Exciting New Trailer Released For Gex Trilogy | Retro Gaming News 24/7 (www.retronews.com)
from ktec@lemmy.zip to retrogaming@lemmy.world on 22 Jun 2024 12:02
https://lemmy.zip/post/17814967

A new trailer for the Gex Trilogy has been released, featuring all three console games developed by Crystal Dynamics. The collection includes Gex, Gex: Enter the Gecko, and Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko, starring the anthropomorphic gecko protagonist. Pre-orders are set to begin in autumn 2024 with availability on Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, and Steam.

Has this upcoming release piqued your interest?

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videogamesandbeer@lemmy.world on 22 Jun 2024 12:59 next collapse

No. It’s not a remaster or remake or even a port. LRG are predators and market manipulators. They’re preying on your nostalgia with the hopes that you’ll pay top dollar for the most “premium” version of their release by creating a false sense of scarcity. All of this just so people can own a “new” physical copy of a disc or cartridge running a few games on an emulator.

Chozo@fedia.io on 22 Jun 2024 13:55 next collapse

The whole point is that you're buying a collector's item. You're not buying an LRG release because they're your primary storefront for the latest games.

I think you misunderstand what LRG is.

bolexforsoup@lemmy.blahaj.zone on 22 Jun 2024 14:58 collapse

Thinking it’s dumb =/= misunderstanding

bolexforsoup@lemmy.blahaj.zone on 22 Jun 2024 13:55 next collapse

Also gonna be honest, Gex aged like fine milk

otp@sh.itjust.works on 22 Jun 2024 15:51 collapse

The 2D game is pretty fun, imo

JackbyDev@programming.dev on 24 Jun 09:52 next collapse

This is worse than taking a cab with Lady Gaga!

xyzzy@lemm.ee on 24 Jun 10:59 collapse

Eh. LRG puts out dumb stuff all the time, but they’re not forcing anyone to buy their $200 Bill & Ted limited edition with stickers, soundtrack, and SteelBook or whatever. It’s not a company’s responsibility to sell you less stuff.

If you just want an easy way to play certain games on your Switch or PS4, they can be an easy way of doing so if you no longer have the console in question or if the market rate for original cartridges or discs has priced you out.

They also occasionally put out the first Western licensed version of certain Japanese games on original media, which I think is pretty worthwhile and something they should do more of. Provided they aren’t just CD-Rs.

No one needs to buy every random thing they put out.

dual_sport_dork@lemmy.world on 22 Jun 2024 14:13 next collapse

I have never found the Gex series to be “exciting,” even when it was new. Gex was always a shallow also-ran mascot in the time when everyone was trying to recapture that lightning in a bottle without understanding how it actually worked, and desperately trying to recreate what Sonic and Earthworm Jim and to a lesser extent Toejam and Earl had.

He was marginally less annoying than Bubsy. That’s about all I can say about Gex.

If I really decide to play some sub-par 90’s platforming stuffed with stilted and dated TV and movie references, my 3DO still works. Yes, really…

JackbyDev@programming.dev on 24 Jun 09:54 collapse

Never have the mushrooms at Chris Pratt’s Christmas party.

nugget359@lemmy.world on 22 Jun 2024 14:49 next collapse

It’s like Christmas at Jackie Chan’s house!

I think the most fun I’ve ever had with Gex is watching Dunkey’s videos making fun of it lol

JackbyDev@programming.dev on 24 Jun 09:53 collapse

This is worse than breakfast at Paul Rudd’s apartment.

Omegamanthethird@lemmy.world on 23 Jun 2024 20:54 next collapse

I’ll get it for cheap at some point when it goes on sale. I remember playing 2 and liking it. But also that it felt kind of like a fever dream.

JackbyDev@programming.dev on 24 Jun 09:51 collapse

Never drink the water at Michael Sheen’s house.

Doom@ttrpg.network on 24 Jun 02:29 next collapse

Trash series. Gross

JackbyDev@programming.dev on 24 Jun 09:48 collapse

Reminds me of dinner with Scarlett Johansen, woof!

PraiseTheSoup@lemm.ee on 24 Jun 02:36 next collapse

Who’s asking for this?

JackbyDev@programming.dev on 24 Jun 09:47 collapse

This is going to be worse than watching Howie Mandel’s TokToks. Uhh, check please?

CallMeButtLove@lemmy.world on 24 Jun 10:29 collapse

Wait was that a gameplay trailer? I kept waiting for it to do the thing where it switched from footage from the original source to footage from the collection and it never did. If all this collection is is someone packaging up some roms with absolutely zero changes then fuck that and fuck them.