No meditation can prepare the Nerd for his first review of a bad Xbox game, Drake of the 99 Dragons – a game featuring well-made “Saturday cartoon” artwork that was intended to be the basis for a comic book series and animated show, but was foiled by its glitches, poor gameplay, controls, cutscenes, voice acting […]
The Nerd questions whether his next bad game “feels lucky”, as he looks at an NES game based on the Dirty Harry movie series that featured only three levels.
When the Nerd finds a copy of Nintendo Power exuding a belief that EarthBound was a rotten game, he later finds reviews that show how glamorous the game was and reveals a fanbase for a title he now has to play. So he does – via the Super NES Classic Edition – and provides an […]
The Nerd has rotted his brain with such an insane amount of bad games, that this Christmas he gets himself a PlayStation with a compilation of video games from the Lightspan Adventures series to help restore it.
Another bad Star Wars game has emerged, so the Nerd must channel the force to help him review Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi for the PlayStation. Notes: This episode features brief footage of Star Wars Episode I: Racer for the Nintendo 64, but James Rolfe did not include a review of it for this […]
The Nerd won’t be making a call to Charlie’s Angels anytime soon, as he plays a bad GameCube game based on them.
The Nerd has some unfinished business, as he continues on with his review of Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) for the Xbox 360.
Following his time with Polybius, the Nerd is reborn as “RoboNerd”, whose prime directives are to play bad games, and keep gamers safe from them. These include a selection of NES games based on the original RoboCop film series.
The Nerd takes a look at the arcade classic Polybius, while he also delves into the urban legend surrounding the mentioned side effects of playing the game. Notes: This episode was originally released as a series of mini segments on the “Cinemassacre Plays” channel, October 19–24, and in the form of a daily found footage […]
The Nerd wrestles with a ton of bad NES and SNES games based on wrestling, including WWF WrestleMania Challenge, WWF Royal Rumble, WCW SuperBrawl Wrestling, and Saturday Night Slam Masters.
Treasure is truly lacking within another bad game designed to be used in a contest, as the Nerd finds out what it’s like to play Treasure Master for the NES.
Another selection of accessories receives a good thorough look from the Nerd. This time, it’s a collection of accessories for the Game Boy, including good ones – like the Game Boy Camera and the Game Boy Printer – bad ones, and even a patented one that was aimed for use in hospitals.
While clearing up his game room and getting stranded on another planet, the Nerd questions why a bad game has trashed a particularly good classic movie, when he reviews Planet of the Apes for the PlayStation. Notes: This episode was made to commemorate the then-upcoming release of War for the Planet of the Apes.
For the first time in his series, the Nerd tackles a game from a later generation of consoles that does nothing to the reputation of a certain blue hedgehog – Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) for the Xbox 360.
The Nerd goes “Mighty Morphin” bad, as he takes on a collection of games for the Famicom, NES, SNES, Genesis, Sega CD, Nintendo 64, and Game Boy, based around Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Notes: This episode’s intro is designed as a parody of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers theme song, while the episode was made […]
It’s Halloween again, and the Nerd tackles three bad games for the Game Boy Color, Atari 2600 and Genesis, based on the children’s series of books and cartoons about the Berenstain Bears and then winds up pondering the situation where he seems to remember the franchise’s name as something different.
For Christmas, the Nerd takes a look at a series of Genesis accessories for its games, including the Activator, Aura Interactor, Menacer, Victormaxx Stuntmaster, TeeV Golf, and Batter Up! Baseball bat. Guest Stars: Nathan Barnatt as Keith Apicary. Notes: This episode featured a total budget of $3,614, according to the episode’s commentary, making it the […]
It’s time for the Nerd to snicker and make dumb comments, as he takes a look at two bad games made for the SNES and Genesis, based on the Beavis and Butt-Head adult cartoon series.
Extra, extra – the Nerd tackles reviewing Paperboy for the NES, while answering the question of whether a rolled up newspaper can truly break a window, and if you can throw one into a mailbox while riding along on a bicycle.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Cinemassacre YouTube channel, the Nerd updates his gaming room and tackles a collection of bad games in HD. More precisely, a collection of bad Mega Man games for the PC, PlayStation and PlayStation 2. This includes the DOS versions of Mega Man and Mega Man III, Mega Man […]
Christmas has arrived, and the Nerd has received a copy of a bad game to look forward to – Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero for the Nintendo 64.
Another Halloween arrives, and the Nerd spends it tackling another bad game that has truly poor gameplay – The Crow: City of Angels for the Sega Saturn.
Growing your own sea life sounds cool, but the Nerd shows how a virtual way of doing it can never be truly good, when he has a go at Seaman for the Dreamcast. Notes: This episode was dedicated to Leonard Nimoy, the narrator for the English-language version of Seaman, who died that year.
Finding a bad video game to review is hard, so the Nerd turns his attention towards the TurboGrafx-16, and a game based on the Darkwing Duck cartoon series.
The Nerd takes a look at a horrible game that never left Japan, and featured so many things that were wrong with it – Hong Kong 97 for the Super Famicom.
12 Days of Shitsmas Part 12. For the twelfth and final day of his Christmas, the Nerd wonders what use there is to make art with LJN Video Art, and recalls some of the better art games made in the past including Mario Paint.
12 Days of Shitsmas Part 11. For the eleventh day of his Christmas, the Nerd questions why he needs to walk around a virtual version of a real theme park, as he tries out Universal Studios Theme Parks Adventure for the GameCube.
12 Days of Shitsmas Part 10. For the tenth day of his Christmas, the Nerd has a go with playing the HyperScan – a console designed to use special cards that need to be scanned into it to play its selection of games.
12 Days of Shitsmas Part 9. For the ninth day of his Christmas, the Nerd smells a bad game amongst his presents, as he tackles with the confusing gameplay of Porky’s for the Atari 2600.
12 Days of Shitsmas Part 8. For the eighth day of his Christmas, the Nerd finds his weapons against bad games are going dull, as he reviews a NES game based upon Lethal Weapon. Guest Stars: Mike Matei as himself.
12 Days of Shitsmas Part 7. For the seventh day of his Christmas, the Nerd is lulled into a false sense of hope for a good game, as he reviews V.I.P. for the PlayStation – a bad video game based on the TV series, featuring Pamela Anderson amongst its characters.
12 Days of Shitsmas Part 6. For the sixth day of his Christmas, the Nerd attempts to find what clues there are in Mary-Kate and Ashley “Get a Clue” for the Game Boy Color, that show it’s a truly bad game to play.
12 Days of Shitsmas Part 5. For the fifth day of his Christmas, the Nerd plays another bad NES game amongst his presents, based upon the The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends cartoon series.
12 Days of Shitsmas Part 4. For the fourth day of his Christmas, the Nerd finds he has a copy of The Ren & Stimpy Show: Fire Dogs for the SNES amongst his presents – a video game with bad gameplay, that does no justice to Ren & Stimpy.
12 Days of Shitsmas Part 3. For the third day of his Christmas, the Nerd finds himself reviewing CrazyBus – an unlicensed Venezuelan game/app that was made for the Sega Genesis, and features little in the way of good gameplay.
12 Days of Shitsmas Part 2. The Nerd finds nothing funny with his next present, as he reviews a video game based on the American sitcom of the same name – ALF for the SMS.
12 Days of Shitsmas Part 1. The Nerd begins his first day by unwrapping and reviewing Tagin’ Dragon – a bad game for the NES with truly difficult gameplay.
It’s another Halloween, and the Nerd considers why anyone would want to play the NES game based on Beetlejuice.
Taken from Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie, this episode focuses on the Nerd’s review of one of Atari’s worst video games they ever made – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial for the Atari 2600. Notes: Although basically a clip from the movie, this episode differs from it in that it featured actual footage from the game; […]
In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of AVGN, The Nerd takes a quick look at various games within Penn & Teller’s Smoke and Mirrors for the Sega CD – a video game cancelled before it was released and designed as a joke on various game genres – before focusing on one game in its collection […]