The Angry Video Game Nerd (originally called the Angry Nintendo Nerd) is an independent series on the Internet consisting of reviews by James Rolfe about his experience with bad video games. The show premiered on Cinemassacre on November 4, 1990 with it's first review about the game "Castlevania 2: Simon's Quest" for the Nintendo Entertainment System.

The Angry Video Game Nerd
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The series title card used from 1997 to 2001

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Created by
James Rolfe
Affiliated Websites
ScrewAttack (1990-2001)
GameTrailers (1997-2001)
Music by
Kyle Justin
Original run
November 4, 1990 -
August 30, 2001
Link to Videos

James Rolfe

The Nerd playing "Top Gun" for the NES (1993)

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