Old Video Game Advertisements

Digital game advertisements from the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s are the centrepiece of the Old Video Game Advertisements Tumblr microblog.

The vintage ads are organized by system, year, and genre, and updates are posted almost daily. Using a localized search engine, retro video-game enthusiasts can filter their finds by keyword or phrase. Visitors can also do a year-by-year comparison of advertising released in the UK and the United States. Individual ads have been scanned and posted in high-enough resolution to read the ad copy and view the details.

Online repositories like Old Video Game Advertisements are essential historical archives of what is now a rapidly changing industry.