AVGN: McKids

Mike Matei / September 1st, 2006

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Episode notes by Mike:
– In episode 7 the Nerd makes fun of the McKids NES game.
– This is the first episode where the theme song by Kyle Justin appears before the review.
– James and I recently did a panel where we talked about the McKids episode. The reason we did it was we thought there was a lot of comedy potential because it was McDonalds themed. Which is true. But it’s actually pretty good as far as NES games go.


  • April 13, 2010 at 4:13 pm

    Interesting to see that Mcdonalds actually made Nintendo games…even if they did suck

  • deadwolf666

    May 25, 2010 at 2:40 pm

    dont reallt know if they have told you this but the block that you need to pass this shitty ass game can be seen at 6:52 in the video, its the one u need to cross the lava, but cuz of how fast you go u can barely see it

  • kamakazi geek

    July 1, 2010 at 1:52 pm

    this game looks fucking shit
    i’d rather empty a dog shit bin with my bare ahnds

  • hell

    July 13, 2010 at 10:55 pm

    you seen how full of shit this game is why not have to play it to thats right im back with more dog shit and this one looks like McKids hahahaha. >:D


  • Kurt 94

    September 22, 2010 at 11:10 pm

    Great game review James, I remember playing this game at my friends house as a kid, and I hated it. You brought justice to society by giving it this awesome review!

  • Crazy Acid

    September 23, 2010 at 2:43 am

    First 1 with theme and where he’s called the avgn

  • nintenkid78

    September 25, 2010 at 12:03 am

    Crazy Acid, you’re on some crazy acid – no theme and the title card says Angry Nintendo Nerd. It is the first video that he shows some calm temperment and just basically reviews the game and does practically no ranting and raving.

  • SpeedyEric

    October 20, 2010 at 1:08 pm

    Kyle Justin always does a great job with the AVGN theme song.

    I also find the up-side-down thing in M.C. Kids as a bad case of vertigo.


  • IamSecret

    October 26, 2010 at 1:57 pm

    McKids actually seems pretty fun but it does have some flaws. Great video!

  • amiesu3

    November 20, 2010 at 9:40 pm

    lol mckids…i hate mckids and i hate mcdonalds

  • MichelleV

    November 24, 2010 at 11:14 pm

    Ah I had that spot game! But I thought it was was the 7-up spot? I really don’t remember but I actually really enjoyed it. In fact I wish I could play it now, too bad I don’t have an NES ):

  • ninja1

    February 28, 2011 at 3:50 am

    please make more monster madness vids james awesome review

  • MegatoastX

    April 22, 2011 at 11:09 pm

    McDonalds is the most shitty ass fuckin worst resturant of all time. Plus I hate it.

  • Kryjin

    May 19, 2011 at 11:59 pm

    Holy shit, virgin mobile made games?!

  • probablytheonlyswede

    August 21, 2011 at 3:55 am

    whoa… WTF 🙂

  • Throwback Neil

    October 24, 2011 at 12:30 pm

    It’s not 7/11 spot it’s 7up Spot.

  • Chihirolee

    October 28, 2011 at 12:40 pm

    who the fuck are these advertisement people. They should eat donkey shit!

  • Miakia63

    December 4, 2011 at 9:44 am

    Ok, I get that the ads are probably necessary for bringing in money to keep the site going…but does it seriously have to be the same ad on every single video?

    • Staarscommando

      December 8, 2011 at 7:25 am

      @Miakia63 He doesnt pick the adds….it is set up by the company blip.tv.

  • davidsworld3

    December 12, 2011 at 4:09 am

    heres how you serve obesity in kids…make them play this!

  • JustinJohnston

    January 3, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    at about 6:14, there actually is a block near the left side of the screen

  • 1CLVico

    January 23, 2012 at 11:21 am

    I own this game but never dared to beat it.Actually, I didn’t even try it.

  • February 3, 2012 at 11:13 am

    The voice over on that Papa Johns ad sounds almost exactly like Spaceghost (the Coast to Coast version). Just putting that out there…

    It’s an Ad I’ve been seeing on this site today, ha ha.

  • StephenKing

    February 5, 2012 at 11:35 pm

    Total RIP OFF of a game.

    • Grandmasterp

      February 24, 2016 at 6:05 pm

      They should have called it McMario Bros.

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    February 11, 2012 at 9:47 am


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  • NathanielLenox

    February 13, 2012 at 2:38 am

    McDonalds. Bamba ba ba bah, he’s not feeling it.

  • JamesDewey

    March 4, 2012 at 3:36 am

    An infinite turd coming out of my ass..yep, that is McKids.

  • ToddBrayer

    March 5, 2012 at 10:40 pm

    Shrug, this is actually a decent side-scroller.

  • liamaa2

    March 15, 2012 at 12:36 pm

    nice ending

  • JEclips12

    March 18, 2012 at 9:50 pm

    Burns me up made me laugh

  • Spoongoonkay

    March 21, 2012 at 7:28 am

    Seven eleven spot? Dont ya mean Seven UP spot? 😛

    • JamesMiller1

      March 29, 2012 at 6:31 pm

       @Spoongoonkay  No, seven eleven is a gas station chain.

      • SpoonGoonKay

        January 28, 2015 at 6:25 pm

        Yes, I am aware of that. But the red dot that James is referring to is Seven UP’s mascot (or it was) and has NOTHING to do with Seven Eleven. A-duh. 😛

  • syborfical1

    April 9, 2012 at 7:49 am

    This was the first game I ever rented. At first I felt really bad because the game was so hard and crap. I think I saved up $4 and rented it for a week.

    It wasn’t a bad game. Just very very long.
    It wasn’t a great game. I actually rented the game twice. And almost finished it.

  • Senna4ever

    April 15, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    @JamesMiller1 7/11 may be a gas station chain, but they never had a game. Where as 7 Up did and it was fronted by a character called Spot…which is what James meant to say and Spoongoonkay corrected him on.

  • adam.russo11

    May 17, 2012 at 2:28 pm

    I don’t recall every playing this game. However, there is another McKids game on Sega. Only it’s called Mick and Mack as: The Global Gladiators. I remember it being a decent game as a kid. It’s your basic side scroller. Although I don’t know why McDonalds would make a game where you shoot diarrhea out of a squirt gun at other piles of crap that are shooting crap back at you.

  • morbidgoomba

    November 13, 2012 at 7:42 am

    LOL i made an account just so i can point out that the block he needed was at 6:51 in the video on the left hand side…not sure if anybody has noticed this or not…i dont feel like reading through all the comments 😀

  • blue265

    February 24, 2013 at 2:23 pm

    really like the new notes by mike

  • June 16, 2013 at 4:02 pm

    Global Gladiators was IMHO quite good.

  • Blake Bowen

    October 27, 2013 at 9:39 pm

    Typo: Its 7up spot

    • Senna4ever

      December 8, 2013 at 11:07 am

      It’s not a “typo” as he spoke it.

  • Nemmex

    March 19, 2014 at 1:57 pm

    This video I think is glitched. It’s showing the 2012 expo instead of the mckids video itself.

  • Alexander Fix

    April 5, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    The McKids video is missing, this only shows a video from a panel the Nerd did at a con.

  • April 6, 2014 at 7:11 pm

    Video glitched, find it here.

    • Sammy Schitz

      May 5, 2014 at 9:55 pm

      The video’s working for me…

  • flawn scorpion

    June 11, 2014 at 9:07 pm

    This is the best version of the theme song!

  • Ballzdeep

    August 10, 2014 at 3:38 am

    7 11 Spot? 7 up spot, lol

  • September 11, 2014 at 9:20 pm

    I never noticed before, James, but you made a serious error. It’s not 7-Eleven’s Spot. It’s 7UP’s Spot. Just thought I’d point that out after all these years of watching this episode, and just catching it for the first time today, lol!

  • Grandmasterp

    February 24, 2016 at 6:01 pm

    This game McSucks!

  • July 24, 2016 at 5:25 pm

    I wonder who these other “McDonald’s characters” that James refers to are. I know Ronald McDonald, but who exactly are those bird and a purple thing supposed to be?

  • December 23, 2016 at 9:11 am

    Over 10 years later Mike and Bootsy do a while play through of the game and talk about how great it is.

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