Vintage Video Game Ads

A gallery of ads for video games

400 files in 12 albums with 0 comments viewed 10 times
Arcade


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24 files, last one added on Jul 15, 2014
Album viewed 10 times

Atari VCS-2600


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46 files, last one added on Jul 28, 2014
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Genesis


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5 files, last one added on Jul 16, 2014
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Intellivision


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10 files, last one added on Jul 16, 2014
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Miscellany


turbografx-16-energy.jpg

34 files, last one added on Jul 30, 2014
Album viewed 1 times

Multi-Console


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39 files, last one added on Jul 29, 2014
Album viewed 1 times

NES


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57 files, last one added on Jul 30, 2014
Album viewed 1 times

Odyssey²


turtles-1983.jpg

5 files, last one added on Jul 18, 2014
Album viewed 1 times

Computer


konami-fire-1989.jpg

174 files, last one added on Jul 30, 2014
Album viewed 4 times

SNES


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6 files, last one added on Jul 26, 2014
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Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame "Bad Day" (1993)0 viewsMore action from PoP creator Jordan Mechner
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Wolfenstein 3D "BJ" (1993)1 viewsA classic from id that got the FPS genre on the map.
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Stampede "Vintage" (1982)0 viewsWhat with the rainbow lasso on the packaging, gives one the idea there's a Brokeback Mountain thing going on.
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Pac-Man Watch "So Much Fun" (1984)0 viewsFrom Paxxon Corp., a subsidiary of Diversified Greyhound
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Activision "Ghostbusters" (1990)0 viewsActivision pivots again, this time to the ever-popular NES.
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LaserScope "Headshot" (1990)0 viewsThe name of the game is how goofy can you look and sound playing NES games?
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007 Octopussy "Quotes" (1983)0 viewsIs this the most disingenuous magazine ad ever? Indeed, Ms. Moneypenny.
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Name This Game "Contest" (1983)0 viewsOr not. U.S. Games went bust before the end of this contest.

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TurboGrafx-16 "Energy" (1989)0 viewsThis focus on "higher energy" in ads may have made people think the TurboGrafx-16 would have raised their utility bill.Jul 30, 2014
WWF-wrestlemania-1989.jpg
WWF WrestleMania "Hulkster" (1989)0 viewsHogan must have gone through a lot of shirts.Jul 30, 2014
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Konami "Fire" (1989)0 viewsKind of a terrifying ad, if you ask me.Jul 30, 2014
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TurboGrafx-16 "Shards 3-page" (1989)0 viewsThe start of weird, aggressive advertising for video games.Jul 30, 2014
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Jordan Vs. Bird One On One "Basket" (1989)0 viewsIf there's one company that knows about realistic basketball simulation, it's Milton-Bradley!Jul 30, 2014
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Quickshot "Space" (1989)0 viewsCaution: product may cause a spontaneous square hole into spacetime to appear, resulting in explosive decompression.Jul 30, 2014
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John Elway's Quarterback "Spectator" (1989)0 viewsNot the most flattering of images on the box art representation.Jul 30, 2014
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Operation Wolf "Freedom" (1989)0 viewsTeach the terrorists what terror is all about.Jul 30, 2014