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The Nerd comes to the big screen with the official AVGN: The Movie trailer


James Rolfe a.k.a. the Angry Video Game Nerd has released the first official AVGN: The Movie trailer, allowing fans to get a two and a half minute glimpse of the hilarity that ensues when the Nerd gets pressured into reviewing the worst game of all time: E.T. for the Atari 2600.

Just about every gamer around knows about The Angry Video Game Nerd: that iconic cussing, booze-chugging geek gamer who brings you back to the past and plays all the games that really suck ass.

James Rolfe's portrayal as one of the most humorous YouTube celebrities on the internet has gained considerable popularity and an ever-growing fanbase: his signature bad-mouthing and unforgettable expressions have become the stuff of legend. Since his inception in 2006, AVGN has gone viral and is still going strong with a multitude of views and followers throughout the internet's most popular social networks.

The episodic YouTube show now spans over a hundred episodes, each of them focusing on a different classic system of game that has frustrated everyone in the gaming sphere.

Due to the popularity of The Angry Video Game Nerd's show, James Rolfe has been working on an official AVGN movie for the last few years. Finally, we get to see the fruits of his labors with the first official AVGN: The Movie trailer.

This film marks the culmination of Rolfe not only as a popular internet celebrity, but as an aspiring director, and it will be quite a fantastic journey to see the Nerd review one of the worst games of all time: E.T. for the Atari 2600.

Check the trailer out for yourself below, and for more information on The Angry Video Game Nerd and the AVGN movie be sure to check out Cinemassacre's official website.

Derek Strickland
Derek is an avid fan of gaming and everything geeky, and is compelled to make his mark in the field of games journalism. When he's not gaming on a console (everything from SNES to X360) you can find him reading about ancient civilizations or enjoying a fantasy epic or two.

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