"An AWESOME Announcement!" is the announcement video for the album Inspector Gunner 2 With Critic. It is a parody of the Channel Awesome webpage Our Response, which addresses the allegations against the people behind that channel. It was made as the final rip of the Nostalgia Critic takeover.
The introduction of the video is similar to that of the original webpage, but edited appropriately based on the sequence of takeovers that occurred in the past two weeks. After that, instead of addressing the Channel Awesome drama, the parodied webpage explains contradictions in Minecraft with Gadget. Next, the video addresses the common fan theory that Monika from Doki Doki Literature Club! has taken over the channel, claiming that this was all a farce and the Nostalgia Critic is the true master of the channel. After that, the video goes through several memes and channel in-jokes, such as Sans is Ness, Kirby Mash Attack, and "we live in a society".
At the end of the video, the screen goes black and "Reboot Complete" is typed, indicating the Critic's takeover has ended and the channel is back to normal.
To read the transcript, click "Expand".
Since the takeover of the “SiIvaGunner” YouTube Channel [sic] on Sunday April 1, 2018, I've been exploring all of my options of how to address the lies that have been alleged by Inspector Gadget with misguided intentions.
I have always tried to keep my dealings with my content partners out of the public eye and despite any differences or disagreements I have never publicly spoken negatively about any of them but response to these lies must happen.
Obviously I cannot address all 77 plus rips of high-quality uploaded by Inspector Gadget in this forum, but I will address the most egregious now.
ACCUSATION — Inspector Gadget claims he loves building brown bricks with Minecrap.
FACT — The screen shot below clearly demonstrates the name of the game is called “Minecraft”, NOT “Minecrap,” which Mr. Gadget has claimed. Someone who loves doing something in a video game (something in which Mr. Gadget goes on to later say, “[Building brown bricks with Minecraft is] the most fun you can possibly have”) would not get the name of the video game wrong.
ACCUSATION — While looking at a scale model of the Starship Enterprise Inspector Gadget says, “My deduction skills as a detective tell me that he has quite possibly never had sex.”
FACT — Building a scale model of the Starship Enterprise and the possibility of a sexual encounter have no bearing on each other.
FACT — From the beginning of the video Michael Matei asks, “I don't know what the block does do you?” - Inspector Gadget showing him the iPad used yp play minecraft in the video. Since blocks are an enormous element in Minecraft, one would rightfully assume that the game they are playing at the start of the video is Minecraft. However, 30 seconds later mr. gadget asks Mr. Mattei, “Do you have that game, [Minecraft]? Penny was telling me she was playing it on her computer book! Let's play [Minecraft]!” This contradicts the very beginning of the video where Mr. Matei clearly was showing Mr. Gadget the game he was playing on his iPad.
FACT — While SiIvaGunner did seem to glitch out randomly at points and Doki Doki Literature Club was a prominent source on the channel near the end of 2017, the Nostalgia Critic is the true master of the channel. He took over the channel on April 9th 2018 after Inspector Gadget left the channel open for some reason.
ACCUSATION — I, the Nostalgia Critic, ate a Cinnabon at a convention after someone had left the Cinnabon on the table after their panel. Allegedly, this Cinnabon had been iced with a “Bad Dragon” branded sexual product.
FACT — While I never give up the opportunity to eat a free Cinnabon, this is simply not the case. The Cinnabon I had eaten was not the same one iced with the “Bad Dragon” branded sexual product, but one brought by myself.
I am not denying the possibility that they did indeed ice a Cinnabon in the panel before mine. I am simply stating that I indeed brought the Cinnabon myself.
I hope you all get a chance to eat a Cinnabon as good as the one I ate at that convention sometime very soon.
ACCUSATION — Michael Matei has a 10 inch penis.
FACT — lol this one is actually true
ACCUSATION — The Voice Inside Your Head makes numerous accusations.
FACT — The Voice Inside Your Head is a former employee and shareholder who was allowed to resign. Unfortunately his accusations are not true and are vindictive in nature.
ACCUSATION —The Voice Inside Your head alleges the Nostalgia Critic is the sole owner of the SiIvaGunner IP.
FACT — The IP is owned by four individuals with a 5th person joining ownership by the end of the year.
ACCUSATION — Super Mario Fuckan weed.
FACT — Weed in Mario (The Mushrooms).
ACCUSATION — I've been accused by many people that we don't live in a society.
FACT — As the screenshot below shows, we live in a society.
ACCUSATION — There is no difference between FLAC and MP3.
FLAC - Hearing the difference now isn't the reason to encode to FLAC. FLAC uses lossless compression, while MP3 is 'lossy'. What this means is that for each year the MP3 sits on your hard drive, it will lose roughly 12kbps, assuming you have SATA - it's about 15kbps on IDE, but only 7kbps on SCSI, due to rotational velocidensity. You don't want to know how much worse it is on CD-ROM or other optical media. I started collecting MP3s in about 2001, and if I try to play any of the tracks I downloaded back then, even the stuff I grabbed at 320kbps, they just sound like crap. The bass is terrible, the midrange…well don’t get me started. Some of those albums have degraded down to 32 or even 16kbps. FLAC rips from the same period still sound great, even if they weren’t stored correctly, in a cool, dry place. Seriously, stick to FLAC, you may not be able to hear the difference now, but in a year or two, you’ll be glad you did.
FACT — In this video you'll find that Matthew Patrick proves without a doubt that Sans is Ness.
ACCUSATION — Multiple content partners addressed the lack of communication.
FACT — Have I made mistakes? Yes, I have. I've always focused on trying to entertain my viewers, shine spotlights on unknown talent and share my attention with various charities — and I hope to continue to do so moving forward. Unlike that Peter Molyneux guy, who can't even seem to move anywhere. BUT, hello you, I’m Guru Larry, and I welcome you to Fact Hunt.
I have always tried to keep my dealings with my content partners out of the public eye & despite any differences or disagreements I have never publicly spoken negatively about any of them, but a response to the accusations leveled against me must happen.
Bandcamp: https://gilvasunner.bandcamp.com/album/inspector-gunner-2-with-critic (Please do not purchase the album. All proceeds will go towards charity/free download credits)
I love whores.
- On his first Q&A livestream, Chaze the Chat stated that the Critic's takeover was originally going to end a different way, but after the Channel Awesome drama went down the team decided to make this video instead; the way the takeover was originally going to end is yet to be publicly revealed.
- The article featured in this rip is dated April 11, 2018 (the same as "Our Response"), written by Nostalgia Critic and filed under "SiIvaGunner".
- One of the rips featured on the "Last 12 Rips" list is titled "Farewell SiIvaGunner", however this video does not actually exist.
- The "accusation" and "FLAC" is from the copypasta spawned from InfinityAlex's "Lossless Audio" rant after he refused to release his mashup album Kirby Mash Attack in anything but FLAC format.
- The last line, spoken by Guru Larry, is a reference to Guru Larry being the last contributor to stay on Channel Awesome after numerous people left due to the controversy. Larry has dubbed himself "Champion of the first annual Channel Awesome Hunger Games" to commemorate this achievement.