The Angry Video Game Nerd (2006– )

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A foul-mouthed nerd reviews bad video games.

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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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8 April 2006 (USA)  »

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Why Angry Video Game Nerd always drinks Rolling Rock, is because it was the only beer, James Rolfe had in his fridge at the time he made the first episode. 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 Video Game Nerd - Christmas Theme
Written by James D. Rolfe and Kyle Justin
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Best Retro Gaming show on the Net
28 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Angry Video Game Nerd is an original concept created by James Rolfe. A show that picks out flaws of old retro games that many children of the 70, 80's and early 90's grew up with.

I've personally been following this show since he started on Youtube. And continued on to make the jump to Gametrailers when his show got picked up.

It impresses me how this show just continues to get better and more entertaining. If you go back and look at some of the earlier episodes, its easy to tell how much better the show has become. The latest videos of 2009 have been some of his most well done yet. Michael Jacksons Moonwalker video was a riot.

There have been quite a few people who have tried to emulate his style and brand of humor. But these other imitators seem to die off pretty quick. There's a reason why he's the best out there. And that's because he created this genre. That's why he is (and will always be) the best at it.

If you haven't yet seen this show, I HIGHLY recommend getting yourself over to Gametrailers to check it out. In my opinion, funniest, most original show on the web. I just wish they'd come out more often


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