Mike Matei / July 1st, 2009
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April 11, 2010 at 2:11 pm
Personally I loved the SNES as a kid and Fun With Numbers. But the only reason I think I loved the SNES was because of the sound track. The game was boring as all hell but that music gets in your head and you can’t stop playing. I also agree that Luigi gets shafted way to much, at least Luigi Manson was a cool game expect that made him a wimp again.
April 27, 2010 at 8:26 pm
that ”greasy italian cock across the face” thing was BY FAR Rolfe’s best line ever
January 29, 2013 at 1:52 am
Yeah I am gonna agree with you XD
April 28, 2010 at 3:37 pm
That’s such a good point they make Luigi look like a pussy when he’s the “OLDER” one ! ! !
May 30, 2010 at 10:46 am
First of all, I want to say thank you for making these videos and providing us all with some great entertainment! You guys all work great together, and are great at what you do.
I’m 25, so I can relate to these games you review.
So with that said, I want to add, that “Mario is Missing” was so much bull! I remember renting the game from the video store and thinking, “Wow, a game starring Luigi! How could they fuck this up?” Boy was I pissed off when I played it, and the part that pissed me off the most was when you fight Bowser! He can’t even hurt you! What’s the point in even having to fight him! Especially after seeing how hardcore he was in Mario 3!
June 10, 2010 at 7:34 am
@carson: acually (i fail at spelling) Mario is the older one.
June 21, 2010 at 2:58 am
i love this site, coz here i can swear and not any fucker will ban me for that shit.
this “barely a game”, “barely educational”, barely fucking axeptional for my brains. i just can’t believe it – how human can create such a great epic names, like “metal gear”, “mario” and then just screw this all up, just like some great leading engineering scientist would turn himself into an heroine addict for 5 days?
this is so sad.. all we’ve left are memories about great games and feeling that days of great games will never coming back.
July 1, 2010 at 8:10 am
It’s a shame you didn’t talk about the PC-Version (Jep, there actually was one), because it spawned the entity known as Weegee.
July 7, 2010 at 1:19 am
im glad i never played thses games
July 12, 2010 at 12:54 pm
These videos are educational.
Would be even better if AVGN didn’t take everything in the games dead serious and swear at everything.
July 28, 2010 at 1:54 pm
Mario teaches typing is funny as fuck! Mario is just a head, and he makes so scared you pee your pants, and yet hes so fucking funny you pee your pants! Fuck I shouldn’t have watched a video of it, now I need new pants… :3
August 8, 2010 at 1:56 pm
ugh another fuckin censorship asshole. gather up everyone who thinks like you. have a huge party at your house. chain all the doors shut and set the place on fire
September 23, 2010 at 5:03 pm
funny how they try to pass this off as a mario game
February 11, 2012 at 6:30 am
I rented the snes version back in the day and had to endure the boredom and torture for 2 days.
October 27, 2010 at 12:31 pm
If, I wanna play an educational game, I’d pop in one of the Carmen Sandiego computer games, and I haven’t played those for almost a decade.
November 13, 2010 at 1:30 am
Love the Commodore 64 theme song. <3
December 14, 2010 at 4:55 pm
i hate education, but love retro vgs!
February 14, 2011 at 12:34 pm
“How can you call it a game when you can’t even die?”
I call it, KIRBY’S EPIC YARN, BITCH!
May 3, 2011 at 4:55 pm
This game is more like “Mario is Shitting”
Because he has to be shitting us to even have his name on this piece of crap
June 11, 2011 at 12:02 am
its good to know luigi finally got a good game in 2001 and now hes getting another one soon!
July 27, 2011 at 10:21 pm
Last year, I had to write an essay about an educational video game during a game design lecture, basically the lecture was about how early educational games were bullshit. I chose Mario’s Time Machine (NES) for my topic. It inspired me to make a sarcastic childrens’ show parody on YouTube about it, that’s how much ass that sucked.
Anyway, thanks for the review, James!
August 3, 2011 at 10:06 pm
August 6, 2011 at 12:47 am
3:16 should have been made a wallpaper.
September 7, 2011 at 1:41 pm
Mario is Missing?? WTF! Poor Luigi,at least he got his own game but they made him out out be a pussy! You would think that they would both be brave considering they have been through alot of the same shit together! I think they are both awesome though,great review Nerd!
September 19, 2011 at 10:55 pm
“I’m going through Century Deprivation” lmao great line. I don’t know why I didn’t catch that the first time I watched this episode. @JamesAVGN
December 5, 2011 at 3:41 am
this is always funny
December 11, 2011 at 7:45 pm
Isn´t this the game where Weegee came from?
December 13, 2011 at 6:36 pm
Good thing is that a new game starring Luigi is coming for the 3DS; Luigi’s Mansion 2!
January 20, 2012 at 5:10 am
@VideoGameNerd2055 Wait its going to be on the 3DS anything good going to the Wii U
December 21, 2011 at 3:54 pm
Luigi’s first time to shine in his own game and he gets screwed over by having an educational game
January 25, 2012 at 1:36 pm
Since they gave him a educational game, Luigi is like the smart unpopular one. Mario is the cool popular kid.
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January 29, 2012 at 1:30 pm
I really love how much effort he puts in to it! I hope everything goes well in the proccess. Good luck James and co
February 2, 2012 at 7:00 am
I love the original theme song, but THIS intro is just Epic.but at the speed you upload your videos, every intro seems old after a week lol
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February 23, 2012 at 12:04 am
Did anyone else notice the ballsack on the title card?
March 1, 2012 at 9:48 pm
@the_pieman things you cannot un-see
February 27, 2012 at 5:34 pm
Whaha in the lower right corner you mean? ROFL!!
February 27, 2012 at 5:38 pm
3.25 I’m pretty sure it’s NOT the Empire State Building he’s on. Look at the right
February 29, 2012 at 12:30 am
@boertjes87 On the right is the Chrysler Building which in NY is near…the Empire State Building.
March 16, 2012 at 4:43 pm
AVGN, I actually LIKE the NES versions of both of those games. By the way, do you do ever think of doing reviews for romhacks? If so, then I recommend doing a video of Kaizo Mario.
March 24, 2012 at 9:34 am
really? those games suck!!
June 20, 2013 at 4:45 pm
I agree, the NES versions of both games are better, but both of them still overall suck.
A disgrace to mario franchise, thanks to Software Toolworks for SNES and Radical Entertainment for NES.
July 24, 2012 at 7:27 pm
When I was 7 I never realized that Mario is Missing(SNES version) was a educational game and I played all the way through to the end. Man I was stupid as a kid.
June 9, 2013 at 11:24 am
Mario is Missing looks dumb but I’ll check out the Time Machine..
June 20, 2013 at 4:44 pm
I wouldn’t recommend neither of those, both of them are a disgrace to mario.
June 15, 2013 at 7:38 pm
“it would only further cement the character into an eternal waste.”
and now we’re in the Year of Luigi, hahaha
June 20, 2013 at 4:47 pm
I played both versions of Mario is Missing and Mario’s Time Machine. NES version was the best, but it still almost killed the Mario franchise, thanks to Software Toolworks (SNES) and Radical Entertainment(NES). Great job tearing them into a new asshole James.
June 30, 2013 at 3:57 am
I always wondered how these games are. Now I know and knowing is half the battle! lol Thanks James.
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