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Web Video: Lazy Game Reviews
Lazy Game Reviews is an online video game review show reviewing games mostly for PC, Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum and Apple Macintosh, as well as reviews of The Sims series. Despite the title, reviews are actually extremely extensive and detailed.

You can watch reviews on Youtube.

Lazy Game Reviews provides examples of:

  • Accentuate the Negative: He is a snarky reviewer, so it's bound to happen. Aside from that, he does a good job of weighing the pros and cons of games he reviews.
  • Acting for Two: In his first video (which didn't feature any mentions to video games whatsoever), he plays himself and... himself.
  • Added Alliterative Appeal: Happens quite often, with a Lampshade Hanging in the Chex Quest review.
  • Arc Number: 17. Why 17? Because it's an odd number. Very odd.
  • Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking: In his review of The Sims 3: Master Suite Stuff:
    "I've grouped the items from this stuff pack into four groups: crap, more crap, useless crap, and pajamas."
  • Author Avatar: His The Sims reviews will often feature himself as a sim, toting his self-made Lazy Game Reviews T-Shirt.
  • Badass Beard: Which reaches down to his chest. He shaved it off after watching The Hobbit, though.
  • Berserk Button: He really doesn't like invasive DRM (security features in games to stop them from being pirated. An always-online requirement is a good example of this.) He actually used the fact that it was riddled with DRM as a reason for not including Diablo 3 anywhere on his list of the "Top 17 games of 2012."
  • Bread, Eggs, Milk, Squick: In "LGR Plays: The Sims 2 University"
    "So if your Sims had certain points, or whatever... or no parents, or 'previously abducted by aliens', you'd get scholarships."
  • But Wait, There's More!: Hilariously inverted in his review of The Sims 3's expansion pack Master Suite Stuff.
  • Call Back: The boxed edition of Grim Fandango he mentions getting during his March/April 2013 wrap-up video makes an appearance at the beginning of his review of The Incredible Machine.
  • The Cast Showoff: Has a pretty good Duke Nukem impression that he'll show off at any opportunity.
  • Catch Phrase: "NOPE!"
    • He starts off most videos with a hearty "Greetings!"
  • Corpsing: Happens a lot in the "LGR Plays" videos:
    • In the Train Simulator 2012 video, his train derails... except instead of just going off the tracks, it flies through the air as if he hit a nuclear bomb.
    • In the Barbie Super Sports video, he discovers a completely pointless "feature" in the in-line skating mode: a water fountain at the store. He is insanely amused by it, and laughs probably even harder than he did in the Train Simulator incident.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Oh god.
  • Department of Redundancy Department: This is one of his main things, along with being the Snark Knight.
  • Early-Installment Weirdness: Aside from his first video mentioned above, he made quite a few console reviews before finally settling on computer gaming.
  • Funny Background Event: At the beginning of his Sims 3 University review, he shows a few other games in the background as he holds the cover up, as a typical opening to his videos. One of them is the 2013 SimCity reboot, with "DRM" written in Sharpie over "City." It later shows up in the review of SimCity itself.
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: The strongest words he will use in his videos are 'crap' and 'frig'.
  • Hell Is That Noise: Invoked in LGR Plays Skyscraper Simulator, where starting a game provides an obnoxiously loud screech. Naturally, it's brought up multiple times as the main reason that This Is Gonna Suck.
  • Lame Pun Reaction: He groans about the 3DO's name, which is a pun on "audio" and "video".
    • A reaction to the back of the "Sims 3 Katy Perry Sweet Treats" box:
    "'In Katy Perry Sweet Treats discover a sweet new hangout' hur-durr, how clever and punny."
  • Let's Play: His "LGR Plays" series, where he plays through both old and new games for about 20 minutes or so. Unlike standard Let's Plays, he doesn't continue any series past one episode.
    • The only exception is his Duke Nukem 3D playthrough and a three-part playthrough of Wasteland, if only because his party died on the third episode.
  • Milestone Celebration: Opening for Need for Speed review stops for a minute to congratulate and thank everyone with one year anniversary.
  • Pop Up Video Games: He is quickly disappointed when he finds out Disney's Coaster isn't one of these even though the main menu make it look otherwise.
  • Running Gag: Practice. MOOOOOOOODE ~<3
    • Appearances from the Female Lazy Game Reviewer.
    • Clint's joking love of chairs.
  • Shaped Like Itself: When he reviews the After Dark screen savers:
    Clint: And then there's "Doodles," which simulates random doodles.
    • In the Tongue Of The Fatman review he also mentions its "disk-shaped disk" and "manual-shaped manual."
    • In the Mario Teaches Typing review he explains that inside the box you'll find...box insides.
  • Shout-Out: Many.
  • Shown Their Work: Most of the LGR videos are 7+ minutes long. He goes the extra mile talking about the development of the game, the people behind it, and the history of ALL its releases and ports.
  • Sick Episode: The ''Donkey Kong Country' episode, where Clint had to use a text-to-speech system to provide narration.
  • So Bad, It's Good: invoked He says this about Streets of SimCity.


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