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Super Meat Boy’s ultra rad ‘90s commercial

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Old things are always better – and Team Meat, the developer for Super Meat Boy, understands this. The ultra rad and retro ‘90s commercial for the upcoming Xbox LIVE/WiiWare platformer is packed with embarrassingly fuzzy VHS artifacts, and boldly brags about features, like the ability to “test your skills,” and “push the buttons.” In short, it’s pretty much the best video you’ve seen today. Yes, it’s better than that new Call of Duty: Black Ops teaser we recently posted.

 

Above: Super Meat Boy ‘90s commercial

The commercial version of Super Meat Boy will be available on Xbox LIVE on October 20. It will be available for WiiWare, PC, and Mac in November. As always, you can play the less ‘super’ Flash version of Meat Boy on Newgrounds.

Oct 12, 2010



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23 comments

  • Strangleme - October 27, 2010 3:21 p.m.

    That was fucking excellent!!
  • Metroidhunter32 - October 13, 2010 9:49 p.m.

    ...
  • EnragedTortoise1 - October 13, 2010 9:14 p.m.

    THE STOOORRRYYY WILLL DESTROOOYYYY YOUR FACEEEEE!!!!! I lol'ed, hard.
  • Ravenbom - October 13, 2010 7:23 p.m.

    If only it had powerglove support.
  • AA95mp - October 13, 2010 6:47 p.m.

    now that was rad!
  • shaft121 - October 13, 2010 6:23 p.m.

    Great advert style, shame the game is pants
  • Bitchslapthehomeless - October 13, 2010 4:06 p.m.

    Jesus, with the spam comments.... Anyway, I miss commercials like that. :)
  • omalley420 - October 13, 2010 3:56 p.m.

    The late 80's and early-mid 90's were such a "special" time in gaming adverts.
  • Crabhand - October 13, 2010 3:52 p.m.

    Ok, that ad was fucking awesome. I just don't know if I am a bad enough dude!
  • JimmyCooldaddy - October 13, 2010 1:31 p.m.

    all the cr@pheads hocking their wares on here need to stop their sh!t!
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  • reaperman22 - October 13, 2010 10:29 a.m.

    oh dear god im sick of ads... not that ad cause that was awesome but the comment ads, do they honestly think anyone is going to follow their links, i mean sure maybe on a crappy flash game site where there are 6 year olds but here?
  • NeelEvil - October 13, 2010 9:26 a.m.

    The 90's were nowhere near as cool as that trailer. I'm totally getting this.
  • skeletalbutton - October 13, 2010 8:24 a.m.

    Wow. I don't remember the 90's being so... awesome
  • SkyDragonc5 - October 13, 2010 4:04 a.m.

    Ah. A modern 90's ads. Refreshing.
  • Turboash - October 13, 2010 3:28 a.m.

    "Push the buttons!!!!" Well I'm sold!
  • batmanboy11 - October 13, 2010 3:03 a.m.

    That's certainly very '90s.
  • conchking - October 13, 2010 2:50 a.m.

    This game will be near impossible to play on 360 unless that new controller with the spinning d pad actually works.
  • Cleanser247 - October 13, 2010 2:12 a.m.

    Haha, poor guys face : D
  • ThatGuyFromTV - October 13, 2010 2:11 a.m.

    So pumped for this. I already 100%'d the flash version, working on the map pack now. Don't think I'll 100% that before Super Meat Boy comes out... dammit. On the upside, a vid on Team Meat's site, a 20-min commentary through the basics of the game, shows a black silhouette of a boy (well, Meat Boy-esque boy) with white glowing eyes about 10 minutes in. Sound familiar?

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