Game Ads of Yesteryear

60 bits of olde tyme game propaganda we dug out of our closets


Above: The truth is many kill themselves when faced with playing this game


Above: Guess we weren’t the only ones whose mothers made us wear a helmet indoors


Above: Is this what the publisher thinks Chinese people look like?


Above: We’re guessing this game is about killing penguins, a noble pursuit


Above: That alien design is so original; it just screams “alien”


Above: He’s such a renegade he breaks his own logo


Above: The mutation makes them look and sound worse, and can only be played two at a time


Above: The ultimate dragon slayer is love


Above: At last, a game that will beat up your dad


Above: That’s Elway’s thinking face, which he must employ to best a stereotypical nerd


Above: Yes it’s the legendary Fabio cover to this long forgotten game, because kids love Fabio

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Henry moved from the suburbs of northern Florida to work at GR+, and hasn't looked back once in seven years. When not collecting Mario toys, you can find him constantly checking his Twitter.

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