This is episode 198 of the Angry Video Game Nerd (AVGN), a review of the Commodore 64 and a bunch of it’s licensed and weirder games. The Commodore 64, also known as the C64 or the CBM 64, is an 8-bit home computer introduced in January 1982 by Commodore International. The C64 took its name […]
Angry Video Game Nerd (AVGN) episode 197: Greendog: The Beached Surfer Dude! (for Sega Genesis). Greendog is a platform game developed by Sega Technical Institute and Interactive Designs for the Sega Genesis console, and was published by Sega in September 1992. Greendog is one unlucky surfer. He lost his board and got stuck with a […]
The Rocketeer is a 1991 film from Walt Disney Pictures, based upon the comic book character of the same name Set in 1938 Los Angeles, California, The Rocketeer tells the story of stunt pilot Cliff Secord who stumbles upon a hidden rocket-powered jet pack that he thereafter uses to fly without the need of an […]
Angry Video Game Nerd (AVGN) episode 195: Pac-Man 2: The New Adventures. Also known in Japan as “Hello! Pac-Man.” Pac-Man 2 is a side-scrolling adventure game in the Pac-Man series. Instead of being a maze game like the majority of its predecessors, Pac-Man 2 incorporates light point-and-click adventure game elements. The Nerd is playing the […]
Carmageddon is a vehicular combat video game released for personal computers in 1997. It was later ported to other platforms, and spawned a series of follow up titles. Carmageddon 64 was a port of Carmageddon II (originally for PC), and released for the Nintendo 64 in the year 2000. It was going to be published […]
In the 1990’s Sega and Howard Johnson’s hotels teamed up for a weird promotion for the Game Gear. Kids could go “HoJo with Sega” during this summer promotion. Parents could rent a Game Gear the kids could play while on their vacation, or they could buy some of the Game Tips VHS tapes. These tapes […]
After failing to review the zombie game Corpse Killer on the Sega CD due to technical issues, the Nerd finally takes a crack at reviewing it on the 3DO Interactive Multiplayer.
The Nerd finally covers the 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, having previously mentioned it, and talks about its history and high price. The games he covers are Crash ‘n Burn, Road Rash, Gex, Captain Quazar, Soccer Kid, Battle Chess, The Horde, Super Street Fighter II Turbo, Way of the Warrior, Virtuoso, Alone in the Dark, Cyberia, PO’ed, […]
In a parody of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the Nerd, as Raoul Duke, and his attorney speed down the road with a collection of classic games to play once they get to Las Vegas. In flashback, the Nerd reviews the Vegas based games Vegas Dream and Vegas Stakes and while on the road […]
Depressed over still not being able to go out due to COVID-19, the Nerd decides to hunker down and review the video game Darkman on the NES based on the movie of the same name.
The Nerd tries to watch the movie Shrek on the Game Boy Advance Video through the Game Boy Player, but finds that it does not work. He decides to play the reviled Shrek: Fairy Tale Freakdown and ends up running afoul of a Shrek cult when he calls the film overrated in a parody of […]
After an intro which parodies that of The Simpsons, the Nerd reviews the last of the three Simpsons games The Simpsons: Bartman Meets Radioactive Man released for the NES.
Following his The Legend of Kage review, the Nerd looks at other Taito titles with Taito Legends and Taito Legends 2.
After fixing the Nintoaster, the Nerd takes a look at The Legend of Kage and makes it a point that it is pronounced “KAH-GAY”.
The Nerd is unable to go all out Halloween 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but that will not stop him from reviewing Countdown Vampires, a lower tier clone of the Resident Evil franchise.
The Nerd looks at the classic Sega Genesis game Ecco the Dolphin and wonders why such a frustrating game was heavily marketed by Sega.
The Nerd looks at Mission: Impossible for the N64 that is published by Ocean, he also briefly talks about the TV series and movies. Guest Stars: Justin Whang as The BGF Director, and Evan Ferrante as Tom Cruise Look-Alike
The Nerd looks at Final Fight Revenge and Final Fight: Streetwise, two games widely considered to be among the worst of the Final Fight franchise. Guest Star: Matthew Kowalewski as Matt McMuscles.
The Nerd overviews the history of the The Incredible Crash Dummies franchise, and its LJN published video game.
Feeling that he has not reviewed an SNES game in a while, the Nerd reviews Dennis the Menace and delves briefly into the character’s media history.
The Nerd follows up his previous review with some rip offs including Time Killers, Street Fighter: The Movie, The Kung-Fu Master Jackie Chan, Tattoo Assassins and Shadow: War of Succession.
The Nerd finally decides to give the original Mortal Kombat the respect it deserves, by reviewing the home port versions.
Eleven years after briefly mentioning this game when reviewing Color Dreams’ games in “Bible Games 2”, the Nerd finally tackles the game Raid 2020 in the year 2020.
It is the end of the year as 2020 comes upon the Nerd. In a parody of the episode “The Masks” from The Twilight Zone, the Nerd punishes his three worst games, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Action 52, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by forcing them to wear masks to the end of the […]
Following being burned alive in the previous episode, the Nerd finds himself in Hell with the Violator in his clown form and is forced to play video games based on the Image Comics character Spawn. Guest Stars: Justin Silverman as Violator, Mike Matei as Woody Bugs, and Joe La Scola as the voice of the […]
Shot in one continuous take, the Nerd explores a hidden dungeon in his house, while reviewing the NES port of The Immortal.
The Nerd tries to get away for a vacation and ends up crashing onto an island full of people in inflatable dinosaur costumes and the game Trespasser for PC. Due to the game’s notorious design, he gets help from Shesez of Boundary Break. Guest Stars: Seamus Blackley as himself
The Nerd takes a look at the Chex Quest video game from 1996 as well as its sequels and discovers that despite its bizarre and commercial premise, it is actually a well-made Doom copy.
The Nerd decides to tackle a modern game for the PS4, Life of Black Tiger. He is so horrified at its incompetence that he sets out to look for the programmer who turns out to be recurring arch-nemesis Fred Fucks. Together, they must complete the game. Guest Stars: Gilbert Gottfried as Fred Fucks
The Nerd revisits the infamous Superman 64 11 years after first reviewing it.
The Nerd takes on the Aladdin Deck Enhancer, an infamous NES upgrade system with its own selection of games, and gets help from the likes of Aladdin and the Genie modeled after the Disney animated movie.
The Nerd attempts to review Yo! Noid, but gets interrupted by the arrival of Pepsiman who forces him to review the game of the same name. However, Pepsiman turns out to be evil and the Nerd gets the help of the Pepsi TV Game Guy who must use the power of Mentos to defeat him. […]
The Nerd takes a look at some of the lesser-known video game magazines from the past, excluding Nintendo Power. Magazines covered include: Atari Age, Game Players, VideoGames & Computer Entertainment, GamePro and Electronic Gaming Monthly.
The Nerd examines the scattered and drawn-out chronology of the Kingdom Hearts franchise.
It’s the Nerd’s obligatory Christmas episode and he gets a surprise from Macaulay Culkin, or rather the Pizza Boy. The two sit down to review several Home Alone related games in the hopes of finding a good one. When they fail, they decide to set up traps for the terrible ones to stop them once […]
Continuing from the previous episode, the Nerd tackles the CDTV game The Town with No Name. Due to not owning the actual console that it was made for, he is forced to play it on the Amiga CD32.
The Nerd takes on Commodore’s failed console the Amiga CD32. The games he plays include Dangerous Streets, Super Putty, Morph, Naughty Ones, Beavers, Gloom, Diggers, Oscar, Bubba ‘n’ Stix, Surf Ninjas, Kang Fu and Zool.
The Nerd returns to the Hydlide franchise with Super Hydlide for the Sega Genesis and Virtual Hydlide for the Sega Saturn.
For the annual Halloween Special, the Nerd reviews Resident Evil Survivor for the PlayStation.
While the Tomb Raider franchise has featured a variety of good games, the Nerd decides to raid the tombs of three that do Lara Croft no justice, and that were made for the PlayStation, PlayStation 2, and N-Gage.