Vintage Video Game Ads

A gallery of ads for video games

550 files in 12 albums with 0 comments viewed 2,865 times
Arcade


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24 files, last one added on Jul 15, 2014
Album viewed 37 times

Atari VCS-2600


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46 files, last one added on Jul 28, 2014
Album viewed 19 times

Genesis


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8 files, last one added on Aug 21, 2014
Album viewed 13 times

Intellivision


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10 files, last one added on Jul 16, 2014
Album viewed 4 times

Miscellany


power-plug-1994.jpg

52 files, last one added on Aug 22, 2014
Album viewed 28 times

Multi-Console


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56 files, last one added on Aug 25, 2014
Album viewed 57 times

NES


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79 files, last one added on Aug 07, 2014
Album viewed 36 times

Odyssey²


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5 files, last one added on Jul 18, 2014
Album viewed 8 times

Computer


ultima-online-1997.jpg

250 files, last one added on Aug 20, 2014
Album viewed 109 times

SNES


mega-man-x-1995.jpg

20 files, last one added on Aug 25, 2014
Album viewed 12 times

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Random files
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Oil's Well "Great Game" (1983)6 viewsLove the random, unattributed "review quote" in this ad.
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Toys 'R' Us "Catalog" (1987)6 viewsWhich did YOU want to see under the tree in '87?
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Ms. Pac-Man "Eating" (1983)4 viewsIs there some slight sexism concerning watching your weight in this ad? Just sayin'
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Astro Chase "Awards" (1983)5 viewsBlast off with Fernando Herrera.
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Stunts "Upside Down" (1991)5 viewsThey ran this ad upside down in the magazine. Clever.
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Silicon Warrior "Lasers" (1983)5 viewsWho knew being a Silicon Warrior was so sparkly?
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Planet's Edge "Living Universe" (1991)6 viewsEnjoy!
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Jedi Arena "Grayson" (1983)4 views"Now I'll just make a small incision here..."

Last additions
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Mega Man X "Hunted" (1995)7 viewsAmazing 3-D realism!Aug 25, 2014
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WWF Raw "War" (1994)7 viewsThis means war.Aug 25, 2014
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Virtual Bart "Reality" (1994)7 viewsA butt-squeaking thrill-ride.Aug 23, 2014
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The Jetsons "Vacuum" (1994)7 viewsBased on the hit Hanna-Barbera TV show... from 1962.Aug 23, 2014
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Soccer Shootout "Match" (1994)6 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)7 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)8 viewsGosh, I hope no one gets hurt *wink wink*.Aug 22, 2014
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Winter Olympic Games "Events" (1994)7 viewsGaming by torch light.Aug 22, 2014