James Rolfe is one of the most notorious figures on YouTube and gaming. Best known as the Angry Video Game Nerd, or Nerd for short, he has a notorious reputation for reviewing retro classics. Those seeking to take control of the Nerd can relive his adventures with the re-release of the AVGN I & II with AVGN I & II Deluxe Edition coming this October 30th.

The titles will feature new content, visual updates, and accessibility options.

Featuring…

Enhanced Visuals!
Experience the 8-bit ugliness in a whole new way!

Updated Game Engine!
And by updated, we mean “Rebuilt the first game from the ground up in the superior second game’s engine.” Trust us, it feels better.

Improved level design and difficulty options!
Both games are infamously hard-as-nails, but Normal and Easy difficulties come with infinite lives, so take as many attempts as you need to beat the challenge. Level designs have been improved upon to really nail the balance between tough and fair.

Or perhaps you loved the limited lives and ludicrous overuse of instant-death blocks in the original release? We’ve got you covered. Just select “Old School” or higher from the difficulty menu and you’ll be cursing the developers’ name in no time.

Quality of Life Improvements!
Faster respawning (When you die, which will be often, you’ll just pop right back out of the Toaster and get on with your day, just like nature intended!), multiple save slots, accessibility options and more mean that anybody can take on the challenge.

Surprises!
Perhaps you’ve never played either of these games, perhaps you’re new to the sequel, or maybe you have spent years achieving the world speedrun record for both, but whatever your experience with the series, there are plenty of surprises in store for you!

New Chapter, Completing The Story!
“Wait, the game had a story” You ask? To which we say: …Kinda! But there’s more of it now! Beat both games to unlock the epic finale!

If you want to try the game a demo is now available on Steam. As of now, the game is only coming to Switch and PC but a PS4 and Xbox One has been confirmed for a later date.

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