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Five of the Best: Video game adverts on TV

Apologies for the brief absence but Five of the Best is back! It’s a weekly series about the incidental details we don’t celebrate enough. We’ve talked about all kinds of things so far from Game Over screens to Villains to Scares – there’s a whole Five of the Best archive if you’re interested. Yet, there’s so much more to talk about too.

Five of the Best works like this. Various Eurogamer writers share memories and then you – probably outraged we haven’t included the thing you’re thinking of – can share that thing you’ve been thinking of in the comments below. Then we all have a lovely chat about it. Your collective memory has never failed to amaze us – don’t let it stop now!

I still get excited seeing a video game advertised on the TV or at the cinema. It’s like proof this thing I do is real. I get all energised and spin to the person next to me, trying to tell them what’s being advertised before it’s announced. I must look ever so impressive to them.

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