|Caminante Nocturno - 2007-08-28 |
They should incorporate that ending into every video game advertisement.
|Jingoro - 2007-08-28 |
Easily the best video game.
|Ahriman the Creepy Lurker - 2007-08-28 |
|Xenocide - 2007-08-28 |
So playing Joust will cause the universe to lose all semblance of sanity. Gotcha.
|eatenmyeyes - 2007-08-28 |
So has David Cronenberg done any other video game commercials?
|Rodents of Unusual Size - 2007-08-28 |
Well okay then.
|Adramelech - 2007-08-28 |
I bet that last 15 seconds really helped sell more copies.
|Aoi - 2007-08-29 |
Oh god. The decline of videogame advertising has never been more clear than it is now.
|anvill - 2007-08-29 |
A Joust movie is in preproduction. This commercial renders it even less necessary.
|fluffy - 2007-08-29 |
It's a shame that the Atari 5200 was a failure in the marketplace just because it wasn't backwards-compatible with the 2600. I mean, come on, the 2600's games were complete pieces of shit, even by 1982 standards. If people wanted to keep playing their 2600 games they could, I dunno, keep their fucking 2600. Or Atari could have put out a 2600 compatibility cartridge or something, for those people who really cared. Of course the lack of 2600 compatibility wasn't the sole reason for its commercial failure; it also had those terrible controllers. It's interesting that Atari repeated the exact same mistakes when they designed the Jaguar.
All this has absolutely nothing to do with the above ad.
I had Joust for my 5200!
The 5200 was just a 400 computer in console garb. The Jaguar was a monumental fuckup with an incredibly bizarre architecture unlike anything before or (thankfully) since.
|Aubrey McFate - 2007-08-29 |
What the fucking hell.
|Afgh - 2007-08-29 |
I thought I was ready for anything this commercial could throw at me.
I was wrong.
|athodyd - 2007-08-31 |
The crazy turkey/ostrich transformation scene was Adrian Lyne's inspiration for Jacob's Ladder.
|Genghis the gerbil - 2007-09-02 |
I don't know what the hell I just witnessed.
|HURF BLURF DUH - 2007-10-19 |
First of all, what the fuck is up with a 2 minute 30 second commercial for a video game cartridge. TV spots were 30 seconds back in 1982 just like they are now, weren't they?
Second, the end part... wow.
|Corman's Inferno - 2008-02-22 |
Did the production team of Amazing Stories work for Atari?
|dementomstie - 2008-03-30 |
I'm never eating raw ostrich eggs again!
|bopeton - 2008-05-05 |
|Keefu - 2009-04-09 |
|Lies, lies, LIES! - 2009-04-25 |
I WILL KICK ALL OF YOUR ASSES AT JOUST.
wait, you died
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