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


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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


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

SNES


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

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Earl Weaver Baseball II "Triple Play" (1991)6 viewsAn ambitious baseball game that fouled out due to bugs.
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Realsports "A League of Their Own" (1982)4 viewsAtari trying to fight back against Mattel and their sports games.
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Stampede "Vintage" (1982)4 viewsWhat with the rainbow lasso on the packaging, gives one the idea there's a Brokeback Mountain thing going on.
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Myth: The Fallen Lord "Grid" (1997)6 viewsBungie, who would go on to make a little game called Halo.
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Aces Over Europe "Target" (1993)5 views...to defeat the bloody hun!
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Total Recall "Arnold" (1990)7 viewsHow long does the game take to finish? Three weeks. THREE WEEKS!
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CBS "Challenge" (1982)5 viewsGames so good you'll float weightless through an abstract landscape.
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War Room "Generals" (1983)5 viewsGentlemen! You can't fight in here! This is a military strategy game called War Room!

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