"The most rewarding game of 2013!" Influenced by retro classics Mega Man and Castlevania, Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures features the AVGN and friends as they blast their way through 10 levels of fun, fast paced 2D action based on the AVGN's adventures in his online series.
User reviews:
Recent:
Very Positive (62 reviews) - 80% of the 62 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Very Positive (2,188 reviews) - 89% of the 2,188 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Sep 20, 2013

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June 23

Soundtrack Now Available on Steam

Hey everyone! We're happy to announce that the AVGN: Adventures soundtrack is now available on Steam! You can head over to its page here and pick it up for $4.99! Then toss on some head phones and jam out to FreakZone's incredible tunes! As always, thanks supporting Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures!

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March 29

AVGNII:ASSimilation is live!

Hey everyone, just wanted to let you know that we are officially live with Angry Video Game Nerd II: ASSimilation. Thank you all for your support and hype and we hope you enjoy the game!!!

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Reviews

What gamers are saying about AVGN Adventures

"The most rewarding game I've played in years. Love me some NES-hard" - @xolssonx
"Some of the best sounds out of any 8bit game I've ever played" - @BWaterfall
"This game is like Ivan Drago" - @Boostedb14
"I love it. It's fantastic." - @JoshuaSurkosky
"AVGNA frustrated me to the point of shouting bad words... but damn it's awesome" - @Agilen_

What the media is saying about AVGN Adventures

"Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures is a game that wants you curse at it. It wants you to flip out and go ballistic and yell at small children. It wants to give you the experience of being the Nerd in more ways than one."
- Destructoid

"One of the highlights of my E3 experience"
- GameZone

"It is an expertly crafted platformer"
- The Koalition

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About This Game

"The most rewarding game of 2013!"


Influenced by retro classics Mega Man and Castlevania, Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures features the AVGN and friends as they blast their way through 10 levels of fun, fast paced 2D action based on the AVGN's adventures in his online series. With multiple playable characters, power ups, cameos galore, tons of secrets and more we're making a game that all fans of video games will enjoy. If you're a fan of old school difficulty, fart jokes, The Nerd and/or old school platformers chances are you'll enjoy AVGN Adventures.

Some say "hard" we're saying "rewarding!" Why? Because every check point you get, every boss you beat, every accomplishment is earned. You feel like like a stud. This is a game that allows you to brag to your friends if you beat it.

Yes, this is the official The Angry Video Game Nerd game!

Visit Cinemassacre.com to see the series the game was based on!

We're 100% cool with you posting gameplay videos, Let's Plays, reviews, etc of AVGN Adventures and monetizing them as much as you possibly can. Have fun! All we ask is that when you do them, let us know because we want to watch you play the game That's fun for us!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP or later
    • Processor: Pentium 4 or higher
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 256MB or higher
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 40 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or 8
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 10
Customer reviews
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Recent:
Very Positive (62 reviews)
Overall:
Very Positive (2,188 reviews)
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tubo
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
a tough retro buzz for us older gamers who remember the good ol days
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densylt
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
unfortunately i cant reccomend this game becuase jim sterling is in it
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lachlan.hickey.nz
( 2.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
It's a fun little game to play if you dont have much time or you can play it non stop although you might get a bit mad
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Sneeuwwaggie☭™
( 3.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
Rage is included.
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Sentinel Zeke
( 14.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 23
Hes still angry
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♥big silly goose♥ \:D/
( 4.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 20
WHAT A STUPID MOTHERFÜƇKING PIECE OF DOGSHIT!
I'D RATHER EAT THE DRIED-UP AŜŜHOLE OF A DEAD RAT THAT'S BEEN ROTTING IN THE SUN THAN PLAY THIS HORRIBLE GAME!
I'D RATHER DRINK CAT PIŜŜ WHILE A RHINOCEROS SHOVES ITS HORN UP MY AŜŜ!
I'D RATHER HAVE MY DICĶ STUCK IN A BEAR TRAP WHILE A BUFFALO DUMPS ITS DIARRHEA ALL OVER MY FACE!
I'D RATHER SLURP THE ANAL GREASE FROM A WARTHOG THAN PLAY THIS SHIŦŦY GAME!
I'D RATHER EAT GOAT PUKE COVERED IN MOOSE TURDS THAN PUT THIS WRETCHED ABOMINATION IN MY STEAM LIBRARY
IT'S A PIECE OF SHIŦ!
IT'S A PILE OF FÜƇĶ!
AND NOW IT'S TIME TO SEND IT BACK TO HELL!!!!!
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SneakyBeat
( 6.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 18
It's far too focused on making you as ♥♥♥♥♥♥ off as the nerd instead of being a good game. To that end, it does what it set out to do. However, that doesn't justify having level design right out of a deliberately awful romhack. I'm told the sequel is actually pretty good but I'm not touching that anytime soon.
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Mr.Satan
( 2.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 17
The game has its pros and cons. First off, I would only recommend this game if you get it on sale.

Pros:
great soundtrack
colorful levels
fun characters
its a game about the angriest gamer you've ever heard
its gonna take you back to the past


Cons:
Deathblocks for artificial difficulty increase
levels do seem repetative
bosses have simple patterns and are usually easier then the level itself
The extra characters are optional and don't provide anything groundbreaking in the gameplay
Death quotes
It is based off of a few ♥♥♥♥♥♥ games that suck ♥♥♥


This game is not for everyone and it should be advised that although no required, a gamepad makes the game SO MUCH BETTER.
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datajunkie
( 6.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 14
Took me about 150 lives to do the first level!
Annoying, frustrating and infuriating but fun at the same time.

DO NOT BUY THIS GAME IF YOU ARE THE TYPE OF PLAYER THAT RAGES AND BREAKS STUFF BECAUSE THIS GAME WILL HAVE YOU RAGING SO HARD YOU'LL END UP BREAKING EVERYTHING YOU OWN !!!
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BurningDonkies
( 5.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 13
Damn some of this game is hard as ♥♥♥♥...Old School style guys, nice.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
11 of 13 people (85%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 31
I got this game to work on a PC with an AMD Athlon XP 2200+ running 1.7ghz & and nVidia MX400 at 60 \"FLYIN ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ SECONDS\". This game is optomised! :D

NOTICE!!! I beleve this is the oldest PC to ever run STEAM, let alone and ACTUAL GAME!!!

PC Specs:
Vintage: 2002
AMD Athlon XP 2300+
nVidia MX 400 GPU
256mb DDR1 RAM
SoundBlaster Audio Card
38GB HDD \"IDE BOOT\"
3 CD-RW/DVD-RW/Slot-Loading DVD-RAM Drive(s)
1 \"20-PIN Parallel Port\" installed Portable CD-ROM Drive
1 \"15-PIN GAME PORT\" Gravis Xterminator Game Pad
1TB Ext Storage Drive \"For Steam & Programs\"
& Working Wi-Fi Internet Chip

My Retro PC has some programs, and some patchs which seems to have allowed Steam and some titles to actualy run on such old hardware :D, and im loving it! MS-DOS Games & Modern AVGN nastalga all in one package!

AVGN you ROCK!!!! :D
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 7
If you're a fan of the show and don't mind playing hard games: Insta-buy.
Otherwise: Never even think about it.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 6
With the riotous popularity of the Angry Video Game Nerd video series, a game inspired by the series was inevitable. As a fan of The Nerd, I was very excited to play this. And while AVGN Adventures is certainly an admirable attempt to revive the sidescrolling genre, as well as raise awareness of many ♥♥♥♥♥♥ retro games, it doesn't execute this as well as it could have.

Death blocks everywhere, the level design in this game is pretty redundant. As is the humor; which takes the easy route by primarily pulling from the most juvenile parts of the video series. The Nerd's randomized one-liners that appear when you die are amusing at first, but they quickly grow old after your fifty-somethingth death. Despite what you might expect, this game isn't unfair. Difficult, sure. But it never crosses the line between tough and burdensome.

I recommend this game for fans only. Otherwise, this game is a pretty average sidescroller that could have been much better with due dev time.

5/10 - Average
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
6.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 27
This game is amazing. I had the privilege of killing Santa, then sliding down a hill on his body. The game truly represents what AVGN is about, and is hard as balls. There is so many references to the AVGN show, and it is satisfying to find cameos and new characters. The most satisfying parts of course, are when you beat levels. The bosses are hilarious, and hard but fair. Overall, the game is incredibly hard, but very fun and satisfying.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 7
Very hard to recommend.

Utilizing copy-paste death blocks, cheap death designs, and many of the worst tropes of video game design does not make this a great game. Ironically poking fun at the flaws of yesteryear doesn't elevate your game above those same flaws. This, overall, leads to a frustrating experience. The entire game I felt like I was gritting my teeth and telling myself: "But, it's AVGN, it's ScrewAttack, they're all the best, this can't be bad..."

The namebrand is what sells this. If you're a fan of the series, there's plenty to love and discover from the show. You may die a dozen times along the way, but it's still exciting to point out all the AVGN moments. Also, the music is absolutely top notch and the highlight of this game.

I'm sure there's enough blind fan ambition to rate this up, but I cannot recommend it to anybody but the most dedicated of fans.

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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
6.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 28
Great game for both fan and not fan of Angry Video Game Nerd.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 27
It can't be that hard.

*Dies 20 times in the first stage*

ASSSSSS!
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
6.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 31
I played many 2D action-games recently,but this one is......AMAZING!!!

And i'm going to explain why....

PROS
+Really,really,HARD GAME!!!Very high speed of everything,traps and monsters which can kill you in one hit!
+Amazing Boss Battles
+Ton of references and easter eggs
+Epic comments before selecting continue
+The most angry main hero=))))
+Epic Music and Sounds

CONS
None

I played game not that much for now,only completed Castle level.So i'm gonna update this review soon enough=)))

But as it stands now,i can recommend this game to everyone=))))
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
81 of 87 people (93%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 24, 2014
If you’re a fan of frustratingly difficult platformers, crude humor, old NES games, or the AVGN on YouTube, then you should check this game out. It pretty much plays like a NES game, though the graphics and music are *slightly* more modern. It’s hard, but not too hard. It gets easier if you keep practicing, and is very rewarding when you manage to finish a level. There’s also tons of references to NES games, which you’ll probably know from AVGN’s videos, and the music is awesome too.

My only complaint is that it seems to crash quite a lot, especially when I’m near the end of a level. Ugh. Maybe that's just me.
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111 of 143 people (78%) found this review helpful
17 people found this review funny
Recommended
12.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 29, 2015
If you are a fan of AVGN, get this game

If you do NOT know what AVGN is, look up cinemassacre on either Youtube or the website itself and start watching, you wont be disappointed.
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