PS4.
      • Tetsuya Takahashi would like to bring Xenoblade Chronicles X to the Switch, but it's a matter of money.
      • The Pokemon (Gen 8) Switch game will allow you to transfer and use Pokemon from older generations.
      • Gen 4 Pokemon are now available in Pokémon GO.
      • Rockstar is currently under fire for their crunch time work culture.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Outside of reviewing a game, do the GX crew find it better to get to a game later than sooner?
      • What are some of the GX crew's favorite unused beta elements in games?

    Episodes 121- 130 
  • Episode 121: The Pro-Jerk Platform
    • Date: November 6, 2018
    • Appearing: Ash, Tom, Jon
    • News topics:
      • The Zelda series might be getting a Netflix show from the creator of the Castle Vania anime.
      • Pokémon GO gets Adventure Sync which lets it record steps in the background.
      • Team Sonic Racing delayed to May 29, 2019.
      • Sega and M2 say that they are closer to bringing Dreamcast games to Nintendo Switch.
      • Pokemon director Junichi Masuda recently explained why rival characters are less antagonistic nowadays.
      • Sony's PSN ID changes may make you unable to access save data, DLC, and more.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Who do the GX crew usually play as in Mario spinoff games?
      • Would the games the GX crew classify as all-time favorites fit into the same category as the all-time bests?
      • What are the GX crew's favorite movies? Also, what is Jon's favorite game?
  • Episode 122: Love & Games
    • Date: November 12, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata has resigned from Square Enix, and every remaining DLC pack except for Episode Ardyn has been cancelled.
      • SNK 40th Anniversary Collection launches with 13 games initially, but will get 11 more games for free later on.
      • An interview with Mega Man 11's director reveals why Proto Man and Bass are missing, as well as how the game is doing.
      • Katamari Damacy Reroll is getting a demo on launch day, December 7, 2018.
      • Prima Games is shutting down.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What inspired the GX crew to get into game journalism, and specifically Nintendo coverage? Did the GX crew have any careers or interests they pursued first?
      • Have any of the GX crew had to deal with a significant other who was opposed to gaming?
  • Episode 123: Derrick's Metroid Movie
    • Date: November 26, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Jon
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are some of the best and worst trailers the GX crew can think of?
      • Did Stan Lee's superheroes play a role in the GX crew's childhoods, and if so, who's their favorite character?
      • What game would the GX crew like to be turned into a movie?
  • Episode 124: The Tights are Alright
    • Date: December 3, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Jon
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • What is it about spoilers that kill the experience for most players, and why can some people spoil themselves and still enjoy the experience the same way?
      • Do controversies affect the GX crew's opinions of the games?
  • Episode 125: The Return of Andre!
    • Date: December 10, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Bethesda's Customer Support site for Fallout 76 accidentally leaked customer info.
      • Sakurai says that a Kid Icarus: Uprising port probably can't happen.
      • Treasure has shown interest in bringing Radiant Silvergun to the Switch.
      • Pokémon GO earned 80 million dollars in November, up 150% from last year.
      • The new NES games for December 2018 are Adventures of Lolo, Ninja Gaiden, and Wario's Woods.
      • Joker is emblematic of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's DLC approach.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Do the GX crew prefer Snake's codecs or Palutena's Guidances? Also, if there were a third series to have these conversations, which one should it be?
      • If the GX crew could see one Nintendo IP completely shift genres, which IP and which genre would it be?
      • Should Nintendo acquire studios like Microsoft? If so, who?
  • Episode 126: Sonic's Uncomfortably Sexy Legs
    • Date: December 17, 2018
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has sold 1.23 million units in Japan in the first 3 days.
      • The Sonic movie poster has been revealed, giving a complete look at Sonic's redesign.
      • Panzer Dragoon 1 & 2 remakes are coming next year.
      • The Kingdom Hearts III opening movie has premiered.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's opinions on paid DLC, and what do they expect from it?
      • What other game outside Smash Bros. had the GX crew just as excited during the hype cycle?
      • What are the GX crew's most anticipated games next year?
  • Episode 127: Time for a Reboot!
    • Date: January 7, 2019
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Nintendo shuts down possibility of Bowsette in New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe.
      • Persona 5 R teased by Atlus, with PlayStation logo shown.
      • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC datamined and rumored.
      • Square Enix officially showed off Dragon Quest XI S for Switch, which adds voice acting.
      • The Wii Shop Channel closes at the end of January 2019.
    • Patreon topics:
      • How do the GX crew individually define remakes, remasters, ports, and reboots?
      • What does a typical day at GX headquarters look like?
    • 'Sonic Says' Quote Guessing Game
  • Episode 128: Church of Kong
    • Date: January 14, 2019
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Capcom releases Resident Evil 2 One-shot demo.
      • Square Enix has detailed the release dates for the epilogue and secret movie for Kingdom Hearts III.
      • Bungie ends relationship with Activision to begin self-publishing.
      • Blue Toad can still be used in New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe.
      • Yoshi's Crafted World and Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn releases dated.
      • Nintendo president reiterates that the company will stay flexible and open-minded on entering other industries.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What sort of tech would make the GX crew's lives easier?
      • Does Nintendo really need a January Nintendo Direct?
    • Donkey Kong Country series enemy character guessing game.
  • Episode 129: Dirt on Andre
    • Date: January 21, 2019
    • Appearing: Derrick, Tom, Jon
    • News topics:
      • SNES Games might be coming to Nintendo Switch Online soon.
      • Eggman, Metal Sonic, and Zavoc are seemingly the last characters available in Team Sonic Racing.
      • Evidence of Yoshi actually avoiding taxes has surfaced.
      • A second season of Dragon Ball Fighter Z DLC has been announced, with Jiren being the first character.
    • Patreon topics:
      • How would the GX crew feel about Apple buying Nintendo?
      • What games do the GX crew play over and over again, and what makes them so replayable?
    • Metacritic Score Guessing Game
  • Episode 130: Tom's Five Alarm Fire
    • Date: January 28, 2019
    • Appearing: Derrick, Tom, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Metroid Prime 4 has been moved to Retro Studios to restart development.
      • The Nintendo Indie Highlights was a thing.
      • Detective Pikachu 2 movie in the works.
      • NPD sales show that Switch had better sales in first 21 months than PS4 and Xbox One.
      • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate had the best debut in video game history, and outsold Super Smash Bros. Brawl.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What makes a good indie game?
      • Any games the GX crew played through a whole lot out of love but never got past the first few levels?
    • Guess the Speedrun Records Game

    Episodes 131- 140 
  • Episode 131: Counting the Darkness
    • Date: February 4, 2019
    • Appearing: Derrick, Jon
    • News topics:
      • You can turn off spin jump on the jump button in New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe via a button code.
      • Piranha Plant is now out for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
      • Nintendo lowered Switch sales expectations at the investors' meeting while still selling around 17 million units.
      • Dr. Mario World announced for smartphones in Summer 2019, to be developed by LINE Games.
      • Dragalia Lost announced to be coming out in UK, Canada, Australia.
      • Mario Kart Tour has been delayed to Summer 2019.
      • Nintendo teased a game that fans would be delighted to know about.
      • Resident Evil 2 Remake has shipped 3 million copies in the first four days.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are some Wiiware games that stood out to the GX crew?
      • What type of genre and game can be improved or changed for the better?
    • Guess how many times the terms 'light', 'darkness', and variations of such appear in each Kingdom Hearts game.
  • Episode 132: Like Ash in the Wind
    • Date: February 11, 2019
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Tom
    • News topics:
      • Capcom has reported very strong sales for Mega Man 11 and Legacy Collections.
      • Resident Evil 2 has sold as much, if not more, than the original game, and a Resident Evil 3 remake is entirely possible.
      • Xbox Live is coming to the Switch and mobile devices.
      • Japan is getting a third NES game for the Nintendo Switch Online service a second month in a row.
      • Killer Queen Black on Switch has been delayed to Q3 2019.
      • Bubsy: Paws on Fire is getting a Kickstarter for DLC.
    • Patreon topics:
      • If the GX crew had to choose Wii U games not many people played to be ported to Switch this year, what would it be?
      • What are the GX crew's favorite and least favorite video game commercials?
    • Pokemon anime episode titles: True or False? game
  • Episode 133: 99 Problems But Tetris Ain't One
    • Date: February 18, 2019
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Tetris 99 has caught fire in popularity.
      • Hollow Knight: Silksong, a full-fledged sequel, has been announced.
      • 800 employees were laid off from Activision Blizzard.
      • Capcom Sound Team has uploaded many soundtracks and arrangements onto Spotify.
      • A new teaser for Detective Pikachu has been released.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Short games vs Longer games.
      • What is it like to work on Nintendo Directs?
      • Is there a game that Game Xplain thinks they could improve only by changing the artstyle?
  • Episode 134: X(box) Gonna Give It To Ya
    • Date: February 25, 2019
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
      • The Untitled Goose Game has been delayed from early 2019 to just 2019.
      • Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove delayed as well.
      • The DLC characters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate won't have Palutena's Guidance conversations.
      • No major DLC planned for Devil May Cry 5.
      • More people are speaking up about Xbox games coming to the Switch.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What do the GX crew think is a sequel that improved the most over its predecessor?
      • Who is the GX crew's favorite incarnation of Link?
      • Where do the GX crew see themselves in five years, and where do they hope the channel will be by then?
  • Episode 135: Melee Dropped From Evo?! You Have My Sword & Shield
    • Date: March 4, 2019
    • Appearing: Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • Do the GX crew think that 2019 will beat 2017 in gaming?
      • Does needing to rush through games hurt the experience for the GX crew?
  • Episode 136: The Spiky, Blue Uncanny Valley
    • Date: March 11, 2019
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Yuji Naka didn't like Sonic's movie design.
      • Turok and Turok 2 are coming to the Switch.
      • Cassie, Jacky, Erron are joining Mortal Kombat 11.
      • Death Stranding is a "little" behind schedule.
      • EA is not holding a press conference at E3.
    • Patreon topics:
    • How long would it take to beat the listed games? Guessing game.
  • Episode 137: Just Too Ethical
    • Date: March 18, 2019
    • Appearing: Derrick, Jon
    • News topics:
      • The Behemoth is teasing Castle Crashers for the Switch.
      • Spyro Reignited Trilogy has been updated with subtitles and an option to turn off motion blur.
      • Dragon Quest XI S has new side stories with each character.
      • The Australian Ratings Board rated a multiplatform game titled Castlevania Anniversary Collection.
      • Nintendo has announced their PAX East lineup.
      • EA reportedly paid Ninja 1 million dollars to play Apex Legends.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Thoughts on the Fire Emblem: Three Houses' main theme.
      • What are the GX crew's predictions for the Google gaming event next week?
      • What is the GX crew's favorite instance of environmental storytelling or using gameplay mechanics to tell a story?
    • Pokemon Trivia game.
  • Episode 138: Sony Doesn't What Microsoft and Ninten DO
    • Date: March 25, 2019
    • Appearing: Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Nintendo has announced Cadence of Hyrule, the first ever indie Zelda game.
      • Cuphead is coming to the Switch with Xbox Live achievements.
      • Konami announces Arcade Classics Collection, Castlevania Anniversary Collection, and Contra Anniversary Collection.
      • Virtua Racing is coming to the Switch with new features.
      • A new Sonic the Hedgehog game is in development.
    • Xenoblade Chronicles series Tyrant guessing game.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Should there be as many cloud gaming services as have been announced, eg. Stadia, considering how many companies are vying for a slice of the pie?
      • Who are the GX crew's favorite Nintendo characters?
      • How often do the GX crew get contacted?
  • Episode 139: Steve's Origin Story
    • Date: April 1, 2019
    • Appearing: Jon, Tom, Steve
    • News topics:
      • Mario & Sonic games alongside 3 other Olympics games announced by Sega.
      • Sega announced the Sega Genesis Mini, as well as the first 10 games out of 40.
      • Wolfenstein: Youngblood coming July 26, with Switch port being done by Panic Button.
      • Wall Street Journal reports that a “Switch Pro” and “Switch Mini” are on the way.
      • Sony are delisting Drive Club, Drive Club VR, and all DLC next year.
    • Patreon topics:
      • How did Steve meet the Game Xplain crew, and what are the GX crew's current top 5 Switch games?
      • What bits of internal Game Xplain mythology, eg. The Analysis Machine, are their favorites?
      • Will Sony reconsider their E3 plans considering how the State of Play was disappointing?
    • How many stages in each Mario game guessing game.
  • Episode 140: Ash is Lewd & Out for Blood
    • Date: April 8, 2019
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • Have there been any habits in the gaming community that the GX crew find annoying? (eg. Gatekeeping)
      • How should someone turn his game review work into a career?
    • Quotes from the first two episodes of Real Talk podcast guessing game.

    Episodes 141- 150 
  • Episode 141: You Played Yourself
    • Date: April 15, 2019
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Disney announces Disney+ coming to PS4 and hopefully more consoles.
      • Stage Builder mode in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been leaked in one of Nintendo's commercials.
      • Octopath Traveler is coming to PC via Steam in June.
      • Capcom has released DLC to unlock all in-game rewards in Resident Evil 2 remake, as well as the Instrumental tracks for Mega Man 11.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's thoughts on the visual novel genre?
      • What sorts of gaming memorabilia and related stories have the GX crew collected over the years?
      • What is the GX crew's favorite game setting/world, and why?
    • 'Which Ace Attorney character names are real?' Guessing game.
  • Episode 142: Joker's Waiting Game
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Joker and the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 3.0 update is now live.
      • Sega Genesis Mini has a surprisingly good lineup of games.
      • Konami has revealed the remaining 4 games included in Castlevania Anniversary Collection.
      • Reggie got a retirement gift from Retro Studios with an unknown character on it.
      • The first details on the PS 5 have been released.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Pineapple on pizza?
      • Are the GX crew comfortable with doing things with other people in the room? How do they do in social situations?
      • What are some of the hardest or most frustrating bosses beaten in a game?
    • Pokemon name pronunciation game.
  • Episode 143: Predictably Wrong
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • What game has most influenced the GX crew and why?
      • What is the one game the GX crew would keep at all costs?
      • After the reveal that Persona 5S is a Warriors game, do the GX crew still think Joker was a good choice for Smash?
    • Game Xplain legacy predictions guessing game.
  • Episode 144: So Long, Kinga Koopa
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre
    • News topics:
      • Sonic's movie design will be changed according to the director.
      • Mario apparently says 'So long, Kinga Bowser' in Super Mario 64 when throwing Bowser.
      • Nintendo has nothing to announce regarding first-party games for the 3DS.
      • Nintendo Switch Online now has 9.8 million subscribers, and 2.8 million of them have played Tetris 99.
      • Rocket League developer Psyonix Games has been acquired by Epic Games.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What did Derrick and Andre think about Game of Thrones' the Battle of Winterfell?
      • Any regrets regarding the GX crew's game collection?
  • Episode 145: Aerith the Homewrecker
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Final Fantasy VII Remake got a re-reveal during the PlayStation State of Play.
      • Tetris 99 is getting a Big Block DLC pass that adds offline modes.
      • Sega has trademarked Tabegoro! Super Monkey Ball in Japan.
      • Devil May Cry is coming to Switch... but only DMC 1.
      • Some show idea concepts by Di C based on video games have been revealed via auction.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Why has Mario's games been more consistent than the Sonic games? What should be the series' next step?
      • Which 3DS titles would the GX crew like to see come to the Switch?
    • Super Mario 3D World level name quiz game.
  • Episode 146: Yoshi's Island is a Horrible Dream
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Sega revealed the next 10 games on the Genesis Mini, and it includes Mega Man The Wily Wars.
      • Nintendo Switch sales have overtaken the PS 4's in Japan.
      • Devil May Cry HD Remaster is coming to Switch, but Capcom don't plan on bringing 2 and 3.
      • Discord still wants their app to be on the Switch.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's headcanons in Nintendo games?
      • What could PlayStation learn from Nintendo in regards to the State of Play?
    • Which games were localized to the PAL region? Quiz game
  • Episode 147: How to Break Jon's Heart in One Week
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Pokémon Sword and Shield will have character customization, revealed via the Uniqlo competition. However, the grand prize winner and another contestant were disqualified for cheating.
      • Game Freak said that they have two production teams... and now there's mass hysteria.
      • The Sonic movie has been delayed to February 14, 2020.
      • The Mario Kart Tour beta has begun.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What is the biggest announcement for the GX crew at E3, and why?
      • Have any of the GX crew dealt with natural disasters in real life?
      • What other video game series collections be made for the Switch?
    • Game Xplain metrics trivia quiz.
  • Episode 148: Jon's Good Bois
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Ver. 3.1 patch adds Labo VR support and an amiibo training feature.
      • Pokemon Sleep was revealed in the Pokemon Conference 2019.
      • Nintendo confirmed that you can't play with friends online in Super Mario Maker 2.
      • Konami has revealed the full Contra Anniversary Collection lineup.
    • Patreon topics:
      • If the GX crew could choose a game series to turn into a Netflix show, which one would it be?
      • Who are the best dogs in video games?
      • What's your favorite remix from game music?
    • Pikmin object name guessing game.
  • Episode 149: Doggie Ninja
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Witcher 3 on the Switch will have the full game on the cartridge.
      • Devil May Cry on Switch launches June 25 for around $20.
      • The dog's model in Super Mario Odyssey is directly reused from Nintendogs + cat on 3DS.
      • NPD numbers list top 10 third-party games on the Nintendo Switch.
      • The The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sequel is being made because they had too many ideas for DLC.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Are there any villains in games that the GX crew like more than the heroes?
      • Do video game remakes get better reception compared to movie remakes?
      • What's the GX crew's favorite E3 announcement?
    • Indie game real/fake guessing game.
  • Episode 150: Mario Maker Time!
    • Appearing: Derrick, Jon
    • News topics:
    • Patreon topics:
      • What's the process that goes into reviewing games, and what decides the score?
      • Have the GX crew ever fallen in love with a game from a genre they aren't into?
    • In Memory of Etika.

    Episodes 151- 160 
  • Episode 151: Shantae for Smash
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Lurelin Village in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild looks like Outset Island.
      • Way Forward announced River City Girls, a spinoff of the Kunio-kun/River City series.
      • Shantae 5's animated opening by Studio Trigger has been shown off.
      • First gameplay trailer for Cuphead's DLC has been shown off, but it's been delayed to 2020.
      • Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Mega 39's has been announced for the Switch.
      • Gamefreak gave a statement on cutting the National Dex in Pokemon Sword & Shield.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What updates do the GX crew want for Super Mario Maker 2?
      • Is there a certain style of video game soundtrack that the GX crew prefer listening to on its own?
      • What other passions and hobbies do the GX crew have?
    • Game Xplain Tweet guessing game.
  • Episode 152: Into the Pupper-verse
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
      • A new revision to the Switch improves the GPU in a minor way, and a Pro version isn't coming anytime soon.
      • Joy-Con drift issues have blown up across the internet.
      • The Taiwanese rating board has revealed Tabegoro! Super Monkey Ball.
      • Gamefreak talked about a possibility for Pokemon Snap 2, but said it would need a unique twist.
      • Konami has revealed the “full” lineup for the Turbo Grafx-16 Mini.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Who would the GX crew add from the real world as a sixth DLC character?
      • What's the GX crew's worst impulse purchase?
    • Mario Maker quiz.
  • Episode 153: Hidden Megas
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Jon
    • News topics:
      • The Splatoon 2 Final Splatfest happens this weekend.
      • Splatoon 3 is not in development yet.
      • Luigi's Mansion 3 releases on Halloween.
      • Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD was officially announced.
      • Nintendo Switch Lite and new revision of the regular Nintendo Switch revealed.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Do the GX crew think that a potential Switch Pro would release with the The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sequel?
      • Do the GX crew go media blackout on certain games?
      • Have the GX crew ever avoided games because they feel they would be too into them?
    • Which game came out in what year?
  • Episode 154: Nintendo is Eternally DOO Med
    • Appearing: Ash, Jon, Steve
    • News topics:
      • The Super Mario Maker 2 course upload limit has been increased from 32 to 64 courses.
      • Nintendo seems to be fixing Joy-Con drifting for free... in America only.
      • A new book about Satoru Iwata with anecdotes by Miyamoto and Itoi released this week.
      • Shigesato Itoi's company reiterated Itoi's stance that he'd be glad for others to make Mother 4.
      • Capcom Taiwan has announced Rockman X Dive for mobile.
      • Team Chaos won the final Splatoon 2 Splatfest.
      • Dr. Mario World has surpassed 5 million downloads worldwide.
      • The Nintendo Switch has been the best-selling console in the first half of 2019.
      • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been picked to be the final EVO schedule game.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Have the GX crew wanted to play (or stopped wanting to) a game simply because of how it looked?
      • What do the GX crew think about game prices nowadays?
      • What do the GX crew think about Special Editions?
  • Episode 155: Andre, the Living Commentator
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Activision is adding microtransactions into Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled.
      • EA said that they don't feel that their games are a good fit on the Switch.
      • Dragon Quest's Hero joined Super Smash Bros. Ultimate this week.
      • The Mega Drive Mini in Europe has been delayed to October 4.
      • The book on Iwata-san is looking into translating the book for general release internationally.
      • Nintendo has introduced a game trial program, and Mario Tennis Aces is currently temporarily free.
    • Patreon topics:
      • If the GX crew could choose an indie developer to make a Nintendo game, who and what would it be?
      • What would the GX crew like to see in a new 2D Mario?
      • Are there any games where the demo convinced the GX crew to pick the game up?
    • 'Guess the GX review score' quiz game.
  • Episode 156: Ash Hates His Friends
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Indivisible's release date has been decided.
      • The Grandia HD Collection has gotten a release date.
      • Ducktales Remastered has been delisted from online stores.
      • The ESA announced that Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft will be working together to enforce games disclosing lootbox rates.
      • Dragon Quest XI S is getting a demo that allows save data to be transferred to the full game.
    • Patreon topics:
      • Have the GX crew ever restarted a game because of a certain thing bothering them?
      • What other Game Boy games could be remade?
      • What are the GX crew's top 3 movies?
    • 'Guess how many levels in each Mario game' quiz game.
  • Episode 157: That Sunshine Tease
    • Appearing: Derrick, Tom, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Shantae 5 is titled Shantae and the Seven Sirens.
      • Bubble Bobble 4 Friends announced for Nintendo Switch.
      • The Dragon Quest XI S demo is now available on the eShop.
      • Yakuza Remastered Collection release dates on PlayStation 4 announced.
      • Nintendo posted a Tweet that has people speculating about Super Mario Sunshine.
    • Patreon topics:
      • If the GX crew could erase three games from their memories so they could enjoy the games for the first time again, which three would they be?
      • What upcoming Nintendo game should be added as a Tetris 99 theme?
      • Which game did the GX crew feel released on the wrong system?
    • 'Guess the game from the ESRB description' game
  • Episode 158: Key Slime Pie
    • Appearing: Derrick, Jon
    • News topics:
      • Slimes are edible and taste like limes.
      • The Untitled Goose Game comes out on September 20.
      • Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection was announced.
      • Shovel Knight Dig has been announced and is developed by Nitrome.
      • Disney is releasing an Aladdin/Lion King video game collection.
      • Pokémon Masters released this week.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What characters in movies, TV, and games do the GX crew find problematic?
      • Any cancelled games that the GX crew want to come back?
    • Pokemon level up learnlist quiz game.
  • Episode 159: Pity Happiness
    • Appearing: Derrick, Andre, Ash
    • News topics:
      • Dragon Quest I, II, and III are releasing on the Nintendo Switch in Japan.
      • Nintendo has stated that the Switch Online NES and SNES releases will be irregular.
      • Celeste's Chapter 9 will release on September 9.
      • Nintendo has released a tease for some sort of fitness game using a band and leg strap.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What was the most surprising thing that showed up in the Nintendo Direct?
      • What other games would the GX crew want rereleased with cut content other than Xenoblade Chronicles?
      • Are there characters the GX crew like from games that they wouldn't normally want to play?
    • Who said the quote? Quiz game.
  • Episode 160: Canadian Exports
    • Appearing: Derrick, Ash, Tom, Jon
    • News topics:
      • More info on Super Nintendo World's rides have been revealed.
      • The latest Resident Evil game Project Resistance was revealed at TGS 2019.
      • A new trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake shows off Wall Market.
      • Ring Fit Adventure was announced for Switch.
      • Sakurai talked about the decision to continue with DLC in his latest Famitsu column.
    • Patreon topics:
      • What are the GX crew's hopes for the next Smash Ultimate DLC fighters?
      • How do the GX crew deal with people judging their “game journalist” gaming skills?
    • Podcast title topic guessing game.
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