Vintage Video Game Ads

A gallery of ads for video games

551 files in 12 albums with 0 comments viewed 3,432 times
Arcade


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24 files, last one added on Jul 15, 2014
Album viewed 48 times

Atari VCS-2600


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46 files, last one added on Jul 28, 2014
Album viewed 34 times

Genesis


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8 files, last one added on Aug 21, 2014
Album viewed 21 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 62 times

Multi-Console


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56 files, last one added on Aug 25, 2014
Album viewed 65 times

NES


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79 files, last one added on Aug 07, 2014
Album viewed 74 times

Odyssey²


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

Computer


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251 files, last one added on Oct 08, 2014
Album viewed 151 times

SNES


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20 files, last one added on Aug 25, 2014
Album viewed 16 times

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G.A.M.E.S. "World's Largest" (1983)5 viewsLots of great stuff on display in this ad, except for those ridiculous wireless 2600 controllers. They always remind me of Frankenstein shoes.
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Star Trek: 25th Anniversary4 viewsShow's what you know, Interplay. The Enterprise has no seat belts.
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Ultima Underworld II: Labyrinth of Worlds "Spell Caster" (1993)7 viewsSecond of the vaunted Ultima Underworld games, by Looking Glass Technologies
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Street Rod 2 "Start" (1991)6 viewsWhat is she using to start the race?
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Renegade "2 A.M." (1988)7 viewsSomeday a real rain will come and wash all the scum off the streets.
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Centipede "Bug Off" (1983)7 viewsAtari to customers: "Bug Off!"
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Accolade "Busby" (1993)5 viewsA Sonic clone by Accolade.
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Atari VCS "Continued" (1982)6 viewsUntil the next year or so, then you're discontinued.

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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
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Speed Racer "Dangerous" (1994)9 viewsGosh, I hope no one gets hurt *wink wink*.Aug 22, 2014