The Nerd spends some time looking over different versions of video game consoles that were designed to play the Pong video game, including the good ones and totally bad ones.
The Nerd looks back to the history behind the Swordquest series of games for the Atari 2600, and one of the most elaborate contests created around a video game – a contest which offered $150,000 of real treasures as prizes.
To hone his ninja skills against bad games, the Nerd takes on reviewing Ninja Gaiden for the NES.
The Nerd ponders on whether it’s worth it to review an RPG that has similarities to The Legend of Zelda – Hydlide for the NES.
The Nerd prepares to fight against more bad games, as he takes a look at a selection of bad Street Fighter games for the NES, TurboGrafx-CD, and Sega Saturn, including one based on Street Fighter: The Movie.
It’s Christmas, and the Nerd spends it this year by seeing what kind of virtual sportsman he can be in Winter Games for the NES.
The woods today are filled with bad games, but the big bad Nerd has to venture into them if he’s to complete his review of Little Red Hood for the NES.
Part 4 of 4. The Nerd concludes his four-part Castlevania reviews by playing Castlevania: Bloodlines for the Sega Genesis and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night for the PlayStation.
Part 3 of 4. The Nerd reviews Super Castlevania IV and Castlevania: Dracula X for the SNES, and Castlevania 64 for the Nintendo 64.
Part 2 of 4. The Nerd re-visits Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest and reviews Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse for the NES.
In a four-part special, the Nerd spends his Halloween by taking a look at various games from the Castlevania series. First off, the Nerd plays the original Castlevania for the NES.
While the Wayne’s World films were popular in the 90s, the Nerd shows off the games made for the NES and SNES that truly were not worthy of being adaptations of these. Notes: Due to copyright issues, clips from the Wayne’s World films and a clip from Borat
Japan’s legendary giant monster can’t avoid being put into a number of video games, as the Nerd takes a look at a selection of bad ones based upon Godzilla for the NES, Game Boy, SNES and Super Famicom – such as Godzilla: Monster of Monsters and Godzilla 2: War of the Monsters – and a […]
A bad game filled with flaws and issues leaves the Nerd wanting to be out of its pit, as he tries out Super Pitfall for the NES.
The Nerd finds himself in another cartoon battle with a familiar face from the past, as he tries to avoid reviewing the bad games from the Crazy Castle series, made for the NES, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance.
Another console comes under the Nerd’s gaze, as he takes a moment to review the 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, and finds out how horrendously bad one of its games is – Plumbers Don’t Wear Ties.
Mario is a great icon in gaming, but the Nerd takes a look at NES and SNES versions of two games he stars in that were not so great – Mario Is Missing! and Mario’s Time Machine.
Video games are transforming into truly bad ones for the Nerd, as he looks at two for the Commodore 64 and the Famicom, based upon Transformers. Notes: James Rolfe included a short review of the Famicom and the Family Computer Disk System for this episode.
The bad games are back, as the Nerd looks at a selection of NES, SNES, Genesis, and Game Boy games, based upon Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Notes: Like the previous episode, the intro sequence, designed by Mike Matei, was themed around the opening credits for Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
The Nerd attempts to terminate some more bad games in his reviews, as he looks at a selection of NES, SNES, and Sega CD games, based on The Terminator. Notes: Because of the game being reviewed, the opening intro sequence, designed by Mike Matei, was themed around the opening credits for The Terminator.
There’s a mutation of bad video games to review, as the Nerd looks at those based on the X-Men, made for the NES, Genesis and video arcade machines.
The Nerd finds out what the Magnavox Odyssey console is like, by trying it out along with some of its games.
The Nerd brings out his codec and stealth gear, as he tries to navigate his way around Metal Gear for the NES, while also discussing the game’s sequels in Chronologically Confused About Metal Gear Sequels.
Part 2 of 2. The Nerd concludes his review of the Atari Jaguar by attempting to play the Jaguar CD add-on. Unfortunately, he is unable to get the Jaguar CD to work properly.
Part 1 of 2. The Nerd spends some time taking a look at the Atari Jaguar, including some of the games made for it such as Tempest 2000, Alien vs. Predator, and Doom, and an add-on – the Jaguar CD. He also takes a look back at the history of Atari, and the competition between […]