This 1982 Zaxxon Arcade Commercial Is Awesome!

This is what you need to get your blood pumping in the morning! A commercial for one of Sega’s greatest arcade games…and hardest with its isometric viewpoint.



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2 thoughts on “This 1982 Zaxxon Arcade Commercial Is Awesome!

  1. John McCormick says:

    They should have shown actual game play instead of graphics that give a false impression of the game. The game is impressive enough for the time.

  2. I didn’t realize that they made commercials for arcade games – home ports, sure. Very cool to see but it is odd that they didn’t use actual graphics from the game.

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