The Nerd Who Changed Gaming Culture Forever

Hardcore Gamer: Whether James Rolfe knew it or not, the rise of The Nerd was a moment that changed gaming critique and entertainment forever.

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FateoftheGame1471d ago

AVGN channels that genuine anger I felt as a child playing NES games. His stuff is more profound than what some people think.

Wenis1471d ago (Edited 1471d ago )

Yea I agree. I love all his AVGN videos, but the original ones he did were the best (ghost busters, castlevania, TMNT etc), simply because they are games he actually played as a kid and got pissed off about, so there is a legitimate hate toward them

Sadist31471d ago

Never heard of him and I've been gaming since the 80's. I'm not a loser so maybe I don't relate to nerds

Neonridr1471d ago

He wasn't around in the 80s (well he was, but he was a kid playing Nintendo games back then, not making internet videos about those games). He only started up in the past few years.

Studio-YaMi1471d ago

If you're trying to be funny,you're not.

If not?

LightofDarkness1471d ago (Edited 1471d ago )

I would like to point out that you're commenting on a site for videogame enthusiasts. Just think about that. I'd also disagree about the loser thing.

Dante811471d ago

lol. You've been gaming since the 80s because there were nerds around to make them.

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Stringerbell1471d ago

I loved his early stuff. I do find his sidekick quite annoying, that Elmo video was painful to watch.

sonicsidewinder1471d ago

Wah, I'd never seen that.

I've found him questionable at times, but man there's a lot of internet hate there.

JohnnyTower1471d ago

I had to do a double-take. I thought that dude In the pic was Screech.

Studio-YaMi1471d ago

I enjoy his videos,he has a sense of humor that kinda grows on you,he's not a comedian in nature but he is still fun to watch,plus the nostalgia you get when watching him play these old classics.

I wish he keeps making videos as long as he can.

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