Vintage Video Game Ads

A gallery of ads for video games

550 files in 12 albums with 0 comments viewed 208 times
Arcade


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24 files, last one added on Jul 15, 2014
Album viewed 16 times

Atari VCS-2600


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46 files, last one added on Jul 28, 2014
Album viewed 8 times

Genesis


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8 files, last one added on Aug 21, 2014
Album viewed 2 times

Intellivision


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10 files, last one added on Jul 16, 2014
Album viewed 0 times

Miscellany


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52 files, last one added on Aug 22, 2014
Album viewed 3 times

Multi-Console


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56 files, last one added on Aug 25, 2014
Album viewed 6 times

NES


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79 files, last one added on Aug 07, 2014
Album viewed 7 times

Odyssey²


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5 files, last one added on Jul 18, 2014
Album viewed 4 times

Computer


ultima-online-1997.jpg

250 files, last one added on Aug 20, 2014
Album viewed 53 times

SNES


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20 files, last one added on Aug 25, 2014
Album viewed 4 times

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The Dig "Faces" (1995)1 viewsThis game came with some intense hype in 1995. The market was moving away from adventure games and into FPS shooters, however.
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Robocop 3D "Clutch" (1993)0 viewsStop making sequels or there'll be... trouble.
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Moon Patrol "Like the Arcade" (1983)0 viewsHouston, we have a problem.
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Bill Elliott's NASCAR Challenge "Realistic" (1991)0 viewsThe most realistic NASCAR racing 1991 had to offer.
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Worlds of Ultima: The Savage Empire "Native" (1991)0 viewsThose are some child-bearing hips right there.
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Sinclair ZX80 "$200" (1981)1 viewsEver tried programming on a membrane keyboard? Painful.
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TurboGrafx-16 "Energy" (1989)1 viewsThis focus on "higher energy" in ads may have made people think the TurboGrafx-16 would have raised their utility bill.
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Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame "Bad Day" (1993)1 viewsMore action from PoP creator Jordan Mechner

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Mega Man X "Hunted" (1995)0 viewsAmazing 3-D realism!Aug 25, 2014
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WWF Raw "War" (1994)0 viewsThis means war.Aug 25, 2014
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Virtual Bart "Reality" (1994)0 viewsA butt-squeaking thrill-ride.Aug 23, 2014
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The Jetsons "Vacuum" (1994)0 viewsBased on the hit Hanna-Barbera TV show... from 1962.Aug 23, 2014
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Soccer Shootout "Match" (1994)0 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)0 viewsThe World Cup was held in the U.S. in 1994. Hence the ads for Soccer video games in American magazines.Aug 22, 2014
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Speed Racer "Dangerous" (1994)0 viewsGosh, I hope no one gets hurt *wink wink*.Aug 22, 2014
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Winter Olympic Games "Events" (1994)0 viewsGaming by torch light.Aug 22, 2014