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YMMV: The Angry Joe Show
  • Broken Base: Now that Joe has branched out to also playing games on PlayStation platforms with the PS 4, in addition to already dominantly reviewing games on Xbox consoles and PC, some fans want to see Joe also branch into Nintendo platforms too. Given Joe already complained about Bayonetta 2 going Wii U exclusive (granted he calmed down after learning that the game wouldn't have existed without Nintendo's funding), some feel Joe needs to buy a Wii U already so he can get the most out of gaming this current console generation, and of course do reviews of Wii U exclusives like Zombi U and The Wonderful 101. Supporting this argument is that Joe himself has stated he is NOT anti-Nintendo, and hopes Nintendo's Wii U system can turn itself around after a rough first year (as seen in his "Top 10 Gaming Controversies of 2013" video).
    • Joe himself seemed to recognise this when he openly supported Anita Sarkeesian. Some people have agreed with Joe that the personal attacks need to be stopped (A minor group point out that Sarkeesian still is controversial for reasons like her comments about not liking games going against her advertising campaign, which Joe even brought up and general lack of research), while others just went ballistic at the mention of Anita.
  • Bile Fascination: Warned his fans not to do this with The Last Airbender.
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: Angry Jooooooooeeee! Angry Joe is there, Angry Jooooooooeeee!
    • Both the metal-style chiptune music introducing the reviews and the uncredited Thrash Metal song that plays at the end of each episode. GOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
  • "Funny Aneurysm" Moment: From his Mortal Kombat (2011) review, the cutaway scene where Corporate Commander pushes Marvel vs. Capcom 3 out the door despite being light on features takes on a new light after the Mega Man Legends 3/Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3 fiasco.
  • Growing The Mustache: Right on the very first episode of its new season, the show introduces a new scenery, new characters, a steady storyline, a main antagonist, and a new, fully animated opening theme. Talk about instant facial hair...
  • Harsher in Hindsight: Joe gets invited to the VGAS to do an interview with fan-submitted questions. Awesome, how did the interview go? Uh, what's a kinder term for a trainwreck?
    • Main problem: Joe was Hoist by His Own Petard. From the start he made it clear his trip to the VGAs was "going behind enemy lines", showing that he was planning on being angry and hostile. All Keighley had to do was stay cool, and Joe would look like a clown for playing his character while conducting a serious interview.
    • His "Top 10 Reasons Aliens Colonial Marines will Kick Ass" is a recent one, due to the near universal negative reception from critics towards the game and his own negative review for the game.
  • He Panned It, Now He Sucks: Whenever Joe gives an 8.8 review, expect someone, or a large amount of someones, to comment about how 'wrong' he is. Case in point:
    • While he already stated he enjoyed the film, during his review of G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra he made an offhand remark about how he thinks G.I. Joe was better than Transformers: Revenge of The Fallen, which he admits he actually liked. Que comments from unhappy fans decrying him for liking Transformers 2.
    • When he reviewed Saints Row: The Third, giving it a much lower rating than the norm (6/10, compared to the glowering reviews others have given it), he stated that, as a fan of the previous game, he felt it was disappointing due to the removal of so many features, shorter story, and some new features he felt weren't very entertaining (a sentiment many fans of the franchise share); however, people who either disliked the previous games, enjoyed the game none the less, or never played the previous game, were quick to call him out for 'spending most of the video just reviewing Saints Row 2' and giving the new game heat for not being as good as that.
    • Putting Resident Evil 6 on his Worst games of 2012 list (despite not even having reviewed it) instead of Operation Racoon City, (which he actually did review) and his only complaints about the game seemed to be the story moving from the series roots rather then anything gameplay related.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight:
    • During his Assassin's Creed III review, he comments how the new ship system that was created for the game could be used in the future to make a great pirate game... and then Ubisoft confirmed Assasin's Creed IV as a pirate game.
    • During his Xbox One interview with Major Nelson at E3 2013, Joe questioned why Microsoft is persisting with the more extreme DRM measures since they could just remove them from the console. Major Nelson did not take kindly to this, and got mad at Joe for the insinuation that Microsoft could remove the Xbox One's integral DRM measures at the flip of a switch. Less than a week later, Microsoft announced that the DRM measures would be removed following a patch upon release.
    • At the end of his Marvel vs. Capcom 3 review, Joe makes a sarcastic remark about a possible sequel called Marvelous Marvel vs. Capcom 3. A few months later, Ultimate gets announced.
  • Ho Yay: With a little Rohypnol the Spoony One learns from personal experience that he's also quite hotblooded in bed.
    Joe: I guess she's sleeping with him to get the job, if you know what I mean... wait.''
  • Internet Backdraft: After a less-than-lukewarm response to a giveaway contest from his female fans, he tweeted that the females that did not enter were stupid and that he hated them. The women of the Angry Joe Army were NOT pleased.
    • When Joe found out about Team Fortress 2 DLC / microtransactions, he became very upset over it over Twitter. When people started to disagree, he called them Valve Apologists, actually getting upset that people kept disagreeing, started retweeting 'idiot' arguments (that even a fellow Channel Awesome guy said didn't make him look good, and ultimately took pleasure that people unfollowed him because of his opinion.
    • His interview with Geoff Keighly at the 2010 Spike VGAs and his later interview with Seth Killian at PAX Prime 2011.
    • His being one of the few That Guy with the Glasses member who actually liked Man of Steel might have had a chance at going over okay, if only he didn't insult everyone who didn't like the film. This one saw a slight improvement, when he co-reviewed it with The Nostalgia Critic and both were fully respectful of the other's views. Not the case with the rest of the reviewers, though.
    • His video of promoting Kick-Ass 2 has attracted a lot of vitriol, with some viewers accusing Joe of being a sell out, threatening to unsubscribe from his Youtube channel or accusations of him abusing his popularity.
      • Which was then followed up with his negative review of the movie, where he calls out anyone who prefers it over the original as 'having their brains turned to jelly'.
    • After Joe's Titanfall review pointed out that the game was largely over-hyped, showing the near-perfect scores for the game, using screen-caps from serveral game reviewing sites, including IGN. Dan Stapleton, a reviewer from IGN was not happy and took it up on Twitter.Here's how it went down.
  • It Is Pronounced Tropay: Pronouncing VER-SUS as "verse", as well as the infamous "nuke-u-lar".
    • Also tends to pronounce "especially" as "ECKS-specially".
  • Jerk Ass Woobie: Some viewers see Joe as this in his Ride To Hell Retribution review.
  • Magnificent Bastard: Though angry about it, Joe's rants about how Geoff Keighley was "prepared for him" and was in control of what he was doing the whole time in "f***ing with him" actually make Geoff seem like a Magnificent Bastard.
  • Memetic Mutation: FOUR HOURS!!!
  • Nausea Fuel: The controls on Sonic Free Riders make him want to vomit.
  • Never Live It Down: The Geoff Keighly interview is going to haunt Joe for the rest of his life, a lot of people refuse to move on.
  • Never My Fault: Blamed his abysmal interview with Geoff Keighley on Geoff, the environment where the interview took place, and his own belief he would have more time but Spike screwed him over on that. This is despite there being moments where it's very clearly that Joe should be taking some of the blame, at least.
    • He stated in one of his E3 2011 videos that there was a lot of miscommunication on both parties, particularly that the guy bin charge of PR at the VGA's never told Keighley that Joe was promised a sit down interview. When they ran into each other at the convention, both of them managed to bury the hatchet about the whole fiasco.
    • However in his top 10 gaming controversy video he does say he was inexperienced and poorly worded his questions.
  • Nightmare Fuel: The zombie makeup Joe wears in his Walking Dead Survival Instincts trailer.
  • Player Punch: His last entry on the list of things he hated about Fable 3 was when his virtual wife and child were unceremoniously killed in a cutscene.
  • Replacement Scrappy: To Joe, the second tiger cub in Kinectimals.
  • Superlative Dubbing: The fandub on his channel of his Deadpool review, which Joe openly admits the person who made it did a much better impression of Nolan North's performance as Deadpool than what he had in his video.
  • Special Effect Failure: Commonly averted well in green screen scenes, but played for laughs in the Aliens: Colonial Marines review, when a scene for a last stand eventually shows the charging Xenomorphs are merely scale models waved around by hand, though it does play straight in some circumstance where there's an object that's also green, and the greenscreen effect got applied to said object too. For example, the Gorn head in 2013 Star Trek review and the leaves in Divinity: Dragon Commander review.
  • Squick: Many people's reactions during the Cold Open of the BioShock Infinite review where he is dressed like a little girl.
    • Also the photoshopping of his bearded head onto a Lara Croft model.
  • Unpleasable Fanbase: He mentions that if you change too much when making a new game in a franchise (such as the upcoming X-Com game) the hardcore fans will want the developers' heads, but if you change too little, they'll complain too.
  • Visual Effects of Awesome: During the intro for his Green Lantern game review, we are treated to an amazing (if silly) scene where Red Lantern Joe shoots up holes in the street while blasting at Other Joe.
    • The effects in his outro for his Dragon Ball Z Kinect review where he charges up his ki and fires a Kamehameha is also quite awesome looking and well done.

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