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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

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 small selection of Konami games: The Adventures of Bayou Billy, Blades of Steel, Castlevania, and Track & Field …

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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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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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May 03 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 11: Double Dragon 3 – Episode Review

Today’s review is going to be short and to the point. Today we take a look at the Nerd’s review of Double Dragon 3: The Sacred Stones, on the NES. James covers this game directly, and gets his frustration out from the start – the game is just too damned hard, and when compared to …

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