Video game publicity is a refined art form these days.

Slick trailers, commercials with production value on par with film, and social media campaigns that make titles impossible to miss. That hasn't always been the case. 

Back in the pre-Internet days, that's a thing now, video game commercials in print and TV were how most of us consumed our advertising. As you can imagine most of this look fucking ridiculous in the harsh light of contemporary criticsism. 

What I'm trying to say is that most of these live-action commercials are hysterical time capsules of low-budget shit storms. Read on for the Most Cringe Worthy Live Action Video Game Commercials Ever Captured.

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