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Season 12 is a twelfth season of The Angry Video Game Nerd series. It consists of nine episodes. Making it the only season of the whole series to be streamed on Amazon Prime first before it makes it into YouTube.

Episode list[]

Episode No. overall Episode No. in season Episode Title Episode Length Original air date
156 1 EarthBound 39:35 April 17, 2018 (Amazon)

April 25, 2018 (YouTube)

When the Nerd finds a copy of Nintendo Power exuding a belief that EarthBound was a rotten game, he later finds reviews that show how glamorous the game was and reveals a fanbase for a title he now has to play. So he does – via the Super NES Classic Edition – and provides an insight about the game’s various flaws but well-thought out gameplay.
Notes: This episode was not originally intended to be an AVGN episode, but rather a personal review for James Rolfe to enjoy. It was later edited to be one and advertised by Rolfe on Cinemassacre’s YouTube channel, with the video initially made available on Amazon Prime a week before it was released on YouTube.
157 2 Dirty Harry 11:38 May 24, 2018 (Amazon)

June 24, 2018 (YouTube)

The Nerd questions whether his next bad game “feels lucky”, as he looks at an NES game based on the Dirty Harry movie series that featured only three levels.
158 3 Drake of the 99 Dragons 13:29 September 5, 2018 (Amazon)

September 25, 2018 (YouTube)

No meditation can prepare the Nerd for his first review of a bad Xbox game, Drake of the 99 Dragons – a game featuring well-made “Saturday cartoon” artwork that was intended to be the basis for a comic book series and animated show, but was foiled by its glitches, poor gameplay, controls, cutscenes, voice acting and graphics.
159 4 Tomb Raider Games 18:57 September 5, 2018 (Amazon)

October 2, 2018 (YouTube)

While the Tomb Raider franchise has featured a variety of good games, the Nerd decides to raid the tombs of three that do Lara Croft no justice, and that were made for the PlayStation, PlayStation 2, and N-Gage.
160 5 Resident Evil Survivor 22:16 October 11, 2018 (Amazon)

October 30, 2018 (YouTube)

For the annual Halloween Special, the Nerd reviews Resident Evil Survivor for the PlayStation.
161 6 Super & Virtual Hydlide 20:14 October 12, 2018 (Amazon)

November 6, 2018 (YouTube)

The Nerd returns to the Hydlide franchise with Super Hydlide for the Sega Genesis and Virtual Hydlide for the Sega Saturn.
162 7 Amiga CD32 28:23 November 19, 2018 (Amazon)

November 20, 2018 (YouTube)

The Nerd takes on Commodore’s failed console the Amiga CD32. The games he plays include Dangerous Streets, Super Putty, Morph, Naughty Ones, Beavers, Gloom, Diggers, Oscar, Bubba ‘n’ Stix, Surf Ninjas, Kang Fu and Zool.
163 8 The Town with No Name 15:52 December 4, 2018 (Amazon)

December 5, 2018 (YouTube)

Continuing from the previous episode, the Nerd tackles the CDTV game The Town with No Name. Due to not owning the actual console that it was made for, he is forced to play it on the Amiga CD32.
164 9 Home Alone Games with Macaulay Culkin 19:03 December 14, 2018 (Amazon)

December 15, 2018 (YouTube)

It’s the Nerd’s obligatory Christmas episode and he gets a surprise from Macaulay Culkin, or rather the Pizza Boy. The two sit down to review several Home Alone related games in the hopes of finding a good one. When they fail, they decide to set up traps for the terrible ones to stop them once and for all.
Guest Stars: Macaulay Culkin as himself.