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The Angry Video Game Nerd (2006– )

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A foul-mouthed nerd reviews bad video games.

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 The Angry Video Game Nerd / ... (145 episodes, 2006-2015)


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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Release Date:

8 April 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

ScrewAttack.com's Angry Video Game Nerd  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The Nerd's original screen name was The Angry Nintendo Nerd. However, he later changed his name to The Angry Video Game Nerd because he started reviewing games on consoles not made by Nintendo. He also changed to avoid trademark infringements with Nintendo. See more »


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 »


[repeated line]
The Angry Nintendo Nerd: What were they thinking?
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Referenced in James & Mike Mondays: NES Golf (2012) See more »


Angry Video Game Nerd - 80's Hair Metal Version
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Performed by ClockWise
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My Second review.
17 June 2008 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

First of, I already did a review for this in early June, 2008, but it didn't get through. Whatever. So this is my second review. Well, what can I say? The Angry Video Game Nerd is THE best internet show ever made. My personal favorite is the Bible Games episode, that was so funny. At the moment I am waiting for my Angry Nerd DVD I ordered yesterday (June 16th, 2008). I love this show. I mean, James Rolfe is so creative. He can make anyone laugh. Though it's meant for older viewers, for both nostalgia and curse words, kids and teens love it also just for being awesome. It's weird to think that I found out about this show in 2006 by mistake, but, that's the same with every show, right? Anyway check out the show, you won't be disappointed. Anyway, I hope this was helpful.

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