Tag: nes

Nov 13 2017

Game Player’s Gametape Vol. 1 No. 6: Ultra Games

It’s been a while since we’ve last taken a look at the Game Players Game Tape series. In tape number 6 we have games from the publisher Ultra. Now, this is a funny one – the last tape was Konami games, and this one is Ultra games. Thing about that, for the few of you …

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Nov 11 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 28: Die Hard – Episode Review

Time for what is considered another classic Angry Video Game Nerd episode, we have James reviewing Die Hard for the NES. Now would be a good time to mention that, for some reason, I’ve still not watched the film Die Hard! I know enough about it though to know what’s going on in the game, …

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Nov 04 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 27: Silver Surfer – Episode Review

Here we have what is probably one of the most famous Angry Video Game Nerd episodes – Silver Surfer. This has to be one of the most difficult games on the NES. That simple. The game is simply unforgiving, and that aspect is the focus of the episode right from the start.  It seems like …

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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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Aug 17 2017

Game Player’s Gametape Vol. 1 No. 5: Konami Games

It’s been quite a while since I shared one of these, so now is as good a time as any, right? Right. Here with tape 5 of the Game Players Game Tapes we get details on a selection of Konami games: The Adventures of Bayou Billy, Blades of Steel, Castlevania, and Track & Field II. …

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Jun 28 2017

Who Are The “Classic” Nintendo Consoles Really For?

When both the NES Classic Edition and now the SNES Classic Edition were announced, a common comment from many in the gaming scene were that these mini-consoles were pointless, or some kind of similar lack of understanding why people are fascinated by them. This stems from a misconception of the very target demographic these machines …

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Jun 08 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 17: Bible Games – Episode Review

Here it is, the grand finale of AVGN season one, and his Christmas episode for 2006; a look at a selection of Bible based video games. These games are odd things: these happen to be the first unlicensed games that the Nerd reviews, and while not too common as the series progresses, many of these …

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Jun 03 2017

Game Player’s Gametape Vol. 1 No. 4: Sports Games

Well, no one said that all of these tapes would be exciting. Tape 4 in volume 1 of the Game Player’s Magazine tips tapes series is all about sports games. Now, to be fair, many of the sports titles on the NES are quite solid games, they play well enough, they are genuinely fun and …

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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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