Game of Thrones recap for Season 8 - everything you need to know

What’s happening in Game of Thrones Season 8? What’s going on with Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen, Cersei Lannister, Jaime, Tyrion, Sansa, Arya and the rest?
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  • Alt Shift X

    Alt Shift X

    5 days ago

    We're holding Q&A livestreams right after each episode of Season 8, at ~10pm ET Sunday: usdownload.net/peoples-AltShiftXlive Patrons can watch past streams: www.patreon.com/AltShiftX/posts?tag=livestreams Alt Shift X shirts! standard.tv/altshiftx

  • Scott Geiger

    Scott Geiger

    Day ago

    Does this mean you won't be doing a more-detailed analysis of each episode like you've done in past years?

  • Ken G

    Ken G

    Day ago

    @Alt Shift X - I had a thought concerning the dragon horn Euron has in the books. Is it possible that this horn that no mortal man may blow that controls dragons, is actually a weapon of the White Walkers created during the long night? That the ancient Targaryens brought it back after the events of the long night to safe guard? Perhaps this horn can't be destroyed and can only be hidden. If the White Walkers were to reclaim that horn....

  • blueberry smasher

    blueberry smasher

    2 days ago

    What do you think of Looper's (et al) theory that the "old friend" Bran was referring to and waiting on wasn't actually Jamie, but Theon?

  • SPQR IUS

    SPQR IUS

    2 days ago

    Good Heavens, I remember when Alt Shift X was just a lil' youtuber [pinch cheeks]. Look at how big he's grown! [scruffs hair]. Can't wait for this season's review magic. Should be one for the ages.

  • Skolastika Lupitawina

    Skolastika Lupitawina

    8 hours ago

    It's not a proper Alt Shift X video without Cleganebowl hype pew pew

  • Richard V.

    Richard V.

    8 hours ago

    Yo!!! Its taking too long!!!

  • Aditi Wairkar

    Aditi Wairkar

    8 hours ago

    Please make a video about the Crypts of Winterfell and Ice Dragon!

  • slitor

    slitor

    9 hours ago

    Ok....meta reasonings, but I don't think Dany will win the throne, maybe the best outcome for her is to go back across the sea to ensure her brave new world metamorphoses correctly. But anything could happen, but worst case scenario is that she looses her perspective.

  • 2Corfive17

    2Corfive17

    9 hours ago

    dafuq is the episode 1 vid?

  • Laura Brown

    Laura Brown

    12 hours ago

    keep up the great work!

  • M D

    M D

    12 hours ago

    Where’s the episode 1 breakdown??

  • EmoPro93

    EmoPro93

    14 hours ago

    Hot pie

  • Coreen Mazzocchi

    Coreen Mazzocchi

    16 hours ago

    Jorah = Sir Friend Zone

  • Parth Marathe

    Parth Marathe

    18 hours ago

    Dude where is the explanation of 1st episode

  • Sanket Bora

    Sanket Bora

    19 hours ago

    Its friday today. Havent seen the Breakdown of E01!! When are you uploading the same?

  • Stinky D Shinjin

    Stinky D Shinjin

    21 hour ago

    Hey asshole, where's the fucking analysis

  • Frankske Verstraeten

    Frankske Verstraeten

    Day ago

    Wait how is Brienne more beautiful than cersei?

  • Frankske Verstraeten

    Frankske Verstraeten

    Day ago

    Episode 1 still not reviewed

  • Ryan

    Ryan

    Day ago

    You gonna upload S8E01 explained or what?

  • J Baran

    J Baran

    Day ago

    I’ve been avoiding all spoilers for S8 since when I was in Europe for vacation so I can’t wait to watch it.

  • Eva Mooiman

    Eva Mooiman

    Day ago

    Thank you!

  • Thor

    Thor

    Day ago

    Dude, your Neuro Linguistic Programming Skills are good ... xD

  • Bolts 4

    Bolts 4

    Day ago

    Only thing i really dont like about this channel is how long it takes to release a new video. I know its a lot of work and it takes time (and you don´t owe new video to anybody), but I feel like you are doing this on purpose for some reason and its pretty damn annoying.

  • Sergiu

    Sergiu

    Day ago

    In a way it's a good idea. He releases the video closer to the next episode so it can be fresh in your mind. Dude puts forward a theory and if its correct, you might notice it easier on Sunday. I give props to the guy, it takes allot of work if you don't have a big team, i wouldn't have the patience to make these huge storyboard type videos.

  • iara

    iara

    Day ago

    I can't believe the younger beautiful queen was Jon snow all along

  • Morrissey

    Morrissey

    Day ago

    When is the episode analysis coming out?

  • Olin Taft

    Olin Taft

    Day ago

    Great work. How about a video about the Night King?

  • C Love

    C Love

    Day ago

    Where season 8 episode 1 recap at

  • redot84eva

    redot84eva

    Day ago

    Congrats on the one million subs!

  • Dan Geraghty

    Dan Geraghty

    Day ago

    Can't wait for hotpie to take his rightful place on the iron throne

  • Kyle O'kane

    Kyle O'kane

    Day ago

    H O T P I E

  • Hadi uz Zaman

    Hadi uz Zaman

    Day ago

    Bro, please post the review videos a bit quicker :-) Still waiting for Episode 1 review

  • Alec Joseph

    Alec Joseph

    Day ago

    What if Circe's child is a daughter and she dies in childbirth? It would be by Jaime kind of and someone younger and potentially more beautiful

  • I THE PREACHER

    I THE PREACHER

    Day ago

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  • Aserium

    Aserium

    Day ago

    Feelsbad, this channels declined so much in content that I've had to watch Talking Thrones more. Thought it would pick up more with the new season, looks like it's not. Episodes been out for like 3-4 days? and not even review video.. there goes my first resort Game of Thrones goto channel.

  • leaf stone

    leaf stone

    Day ago

    will jaime kill night king cuz he is king slayer?

  • countrysweetie345

    countrysweetie345

    Day ago

    So I was just rewatching this episode and I noticed three interesting new images in the intro/theme song sequence. They are quick and subtle differences. I may be reading to much into it, but they could be important. The first is at Winterfell, when it takes us down into the crypts. While going through the torch lit corridor, where all the statues/tombs of the fallen Starks are on each side, there is only one statue that we can actually see with light. All the rest are completely dark. It appears to be a woman...maybe Lyanna? Second thing I noticed was that the carved face on the wierwood tree looks different than the previous seasons. It appears to be a rounder, fatter face...and call me crazy, but I feel like it kind of resembles Sam! The third thing I noticed was on one of the rings of the astrolabe. It shows a set of three figures. To the far left is a lion with a dark fish in its mouth. I’m guessing that either refers to the Lannister’s crushing the Tully’s and/or Blackfish. Or possibly instead of a kraken, they use a fish as a more subtle hint of the Lannister’s (Cersei) crushing Euron and the Ironborn. To the far right appears to be a White Walker with a dagger in one hand and the head of an animal in the other. It’s either a wolf or lion head!! The image is fast and not the clearest, so I’m struggling to tell which one. Then in the middle is a figure or mashup of figures hanging from a rope. I took screenshots of everything I mentioned. Let me know if there’s anyway I can send them to you. I’d love to get your opinion and interpretation!

  • The Enlightened Centrist

    The Enlightened Centrist

    Day ago

    Waiting for the season premiere breakdown!

  • Adam Youtube

    Adam Youtube

    Day ago

    Love the chill commentary

  • SOPOAE

    SOPOAE

    Day ago

    hotpie is a survivor and he'll probably survive whatever happens lol

  • Luke Young

    Luke Young

    Day ago

    Episode review soon? IM JONESING MAN!

  • Sans Nom

    Sans Nom

    Day ago

    «Also, Pod fucks»

  • tatuksa

    tatuksa

    Day ago

    hot pie is the white king

  • FaLLeN

    FaLLeN

    Day ago

    Beric has the last life after six lives so the last one is 7 because there are seven kingdoms

  • Balls Mcavoy

    Balls Mcavoy

    2 days ago

    Waiting for 8x01 review brother

  • Richard Blocker

    Richard Blocker

    2 days ago

    Seriously bored by the series. Can't wait to see the final episodes and be done with it.

  • bhuuthesecond

    bhuuthesecond

    2 days ago

    My favourite supporting character is the Onion Knight.

  • Norbert Czinege

    Norbert Czinege

    2 days ago

    Hot Pie is Azor Ahai

  • Artur Lõhmus

    Artur Lõhmus

    2 days ago

    Congrats on 1mil subs! Quality over quantity!

  • Winged Scapula

    Winged Scapula

    2 days ago

    waiting on s8 episode 1 analyses :D

  • theonlyjesusboy

    theonlyjesusboy

    2 days ago

    Also, Pod fucks

  • Marcus Allen

    Marcus Allen

    2 days ago

    Please do a cersei video

  • Yimmy P

    Yimmy P

    2 days ago

    I would love to see the Hound fighting the Mountain and he’s actually killed only to be resurrected by maybe Berric who then dies and the Hound calls upon the Lord of Light and summons a flaming sword. We know he’s seen into the flames so it would be good to see him overcome his fear of fire and death to kill his brother

  • Sudarshan

    Sudarshan

    2 days ago

    thanks mate. now i am good to go for season 8.

  • Ralph C

    Ralph C

    2 days ago

    What happened to Edmure Tully?

  • Mikkel Damlund

    Mikkel Damlund

    2 days ago

    Also.. Pod fucks.

  • Roxana-Amber Sweetman

    Roxana-Amber Sweetman

    2 days ago

    Hot pie is Azor Ahai

  • Larlen

    Larlen

    2 days ago

    Watching old videos on repeat waiting for S08E01 recap, still no news? :(

  • fedupwithusernames

    fedupwithusernames

    2 days ago

    Loving the dry humor & super informative, structured recap. This is just what I needed to prepare for the new season. That part about Brienne made me tear up, she's my favorite. Hope she'll live.

  • Charles In charge

    Charles In charge

    2 days ago

    Game of thrones sucks

  • Nicholas Schoepfer

    Nicholas Schoepfer

    2 days ago

    So glad to see this trending, great job.

  • Chawin Tan

    Chawin Tan

    2 days ago

    Lyanna mormont isnt jorah's niece, shes jorah's first cousin

  • Jessica Yates

    Jessica Yates

    2 days ago

    Grats on 1 mil subs

  • Hugh Jass

    Hugh Jass

    2 days ago

    I know what's in Daenerys future- 6 inches of Snow. Gives new meaning to "Winter is coming" , huh?

  • Ced Rolyes

    Ced Rolyes

    2 days ago

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  • Mike Jones

    Mike Jones

    2 days ago

    Jon and Dany's baby will take the throne

  • mopic312

    mopic312

    2 days ago

    By the way ALT Shift X, Robert was never an idiot, He only because a drunk after he was king, No more wars and probably despises politics, so he became a drunk and left all the ruling to the small council and the Hand of the King.

  • Raulandrus

    Raulandrus

    2 days ago

    Isn't Lyanna Mormont Jora's cousin?

  • yup b

    yup b

    2 days ago

    Missandei is fucking hot mann

  • Jeremiah Townsend

    Jeremiah Townsend

    2 days ago

    Rounding it off with Hot Pie...as you should. Great summary.

  • asd zxcz

    asd zxcz

    2 days ago

    Recap is a recap, don't say what you think is going/not going to happen or what was in books ...

  • B Dev

    B Dev

    2 days ago

    This video was actually very well done but at the end I clicked and got sent to another dimension.

  • DewkChronic

    DewkChronic

    2 days ago

    Gendry is the real heir to the throne. Targaryans were over threw.

  • DewkChronic

    DewkChronic

    2 days ago

    30 seconds in the kid climbing the tree had rubber soles.

  • Vinay Giri

    Vinay Giri

    2 days ago

    very very good

  • IG bbyspectr

    IG bbyspectr

    2 days ago

    HOTPIE

  • William

    William

    2 days ago

    Hot Pie will be that last man standing in the wars to come.

  • Carter Kesler

    Carter Kesler

    2 days ago

    Plz do a break down for season 8 episode1.

  • Michael Kenyon

    Michael Kenyon

    2 days ago

    ayyyeeeeeeeee 1M subs

  • Kevin W

    Kevin W

    2 days ago

    14:32 To be fair, it can be said of almost literally everyone in Westeros that they "will die in Westeros".

  • Jess Leighton

    Jess Leighton

    2 days ago

    I thought Daenerys only dated the bloodthirsty type? What's she doing with Longsuffering Jon?

  • Matt Nifferson

    Matt Nifferson

    2 days ago

    Congrats for a million subscribers!!

  • Matt Nifferson

    Matt Nifferson

    2 days ago

    Gendry's description though. Lol. 😂

  • flippingnational

    flippingnational

    2 days ago

    Hot Pie for the Throne!

  • Vanice Icarus

    Vanice Icarus

    2 days ago

    Anyone know how much time has past between season 1 and 8 in show wise?

  • Derek Scott

    Derek Scott

    2 days ago

    round 3-5 months

  • Adam Engel

    Adam Engel

    2 days ago

    I love that you included Hot Pie. I hope he makes a come back in Winterfell

  • Tyclone

    Tyclone

    2 days ago

    Where is the episode 1 breakdown!? I felt sure you had decided to save it and drop it at 1 million subs but still not here.. :(

  • Ronald K. Drum

    Ronald K. Drum

    2 days ago

    All Hail Hot Pie!

  • katherine taylor

    katherine taylor

    2 days ago

    I want to see tormund with lady Brienne because He really loves her

  • nes0901

    nes0901

    3 days ago

    gonna miss Alt Shift X GOT videos almost as much as the show itself

  • shegocrazy

    shegocrazy

    3 days ago

    Summed up 7 seasons so expertly. Well done!

  • julien

    julien

    3 days ago

    Are there any openly gay characters?

  • julien

    julien

    3 days ago

    You forgot about Cersei’s elephants.

  • NoneOfYour Beeswax

    NoneOfYour Beeswax

    3 days ago

    "Bran has no memory of the fall" - the hell you say! His comment about meeting "an old friend" makes absolutely no sense unless he _does_ recall it, as he has never, before or since, ever met Jamie Lannister. Why else would he ironically refer to him as an "old friend"? Why would he have any reason to greet his arrival personally? I know the books in particular make a big deal of that, but I think we can reasonably assume that in the TV show now that he is and has been the three-eyed Bran for some while now, clearly knows exactly what went down on that fateful day.

  • Julianne Rohm

    Julianne Rohm

    3 days ago

    Can Bran warg into one of the dead? the Night King, Viserion or any other of the white walkers? Someone probably already asked this, or did I miss something obvious on the show?

  • Ricky Ticky

    Ricky Ticky

    3 days ago

    Hot pie is the azora hai

  • Camilo Cante

    Camilo Cante

    3 days ago

    *waiting impatiently for S08e01 review...

  • Theee Chosen One

    Theee Chosen One

    3 days ago

    So let me get this straight: Podrick fucks and Hot Pie bakes? If this is true, then I foresee humanity surviving!

  • FuzzyLegs

    FuzzyLegs

    3 days ago

    Thanks for making this vid. A great recap of characters from the past seasons and needed some backstory to remember

  • jao ramos

    jao ramos

    3 days ago

    please make a video about the iron bank

  • Amanda Leigh

    Amanda Leigh

    3 days ago

    Can someone remind me when Melisandre says that Jon is Azor Ahai?

  • Langlouti

    Langlouti

    3 days ago

    Sir FriendZone, good one!

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    Darian Zamora

    3 days ago

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  • Amjd Essam

    Amjd Essam

    3 days ago

    why would you talk about stf that happened in the book!

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