The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread

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PostThe Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by KK » Mon May 06, 2019 1:25 pm

For when advertising was a bit bonkers.

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If there's any you still have or remember from newspapers, magazines and hoardings, post them here.

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by Tafdolphin » Mon May 06, 2019 2:22 pm

I remember almost all of those. The Battlecruiser one (forgotten the name of the glamour model there but I think she was quite famous) was censored in different mags I believe.

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by rinks » Mon May 06, 2019 3:27 pm

Tafdolphin wrote:I remember almost all of those. The Battlecruiser one (forgotten the name of the glamour model there but I think she was quite famous) was censored in different mags I believe.

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EDIT: Guest. Very 90s. Very lads’ mag. Spoke like Joe Pasquale.

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by KK » Mon May 06, 2019 3:34 pm

I've noticed in hindsight that the majority of the more sexulised and controversial adverts from the mid to late 90s don't feature at all in Official PlayStation Magazine compared to all the other PC and PS1 mags of that period so I don't know if Sony had some sort of ad policy in place.

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While in the Netherlands, Sony took it too far...

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by Ironhide » Mon May 06, 2019 3:49 pm

rinks wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:I remember almost all of those. The Battlecruiser one (forgotten the name of the glamour model there but I think she was quite famous) was censored in different mags I believe.

Jo something.

EDIT: Guest. Very 90s. Very lads’ mag. Spoke like Joe Pasquale.


Probably a load of bollocks but apparently one of my mates at school was her 2nd cousin.

She is from Derbyshire so it seemed feasible at the time.

Anyone remember this
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Had a Sega mag with that as a centre spread, I ripped it out because I didn't want my mumto see it :lol:

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by Lagamorph » Mon May 06, 2019 4:02 pm

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by Ironhide » Mon May 06, 2019 4:11 pm

None of these ads would be allowed these day, some are just plain wrong when you think about it.

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by KK » Mon May 06, 2019 4:20 pm

Lagamorph wrote:
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Now there's something you definitely wouldn't expect from Nintendo.

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by Gemini73 » Mon May 06, 2019 4:22 pm

Tafdolphin wrote:I remember almost all of those. The Battlecruiser one (forgotten the name of the glamour model there but I think she was quite famous) was censored in different mags I believe.


Jo Guest.

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by Lagamorph » Mon May 06, 2019 4:35 pm

NSFW, contains some actual nudity (Is a YouTube link but putting in a spoiler box and not embedding it)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tm-oziL1ZaM

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by Lex-Man » Mon May 06, 2019 5:42 pm

Can you imagine the reaction if these came out today?

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by KK » Mon May 06, 2019 5:59 pm

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by Ironhide » Mon May 06, 2019 6:12 pm

I think that GBA one is actually fairly decent, there's nothing particularly crass about it and kind of shows that normal sexualy active adults can enjoy gaming.

Or something.

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by jawafour » Mon May 06, 2019 7:26 pm

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Psycho Pigs UXB | US Gold | 1987

Casual sexism was so prevalent in 1980s gaming advertising :shock: .

Edit: And, looking at those previous posts, 1990s and early 2000s, too!

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by jawafour » Mon May 06, 2019 7:31 pm

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Sega :fp: :lol: .

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by Gemini73 » Mon May 06, 2019 8:02 pm

Lex-Man wrote:Can you imagine the reaction if these came out today?


Yeah, I can.

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by KK » Tue May 07, 2019 10:06 am

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by Gemini73 » Tue May 07, 2019 10:26 am

:lol:

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by Lagamorph » Tue May 07, 2019 12:07 pm

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PostRe: The Videogame Adverts and Commercials of Yore Thread
by Dig Dug » Tue May 07, 2019 12:20 pm

Words cannot do justice to how much I despise this Turok Evolution ad.
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