List of Angry Video Game Nerd episodes

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Angry Video Game Nerd (abbreviated as AVGN) is an American web television series of comedy-themed retrogaming reviews, created by and starring James Rolfe. The show revolves around reviews that involve acerbic rants about low quality video games. From the beginning of season 2, new episodes were aired first on GameTrailers.com, but are since now aired at Cinemassacre.com, with episodes later being re-aired on Rolfe's own YouTube channel. Episodes are usually scheduled for release on the first or second Wednesday of each month; originally, Rolfe's early work schedule allowed for two episodes per month, but other work commitments changed this to its present arrangement.[1]

Three AVGN episodes, although still available for viewing, were never officially made it to/remain on YouTube. One of these, Atari Porn, was removed after the site flagged it for inappropriate content per its community guidelines, while the other two was the two part review of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3. Two other episodes were later removed for using movie clips from copyrighted films - Rocky and Super Mario Bros. 3 - but were later reuploaded to YouTube after being amended and changed to comply with YouTube policies.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Season premiere Season finale
1 17 May 25, 2004 December 23, 2006
2 22 February 13, 2007 January 22, 2008
3 23 February 19, 2008 January 27, 2009
4 25 March 16, 2009 March 6, 2010
5 12 April 30, 2010 April 6, 2011
6 5 July 7, 2011 December 7, 2011
7 11 July 24, 2012 December 19, 2013
8 16 March 19, 2014 December 22, 2014
9 5 March 26, 2015 December 22, 2015
10 5 April 6, 2016 December 20, 2016
11 12 March 23, 2017 December 22, 2017
12 10 April 25, 2018 TBC

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2004–06)[edit]

Episode Episode name Length Date Episode Summary
1 Castlevania 2: Simon's Quest 9:26 May 25, 2004 (Original)
April 8, 2006 (YouTube)
The Nerd makes his first ever game review, and tries to tackle Castlevania II: Simon's Quest for the NES, revealing the many flaws and issues that came with it.

Notes: This episode was originally created on May 25, 2004 and previously only available as a part of a film compilation tape with other short films created or directed by James Rolfe.[2]

2 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 6:29 May 28, 2004 (Original)
April 8, 2006 (YouTube)
The Nerd takes on reviewing the challenging and extremely difficult Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde for the NES, in which even the first level is hard to get through.

Notes: This episode was originally created on May 28, 2004 and previously only available as a part of a film compilation tape with other short films created or directed by Rolfe.[2] This is the first time James Rolfe appeared on screen as the Nerd.[3]

3 The Karate Kid 4:29 April 8, 2006 The Nerd tries out his best moves, as he sees if The Karate Kid for the NES is as any good as the movie its based on.

Notes: This episode was intended to be last to be made by Rolfe, before the online series took off.[2]

4 Who Framed Roger Rabbit 3:46 April 24, 2006 The Nerd wonders if someone framed him to tackle a bad video game, as he takes on the NES game based on Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
5 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 7:05 June 21, 2006 The Nerd prepares to go all "cowabunga" and ninja, as he reviews the game Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the NES.
6 Back to the Future 6:43 July 21, 2006 The Nerd certainly travels back in time, as he takes a look at two bad NES games based on the Back to the Future series.

Notes: The DVD version of this episode edited out clips from the first Back to the Future film.

7 McKids 7:07 August 30, 2006 There is nothing he can love about bad video games, as the Nerd reviews M.C. Kids for the NES - a video game based on a popular fast food chain.

Notes: This is the first episode to feature the Nerd's theme song, created by Kyle Justin.

8 Wally Bear and the NO! Gang 3:46 September 1, 2006 The Nerd finds out what is bad about Wally Bear and the NO! Gang for the NES, a game aimed at teaching kids to not take drugs.

Notes: The DVD version of this episode and its re-release feature an additional scene in which the Nerd calls the Wally Bear hotline.

9 Master Chu and the Drunkard Hu 4:20 September 8, 2006 The Nerd takes a look at the poor quality behind the game Master Chu and the Drunkard Hu for the NES.
10 Top Gun 7:35 September 15, 2006 The Nerd tackles two more bad NES games based on another film - Top Gun - and finds out how some elements of their gameplay are just impossible to do.
11 Double Dragon 3 4:10 September 22, 2006 The Nerd finds out what was bad in the third entry in the Double Dragon video game series - Double Dragon III: The Sacred Stones for the NES.
12 Friday the 13th 12:22 October 13, 2006 The Nerd prepares for Halloween by taking a look at why the NES game based on Friday the 13th is more frustrating than scary.

Guest Stars: Mike Matei as Jason Voorhees.

13 A Nightmare on Elm Street 13:27 October 31, 2006 It's Halloween, and the Nerd isn't really that scared when he reviews the NES game based on the movie A Nightmare on Elm Street.

Guest Stars: Mike Matei as Freddy Krueger (voice provided by James Rolfe).
Notes: While the DVD edition contained new music in place of that from Nightmare on Elm Street, an edited edition for ScrewAttack featured both an alternate opening and ending to the episode, along with the song "Welcome to My Nightmare" by Alice Cooper over the end credits. The review itself featured on the second disc of Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy.

14 The Power Glove 12:28 November 15, 2006 The Nerd finds out how good (or bad) Nintendo's Power Glove is, by using it to play a variety of games on the NES.

Notes: Up until this episode, the show was known as "The Angry Nintendo Nerd", before Rolfe changed the name to allow him to focus on games on other systems.

15 Chronologically Confused About Bad Movie and Video Game Sequel Titles 11:34 November 28, 2006 The Nerd discusses the naming of sequels for various movie and video game franchises he has seen or played.
16 Rocky 9:46 December 14, 2006 The Nerd pumps himself up for a fight, in order to prepare for reviewing the SMS video game based on Rocky.

Notes: Both the Season 1 DVD and the YouTube re-release feature an alternative ending to the review, involving the Nerd throwing the game off the stairs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Some elements of the review were edited out for the DVD version.

17 Bible Games 21:29 December 23, 2006 It's Christmas, so the Nerd sees how bad a number of unlicensed religious-themed games were on both the NES and SNES, including Super 3D Noah's Ark - a game built on the same game engine as Wolfenstein 3D.

Notes: This review was divided into two parts for the ScrewAttack website.

Season 2 (2007–08)[edit]

Episode Episode name Length Release date Episode Summary
18 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III – Part 1 11:44 January 25, 2007 In a two-part special, the Nerd tackles his first movie review, and sits down to watch the third entry in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film trilogy - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III.

Notes: Due to violating the terms of use, the review was removed from YouTube; it was made available on both the Cinemassacre and ScrewAttack websites as a direct result, with the former combining both parts into one episode. Much of the episode was not included on the AVGN Volume 2 DVD due to copyright reasons.

19 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III – Part 2 10:47
20 Atari 5200 10:39 February 13, 2007 (GameTrailers)
July 25, 2008 (YouTube)
The Nerd finds out how bad and frustrating it is to play on the Atari 5200 console, by playing a few games on it.

Notes: This episode was the first to be featured on GameTrailers, and the first to include the standard intro sequence used on the web series. Due to technical reasons, James Rolfe was not able to properly do a review of the Atari 5200, due to issues with both an Atari 5200 controller and Trak-Ball controller he tried to use with the console.

21 Ghostbusters 17:29 February 27, 2007 (GameTrailers)
Aug 6, 2008 (YouTube)
If there's something bad, and you don't like it, then you need the Nerd. He's soon tackling something worse than ghosts, when he reviews Ghostbusters for the NES.

Guest Stars: Kyle Justin (voice-only).
Notes: Both the YouTube and DVD versions feature a mimic version of the Ghostbusters theme, while due to copyright issues, clips from the movie were replaced with still images for both versions.

22 Ghostbusters: Follow-Up 11:27 March 20, 2007 (GameTrailers)
Aug 26, 2008 (YouTube)
The Nerd is once more being called out to bust down more bad games based on Ghostbusters, as he looks at those made for the NES, Atari 2600 and SMS.

Notes: Due to copyright issues, both the YouTube re-release and DVD versions saw the clips from Ghostbusters being replaced with artwork by Mike Matei.

23 Ghostbusters: Conclusion 13:11 April 3, 2007 (GameTrailers)
Sep 9, 2008 (YouTube)
It's a third outing for the Nerd against more bad games based on Ghostbusters, as he review two more made for the NES and Genesis.

Both the DVD and YouTube re-release version feature different soundtracks to the original, while copyright issues meant that clips from the Ghostbusters' movie were replaced by still images from it's poster.

24 Spider-Man 10:32 April 17, 2007 (GameTrailers)
Sep 22, 2008 (YouTube)
The Nerd has his hands full, swatting down bad video games on the Atari 2600, NES, Game Boy and Game Boy Advance, based upon comic-book character Spider-Man.

Guest Stars: Kyle Justin as Spider-Man.

25 Sega CD 13:12 May 2, 2007 (GameTrailers)
Nov 18, 2008 (YouTube)
The Nerd reveals how some console add-ons were never worth owing, as he takes a look at the Sega CD - an add-on for the Sega Genesis - and finds out what the games made for it are like.
26 Sega 32X 9:04 May 15, 2007 (GameTrailers)
Dec 6, 2008 (YouTube)
The Nerd finds out what another add-on for the Sega Genesis is like - the 32X - and tries out some of the games that were made for it, including Primal Rage and Doom.
27 Silver Surfer 11:17 June 5, 2007 (GameTrailers)
Dec 8, 2008 (YouTube)
Another super hero has had a bad game made about them, so the Nerd delves in to find out just what its like to play Silver Surfer for the NES.
28 Die Hard 9:03 June 19, 2007 (GameTrailers)
Jan 21, 2009 (YouTube)
Action is certainly lacking, as the Nerd reviews another bad game that won't easily die - Die Hard for the NES.
29 Independence Day 6:09 July 3, 2007 (GameTrailers)
July 4, 2009 (YouTube)
To protect the independence of good games from bad ones, the Nerd takes on the PlayStation game based upon Independence Day, and is soon wishing aliens could destroy this one.
30 The Simpsons 13:17 July 17, 2007 (GameTrailers)
Feb 3, 2009 (YouTube)
The Nerd will be saying more than "D'oh!", as he takes a look at two terrible NES games based on hit cartoon series, The Simpsons.
31 Bugs Bunny's Birthday Blowout 8:43 August 7, 2007 (GameTrailers)
Feb 16, 2009 (YouTube)
There's nothing looney about the Nerd's next review of a bad video game, as he attempts to find fun within Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout for the NES.

Guest Stars: Mike Matei as Bugs Bunny.

32 Atari Porn 10:03 August 22, 2007 The Nerd finds himself reviewing a collection of rather badly-made, controversial, adult-rated games that were created for Atari systems, including Custer's Revenge and Bachelor Party.
33 Nintendo Power 14:42 September 4, 2007 (GameTrailers)
Jun 4, 2009 (YouTube)
Taking a break from bad video games, the Nerd spends his time recalling his fondest memories of reading the Nintendo Power magazine.

Guest Stars: Kyle Justin.

34 Fester's Quest 9:25 September 18, 2007 (GameTrailers)
July 1, 2009 (YouTube)
Creepy and spooky don't seem to cut it, as the Nerd reviews two bad games based on The Addams Family, made for the NES and Genesis.

Guest Stars: Kyle Justin as Cousin Itt.

35 Texas Chainsaw Massacre 12:46 October 9, 2007 (GameTrailers)
Oct 8, 2008 (YouTube)
The Nerd faces the horror of a bad video game for his Halloween that he wishes he could cut apart with a chainsaw, as he reviews the Atari 2600 game based on The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

Guest Stars: Mike Matei as Leatherface and Chop Top; and Steven J. Klaszky[citation needed] (credited as Jimmie Jim Slugg) as the hillbilly.

36 Halloween 16:05 October 30, 2007 (GameTrailers)
Oct 30, 2008 (YouTube)
Halloween is upon him, so for his nightmarish night the Nerd must review three very bad Halloween-themed video games for the Atari 2600.

Guest Stars: Michael Mulvey and Lil' Liam Mulvey as "the kids"; Mike Matei as Michael Myers; and Nicole Mulvey as "the neighbour".

37 Dragon's Lair 9:22 November 20, 2007 (GameTrailers)
Jul 15, 2009 (YouTube)
The Nerd struggles to be a true hero, as he looks to tackling a console version of a classic game - Dragon's Lair for the NES.
38 An Angry Nerd Christmas Carol: Part 1 5:54 December 18, 2007 (GameTrailers)
Dec 17, 2008 (YouTube)
In a two-part special, the Nerd spends his Christmas taking a look at some very badly made games. In part 1, he focuses his attention on Home Alone 2: Lost in New York for the NES, while in part 2, he takes a look at Shaq Fu for the SNES, and three bad games for the Wii.

Guest Stars: Co-founder of ScrewAttack.com, Stuttering Craig, as the Ghost of Christmas Past; and Handsome Tom as Ghost of Christmas Present (Part 2).

39 An Angry Nerd Christmas Carol: Part 2 9:42 December 23, 2007 (GameTrailers)
Dec 19, 2008 (YouTube)
40 Chronologically Confused About the Legend of Zelda Timeline 19:01 January 8, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Jul 19, 2009 (YouTube)
The Nerd tries to make sense of the chronology behind the timeline for one of Nintendo's well-known video game series - The Legend of Zelda.

Notes: According to James Rolfe, who introduces the episodes, this episode was a previously unreleased episode originally written in November 2006.

41 Rambo 13:14 January 22, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Aug 7, 2009 (YouTube)
The Nerd finds himself in action hell, as he looks at three bad games for the NES and SMS, based on the Rambo film series.

Season 3 (2008–09)[edit]

Episode Episode name Length Release date Episode Summary
42 Virtual Boy 15:34 February 19, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Aug 24, 2009 (YouTube)
The Nerd finds out what it's like to play the Virtual Boy, by trying out some games on it.

Notes: This episode was originally planned to include a review of Jack Bros., but at the time of production, James Rolfe did not own the game in his collection. A review of the game was later included for both the DVD and YouTube editions. Due to copyright reasons, a clip from the film Waterworld was deleted from both versions.

43 The Wizard of Oz 11:25 March 4, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Sep 11, 2009 (YouTube)
The Nerd is wishing he was not playing another bad game, as he reviews The Wizard of Oz for the SNES.

Guest Stars: Mike Matei as the Cowardly Lion.

44 Double Vision: Part 1 10:04 March 25, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Sep 17, 2009 (YouTube)
In a two-part special, the Nerd tackles reviewing two second generation consoles from the late 1970s - early 1980s. In part one, he looks at the Intellivision and the games made for it, including Utopia, Masters of the Universe: The Power of He-Man and Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, and also takes a look at two games designed for the Intellivoice Voice Synthesis Module. In part 2, he reviews the ColecoVision and plays the games that were made for this console, including Montezuma's Revenge, Cabbage Patch Kids: Adventures in the Park, Chuck Norris Superkicks, and War Room.

Guest Stars: Kyle Justin. Notes: Both parts were merged into one episode for the DVD version.

45 Double Vision: Part 2 8:24 April 8, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Sep 25, 2009 (YouTube)
46 The Wizard / Super Mario Bros. 3 17:19 April 22, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Nov 8, 2009 (YouTube)
The Nerd takes a look at a good game for once, as he recalls how great it was to play Super Mario Bros. 3 on the NES, while also taking a look back to a film in which it featured in - The Wizard.

Notes: For copyright reasons, re-releases of this episode do not feature the review of the movie, although it is still mentioned in the game review. The episode's opening segment consisted of a medley of fan-made theme song renditions.

47 NES Accessories 13:51 May 14, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Nov 24, 2009 (YouTube)
The Nerd reviews several accessories for the NES to find out how good or bad they are, including the NES Zapper and Power Pad, the Konami LaserScope, the Brøderbund UForce, and the LJN Roll & Rocker. He also spends some time finding out what the Super Scope for the SNES is like to play games with.
48 Indiana Jones Trilogy 18:43 May 20, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Dec 12, 2009 (YouTube)
The Nerd dons his leather hat and whip, and delves into the holy grail of bad video games, as he looks at a collection of games based on the Indiana Jones film series, made for the Atari 2600, NES and SNES.
49 Star Trek 10:45 June 11, 2008 (GameTrailers)
May 7, 2009 (YouTube)
The Nerd boldly goes where no bad game should ever go, by beaming down a collection of games based upon sci-fi series Star Trek, made for the Vectrex, Atari 2600, ColecoVision and NES.

Guest Stars: Mike Matei as a Klingon and a Metron. Notes: James Rolfe included a brief review of the Vectrex for this episode.

50 Superman 11:46 June 26, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Jan 1, 2010 (YouTube)
Bad games will never be faster than a speeding Super Nerd, as he reviews two bad video games based upon Superman, made for the Atari 2600 and NES.
51 Superman 64 10:37 July 8, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Jan 13, 2010 (YouTube)
Super Nerd returns, this time to save Superman from two more bad video games made for the Commodore 64 and the Nintendo 64.

Notes: James Rolfe included a brief review of the Commodore 64 for this episode. It was also technically the last episode to have filming done in Rolfe's gaming room in New Jersey, before production focused on its new site in Pennsylvania.

52 Batman Part I 11:45 July 22, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Jan 27, 2010 (YouTube)
In a two-part special, the Nerd dons his cowl and cape and prepares to beat back the darkness of bad video games, as he looks over a series of games based upon the dark knight himself, Batman, that were made for the Commodore 64, NES, Sega CD, Atari Lynx SNES, Game Boy, and Genesis.

Guest Stars: Mike Matei as the Joker. Notes: The opening sequence for these episodes was specially themed around a parody of the 60's Batman TV series opening, and was animated by Matei.

53 Batman Part II 9:42 August 10, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Jan 29, 2010 (YouTube)
54 Deadly Towers 8:20 August 19, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Feb 28, 2010 (YouTube)
The Nerd finds out how deadly difficult it is to complete another bad video game, when he attempts to review Deadly Towers for the NES.

Notes: This episode was made through fan-based input requested by Rolfe, asking for fans to submit their experiences with the game and the dialogue they would use for the review. Those whose input was chosen for the review, were credited at the end of the episode.

55 Battletoads 7:52 September 3, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Mar 17, 2010 (YouTube)
As the Nerd prepares to review Battletoads for the NES, he finds himself joined by the "guitar guy" who's been living behind his couch, and who helps to show him why it's impossible to complete the game with two players.

Guest Stars: Kyle Justin.

56 Dick Tracy 14:04 September 16, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Mar 28, 2010 (YouTube)
The Nerd turns detective to find out why no one would want to play Dick Tracy for the NES, and soon uncovers the many flaws and problems with it.

Notes: The YouTube version was edited with an additional minute of content.

57 Dracula 11:57 October 14, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Oct 2, 2009 (YouTube)
Halloween is approaching, but the Nerd finds it hard to see Count Dracula being scary to him, as he looks at a selection of bad games based on the vampire legend himself, including Bram Stoker's Dracula for the NES, SNES, Genesis, and the Sega CD.

Notes: James Rolfe included a short review of Commodore VIC-20 for this episode. A scene that featured in one of the reviews was edited out in the DVD version for copyright issues.

58 Frankenstein 14:08 October 29, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Oct 13, 2009 (YouTube)
Halloween has arrived, and the Nerd is green with anger at finding out that there are bad video games on the NES and SNES that have based on another horror legend - Frankenstein.

Guest Stars: Mike Matei as Franken-Nerd.

59 CD-i Part I 7:57 November 12, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Apr 14, 2010 (YouTube)
In a three-part special, the Nerd finds himself reviewing another console - the Philips CD-i - and takes a look at four games made the console, that were allowed to feature a select number of Nintendo characters within them - Hotel Mario, Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon, Link: The Faces of Evil, and Zelda's Adventure.
60 CD-i Part II 12:35 November 25, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Apr 20, 2010 (YouTube)
61 CD-i Part III 14:15 December 9, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Apr 28, 2010 (YouTube)
62 Bible Games II 17:00 December 23, 2008 (GameTrailers)
Dec 19, 2009 (YouTube)
It's Christmas, and for this year the Nerd finds himself reviewing another collection of badly made, religious-themed video games for the NES, CD-i and Game Boy, including Exodus: Journey to the Promised Land, Noah's Ark, and King James Bible.

Notes: This was the first AVGN episode to be filmed in 720p HD and produced to be shown in widescreen.

63 Michael Jackson's Moonwalker 10:04 January 7, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Jul 14, 2010 (YouTube)
The Nerd tries to moon-walk his way around another bad game, as takes a look at Michael Jackson's Moonwalker for the Genesis.
64 Milon's Secret Castle 11:33 January 27, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Sep 14, 2010 (YouTube)
The Nerd finds no secrets to make a bad game look good, when he reviews Milon's Secret Castle for the NES.

Season 4 (2009–10)[edit]

Episode Episode name Length Release date Episode Summary
65 Atari Jaguar Part I 8:23 March 16, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Aug 14, 2010 (YouTube)
In a two-part special, the Nerd spends some taking a look at the Atari Jaguar, including some of the games made for it such as Tempest 2000, Alien vs. Predator, and Doom, and an add-on - the Jaguar CD. He also takes a look back at the history of Atari, and the competition between different consoles for superior processing capabilities.

Notes: Due to hardware failure, James Rolfe was unable to include reviews of games for the Jaguar CD.

66 Atari Jaguar Part II 14:21 March 25, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Aug 25, 2010 (YouTube)
67 Metal Gear 13:17 April 8, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Nov 10, 2010 (YouTube)
The Nerd brings out his codec and stealth gear, as he tries to navigate his way around Metal Gear for the NES, while also discussing the game's sequels in Chronologically Confused About Metal Gear Sequels.
68 Odyssey 10:58 April 21, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Nov 26, 2010 (YouTube)
The Nerd finds out what the Magnavox Odyssey console is like, by trying it out along with some of its games.
69 X-Men 14:11 May 6, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Nov 27, 2010 (YouTube)
There's a mutation of bad video games to review, as the Nerd looks at those based on the X-Men, made for the NES, Genesis and Video Arcade machines.
70 The Terminator 14:54 May 19, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Jan 7, 2011 (YouTube)
The Nerd attempts to terminate some more bad games in his reviews, as he looks at a selection of NES, SNES, and Sega CD games, based on The Terminator.

Notes: Because of the game being reviewed, the opening intro sequence, designed by Mike Matei, were themed around the opening credits for The Terminator.

71 Terminator 2: Judgment Day 13:25 June 2, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Jan 11, 2011 (YouTube)
The bad games are back, as the Nerd looks at a selection of NES, SNES, Genesis, and Game Boy games, based upon Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

Notes: Like the previous episode, the intro sequence, designed by Mike Matei, was themed around the opening credits for Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

72 Transformers 12:43 June 17, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Jan 18, 2011 (YouTube)
Video games are transforming into truly bad ones for the Nerd, as he looks at two for the Commodore 64 and the Famicom, based upon Transformers.

Notes: James Rolfe included a short review of the Famicom and the Family Computer Disk System for this episode.

73 Mario Is Missing! 9:30 July 1, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Feb 15, 2011 (YouTube)
Mario is a great icon in gaming, but the Nerd takes a look at NES and SNES versions of two games he stars in that were not so great - Mario Is Missing! and Mario's Time Machine.
74 Plumbers Don't Wear Ties 20:38 July 21, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Mar 8, 2011 (YouTube)
Another console comes under the Nerd's gaze, as he takes a moment to review the 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, and finds out how horrendously bad one of its games is - Plumbers Don't Wear Ties.
75 Bugs Bunny's Crazy Castle 16:58 August 5, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Mar 15, 2011 (YouTube)
The Nerd finds himself in another cartoon battle with a familiar face from the past, as he tries to avoid reviewing the bad games from the Crazy Castle series, made for the NES, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance.

Guest Stars: Mike Matei as Bugs Bunny/Woody Woodpecker; and Kyle Justin as himself.

76 Super Pitfall! 11:07 August 20, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Mar 22, 2011 (YouTube)
A bad game filled with flaws and issues, leaves the Nerd wanting out of it's pit, as he tries out Super Pitfall for the NES.
77 Godzilla 15:46 September 4, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Apr 14, 2011 (YouTube)
Japan's legendary giant monster can't avoid being put into a number of video games, as the Nerd takes a look at a selection of bad ones based upon Godzilla for the NES, Game Boy, SNES and Super Famicom - such as Godzilla: Monster of Monsters and Godzilla 2: War of the Monsters - and a trio of good ones for the Xbox and the PlayStation 2.

Notes: James Rolfe included a brief review on the Godzilla movies for this episode. The last three games featured, were not given a detailed review in the episode.

78 Wayne's World 12:15 September 24, 2009 (GameTrailers)
May 3, 2011 (YouTube)
While the Wayne's World films were popular in the 90s, the Nerd shows off the games made for the NES and SNES that truly were not worthy of being adaptations of these.

Notes: Due to copyright issues, clips from the Wayne's World films and a clip from Borat were edited out of the DVD version.

79 Castlevania Part I 10:08 October 8, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Oct 3, 2010 (YouTube)
In a four-part special, the Nerd spends his Halloween by taking a look at various games from the Castlevania series featured on the NES, SNES, Nintendo 64, Genesis and PlayStation, including Castlevania, Castlevania II: Simon's Quest, and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night.
80 Castlevania Part II 12:47 October 21, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Oct 12, 2010 (YouTube)
81 Castlevania Part III 12:52 November 5, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Oct 20, 2010 (YouTube)
82 Castlevania Part IV 9:48 November 19, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Oct 27, 2010 (YouTube)
83 Little Red Hood 14:54 December 3, 2009 (GameTrailers)
May 13, 2011 (YouTube)
The woods today are filled with bad games, but the big bad Nerd has to venture into them if he's to complete his review of Little Red Hood for the NES.
84 Winter Games 10:28 December 23, 2009 (GameTrailers)
Dec 20, 2010 (YouTube)
It's Christmas, and the Nerd spends it this year by seeing what kind of virtual sportsman he can be in Winter Games for the NES.
85 Street Fighter 2010 17:56 January 6, 2010 (GameTrailers)
June 10, 2011 (YouTube)
The Nerd prepares to fight against more bad games, as he takes a look at a selection of bad Street Fighter games for the NES, TurboGrafx-CD, and Sega Saturn, including one based on Street Fighter: The Movie.

Notes: James Rolfe included a short review of the TurboGrafx-16 for this episode. In addition, the episode's opening sequence featured a montage of the title cards created by Mike Matei used in the past series of episodes between 2006-09.

86 Hydlide 8:28 January 20, 2010 (GameTrailers)
June 14, 2011 (YouTube)
The Nerd ponders on whether its worth it to review an RPG that has similarities to The Legend of Zelda - Hydlide for the NES.
87 Ninja Gaiden 15:40 February 4, 2010 (GameTrailers)
June 14, 2011 (YouTube)
To hone his ninja skills against bad games, the Nerd takes to reviewing Ninja Gaiden for the NES.

Guest Stars: Kevin Finn as "a ninja".
Notes: Following this episode, James Rolfe switched from using the NES Top Loader, for the Nintoaster - a specially designed NES made out of a household toaster, that was given to Rolfe by its creator, Richard Daluz.

88 Swordquest 9:12 February 18, 2010 (GameTrailers)
July 2, 2011 (YouTube)
The Nerd looks back to the history behind the Swordquest series of games for the Atari 2600, and one of the most elaborate contests created around a videogame - a contest which offered $150,000 of real treasures as prizes.
89 Pong Consoles 12:00 March 6, 2010 (GameTrailers)
July 18, 2011 (YouTube)
The Nerd spends some time looking over different versions of video game consoles that were designed to play the Pong video game, including the good ones and totally bad ones.

Season 5 (2010–11)[edit]

Episode Episode name Length Date Episode Summary
90 Action 52 26:50 April 30, 2010 (GameTrailers)
July 21, 2011 (YouTube)
The Nerd prepares himself to tackle not one game, but a huge variety of badly designed video games that were put into one cartridge - Action 52 for the NES.

Notes: Due to copyright issues, a scene in the review was edited out for the DVD version.

91 Cheetahmen 20:25 June 9, 2010 (GameTrailers)
Aug 11, 2011 (YouTube)
The Nerd brings conclusion to his review of Action 52, by taking a look at one game in particular in its selection - Cheetahmen. He also takes a look at a sequel to the game - Cheetahmen II for the NES - and the Genesis version of Action 52 with its own version of the Cheetahmen game.
92 Game Glitches 16:07 July 8, 2010 (GameTrailers)
Sep 2, 2011 (YouTube)
The Nerd reviews various glitches and bugs that can be found in games both past and present, including Pac-Man, Metal Gear, Mega Man 5, Super Mario Bros., Super Mario World, and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.

Guest Stars: Kevin Finn as the Game Graphic Glitch Gremlin. Notes: The opening sequence for this episode was deliberately glitched, to keep it in line with the episode's theme.

93 Zelda II 15:07 August 4, 2010 (GameTrailers)
Nov 15, 2011 (YouTube)
The Nerd prepares to travel to Hyrule, as he takes on the quest of reviewing the sequel to The Legend of Zelda - Zelda II: The Adventure of Link for the NES.

Notes: James Rolfe included a short review of The Legend of Zelda for this episode.

94 Back to the Future Re-Revisited 23:04 September 3, 2010 (GameTrailers)
Dec 1, 2011 (YouTube)
The Nerd takes a trip down memory lane, as he revisits some of his previous reviews he made on games such as Top Gun, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Back to the Future.
95 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Re-Revisited 16:40 October 7, 2010 (GameTrailers)
Oct 31, 2011 (YouTube)
For Halloween this year, the Nerd decides to give a much longer and more in-depth review of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde for the NES.

Notes: The title card made for this episode is based upon a poster for the 1931 film version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

96 Lester the Unlikely 10:44 November 4, 2010 (GameTrailers)
Dec 26, 2011 (YouTube)
The Nerd finds it highly unlikely his next bad game is gonna surprise him, as he reviews Lester the Unlikely for the SNES - a video game with a problematic protagonist and difficult gameplay.
97 How the Nerd Stole Christmas 12:07 December 6, 2010 As Christmas approaches, the Nerd embarks on a parody of How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, and takes a look at three bad NES games - Town & Country Surf Designs: Wood & Water Rage, Circus Caper, and Fist of the Northstar.

Notes: This episode features many hand drawn illustrations created by Mike Matei. In addition, composer Bear McCreary arranged a special parody version of "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" , incorporating NES-styled audio elements, for this episode.

98 Day Dreamin' Davey 14:00 January 5, 2011 (GameTrailers)
Dec 30, 2011 (YouTube)
The Nerd wonders if he's day-dreaming about his next bad video game, as he takes to reviewing the different flaws and styles of gameplay found in Day Dreamin' Davey for the NES.
99 Star Wars 22:28 February 3, 2011 (GameTrailers)
February 9, 2012 (YouTube)
The force is with the Nerd, as he helps to fight back against the dark powers of bad games made for the Atari 2600, Famicom, NES, SNES, and Nintendo 64, all based on the Star Wars series of movies. His reviews of these games include Star Wars: Jedi Arena, Super Star Wars, and Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire.
100 R.O.B. the Robot 18:52 March 3, 2011 (GameTrailers)
March 15, 2012 (YouTube)
To mark the 100th episode of Angry Video Game Nerd, the Nerd takes on reviewing two bad NES games - Gyromite and Stack-Up - while dealing with the unwelcome help of Nintendo's R.O.B..

Notes: The intro for this episode features clips from previous episodes along with a montage of all the title cards created for it by Mike Matei. Until the 139th episode, this was the last one to feature a title card by Matei, due to personal opinions on their usage.[4] The music for this episode was created by John Jennings Boyd and Lachlan Barclay.

101 Steven Spielberg Games 21:18 April 6, 2011 (GameTrailers)
April 12, 2012 (YouTube)
The Nerd finds himself facing a deluge of bad games for the NES, Genesis, SNES, Sega CD, 3DO, and Atari 2600, all based on movies connected to Steven Spielberg, including Jaws, and Jurassic Park.

Notes: A teaser for Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie was shown at the end of the episode, intended to advertise the movie before unforeseen difficulties in filming pushed back its release date.

Season 6 (2011)[edit]

Episode Episode name Length Date Episode Summary
102 The Making of an Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 35:05 July 7, 2011 (GameTrailers)
May 1, 2012 (YouTube)
James Rolfe gives fans of the Angry Video Game Nerd a behind-the-scenes look at how an episode of the web series is made, by showing what is done when reviewing a game. In this case, a review by the Nerd of Barbie for NES.
103 Kid Kool 8:14 August 3, 2011 (GameTrailers)
May 7, 2012 (YouTube)
The Nerd finds nothing cool about his latest review of a bad video game - Kid Kool for the NES - as he showcases its many flaws in its gameplay.
104 Nintendo World Championships 17:02 August 26, 2011 (GameTrailers)
May 16, 2012 (YouTube)
The Nerd attempts to get his hand on a good copy of Nintendo World Championships for the NES - a series of Nintendo games on one cartridge, used as part of a contest in the 1990s - but soon questions whether its worth it in the end.

Guest Stars: Pat Contri as "Pat the NES Punk".
Notes: Contri helped to co-write this episode. This was the last episode to be filmed in 480p.

105 Dark Castle 12:07 October 6, 2011 (GameTrailers)
October 1, 2012 (YouTube)
It's Halloween again, and the Nerd spends it by reviewing both the Genesis and CD-i versions of Dark Castle. He soon shows off how horribly difficult the game is, even on its easiest setting.
106 Bible Games III 14:14 December 7, 2011 (GameTrailers)
December 11, 2012 (YouTube)
Christmas has arrived, and the Nerd finds himself once again reviewing a selection of badly made, religious-themed video games for the Game Boy, Genesis, and NES, including Spiritual Warfare and Bible Adventures.

Notes: This is the first episode to be filmed in 1080p HD.

Season 7 (2012–13)[edit]

Episode Episode name Length Date Episode Summary
107 Schwarzenegger Games 22:26 July 24, 2012 The Nerd is back, as he tackles a selection of NES games based upon movies that starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, including Total Recall, Last Action Hero, and Predator.
108 Ghosts n' Goblins 17:04 October 24, 2012 The Nerd attempts to show his fans how to play and beat the video game he got as a kid - Ghosts n' Goblins for the NES.
109 Atari Sports 12:42 December 18, 2012 The Nerd takes a look at a variety of sport-themed games made for the Atari 2600, including football games, baseball games, boxing games, soccer games, and golf games.
110 Ikari Warriors 20:39 March 6, 2013 The Nerd revives his old friend to help him review Ikari Warriors for the NES, in order to find out what its like to play it with two players.

Guest Stars: Kyle Justin.

111 Toxic Crusaders 14:42 April 30, 2013 The Nerd shows why bad video games shouldn't be based on TV shows and movies, as he reviews the Game Boy, Genesis, and NES versions of Toxic Crusaders.

Guest Stars: Lloyd Kaufman, co-founder of Troma Entertainment.

112 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure 17:52 June 30, 2013 Nothing excellent is likely to be found when going back in time, as the Nerd reviews the NES game based upon Bill & Ted's Excellent Video Game Adventure.
113 Tiger Electronic Games 18:39 September 6, 2013 The Nerd casts his eye on a selection of hardware by Tiger Electronics, including a selection of LCD handheld games and wrist-watch styled games, plus two portable consoles - the Game.com and the R-Zone.
114 Alien 3 10:17 October 21, 2013 (Cinemassacre)
October 22, 2013 (YouTube)
It's another Halloween, and the Nerd tries to find something scary that could pop out of his NES game cartridge, when he takes a turn at Alien 3.
115 AVGN Games! 21:55 November 20, 2013 The Nerd takes a break from bad games to look at a collection of titles based around his life, featuring those for the PC and iOS, as well as two specials ones made for the Atari 2600 and NES.
116 Wish List: Part 1 – Sonic the Hedgehog & more! 15:07 December 17, 2013 In a two-part special, the Nerd tackles a wishlist of games that fans wish for him to review, including Skate or Die!, Where's Waldo?, The Three Stooges, Home Improvement, Sonic Blast, Shadow the Hedgehog (video game), and Bubsy 3D.
117 Wish List: Part 2 – Bubsy 3D & more! 15:27 December 19, 2013

Season 8 (2014)[edit]

Episode Episode name Length Release date Episode Summary
118 Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing 15:44 March 19, 2014 Travelling back to the Noughties this time around, the Nerd takes on Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing for PC - a poorly made video game considered by reviewers as one of the worst to have been made, due to the many design flaws, bugs and glitches that were in it.
119 Desert Bus 15:30 May 28, 2014 In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of AVGN, The Nerd takes a quick look at various games within Penn & Teller's Smoke and Mirrors for the Sega CD - a video game cancelled before it was released and designed as a joke on various game genres - before focusing on one game in its collection that's as bad as Big Rigs - Desert Bus. After almost quitting, he then takes a look at a hacked redaction of the NES game Castlevania II: Simon's Quest that focused on fixing a number of flaws and issues the original had that he complained about in his review.

Notes: This episode served as a precursor for the AVGN movie, that was later released that year.

120 E.T. Atari 2600 7:00 October 10, 2014 Taken from Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie, this episode focuses on the Nerd's review of one of Atari's worst video games they ever made - E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial for the Atari 2600.

Notes: Although basically a clip from the movie, this episode differs from it in that it featured actual footage from the game; in the movie, the game was represented by specially-made animation of the game, due to a lack of licensing rights to the original version.

121 Beetlejuice 13:53 October 14, 2014 It's another Halloween, and the Nerd considers why anyone would want to play the NES game based on Beetlejuice.
122 Tagin' Dragon 3:50 December 11, 2014 In a special series of twelve episodes for Christmas, the Nerd begins his first day by unwrapping and reviewing Tagin’ Dragon - a bad game for the NES with truly difficult gameplay.
123 ALF 4:01 December 12, 2014 For the second day of his Christmas, the Nerd finds nothing funny with his next present, as reviews a video game based on the American sitcom of the same name - ALF for the SMS.
124 CrazyBus 4:06 December 13, 2014 For the third day of his Christmas, the Nerd finds himself reviewing CrazyBus - an unlicensed Venezuelan game/app that was made for the Sega Genesis, and features little in the way of good gameplay.
125 Ren & Stimpy: Fire Dogs 5:16 December 14, 2014 For the fourth day of his Christmas, the Nerd finds he has a copy of The Ren & Stimpy Show: Fire Dogs for the SNES amongst his presents - a video game with bad gameplay, that does no justice to Ren & Stimpy.
126 Rocky and Bullwinkle 4:06 December 15, 2014 For the fifth day of his Christmas, the Nerd plays another bad NES game amongst his presents, based upon The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends cartoon series.
127 Mary-Kate and Ashley "Get a Clue" 4:15 December 16, 2014 For the sixth day of his Christmas, the Nerd attempts to find what clues there are in Mary-Kate and Ashley "Get a Clue" for the Game Boy Color, that show its a truly bad game to play.
128 V.I.P. with Pamela Anderson 4:53 December 17, 2014 For the seventh day of his Christmas, the Nerd is lulled into a false sense of hope for a good game, as he reviews V.I.P. for the PlayStation - a bad video game featuring Pamela Anderson amongst its characters.
129 Lethal Weapon 4:37 December 18, 2014 For the eighth day of his Christmas, the Nerd finds his weapons against bad games are going dull, as he reviews a NES game based upon Lethal Weapon.

Guest Stars: Mike Matei as himself.

130 Porky's 6:02 December 19, 2014 For the ninth day of his Christmas, the Nerd smells a bad game amongst his presents, as he tackles with the confusing gameplay of Porky's for the Atari 2600.
131 HyperScan 6:32 December 20, 2014 For the tenth day of his Christmas, the Nerd has a go with playing the HyperScan - a console designed to use special cards that need to be scanned into it in order to play its selection games.
132 Universal Studios Theme Parks Adventure 11:29 December 21, 2014 For the eleventh day of his Christmas, the Nerd questions why he needs to walk around a virtual version of a real theme park, as he tries out Universal Studios Theme Parks Adventure for the GameCube.
133 LJN Video Art 8:43 December 22, 2014 For the twelfth and final day of his Christmas, the Nerd wonders what use there is to make art with LJN Video Art, and recalls some of the better art games made in the past.

Season 9 (2015)[edit]

Episode Episode name Length Release date Episode Summary
134 Hong Kong 97 12:46 March 26, 2015 The Nerd takes a look at a horrible game that never left Japan, and featured so many things that was wrong with it - Hong Kong 97 for the Super Famicom.
135 Darkwing Duck 13:49 May 13, 2015 Finding a bad video game to review is hard, so the Nerd turns his attention towards the TurboGrafx-16, and a game based on the Darkwing Duck cartoon series.
136 Seaman 17:24 July 28, 2015 (Cinemassacre)
July 29, 2015 (YouTube)
Growing your own sealife sounds cool, but the Nerd shows how a virtual way of doing it can never be truly good, when he has a go at Seaman for the Dreamcast.

Notes: This episode was dedicated to Leonard Nimoy, the narrator for the English-language version of Seaman, who died that year.

137 The Crow 9:43 October 30, 2015 Another Halloween arrives, and the Nerd spends it tackling another bad game that has truly poor gameplay - The Crow: City of Angels for the Sega Saturn.
138 Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero 12:02 December 22, 2015 Christmas has arrived, and the Nerd has received a copy of bad game to look forward to - Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero for the Nintendo 64.

Season 10 (2016)[edit]

Episode Episode name Length Release date Episode Summary
139 Mega Man Games 25:06 April 6, 2016 To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Cinemasscre YouTube Channel, the Nerd updates his gaming room and tackles a collection of bad games in HD. More precisely, a collection of bad Mega Man games for the PC, PlayStation and PlayStation 2.
140 Paperboy 16:05 May 26, 2016 Extra, extra - the Nerd tackles reviewing the Paperboy for the NES, while answering the question of whether a rolled up newspaper can truly break a window, and if you can throw one into a mailbox while riding along on a bicycle.
141 Beavis and Butt-Head 14:18 August 16, 2016 Its time for the Nerd to snicker and make dumb comments, as he takes a look at two bad games made for the SNES and Genesis, based on the Beavis and Butt-Head adult cartoon series.
142 Berenstain Bears 19:41 October 18, 2016 It's Halloween again, and the Nerd tackles with three bad games for the Game Boy Color, Atari 2600 and Genesis, based on the children series of books and cartoons about the Berenstain Bears.
143 Sega Activator and Aura Interactor 11:51 December 20, 2016 For Christmas, the Nerd takes a look at a series of Genesis accessories for its games, including the Activator, Aura Interactor, Menacer, Victormaxx Stuntmaster, TeeV Golf, and Batter Up! Baseball bat.

Guest Stars: Nathan Barnatt as Keith Apicary.

NOTE: In the episode's commentary, James stated that this episode is the most expensive episode to date, with a final budget being $3,614. This was due to the set construction, the elf costume, the props, decorations, and the travel costs to fly Nathan to the East Coast. James also said that the biggest expense was the breakaway props, which he spent $1,000. Another factor was the accessories, and that the accessories seen had to be looked up on eBay.

Season 11 (2017)[edit]

Episode Episode name Length Release date(s) Episode Summary
144 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 20:15 March 23, 2017 The Nerd goes "Mighty Morphin" bad, as he takes on a collection of games for the Famicom, NES, SNES, Genesis, Sega CD, Nintendo 64, and Game Boy, based around Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.

Notes: This episode's intro is designed as a parody of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers theme song. The episode was also made to celebrate the then-upcoming film Power Rangers.

145 Sonic '06 16:47 April 20, 2017 For the first time in his series, the Nerd tackles a game from a later generation of consoles that does nothing to the reputation of a certain blue hedgehog - Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) for the Xbox 360.

Notes: This episode was sponsored by Full Sail University.

146 Planet of the Apes 12:34 July 4, 2017 While clearing up his game room and getting stranded on another planet, the Nerd questions why a bad game has trashed a particularly good classic movie, when he reviews Planet of the Apes for the PlayStation.

NOTE: This episode was made to commemorate the then-upcoming movie of War for the Planet of the Apes.

147 Game Boy Accessories 16:15 August 15, 2017 Another selection of accessories receives a good thorough look from the Nerd. This time, its a collection of accessories for the Game Boy, including good ones - like the Game Boy Camera and the Game Boy Printer - bad ones, and even a patented one that was aimed for use in hospitals.
148 Treasure Master 10:03 September 20, 2017 Treasure is truly lacking within another bad game designed to be used in a contest, as the Nerd finds out what it's like to play Treasure Master for the NES.
149 Wrestling Games 11:55 October 4, 2017 The Nerd wrestles with a ton of bad NES and SNES games based on wrestling, including WWF WrestleMania Challenge, WWF Royal Rumble, WCW SuperBrawl Wrestling, and Saturday Night Slam Masters.
150 Polybius 22:18 October 25, 2017 The Nerd takes a look at arcade classic Polybius, while he also delves into the urban legend surrounding the mentioned side-effects of the playing the game.

Notes: This episode was originally released as a series of mini segments on the "Cinemassacre Plays" channel, between October 19th to the 24th, and in the form of a daily found footage diary. The full release of this episode included an extended ending scene.

151 RoboCop Games 13:52 November 19, 2017 Following his time with Polybius, the Nerd is reborn as "RoboNerd", whose prime directives are to play bad games, and keep gamers safe from them. These include a selection of NES games based on the original RoboCop film series.
152 Sonic '06 Part 2 13:34 November 30, 2017 The Nerd has some unfinished business, as he continues on with his review of Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) for the Xbox 360.
153 Charlie's Angels 9:41 December 6, 2017 The Nerd won't be making a call to Charlie's Angels anytime soon, as he plays a bad GameCube game based on them.

Notes: This episode was sponsored by Vikings: War of Clans.

154 Star Wars: Masters of Teras Kasi 8:47 December 13, 2017 Another bad Star Wars game has emerged, so the Nerd must channel the force to help him review Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi for the PlayStation.

Notes: This episode features brief footage of Star Wars Episode I: Racer for the Nintendo 64, but James Rolfe did not include a review of it for this episode. The episode was made to celebrate the then-upcoming release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

155 Lightspan Adventures 15:37 December 22, 2017 The Nerd has rotted out his brain with such an insane amount of bad games, that this Christmas he gets himself a PlayStation with a compilation of video games from the Lightspan Adventures series to help restore it.

Season 12 (2018)[edit]

Episode Episode name Length Release date(s) Episode Summary
156 EarthBound 39:35 April 17, 2018 (Amazon)
April 25, 2018 (YouTube)
When the Nerd finds a copy of Nintendo Power exuding a belief that EarthBound was a rotten game, he later finds reviews that show how glamorous the game was and reveals a fanbase for a title he now has to play. So he does - via a special version of a Super NES - and provides an insight about the game's various flaws but well thought-out gameplay.

Notes: This episode was not originally intended to be an AVGN episode, but rather a personal review for James Rolfe to enjoy. It was later edited to be one and advertised by Rolfe on Cinemassacre's YouTube channel, with the video initially made available on Amazon Prime a week before it was released on YouTube.

157 Dirty Harry 11:38 June 17, 2018 (Amazon)
June 24, 2018 (YouTube)
The Nerd reviews Dirty Harry for the NES.

Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie (2014)[edit]

At the end of the Spielberg Games review, it was implied that E.T. would be reviewed in The Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie. Eventually, at TooManyGames 2011 and Magfest 2012, Rolfe confirmed that he would review E.T. in the film.[5][6] E.T. programmer, Howard Scott Warshaw, also makes an appearance in the film. The film premiered July 21, 2014.[7]

Related videos[edit]

Cinemassacre[edit]

The following collection of videos features appearances by either James Rolfe, or his character The Nerd:

Episode name Length Release date Episode Summary / Notes
Wizard of Oz 3: Dorothy Goes to Hell 23:00 June 11, 2006 James Rolfe and Mike Matei take part in an spoof, animated sequel of both The Wizard of Oz and Return to Oz.

Notes: Although technically not a video involving the Nerd, two characters from the film would later go on to feature in the AVGN series.

The Anger Begins 1:28 September 29, 2006 Footage from a 1988 home video of a young James Rolfe, getting angry at his Super Mario Bros. game on his birthday.
What Was I Thinking? 10:16 November 18, 2007 A short biopic included on the AVGN Volume 1 DVD.
Top Ten Nerd Moments 2007 9:23 January 1, 2008 A look back to the top ten best moments from the 2007 series of Angry Video Game Nerd.
AVGN responds to the Nostalgia Critic! 2:02 June 12, 2008 The Nerd decides to make his response to the rants made by the Critic, as part of their feud.
AVGN: E3 recap 2008 5:32 July 19, 2008 The Nerd heads out to the E3 event for 2008, and takes a moment to recap some of his favourite games.
AVGN: PROMO – Deadly Towers: Special Episode 2:26 July 20, 2008 As the Nerd prepares for his upcoming review of Deadly Towers for the NES, James Rolfe takes a moment to challenge viewers and fans of the Angry Video Game Nerd to help with writing the episode.
Bad Movie Review 7:28 July 28, 2008 As part of an agreement with the Critic, the Nerd prepares to tackle reviewing a bad movie - Ricky 1.
Chronologically Confused About AC/DC 5:19 September 30, 2008 The Nerd rants about the inconsistency of available songs on the band's international albums and those in its native Australia.
Frankenstein Outtake 0:30 November 4, 2008 A look at the outtakes made during production of the AVGN Halloween special of Frankenstein.
Cinemassacre 200 23:04 December 20, 2008 An autobiographic film.
My NES Collection 6:15 March 7, 2009 James Rolfe gives an overview to viewers of his collection of NES games.
Mike and I playing Odyssey 5:53 April 27, 2009 To help him prepare for the AVGN review of the Magnavox Odyssey, James Rolfe gets some help from Mike Matei for ideas for the episode, while they candidly play various games for the system.
Ghostbusters Xbox 360 Review 6:46 August 13, 2009 James Rolfe gives his review of Ghostbusters: The Video Game for the Xbox 360.

Notes: This video included a brief cameo by Rolfe's character, the Nerd.

Crazy Castle Outtake 4:42 August 20, 2009 A collection of outtakes made during production of the AVGN episode that reviewed the Crazy Castle series.
The History of Super Mecha Death Christ 6:57 November 25, 2009 The Nerd gives viewers the history behind Super Mecha Death Christ 2000 BC 4.0 Beta.
Top 20 AVGN Rants 15:48 March 17, 2010 As he takes a break, the Nerd takes this moment to pick his personal top 20 favourite rants he has made.
Holiday Memories 13:30 December 7, 2010 The Nerd decides to revisits the holiday specials from the past four years that he made.
Hanging Out in the Nerd Room 15:13 December 15, 2010 James Rolfe and Mike Matei take a walk around the Nerd Room used for filming of Angry Video Game Nerd.

Notes: Before the episode was posted onto YouTube, it was originally available as part of the AVGN DVD Vol. 4.

TMNT Tournament Fighter Challenge SNES 5:36 June 21, 2011 James Rolfe and Mike Matei take part in a challenge - playing TMNT Tournament Fighter as part of the Turtle Tuesdays series.
Chronologically Confused About TMNT DVDs 7:40 April 26, 2011 The Nerd rants about various issues with the DVD availability of both the 1987 and 2003 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon series.
Ninja Baseball Bat Man 3:31 July 29, 2011 The Nerd takes a moment to review an arcade classic - Ninja Baseball Bat Man.
Nerd Memories: Contra 7:13 November 2, 2011 James Rolfe takes a moment with viewers to recall his memories of playing and beating the original Contra video game for the NES.

Notes: This video later spawned five more Nerd Memories segments for GameTrailers.com.

SNES vs. Sega Genesis, Parts I and II 26:45 (combined) August 14, 2012 (Part I)
August 16, 2012 (Part II)
In a two-part video special, James Rolfe talks about his experiences with the 16-Bit Wars and the two consoles involved - the SNES and Genesis.

Notes: A combined version of the two parts was later released on August 17, 2012.

The Nerd's Anger Management 32:26 August 30, 2012 In this audio only video, the Nerd shows the viewer how to relax.
Mike talks about the AVGN Experience 17:46 November 8, 2012 Mike Matei discusses his involvement with the AVGN videos, and gives his outside perspective of AVGN and Rolfe's other films.
Magfest 2013 AVGN Panel 13:03 January 15, 2013
February 19, 2013 (YouTube)
James Rolfe goes to Magfest 2013 and asks the audience several questions, re-enacts quotes from various AVGN episodes, and allows them to play some video games that he reviewed.
Abandoned AVGN Episode: Secret Scout 4:32 December 5, 2012 (DVD)
April 30, 2014 (YouTube)
James Rolfe gives viewers and fans of Angry Video Game Nerd a look at an abandoned, unfinished review for Secret Scout for the NES.

Notes: Prior to its release on YouTube, the video was a part of the AVGN Volume 6 DVD.

The Original Nerd Room 4:15 May 20, 2014 James Rolfe returns to his childhood room where he filmed the first two AVGN episodes almost ten years earlier, and gives a brief overview.
Video Games!! – Board James (Episode 25) with AVGN 11:18 September 5, 2015 The Nerd helps Board James review a number of video game related board games.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – The Game: The Movie Trailer 3:57 November 24, 2015 A Cinemassacre short spoofing the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde NES game.
THANK YOU!! 2 million YouTube Subscribers! 2:04 March 8, 2016 James/The Nerd does a shout out to his fans regarding his upcoming 10th anniversary of broadcasting on YouTube.
AVGN Auction for Charity 7:02 April 12, 2016 James Rolfe announces an auction charity event to viewers and fans of Angry Video Game Nerd, in which the proceeds from the sales of various props and other items will go to Shriners Hospitals for Children.
AVGN Script Collection PART 1 (of 3) for charity 30:56 April 20, 2016 In a three-part video, James Rolfe and Mike Matei go over AVGN scripts.
AVGN Script Collection PART 2 (of 3) for charity 25:18 April 27, 2016
AVGN Script Collection PART 3 (of 3) for charity 25:31 May 4, 2016
AVGN Presents "ASTRO BASTARDS" Trailer 4:30 December 22, 2016 The Nerd gives a presentation of a Cinemassacre short.
AVGN Anime Transformation 0:41 February 7, 2017 A brief anime style short to an AVGN theme.
Medusa Heads 1:18 April 3, 2017 A Cinemassacre animated short involving the Nerd, using audio from the "Castlevania, Part 1" episode.
AVGN Zelda II – Cinemassacre Animated 1:12 June 18, 2017 A Cinemassacre animated short to Zelda II, with audio excerpts from the related AVGN episode.
Top 10 AVGN Episodes 9:51 August 4, 2017 James Rolfe gives his personal opinion of the 10 best AVGN episodes.
AVGN Anime Part 2 1:41 November 27, 2017 A follow-up to AVGN Anime Transformation.

ScrewAttack[edit]

The following collection of videos features appearances by either James Rolfe, or his character The Nerd:

Episode name Length Release date Episode Summary / Notes
Toilet Tuesday 0:48 August 27, 2006 The Nerd stars in a parody of internet meme "Nintendo 64 Kid", as part of ScrewAttack's Toilet Tuesday series.
Wii Salute (History of Video Game Wars) 4:49 November 19, 2006 The Nerd goes over the history and competition between video game consoles, by re-enacting them through a series of hand puppet "consoles".
The Doomed Quote of the Week 1:29 December 20, 2006 The Nerd makes an appearance in ScrewAttack's Quote of the Week series, to comment on a specific line of dialogue from the 2005 Doom film.
Top 10 Angry Video Game Nerd Moments of 2006 4:08 December 31, 2006 A look back at the top ten best moments from the 2006 series of Angry Video Game Nerd.
DuckTales (Video Game Vault, a ScrewAttack featurette) 1:53 February 10, 2007 The Nerd helps out with ScrewAttack's Video Game Vault series, by reviewing DuckTales for the NES.
The Best and Worst Gaming Peripherals 7:30 May 8, 2007 This episode on ScrewAttack featured a brief appearance by the Nerd about the fourth worst video game peripheral - the Power Glove.
Top 10 AVGN Moments of 2008 12:48 February 26, 2009 A look back at the top ten best moments from the 2008 series of Angry Video Game Nerd.
The Worst EVER! – Villains feat. brentalfloss and the Angry Video Game Nerd 6:13 January 18, 2014 James Rolfe, brentalfloss, and a number of others offer their opinions on the worst video game villains.
Top 10 Drunks in Video Games 6:33 August 21, 2015 The Nerd's appearance in this episode is mostly for his own (ScrewAttack published) game, Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures, that came eighth in the episode's list.
Top 10 WORST NES Games with the Angry Video Game Nerd 6:55 December 4, 2015 The Nerd hosts a special edition of ScrewAttack Top 10, as he looks at his personal ten worst games of the Nintendo Entertainment System.

Channel Awesome[edit]

The following collection of videos features appearances by either James Rolfe, or his character The Nerd. This includes Channel Awesome's collection of videos from the special crossover series between Angry Video Game Nerd and Nostalgia Critic:

Episode name Length Release date Episode Summary / Notes
Nostalgia Critic – Nerd Rant 2:15 April 5, 2008 The Critic rants about his resentment towards the comparisons between himself and the Nerd, and issues an ultimatum against his new rival.
Nostalgia Critic – Nerd Rant 2 4:47 April 19, 2008 The Critic is surprised to find a compliment on the Nerd's forum, but suspects it hides a carefully disguised insult, so attempts to find it.
Nostalgia Critic – Nerd Rant 3 2:52 April 23, 2008 The Critic rants about how the Nerd beat him to reviewing a movie he planned to review, and issues another ultimatum against his rival.
Nerd Challenge 2:38 June 15, 2008 The Critic takes a look over the Nerd's response to his rants, and issues him a challenge.
The Battle of Epic Proportions 4:26 June 29, 2008 The Critic finally comes face to face with the Nerd, where along with issuing his challenge again and receiving a counter-challenge, the pair of them get involved in a three way brawl between themselves and an unsuspecting Captain S.
Video Game Review 12:16 August 3, 2008 As part of an agreement with the Nerd, the Critic prepares to tackle reviewing a bad video game - Bebe's Kids for the SNES.

Notes: This special cross-over episode with the Angry Video Game Nerd, featured a cameo appearance by Kyle Justin, performing an alternate version of the AVGN theme.

NC vs. AVGN: Last Showdown 4:26 September 24, 2008 The Critic once more rants about the Nerd, until his video is hijacked by his rival, leading the pair to finally announce a final battle between them at the Nerd's home.
AVGN vs. NC: The Final Battle 7:18 October 10, 2008 The Critic and Nerd meet again and undertake an epic battle between themselves to see who will win.
One Year Anniversary Brawl 20:13 May 10, 2009 The Critic and Nerd cross paths once more and do battle, only this time they are joined by Nostalgia Chick, Kyle Justin, and various others from ThatGuyWiththeGlasses.com in a massive brawl between gamers and reviewers.
Atop the Fourth Wall, Episode 29: Wolverine: Adamantium Rage 17:50 May 15, 2009 As part of a review on "Channel Awesome" for Wolverine: Adamantium Rage for the Genesis, James Rolfe makes a brief cameo in this episode as the Nerd.
Critic and Nerd Joint Review 18:14 June 10, 2009 After having made a truce in their epic brawl between them, the Critic and Nerd work together to review Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Making of the Coming Out of Their Shells Tour in 1990.
To Boldy Flee: Part 8 45:17 September 14, 2012 James Rolfe makes a guest appearance in the final part of Channel Awesome's Year Four event.
Nostalgia Critic: AVGN Movie Review 20:11 December 14, 2014 Having lost a bet to the Nerd, the Critic finds himself forced to review his new film - Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie.

Notes: Until it was posted online to Channel Awesome, this video was an exclusive feature on the film's Blu-ray release.

Nostalgia Critic & AVGN: TMNT 2014 35:18 April 1, 2015 The Nerd joins forces with the Critic, as they work together to review the 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film.
Shut Up and Talk: James Rolfe 26:51 September 5, 2015 Doug Walker and James Rolfe take a break from their online work, to come together and talk shop on careers, family and future ambitions.
Hammerman – Was That Real? 12:31 September 16, 2015 As part of Doug Walker's Nostalgia Critic review of Hammerman, James Rolfe makes a guest appearance as The Nerd.
Can an Ending Ruin a Film? 12:31 November 2, 2016 James Wolfe makes an appearance at the end of a Nostalgia Critic commentary as the Nerd, to promo their upcoming joint review.
TMNT: Out of the Shadows – Nostalgia Critic 33:17 November 9, 2016 The Critic is joined by the Nerd, Black Nerd, and Jon Bailey of Honest Trailers, as they come together to review the sequel to the 2014 film - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.
The Mummy – Nostalgia Critic 29:20 October 25, 2017 James Rolfe makes a guest appearance as the Nerd, at the end of Doug Walker's Nostalgia Critic review of the 1999 remake of The Mummy, to promote their upoming joint review of the 2017 remake.
The Mummy (2017) – Nostalgia Critic 26:11 November 1, 2017 The Critic and Nerd both work together rip apart the newest iteration of The Mummy, released in 2017.

Cinevore Studios/Mixed Nuts Productions[edit]

The following collection of videos feature appearances by James Rolfe's character, the Nerd:

Episode name Length Release date
Piece of Meat (Cinevore Studios) 3:59 August 12, 2008
Living in 8 Bits #50 – The Game Master (Mixed Nuts Productions) 8:54 December 1, 2014
Living in 8 Bits: Super Landscape Bros. 4:48 June 29, 2016

GameTrailers[edit]

The following collection of videos features appearances by either James Rolfe, or his character The Nerd:

Episode name Length Release date Episode Summary / Notes
Top 10 AVGN Moments of 2009 11:50 February 11, 2010 A look back at the top ten best Angry Video Game Nerd episodes from the 2009 series.
E3 2010: Nintendo Booth Tour 4:15 June 16, 2010 James Rolfe visits E3 2010 for three days as the Nerd, to take a look at a variety of games being previewed, including The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, Kirby's Epic Yarn, Castlevania: Harmony of Despair, Sonic the Hedgehog 4, Back to the Future: The Game, Resident Evil 5, Kid Icarus: Uprising, and Nintendogs + Cats.
E3 2010: Day 2 4:47 June 17, 2010
E3 2010: Day 3 5:21 June 18, 2010
Pop Fiction Episode 22: Cheetahmen II 11:08 March 24, 2012 The Nerd works with Pop Fiction to tackle a review of Cheetahmen II.
Nerd Memories: Sonic 6:19 March 31, 2012 James Rolfe takes time off from his work on Angry Video Game Nerd, to recount some cherished memories of Sonic the Hedgehog from his classic games.
Nerd Memories: Double Dragon 6:35 May 3, 2012 James Rolfe takes time off from his work on Angry Video Game Nerd, to talk about his memories of playing the Double Dragon series of video games.
Nerd Memories: Mortal Kombat 8:52 July 5, 2012 James Rolfe takes time off from his work on Angry Video Game Nerd, to talk about his childhood memories of the original trilogy games of Mortal Kombat.
Nerd Memories: Killer Instinct 5:59 September 2, 2012 James Rolfe takes time off from his work on Angry Video Game Nerd, to talk about when he saw and played the two games of Killer Instinct as a teenager.
Nerd Memories: Super Mario Kart 4:06 October 4, 2012 James Rolfe takes time off from his work on Angry Video Game Nerd, to remember the day he first played Super Mario Kart for the SNES.

Pat the NES Punk[edit]

The following collection of videos features appearances by either James Rolfe, or his character The Nerd:

Episode name Length Release date Episode Summary / Notes
Golgo 13: Top Secret Episode 1:41 October 14, 2010 The Nerd provides a mini-review of Golgo 13: Top Secret Episode for the Pat the NES Punk's NES Marathon.
Family Game Funness 27:22 August 5, 2011 James Rolfe and Pat Contri play a selection of family-oriented NES games such as Pictionary, Bible Buffet, Family Feud, and MTV's Remote Control.
River City Ransom 2:30 October 22, 2011 The Nerd provides a mini-review of River City Ransom for the 2nd Annual NES Marathon.
Bubble Bobble 4:33 October 21, 2012 The Nerd provides a mini-review of Bubble Bobble for the 3rd Annual NES Marathon.
Sky Kid 3:02 October 20, 2013 The Nerd provides a mini-review of Sky Kid for the 4th Annual NES Marathon.
Bayou Billy/The Punisher – AVGN & Pat the NES Punk 17:34 July 3, 2014 Following an argument between the Nerd and Pat the NES Punk, the pair try to prove the other is wrong - Nerd tries to show that Konami released a few bad games as he reviews The Adventures of Bayou Billy, while Pat proves that LJN released a few passable games by reviewing The Punisher.
Adventure Island 5:37 November 8, 2014 The Nerd provides a mini-review of Adventure Island for the 5th Annual NES Marathon.
Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat 4:55 November 11, 2015 The Nerd provides a mini-review of Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat for the 6th Annual NES Marathon.
The Adventures of Gilligan's Island 6:01 November 13, 2016 The Nerd provides a mini-review of The Adventures of Gilligan's Island for the 7th Annual NES Marathon.
Snoopy's Silly Sports Spectacular 8:51 November 12, 2017 The Nerd provides a mini-review of Snoopy's Silly Sports Spectacular for the 8th Annual NES Marathon.
Pat the NES Punk 10th Anniversary - Bad News Baseball 14:17 July 1, 2018 The Nerd makes a brief cameo.

Other[edit]

The following collection of videos features appearances by either James Rolfe, or his character The Nerd:

Episode name Length Release date Episode Summary / Notes
A Very Nerdy Non-Canonical Captain S Christmas 15:52 August 4, 2007 The Nerd joins Captain S for Christmas, so he's not alone as they conduct a review of Home Alone for the NES.

Notes: Because of the family friendly nature of Captain S, James Rolfe had to tone down the nature of his character for this special episode. In addition, no review is made of Wrath of the Black Manta, despite it featuring in this episode.

Captain S/Angry Video Game Nerd Christmas Special bloopers 4:32 September 5, 2007 A look at the bloopers and outtakes made during production of the special festive, crossover episode of Captain S/Angry Video Game Nerd.
James Rolfe – Meet the Nerd! 3:13 October 29, 2008 GameZombie.tv meet with James Rolfe to interview him about his online work, including his role as The Nerd.
The Roast of the Angry Video Game Nerd 1:12:45 August 2, 2013 James Rolfe takes part in a parody roasting of his work at Too Many Games 2013, as he receives comical critiques from other independent film makers and reviewers.
Game Theory: What's Wrong with the AVGN? 10:24 December 14, 2013 The Nerd receives a psychological analysis in this special episode of Game Theory.
Let's Riff: Super Mario Odyssey w/ Angry Video Game Nerd! 11:29 April 25, 2017 As part of Let's Riff's review of Super Mario Odyssey, James Rolfe takes part, guest starring as The Nerd.
#1328 The ANGRY VIDEO GAME NERD films POLYBIUS at TNT Amusements 12:05 October 31, 2017 Owner of TNT Amusements, Todd Tuckey, gives a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Angry Video Game Nerd episode that reviewed Polybius.

Clip Collection Vids[edit]

Episode name Length Release date
Top 10 Hardest NES Games 9:18 October 10, 2013
Top 10 Worst Video Game Controls 16:16 November 1, 2013
Top 10 Moments the Nerd Lost His Mind 6:03 November 3, 2013
Top 10 Worst NES Games 7:55 November 7, 2013
Top 10 Most Epic Nerd Moments 22:24 November 10, 2013
Top 20 Weirdest Video Game Moments 12:17 November 15, 2013
Top 5 Worst NES Music 2:20 November 17, 2013
Top 5 Worst Gaming Accessories 6:20 November 24, 2013
Top 10 Worst Video Game Consoles 10:16 November 27, 2013
Top 10 Nerd's Game Abuse 8:53 December 1, 2013
Top 10 Toughest Video Game Jumps 7:47 December 5, 2013
Top 10 Nerd's Unexpected Moments 12:40 December 8, 2013
Top 10 Most Unfair Gaming Moments 5:36 December 13, 2013
Top 10 Worst Video Game Endings 7:31 December 26, 2013
Top 5 Most Ingenious Nerd Ideas 3:41 January 2, 2014
Top 10 Problems with Games 12:33 January 8, 2014
Top 10 Most Hated Weapons or Items 6:50 January 15, 2014
Top 5 Musical Episodes 7:45 January 22, 2014
Top 10 Nerd's Unwanted Guests 15:51 January 29, 2014
Top 10 Cryptic Gaming Moments 10:57 September 16, 2015
Top 5 Nerd's EPIC WINS 6:47 October 14, 2015
Top 5 Nerd's EPIC FAILS 3:29 October 15, 2015
Top 5 Gaming Conspiracies 13:11 November 4, 2015
Top 5 Game Glitches 6:05 December 11, 2015

Bad Game Cover Art[edit]

In 2015, from December 1 to December 25, a series of mini episodes was released in the style of an advent calendar, in which the Nerd comments on poor examples of video game cover art. The following list these episodes:

Episode name Length Release date
Pro Wrestling (SMS) 3:03 December 1, 2015
Mega Man (NES) 2:39 December 2, 2015
Shatterhand (NES) 2:05 December 3, 2015
Action Fighter (SMS) 2:26 December 4, 2015
Shingen the Ruler (NES) 2:13 December 5, 2015
Phalanx (SNES) 1:56 December 6, 2015
Snow White and the 7 Clever Boys (PS2) 1:46 December 7, 2015
Action in New York (NES) 2:43 December 8, 2015
Rallo Gump (DOS) 1:32 December 9, 2015
Ghost Lion (NES) 2:02 December 10, 2015
Eliminator Boat Duel (NES) 2:12 December 11, 2015
Street Hockey '95 (SNES) 1:45 December 12, 2015
Irritating Stick (PS1) 1:47 December 13, 2015
Crackout (NES) 2:00 December 14, 2015
Cock'in (C64) 1:44 December 15, 2015
Treasure Master (NES) 1:53 December 16, 2015
Karnaaj Rally (GBA) 1:42 December 17, 2015
Hell Fighter (NES) 1:43 December 18, 2015
Scrapyard Dog (7800) 1:22 December 19, 2015
Rollerblade Racer (NES) 2:06 December 20, 2015
Killer Kong (ZX Spectrum) 1:39 December 21, 2015
Hammerin' Harry (NES) 1:36 December 22, 2015
Super Duper Sumos (GBA) 1:48 December 23, 2015
The Ultimate Stuntman (NES) 1:59 December 24, 2015
X-Man (2600) 2:40 December 25, 2015

Home Releases[edit]

These DVD and Blu-Ray's have not been sold in stores, with the exception of the ScrewAttack store.

DVD name Release date Episodes
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Volume 1 November 18, 2007 Disc 1: "Castlevania 2: Simon's Quest", "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde", "The Karate Kid", "Who Framed Roger Rabbit", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Back to the Future", "McKids", "Wally Bear and the NO! Gang", "Master Chu and the Drunkard Hu", "Top Gun", "Double Dragon 3"
Disc 2: "Friday the 13th", "A Nightmare on Elm Street", "The Power Glove", "Chronologically Confused: Movie/Game Sequels", "Rocky", "Bible Games"
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Volume 2 November 15, 2008 Disc 1: "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3" (video destruction scene), "Atari 5200", "Ghostbusters" (all three parts), "Spider-Man", "Sega CD", "Sega 32X", "Silver Surfer", "Die Hard", "Independence Day", "The Simpsons"
Disc 2: "Bugs Bunny's Birthday Blowout", "Atari Porn", "Nintendo Power", "Fester's Quest", "Texas Chainsaw Massacre", "Halloween", "Dragon's Lair", "An Angry Video Nerd Christmas Carol" (both parts)
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Volume 3 December 12, 2009 Disc 1: "Chronologically Confused 2: The Legend of Zelda Timeline", "Rambo", "Virtual Boy", "The Wizard of Oz", "DoubleVision" (both parts), "The Wizard & Super Mario Bros. 3" (Super Mario Bros. 3 review only), "NES Accessories", "Indiana Jones Trilogy"
Disc 2: "Star Trek", "Superman", "Superman 64", "Batman" (both parts), "Deadly Towers", "Battletoads", "Dick Tracy", "Dracula", "Frankenstein"
Disc 3: "CD-i Games" (all three parts), "Bible Games 2"
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Volume 4 December 15, 2010 Disc 1: "Michael Jackson's Moonwalker", "Milon's Secret Castle", "Atari Jaguar" (both parts), "Metal Gear", "Odyssey", "X-Men", "Terminator", "Terminator 2: Judgement Day", "Transformers"
Disc 2: "Mario is Missing!", "Plumbers Don't Wear Ties", "Bugs Bunny's Crazy Castle", "Godzilla", "Castlevania" (all four parts), "Wayne's World"
Disc 3: "Super Pitfall!", "Little Red Hood", "Winter Games"
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Volume 5 December 9, 2011 Disc 1: "Street Fighter 2010", "Ninja Gaiden", "Hydlide", "Swordquest", "Pong Consoles", "Action 52", "Cheetahmen", "Game Glitches"
Disc 2: "Zelda II: The Adventure of Link", "Nintendo Days Re-Revisited", "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Re-Revisited", "Lester the Unlikely", "How the Nerd Stole Christmas", "Mike's Game Glitches"
Disc 3: Special features
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Volume 6 December 5, 2012 Disc 1: "Day Dreamin' Davey", "Star Wars Games", "R.O.B. the Robot", "Spielberg Games", "Kid Kool", "Nintendo World Championshops 1990", "Dark Castle" (in HD)
Disc 2: "Bible Games 3" (in HD), "Schwarzenegger Games" (in HD), "Contra Memories", "Bubble Bobble", "Secret Scout: Aborted AVGN Review" (DVD exclusive), commentaries, You Know What's Bullshit (most episodes, 2007–present)
Disc 3: "The Making of an Angry Video Game Nerd Episode: Barbie", plus other features
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Volume 7 December 13, 2013[8] Disc 1: "Ghosts n' Goblins", "Atari Sports", "Ikari Warriors", "Toxic Crusaders", "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure", "Tiger Electronic Games", "Alien 3"
Disc 2: "SNES vs. Genesis Debate", Commentary of the year, Original Nerd Room 2004, Current Nerd Room Tour 2013, Outtakes, Magfest 2013, SGC 2013, TooManyGames 2013
Disc 3: AVGN Countdowns.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Volume 8 February 2, 2015[9] Single disc: "AVGN Games!", "Wish List (both parts)", "Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing", "Desert Bus", "Beetlejuice", volume 8 Commentary, Outtakes, Mike: "Game Gear", Mike: "Ghostbusters", SGC Panel 2014, TMG Panel 2014, TMG After Midnight: AVGN 10 Year Anniversary
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Volume 9 2016 Disc 1: "Tagin Dragon", "ALF", "CrazyBus", "Ren & Stimpy: Firedogs", "Rocky & Bullwinkle", "Mary-Kate and Ashley: Get a Clue", "V.I.P. with Pamela Anderson", "Lethal Weapon", "Porky's", "HyperScan", "Universal Studios Theme Parks Adventure", "LJN Video Art", "Hong Kong 97", "Darkwing Duck", "Seaman for Dreamcast", "The Crow", "Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero", "Mega Man Games"
Disc 2: Adventure Island, Danny Sulivan, Nerdy Challenges, Season 9 Outtakes, AVGN Script Collection, and Console Setup 2016
Blu-Ray name Release date Episodes
AVGN X Collection December 11, 2015 Disc 1: Episodes 1-100 (about 19 hours)
Disc 2: Bonus Features (about 7 hours)
AVGN X2 Collection March 7, 2017 Disc 1: Episodes 101-114
Disc 2: Bonus Features
AVGN X3 Collection June 26, 2017 Disc 1: Episodes 115-140
Disc 2: Bonus Features
AVGN: Ready 4 Revenge November 2017 Single disc: Episodes 141-147 + Bonus Features

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AVGN: Episode 90 – "Action 52"". April 30, 2010. Retrieved May 2, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c James Rolfe (2007). What Was I Thinking?: The Making of the Angry Video Game Nerd (DVD). ScrewAttack. 
  3. ^ Doug Walker and James Rolfe (Sep 5, 2015). Shut Up and Talk: James Rolfe (YouTube). Channel Awesome. 
  4. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1AGChmOStc&t=3m38s
  5. ^ James Rolfe (June 20, 2011). "AVGN (James) Q&A at TooManyGames 2011". Cinemassacre. 
  6. ^ James Rolfe (January 11, 2012). "AVGN Panel at Magfest 2012". Cinemassacre. 
  7. ^ James Rolfe (January 24, 2012). "Howard Scott Warshaw, programmer of Atari E.T. mentions AVGN: The Movie". Cinemassacre. 
  8. ^ "AVGN: Volume 7". December 13, 2013. Archived from the original on December 15, 2013. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Angry Video Game Nerd: Volume 8 DVD". January 27, 2015. 

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