Vintage Video Game Ads

A gallery of ads for video games

552 files in 12 albums with 0 comments viewed 3,484 times
Arcade


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24 files, last one added on Jul 15, 2014
Album viewed 57 times

Atari VCS-2600


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46 files, last one added on Jul 28, 2014
Album viewed 41 times

Genesis


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8 files, last one added on Aug 21, 2014
Album viewed 32 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 78 times

Multi-Console


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56 files, last one added on Aug 25, 2014
Album viewed 77 times

NES


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79 files, last one added on Aug 07, 2014
Album viewed 122 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 197 times

SNES


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

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Random files
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LaserScope "Headshot" (1990)8 viewsThe name of the game is how goofy can you look and sound playing NES games?
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Tengen "Hits" (1989)8 viewsTengen was a division of Atari, and circumvented the lock-out chip on the NES to make games for the console without Nintendo's permission.
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Sears Catalog "Electronics" (1982)5 viewsThe 1982 Sears Christmas catalog was a dream come true for video game geeks.
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Star Trek: Starfleet Academy "Enroll" (1997)7 viewsI'm pretty sure there were a couple of Star Trek battle simulators previous to this one.
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Super The Empire Strikes Back "Twisting" (1993)7 viewsMore like will you accept the challenge of a Jedi Twist contest.
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Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Treasure of Tarmin "Ghost" (1983)5 viewsIf the ghost and snakes don't get you, the lazy skeleton will!
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Konami Sports Games "Begin" (1989)8 viewsDouble Dribble might be my favourite basketball game.
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Stone of Sisyphus "Skeleton" (1982)6 viewsIs it wrong that I always read this as "Stone of Syphilis"?

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)5 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