Character Of The Week – Gex

Say hello to Gex

Crystal Dynamics brings us Gex our featured Character of the Week who shares a stage with another famous anthropomorphic gecko. Gex unlike the Geico gecko would never become a household name he would only live for his 15 minutes of fame. Gex unfortunately would only see 3 games before his untimely end to the video game series. Gex will be forever immortal in the hearts of those lucky enough to enjoy the series.

Eidos Interactive
Crave Entertainment

Game Year Platforms Developer Publisher(s)
Gex 1994 3DO, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, PC Crystal Dynamics BMG Interactive
Microsoft Game Studios
Gex 2: Enter the Gecko 1998 PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, PC Crystal Dynamics
Realtime Associates
Midway Games
Crave Entertainment
Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko 1999 PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color Crystal Dynamics
Gratuitous Games


Gex is just your normal witty joke telling teen gecko hanging out with his friends enjoying life to the fullest. His dad a NASA scientist is killed in an unfortunate accident when a band-aid floats into one of the rockets fuel tanks causing an explosion. Trying to cope with the tragedy Gex turns to massive amounts of television which his mother finds unhealthy so she does her best to move Gex away. Gex escapes running away he soon inherits his uncles fortune giving him money to buy the worlds largest TV. Rez who wants to be the evil overlord of the Media Dimension pulls Gex into his world to become his own personal mascot. Gex learns the only way to escape is to collect remotes that are scattered thorough each of the levels.

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