Jul 19 2010

An Absurdly Old School ET Video Game Commercial

Published by at 7:00 pm under Video Games,Videos

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wiezEjzGUrc

How old is this commercial exactly? Well, half of it is actually explaining to the consumer to process of buying and setting up a video game console, by purchasing the game seperately and wiring it into your TV. This is back when people barely even comprehended what a video game was.

Incidentally, ET was universally reviled as one of the WORST games of all time, so much so that unsold copies of the game were buried in a landfill in New Mexico. Does that sound made up? Of course it does, but I promise you, it is NOT. Yeah, read that.





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2 responses so far

  • Sewell

    Is that the kid from Monster Squad?

  • piperjedi

    I do believe that is indeed Andre Gower from the Monster Squad in that commecial… I can also concur that the E.T. game sucked for Atari. I mean even as a little kid playing it I thought it was pretty lame.

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