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Oct 18 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 25: Sega CD – Episode Review

The Sega CD was one of many CD based gaming devices produced in the early 1990’s to capitalize on the then-new CD-ROM technology which allowed for over 700 Megabytes of storage for game data, compared to the 2 Megabytes or so most traditional ROM cartridges allowed for at that time. The problem is that this …

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Sep 26 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 24: Spider-Man – Episode Review

Finally off the trio of Ghostbusters themed episodes, James takes on a set of Spider-Man games this 24th episode of The Angry Video Game Nerd. Coming off of the slightly longer format of the previous episodes, James keeps this one down to 10 minutes – a “standard” length, you could say, for a Nerd episode. …

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Sep 18 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 23: Ghostbusters: Conclusion – Episode Review

Finally, we reach the end of the Angry Video Game Nerd’s reviews of the various early Ghostbusters games! It only took 3 episodes but clearly this is something James was passionate about. Maybe as a kid he had several of these games and once he got older he discovered that nearly every single Ghostbusters game …

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Sep 07 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 22: Ghostbusters: Follow-Up – Episode Review

It’s time for part 2 of the trio of Ghostbusters game reviews that James Rolfe did for the Angry Video Game Nerd series. Part 2 gets a little more in depth on just why the NES Ghostbusters game was so terrible, but still does so in a comedic way. Really, who can’t read that ending …

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Sep 04 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 21: Ghostbusters – Episode Review

Getting into the guts of AVGN Season 2 we have a trio of episodes devoted to video games based on the Ghostbusters franchise. The original film is considered an absolute classic by many, and its sequel, Ghostbusters 2, while not as well received, still isn’t a bad film by any means. The show eventually got …

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Jul 15 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 18 / 19: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III – Episode Review

Welcome to Season 2 of The Angry Video Game Nerd. What better way to start off than a movie review – a two parter movie review! Wait, what? Okay, let’s go back to 2007; James was wanting to start up a movie review series, “The Angry Movie Nerd” ,but it just never got going. As …

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Jun 11 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd – Season 1 Review

Well, somehow, I did it: I reviewed all 15 episodes, plus two “pilot” episodes of what would become Season 1 of “The Angry Video Game Nerd” . I’m sure some of you are thinking “Wow, he’s really scraping for content if he is reviewing the whole season after reviewing the whole season” but this has …

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May 19 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 14: The Power Glove – Episode Review

Following off the heels of the Nightmare On Elm Street review, the Nerd takes a look at the “ultimate” Nintendo Entertainment System accessory – The Power Glove! This episode also marks a turning point in the series – this is where James last used the “Angry Nintendo Nerd” name that the original episodes had, and …

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May 14 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 13: A Nightmare On Elm Street – Episode Review

Moving on quickly from the last episode, this time the Nerd takes on a game I consider classic, A Nightmare on Elm Street, for the NES. This is another horror movie based game published by the legendarily bad software publisher LJN. The game, oddly enough, was developed by Rare, the same company behind Battletoards, Goldeneye …

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May 11 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 12: Friday The 13th – Episode Review

Time for the first double-feature of the Angry Video Game Nerd series, in time for Halloween 2006 we have the NES games Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street. These videos were produced as a double-set of episodes, and feature some of James’ top-notch storytelling condensed into nerd episode length. First up is …

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