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Video game propaganda posters you've never seen before

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We're used to being the good guys. But did you ever stop to think about it from the enemy's point of view? Wouldn't our heroes look completely different? 

Of course, just as in the real world, wartime imagery and alternative views of the enemy could undoubtedly be perpetuated with some propaganda posters… like these.

 

The Legend of Zelda

 

Super Mario World

 

 

BioShock

 

Dead Rising

 

Gears of War

 

Advance Wars

 

 

Super Mario Bros

 

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33 comments

  • noobeater - October 14, 2009 11:58 a.m.

    First. second first ever haha i love how my picture is used in the article....goombas are cool no matter what mario thinks love it, cool idea it does make you think
  • Hurricrane - October 14, 2009 12:33 p.m.

    that Heghast poster is now my desktop, it looks really cool... I'm saying this as someone who dosn't have a PS3
  • RandomSamurai13 - October 14, 2009 12:58 p.m.

    @Hurricrane: You know,I just did the same thing... Funny how great minds think alike... Epic poster, btw. Oh, and THIRD! Yay, my highest posting!
  • NelosAngelos - October 14, 2009 1:53 p.m.

    YOU DID WHAT??!! I'LL KILL YOU ENEMY PADDLE!!!
  • Eenieboy - October 14, 2009 1:58 p.m.

    Theres funny... Then theres GR funny
  • Satu - October 14, 2009 2:10 p.m.

    Wow, that's brilliant. The Bioshock one is particularly realistic- pretty sure I remember seeing it backing during the Cold War.
  • ryno - October 14, 2009 2:47 p.m.

    the killzone 2 poster was cool
  • CountFenring - October 14, 2009 2:54 p.m.

    Robotnikland uber alles. Der Igel ist ein Schwinehund. Great feature.
  • Kipper - October 14, 2009 4:07 p.m.

    @Satu There's no Cold War propaganda scarier or more pointless than 'Protect And Survive'. http://studysupport.info/vulcanbomber/pands.htm Basically how to make a functional nuclear bomb shelter using common household items. Yeah, right.
  • Conman93 - October 14, 2009 4:08 p.m.

    My favourite article.SOOOOOO EPIC!!!!!
  • Xplosive59 - October 14, 2009 4:59 p.m.

    loved the space invaders/ww1 propaganda
  • Romination - October 14, 2009 5:41 p.m.

    that robotnik one is awesome!!! and thanks for not going with eggman... or does the UK have him retconned yet?
  • WonsAuto - October 14, 2009 6:38 p.m.

    These are awesome, great work!
  • V13Dragongal - October 14, 2009 7:55 p.m.

    This is awesome. the last 3 are outragesly funny
  • norid - October 14, 2009 8:03 p.m.

    as i was reading this i was drinking milk...... no my nose is drippy and there is milk in my computer screen.
  • Cyberninja - October 14, 2009 8:19 p.m.

    mario really is a jerk and yet i am going to buy his next games
  • jar-head - October 14, 2009 9:29 p.m.

    Eenieboy Wins.
  • Patius - October 14, 2009 9:35 p.m.

    You know, that "what did you do during the Great War Daddy?" add never made sense to me.
  • GR_JustinTowell - October 14, 2009 10:26 p.m.

    It's set in the future, when a man's children ask him what he did in the war. He's ashamed because he shirked his responsibility and didn't enrol in the army. The idea being, if you enrol and fight you'll never feel that shame. Pretty clever, really!
  • Corsair89 - October 14, 2009 11:32 p.m.

    Love the Bioshock and Killzone 2 ones.

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