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The Angry Video Game Nerd 

A foul-mouthed nerd reviews bad video games.

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James Rolfe
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James Rolfe ...  The Angry Video Game Nerd / ... 202 episodes, 2004-2019
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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 how 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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Taglines:

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

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Comedy | Talk-Show

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

25 May 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Angry Nintendo Nerd See more »

Filming Locations:

Newark, New Jersey, USA See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The first two episodes were made in 2004 as a joke under the title "Bad NES Games". Mike Matei convinced James Rolfe to post the episodes online and continue the series in April 2006. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

The Angry Video Game Nerd: It fuckin' sucks, it suckin' fucks, it fuckin' blows, it's a piece of shit, and I don't like it.
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Alternate Versions

While fair use permits the use of movie music and clips for the online videos, profits generated by the DVD sales have led to James Rolfe removing movie clips used for comedic effect from his reviews to avoid any potential legal repercussions. As such, most reviews of video games based on movies have removed footage and music from those movies (including Rocky, Back to the Future, Friday the 13th, and A Nightmare on Elm Street). See more »

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Angry Video Game Nerd - 80's Hair Metal Version
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He's the Angry Video Game Nerd!
20 March 2009 | by doublenpatriotSee all my reviews

Back then there were games that ticked us all off to no end, then from Philadelphia, came a game reviewer that took us back to the past to play the games that suck ass. And from there, was when our inner anger exploded when the Angry Video Game Nerd vent his wrath upon these horrible games. He has made over many videos and gain millions of fans that fell in love of his anger. To this day, he continues to make reviews on games, which bring laughter to us all. My favorite episode would be the Ghostbusters NES game, I never knew that there was one for the NES, but now I do and I know it sucks. So with that said, James Rolfe, I salute you.

P.S. Superman N64 was nothing but a PIECE OF DOG CRAP!


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