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The Angry Video Game Nerd 

A foul-mouthed nerd reviews bad video games.

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S11.E11 Star Wars: Masters of Teras Kasi (PS1)
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The Force is not strong with this one. The Nerd wonders why there weren't more Star Wars fighting games, and when he plays Masters of Teras Kasi, he gets his answer.


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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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He's going to take you back to the past.


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25 May 2004 (USA)  »

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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 Nintendo Nerd: What were they thinking?
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Angry Video Game Nerd - 80's Hair Metal Version
Written by ClockWise
Performed by ClockWise
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The Angry Video Game Nerd

I couldn't think of a good enough title to summarize how creative and hilarious this series is. Sure its on the internet, but James Rolfe has shown the creativity that is still within the minds of some filmmakers out there who should be making the movies, unlike most directors we see today. James had no intention of becoming as big as he did, but with an idea like this, he deserved to. We follow the adventures of the Nerd(played by James) as he re-lives the games from back in the day that have tormented him for over 20 years. With his constant swearing, violent acts occasionally, and great in depth analysis of the games he plays, The Nerd keeps you laughing through an entire episode. Somethings about the show that are better than 90% of TV today are:

1)The Writing 2)The THEME SONG 3)and The Nerd

If you'V heard of this before on the internet, you should definitely check it out, because it has to be one of the best ideas that has come across us in a while.


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