Classic Pitfall Ad – “Don’t be another Statistic”

When Pitfall Harry gives you advice, you best follow it. This classic ad for David Crane’s original Pitfall! tells you about the dangers of the upcoming Activision classic. As in all early video game advertising, the imagery around the screenshot will get you excited for a game that could never be with the technology of the time.

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One thought on “Classic Pitfall Ad – “Don’t be another Statistic”

  1. JayP says:

    Adverts and box art sold many 2600 games… it took imagination to bother with many of them. Activision games were different.

    Activision created some of the best 2600 games and stood on their own. Pitfall was a classic.

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