This thread was making me nostalgic for old issues of PC Gamer, so I pulled one up to browse on archive.org and first page is this fold-out monstrosity that I forgot about.
As seen on Twitter
Not a magazine ad but still
hellomrkearns I shared this with literally every one of my four friends.
what on earth
that one is delightful if I’m being honest
you’re on a horrifying roll here mr kearns
pre-columbine 1998 EGM Video Game Buyer’s guide
Moon yikes stripes!
Moon I’m sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but I have to inform everyone that Congress saw this and pushed The Button
Not that bad compared to others, but it did get some attention (for some reason)
When the Reservoir Dogs game for PS2 came out, they ran these amazing ads for it in the UK
I like to try to get in the head of the ad agency/people that come up with this stuff. This one is the easiest ad to figure out… what they were going for/why they were going for it/what year it is from.
adamazing hahahahahah WTF
(Only just found this thread. I’m so excited to get home later and find all my favorites I’ve come across in all my old, dumb magazines)
This felt appropriate for the thread, it’s actually a news article from Nintendo Official Magazine in the UK: