Great videogame ads of our time

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PostRe: Great videogame ads of our time
by Hero of Canton » Tue Sep 23, 2008 11:58 am

more heat than light wrote:
Hero of Canton wrote:Heaty - I didn't know you'd done a topic, I apologise. Bump it up here, and I'll ask one of the mods to lock this one.


I'm only messing. Mine was gooseberry fool anyway. :lol:


Your topics are NEVER gooseberry fool.

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PostRe: Great videogame ads of our time
by smurphy » Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:05 pm

The PD advert seems to be showing off the low framerate. Strangely that never bothered me at the time.

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PostRe: Great videogame ads of our time
by Alvin Flummux » Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:06 pm

GameCube launch advert:



Love the TIE Fighter bit.

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PostRe: Great videogame ads of our time
by Mafro » Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:08 pm

Alvin Flummux wrote:GameCube launch advert:



Love the TIE Fighter bit.


Always loved that music.

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PostRe: Great videogame ads of our time
by Carlos » Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:12 pm

www.datadyne.com and www.carringtoninstitute.com were legendary. Me and my mates used to post loads of stuff to rare from there, fake security reports for the carrington institute for example.


And what about the Nintendo 'schools out' campaign from Japan?

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PostRe: Great videogame ads of our time
by Steve » Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:28 pm

I tell you what the best advert was. I received a promo package from Sega in the early 90's when they were building up pre-launch hype for the MegaCD. The advert was brilliant. If there was a way I could upload it from VHS tape to YouTube I would...

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PostRe: Great videogame ads of our time
by Cropolite » Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:29 pm

Anyone got a link to the FIFA PS3 add from Super Sunday on Sky?

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PostRe: Great videogame ads of our time
by Cropolite » Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:30 pm


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PostRe: Great videogame ads of our time
by Super Dragon 64 » Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:59 pm

Mafro wrote:
Alvin Flummux wrote:GameCube launch advert:



Love the TIE Fighter bit.


Always loved that music.


Hell yeah! Does anyone have that music by any chance?

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PostRe: Great videogame ads of our time
by OLIN » Tue Sep 23, 2008 5:09 pm

Steve wrote:I tell you what the best advert was. I received a promo package from Sega in the early 90's when they were building up pre-launch hype for the MegaCD. The advert was brilliant. If there was a way I could upload it from VHS tape to YouTube I would...

Just found this on Youtube:


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PostRe: Great videogame ads of our time
by Jax » Tue Sep 23, 2008 10:09 pm

Pole Position



Oh yeah. :lol:

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by Alvin Flummux » Tue Sep 23, 2008 10:50 pm

Steve wrote:I tell you what the best advert was. I received a promo package from Sega in the early 90's when they were building up pre-launch hype for the MegaCD. The advert was brilliant. If there was a way I could upload it from VHS tape to YouTube I would...


There are devices out there you can use to record from VHS to DVD. From there you could go to YouTube.

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PostRe: Great videogame ads of our time
by DaLax » Tue Sep 23, 2008 11:15 pm

Jaxley wrote:Pole Position



Oh yeah. :lol:



That's strawberry floating awesome. WOOOOAHHHHH, POLE POSISTION! That song rocks. I wonder if its an original Atari ad song, or was used from somewhere else...

Also, looks like we know where Lucas got his Anakin Podracing look from!

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PostRe: Great videogame ads of our time
by Shadow » Tue Sep 23, 2008 11:40 pm

I love the way Pole Position seamlessly cuts between the live action stuff and the ingame graphics. :lol:

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PostRe: Great videogame ads of our time
by Zerudaaaaa! » Wed Sep 24, 2008 2:40 pm

DaLax wrote:
Jaxley wrote:Pole Position



Oh yeah. :lol:



That's ******* awesome. WOOOOAHHHHH, POLE POSISTION! That song rocks. I wonder if its an original Atari ad song, or was used from somewhere else...

Also, looks like we know where Lucas got his Anakin Podracing look from!


You're gonna play POLE POSISHUNNNNNNNNNNNNNN! :lol:

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by Hank Scorpio » Wed Sep 24, 2008 2:44 pm

Zerudaaaaa! wrote:
DaLax wrote:
Jaxley wrote:Pole Position



Oh yeah. :lol:



That's ******* awesome. WOOOOAHHHHH, POLE POSISTION! That song rocks. I wonder if its an original Atari ad song, or was used from somewhere else...

Also, looks like we know where Lucas got his Anakin Podracing look from!


You're gonna play POLE POSISHUNNNNNNNNNNNNNN! :lol:


That is great :lol:

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PostRe: Great videogame ads of our time
by Rik » Wed Sep 24, 2008 2:55 pm

Best advert ever

[youtubeuk]http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=r78rTKz0MTY[/youtubeuk]

Probably scared off a few customers :lol:

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PostRe: Great videogame ads of our time
by Outrunner » Wed Sep 24, 2008 3:00 pm

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Sega.


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