A foul-mouthed nerd reviews bad video games.

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 The Angry Video Game Nerd / ... (179 episodes, 2004-2016)
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A series about a serious video game fan who owns almost every single game and console in the world. He goes by the name Angry Video Game Nerd, cause he's always angry when it comes to playing games that don't hold up well to their expectations. Wether it's games that have bad control scheme, unusual use of the buttons on the control, unfinished graphics, bad layouts of a level, or the kind that are too hard for an average player to play. He plays all of those type of games to show the other gamers out there just had bad they are. While the only way to find these bad game more tolerable to play the Nerd would either make fun of the game or curse constantly when struggling to play them. Written by J LeGault

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He's going to take you back to the past.

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After the R.O.B. episode (episode 100) Mike Matei stopped drawing title cards because he thought it was pointless taking so much time doing something that is only on screen for a few seconds. See more »

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If you look at the Rolling Rock bottle in some episodes, you can clearly see that beer is not in the bottle, but instead water as the liquid in the bottle isn't dark enough to be the beer. See more »

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The Angry Nintendo Nerd: [playing Friday the 13th] That's what's awesome about this game: it's logic free. Logic is for pussies!
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Referenced in Piece of Meat (2008) See more »

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The Angry Video Game Nerd Theme
Written by James D. Rolfe and Kyle Justin
Performed by Kyle Justin
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Pure Comedic Gold!
10 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The good: Catchy theme song, great character, great comedy. The bad: I get stomach cramps hearing what the nerd would rather do. Ew.

If you have never heard of the nerd, you are a deprived individual. This Internet series is just great. It's hilarious, original, and more entertaining than most big-budget TV comedies. James Rolfe is a great actor/producer/director and Mike Matei gets absolutely immersed in his roles, which include Mike Myers, Jason, The Joker, and Bugs Bunny.

Every new episode gets better, every one is hilarious. I would love to hear James doing a big budget film. Talent like his is hard to find.

Bottom Line: My favorite show. Ever. Excellent


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