James D. Rolfe

The Angry Video Game Nerd (real name James Rolfe) is an internet reviewer of bad video games. His speciality is games for the Nintendo Entertainment System. He was originally known as the Angry Nintendo Nerd, but changed his name in order to increase the variety of games he could review as well as avoid the risk of being sued for copyright infringement. The Nerd, as he is often called, has reviewed games from the first five generations of video gaming. A recurring theme is his extreme dislike of LJN games.

Rolfe is currently in the process of filming a full length feature film in which he reviews E.T.: the Extra Terrestrial, considered by many to be the worst video game of all time.

The Nerd does not limit himself to games, but has also reviewed consoles and accessories as well.

Games released on Nintendo's systems that have been reviewed by AVGN

This list is incomplete, please help by adding every game that has been reviewed in order throughout the episodes



  • Super 3D Noah's Ark
  • Shaq Fu
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures
  • Batman Returns
  • The Adventures of Batman & Robin
  • Batman Forever
  • Bram Stoker's Dracula
  • Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
  • The Adventures of Dr. Franken
  • The Terminator
  • T2: The Arcade Game
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Mario Is Missing
  • Mario's Time Machine
  • Super Godzilla
  • Wayne's World
  • Super Castlevania IV
  • Castlevania: Dracula X
  • Lester the Unlikely
  • Super Star Wars
  • Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
  • Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
  • Jurassic Park
  • Jurassic Park 2: The Chaos Continues


  • Superman
  • Castlevania
  • Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire

Virtual Boy

  • Mario's Tennis
  • Galactic Pinball
  • Teleroboxer
  • Red Alarm
  • Virtual Boy Wario Land
  • Panic Bomber
  • Mario Clash
  • Nester's Funky Bowling
  • Virtual League Baseball
  • Vertical Force
  • Golf
  • 3D Tetris
  • Waterworld
  • Jack Bros. (Japanese edition, DVD only)

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