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    The Angry Video Game Nerd

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    An angry gaming nerd, played by filmmaker James Rolfe, who reviews terrible games from his past. The Nerd is featured in a few games, let's just hope he doesn't review them.

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    The Angry Video Game Nerd last edited by MelodicVirus on 01/01/23 11:33AM View full history


    First he was just telling, then it became his duty to review terrible games.

    The Nerd's first review.
    The Nerd's first review.

    The first game James Rolfe reviewed was Castlevania II: Simon's Quest. He critiqued all the bad things about the game. The day to night cycles, all the holes in the "dungeons," how easy it is to beat the skeleton looking Dracula. After that he reviewed one of the worst games of all time, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The Nerd was saying the game was so bad, he didn't even want to show it to the viewers. To do this day, The Nerd still says this is the worst video game he has ever played.

    Two years after the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde review (2004 to 2006), he put his two game reviews on the internet. Due to popularity he made another video review for The Karate Kid. From this review on, it became his duty to review terrible games from the past.

    The Shit Scale

    CategoryDescriptionGame Examples
    Games That Are Debatably Bad"Somewhat good games, with serious flaws. Not part of the turd crust, but well within smell range."Metal Gear, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Castlevania II: Simon's Quest
    High Level of Shit Contamination"Games that are possible to play, but nobody in their right mind would."Dick Tracy, Super Pitfall, Top Gun
    The Very High Category"This is where you could still survive, but you'd come out traumatized for life.""The majority of LJN games", Virtual Boy, Link: The Faces of Evil, Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon, Darkwing Duck
    The Severe Zone"This is for masochists only. These are games that could kill a person. Stay away! Don't even think about it."Action 52, Dark Castle, The Wizard of Oz, Tiger Electronics
    Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"Enough said."Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The Last Ninja
    MAJOR CODE RED: Games that don't even qualify as games at all"They shouldn't even be on the scale! But they are. And that's so you know to beware. NEVER play them, NEVER talk about them."Desert Bus, CrazyBus, Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing, Hong Kong 97, Plumbers Don't Wear Ties, Life of Black Tiger

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