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This page works as a timeline devoted to chronicling the events of The Angry Video Game Nerd and the character of the same name, as well as the actual history of the webshow. Another section is devoted to real video game history, an another smaller section deals with the history of the filmmaking career of the webshow's creator James Rolfe. Each year is given its own section that are then broken down into dates. If several things happens on the same date a bulletin list is required. The video game history section will only deal with events that are relevant to the webshow.

-Text in green signifies when a game was released

-Text in red signifies when the Nerd reviewed a game/console

-Text in yellow signifies when a console the Nerd mentioned or reviewed came out

-Text in white signifies other events

1970s

1972

-The Magnavox Odyssey comes out.

1975

-The Super Pong Tellagame comes out.

1976

-November: The Fairchild Channel F comes out.

-The 4 Way Video Game comes out.

-The APF TV Fun comes out.

-The Coleco Telstar comes out.

-The Richochet comes out.

-The TV Scoreboard comes out.

-The Wonder Wizard comes out.

1977

-September 11: The Atari 2600 comes out.

-The Coleco Telstar Arcade comes out.

-The Magnavox Odyssey 4000 comes out.

-The RCA Studio II comes out.

-The TV Game 6 comes out.

-The Unisonic Tournament 1000 comes out.

-The Volley 6 comes out.

1978

-The Colorsport VIII comes out.

-Basketball for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Home Run for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Superman for the Atari 2600 comes out.

1979

-Football for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Miniature Golf for the Atari 2600 comes out.

1980s

1980

-The Intellivision comes out.

-July: Boxing for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Space Battle for the Intellivision comes out.

-Pelé's Soccer for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Golf for the Atari 2600 comes out.

1981

-Utopia for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Space Hawk for the Intellivision comes out.

-Boxing for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Snafu for the Intellivision comes out.

-The Count for multiple consoles and computers comes out.

-Ice Hockey for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Tennis for the Atari 2600 comes out.

1982

-August: The ColecoVision comes out.

-August: The Commodore 64 comes out.

-September 23: Custer's Revenge for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-November: Raiders of the Lost Ark for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Spiderman for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Beat 'Em & Eat 'Em for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Bachelorette Party for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Bachelor Party for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Philly Flasher for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Philly Flasher for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-The Texas Chainsaw Massacre for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Haunted House for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Vectron for the Intellivision comes out.

-Tron: Deadly Discs for the Intellivision comes out.

-Advanced Dungeons & Dragons for the Intellivision comes out.

-Space Spartans comes out for the Intellivision comes out.

-Microsurgeon for the Intellivision comes out.

-Frog Bog for the Intellivision comes out.

-Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's Castle for the Intellivision comes out.

-Dracula for the Intellivision comes out.

-Earthworld for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Super Challenge Football for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Real Sports Football for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Super Challenge Baseball for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Real Sports Baseball for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Real Sports Volleyball for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Grand Prix for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Math Gran Prix for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Karate for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-International Soccer for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-E. T. The Extra-Terrestrial for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Porky's for the Atari 2600 comes out.

1983

-May 21: The Atari 5200 comes out.

-July 15: The Famicom comes out.

-February: Fireworld for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-February: Waterworld for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-May: Star Wars for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Gigolo for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Cathouse Blues for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Knight on the Town for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Jungle Fever for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Halloween for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Frankenstein's Monster for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Mission X for the Intellivision comes out.

- Masters of the Universe: The Power of He-Man  for the Intellivision comes out.

-Thin Ice for the Intellivision comes out.

-Buzz Bombers for the Intellivision comes out.

-Rocky Super Action Boxing for the ColecoVision comes out.

-Campaign '84 for the ColecoVision comes out.

-Chuck Norris Superkicks for the ColecoVision comes out.

-Learning with Leeper for the ColecoVision comes out.

-Looping for the ColecoVision comes out.

-War Room for the ColecoVision comes out.

-Star Trek: The Motion Picture for the Vectrex comes out.

-Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator for the Atari 2600 and ColecoVision comes out.

-Return of the Jedi: Death Star Battle for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Star Wars: Jedi Arena for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Real Sports Tennis for the Intellivision comes out.

1984

-Montezuma's Revenge for the ColecoVision comes out.

-Cabbage Patch Kids: Adventures in the Park for the ColecoVision comes out.

-Dance Fantasy for the ColecoVision comes out.

-Dr. Seuss' Fix-Up the Mix-Up Puzzler for the ColecoVision comes out.

-Robin Hood for the ColecoVision comes out.

-WarGames for the ColecoVision comes out.

1985

-October 18: The Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-October 18: Hogan's Alley for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-October 18: Duck Hunt for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-October 18: Wild Gunman for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-October 18: Excitebike for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-October 18: Kung-Fu for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-October 18: Gyromite and Stack-Up for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-Winter Games for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

1986

-The Sega Master System comes out.

-June 13: Ghosts 'n Goblins for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-December 5: The Transformers: Mystery of Convoy for the Famicom comes out.

-November: Karate Champ for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-Transformers: The Battle to Save the Earth for the Commodore 64 comes out.

1987

-The LJN Video Art comes out.

-May 1: Castlevania for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-December 4: Top Gun for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-September: Deadly Towers for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-November: The Karate Kid for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-November: Top Gun for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-November: Jaws for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-Rocky for the Sega Master System comes out.

-Super Pitfall for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-Predator for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-Real Sports Boxing for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Ikari Warriors for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-The Three Stooges for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

1988

-December 1: Castlevania II: Simon's Quest for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-December 1:Zelda II: The Adventure of Link for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-December: Superman for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-Super Football for the Atari 2600 comes out.

-Skate or Die! for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

1989

-July 31: The Game Boy comes out.

-December 31: ALF for the Sega Master System comes out.

-March: Ninja Gaiden for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-April: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-June: Hydlide for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-June: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-September: Who Framed Roger Rabbit for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-September: Back to the Future for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-October: Godzilla: Monster of Monsters for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-Bad Dudes for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

1990s

1990

-February 12: Super Mario Bros. 3 for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-February 13: Batman for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-April 1: Ghostbusters II for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-August 24: Michael Jackson's Moonwalker for the Sega Genesis comes out.

-September 1: Castlevania III for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-March: Kid Kool for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-July: Circus Caper for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-July: The Amazing Spider-Man for the Game Boy comes out.

-August: Dick Tracy for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-September: Back To The Futue Part II & III for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-September: Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-September: Street Fighter 2010 for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-October: Super Glove Ball for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-October: Godzilla for the Game Boy comes out.

-November: Silver Surfer for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-Ghostbusters for the Sega Genesis comes out.

-Menace Beach for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

-Tagin' Dragon for the Nintendo Entertainment System comes out.

2000s

2004

-May: Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

-May: Dr. Jeckll and Mr. Hyde

2006

-February 10: The Karate Kid

-April 24: Who Framed Roger Rabbit

-June 29: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

-July 29: Back to the Future

-September 1: McKids

-September 8:Wally Bear and the NO! Gang

  • -September 24: Master Chu and the Drunkard Hu
  • -September 24: Top Gun

-October 2: Double Dragon 3

-October 13: Friday the 13th

-October 31: A Nightmare on Elm Street

-November 22: The Power Glove

-December 20: Rocky

-December 25: Bible Games

2007

-February 13: Atari 5200

-February 27: Ghostbusters

-March 20: Ghostbusters Fallow-Up

-April 3: Ghostbusters Conclusion

-April 17: Spiderman

-May 2: Sega CD

-May 15: Sega 32X

-June 5: Silver Surfer

-June 19: Die Hard

-July 3: Independence Day

-July 17: The Simpsons

-August 7: Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout

-August 22: Atari Porn

-September 4: Nintendo Power

-September 18: Fester's Quest

-October 9: Texas Chainsaw Massacre

-October 30: Halloween

-November 20: Dragons Lair

-December 18: Christmas Carol Part 1: Home Alone 2

-December 24: Christmas Carol Part 2: Shaq Fu

2008

-January 8: Chronologically Confused About the Legend of Zelda Timeline

-January 22: Rambo

-February 19: Virtual Boy

-March 4: Wizard of Oz

-March 25: Doublevision Part 1: Intellivision

-April 8: Doublevision Part 2: Colecovision

-April 22: The Wizard and Super Mario Bros. 3

-May 14: NES Accessories

-May 20: Indiana Jones Trilogy

-June 11: Star Trek

-June 26: Superman

-July 8: Superman 64

-July 22: Batman Part 1

-August 10: Batman Part 2

-August 19: Deadly Towers

-September 3: Battletoads

-September 16: Dick Tracy

-October 14: Dracula

-October 29: Frankenstein

-November 12: CD-I Part 1: Hotel Mario

-November 25: CD-I Part 2: Zelda Wand of Gamelon

-December 9: CD-I Part 3: Link the Faces of Evil

-December 23: Bible Games 2

2009

-January 7: Michael Jackson's Moonwalker

-January 27: Milon's Secret Castle

-March 16: Atari Jaguar Part 1

-March 25: Atari Jaguar Part 2

-April 8: Metal Gear

2010s

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