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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 / ... 213 episodes, 2004-2020
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Storyline

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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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

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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

At least every episode starting from "The Karate Kid" review has at least a reference to the documentary "American Movie". James Rolfe has stated that the documentary is one of the primary influences of his filmmaking career. 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 »

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[repeated line]
The Angry Video Game Nerd: It's like in Castlevania...
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in James & Mike Mondays: Super Smash Bros. Melee (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Angry Video Game Nerd - 80's Hair Metal Version
Written by ClockWise
Performed by ClockWise
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User Reviews

 
My Second review.
17 June 2008 | by aaronkavo-1See all my reviews

First of, I already did a review for this in early June, 2008, but it didn't get through. Whatever. So this is my second review. Well, what can I say? The Angry Video Game Nerd is THE best internet show ever made. My personal favorite is the Bible Games episode, that was so funny. At the moment I am waiting for my Angry Nerd DVD I ordered yesterday (June 16th, 2008). I love this show. I mean, James Rolfe is so creative. He can make anyone laugh. Though it's meant for older viewers, for both nostalgia and curse words, kids and teens love it also just for being awesome. It's weird to think that I found out about this show in 2006 by mistake, but, that's the same with every show, right? Anyway check out the show, you won't be disappointed. Anyway, I hope this was helpful.


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