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143. Elmo’s Number Journey

Elmo’s Number Journey (1999, Nintendo 64) by NewKidCo

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Elmo loves silly speedruns.

Elmo’s game has surprisingly decent graphics and sound, with music and voices directly from the show.

Elmo’s game controls decently, and the ONLY thing that saves this game from being a silly meme run is some interesting...

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137. Porky’s

Porky’s (1983, Atari 2600) by 20th Century Fox

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This is a silly speedrun.  Let’s keep it real.

Porky’s is a late-Atari 2600 (VCS) game released by Fox in the heat of the 1983 video game crash.  It sold relatively poorly...

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57. Hotel Mario

Hotel Mario (1994, Philips CD-i) by Philips Interactive Media

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GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
Hotel Mario (CD-i)
-Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon (CD-i)
-Link: The Faces of Evil (CD-i)
-Zelda’s Adventure (CD-i) (Also shown in the other 2 CD-I game episodes, but wasn’t chosen)
-Stickybear Reading...

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117. Skykid

Sky Kid (1987, NES) by Sunsoft

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Sky Kid is a game.  The end.

Ok, ok… it really isn’t that bad.  Sky Kid is one of the earliest shmups on the NES, released by Sunsoft early in the NES’ life...

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49. Superman

Superman: The New Superman Adventures (1999, Nintendo 64) by Titus Interactive

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GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
Superman (N64) (also seen in this episode, but it was not chosen)
-Superman (Commodore 64)

If you asked someone to pick an AVGN game that he’s known for, or perhaps which game h...

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41. The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz (1993, SNES) by SETA

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Somewhere over the rainbow… there’s a really good Wizard of Oz video game out there...

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34. Dragon’s Lair

Dragon’s Lair (1990, NES) by CSG Imagesoft

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GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF THE AVGN:
Dragon’s Lair (NES)
-Dragon’s Lair (Arcade)
-Dragon’s Lair II (Arcade)
-Space Ace (Arcade)
-Dig Dug (Arcade)
-Pac Man (Arcade)
-Mario Bros. (Arcade)
-TimeGal (Sega CD) (also shown in this review,...

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160. Treasure Master

Treasure Master (1991, NES) by ASC Games

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That first level theme is so cool.  The prizes are soo cool.  The cover is soooooo cool.

This game?  Not so much.

On the surface, it’s a decent platformer… until you realize the enemies are hard to kill, you have limited health, the ga...

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14. Super Glove Ball

Super Glove Ball (1990, NES) by Mattel

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GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF THE AVGN:
Super Glove Ball
-Metroid
-Double Dragon
-Castlevania
-Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest
-Kung-Fu Heroes
-Bubble Bobble
-Life Force
-Jackal
-Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
-R.C. Pro-Am
-Rad Racer
-Top Gun
-Contra
-Mi...

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6. Back to the Future

Back to the Future (1989, NES) by LJN

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GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF THE AVGN:
Back to the Future (NES)
-Back to the Future II & III (NES)
-Back to the Future III (Genesis)

People think the Nerd overexaggerated the LJN cheese in his later episodes, but who can blame him? We’re here at game #...

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