Extra! Extra! Read All About It – The Earth is Doomed (Because Quaker Oats Makes Video Games)

space-jockey

Oh US Games, how could you give us such a great game like Word Zapper and a terrible game like Space Jockey? Is it because you were a division of Quaker Oats?? That’s right, everyone was so obsessed with games in the early 1980s, that even venerable Quaker Oats got in on some not so sweet video game action.

I wonder what it would have been like if they had stayed at it? Something like this?

gta-4

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3 thoughts on “Extra! Extra! Read All About It – The Earth is Doomed (Because Quaker Oats Makes Video Games)

  1. Agfish says:

    I can’t believe you missed the terrible ‘Grand Theft Oato’ pun that was just lurking there, waiting to be stepped on like some buried cambodian landmine.

  2. Ahhhh – that would have been perfect. Still not sure I would have hat the photoshop skills to turn that A into an O on the box cover, but could have tried.

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