Dead Space 2 horrifies moms, as proven by EA's new TV ad for the game. Nothing surprising there. The only moms that wouldn’t be grossed out by that game footage grew up in either Serbia or Chatsworth. The message is effective and clear, though; of course kids are going to want the game so they can freak out Mom when she walks in the door, carrying a grocery bag full of eggs and glassware.

Video game commercials, while mostly straightforward and uninspiring, have had some breakout moments over the years. Some were controversial, some were funny, and some were acid trips. So, to help decide whether the Dead Space 2 spot deserves to be added to the canon, we put a list together of our 10 favorites. Lights, camera, cock back the hammer...

By Ryan Woo

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