Vintage Video Game Ads

A gallery of ads for video games

552 files in 12 albums with 0 comments viewed 3,439 times
Arcade


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24 files, last one added on Jul 15, 2014
Album viewed 51 times

Atari VCS-2600


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46 files, last one added on Jul 28, 2014
Album viewed 36 times

Genesis


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8 files, last one added on Aug 21, 2014
Album viewed 25 times

Intellivision


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10 files, last one added on Jul 16, 2014
Album viewed 5 times

Miscellany


power-plug-1994.jpg

52 files, last one added on Aug 22, 2014
Album viewed 66 times

Multi-Console


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56 files, last one added on Aug 25, 2014
Album viewed 72 times

NES


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79 files, last one added on Aug 07, 2014
Album viewed 89 times

Odyssey²


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5 files, last one added on Jul 18, 2014
Album viewed 17 times

Computer


pcjr-addition-1984.jpg

252 files, last one added on Oct 29, 2014
Album viewed 173 times

SNES


mega-man-x-1995.jpg

20 files, last one added on Aug 25, 2014
Album viewed 17 times

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Speed Racer "Dangerous" (1994)9 viewsGosh, I hope no one gets hurt *wink wink*.
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Double Player "Wireless" (1989)8 views"Controllers do not actually shoot lasers"
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NHL Powerplay 98 "Sheep" (1997)6 viewsCloning sheep. I'd say this really dates this ad, but of course the game has '97' in the title.
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Front Page Sports: Golf "Good Thing/Bad Thing" (1997)7 viewsFor me, it's definitely a bad thing.
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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Crossroads of Time "Drawing" (1993)7 viewsNot sure which is more awkward: the stiff copy text or the sketchy drawing of the Cardassian with the giant hand.
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Cryptic Passage for Blood "Hand" (1997)6 viewsAn add-on pack for a great FPS that followed in the bloody footsteps of Quake.
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Sammy Lightfoot "Fly High" (1983)5 viewsI wonder if Sammy's white leisure suit had an effect on the look of Sierra's later Leisure Suit Larry?
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Hook "Hooked" (1992)7 viewsThis game really gets its hooks into you. *rimshot*

Last additions
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PCjr "Addition" (1984)0 viewsThe PCjr was, how should I put it? Stillborn.Oct 29, 2014
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Atari 800 "Capabilities" (1980)1 viewsWell, technically, $999.99 IS under $1000.Oct 08, 2014
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Mega Man X "Hunted" (1995)8 viewsAmazing 3-D realism!Aug 25, 2014
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WWF Raw "War" (1994)9 viewsThis means war.Aug 25, 2014
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Virtual Bart "Reality" (1994)8 viewsA butt-squeaking thrill-ride.Aug 23, 2014
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The Jetsons "Vacuum" (1994)8 viewsBased on the hit Hanna-Barbera TV show... from 1962.Aug 23, 2014
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Soccer Shootout "Match" (1994)7 viewsAgain, in case you're wondering about all these Soccer video game ads... the U.S. hosted the World Cup in 1994, so suddenly America gave a damn for about 2 weeks or so.Aug 23, 2014
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Champions World Class Soccer "Flags" (1994)8 viewsThe World Cup was held in the U.S. in 1994. Hence the ads for Soccer video games in American magazines.Aug 22, 2014