Watch: Australia’s Weirdest Vintage Video Game Commercials

Friends, I have spent this Monday morning in a black hole. I’ve only just found the gumption to climb myself out. It started with this, an old Australian ad for the Atari 2600 and it got worse and weirder from there.

Please join me on this journey. The journey of the weirdest Australian video game commercials I could find on YouTube.

I have a few favourites. The Intellivision ones are hard to beat and SEGA ads have NOT aged well. Also, Commodore 64 ads are Australia’s greatest cultural export.


Atari 2600


Commodore 64

Master System

Mega Drive

Game Gear



Nintendo 64

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