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Rii
01-07-2011, 05:56 PM
Most games these days have trailers. Some of them are great. This is the thread for those.

You can define 'great' any way you wish: intro cinematics vs. original content, representative of the game or otherwise, gameplay footage vs. target renders vs. CGI, all that stuff is your call.

A few to start us off with:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwW8fpECZn8
Alien eat your heart out.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lmw78t8NgIE
The first minute is skippable. The reversal/retraction of the drill makes me wince every time.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DMTDjKusVqY
Love the music. There's another one out there set to 'Barra Barra' which is pretty awesome too.

fiddlesticks
01-07-2011, 06:03 PM
This one never fails to make me laugh.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTF7DEHNLUc

westyfield
01-07-2011, 07:32 PM
So that's where polygons per krundle comes from!

For me, it's all about sci-fi games with a 2 in the title.
Mass Effect 2:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjOEmHEd2XM

Starcraft 2:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgyL08nhtkw

Flint
01-07-2011, 07:52 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAfsSA6_GrE
There's no limit! C'mon!

airtekh
01-07-2011, 08:21 PM
I've always loved the 2001 E3 trailer for Max Payne. (Video is horrible quality, couldn't find better)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4amtGiPpvhQ

Drake Sigar
01-07-2011, 08:28 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6MB6nEOxGI

Is that doughnut and Griff from Red vs Blue?

Tikey
01-07-2011, 08:56 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N37fg0cU63k (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N37fg0cU63k)

mlaskus
01-07-2011, 09:13 PM
Intro to Dawn of War, one of my favourite pieces of CGI.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PX2v_cTG3K8

This was featured on RPS not so long ago.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srGTHJXthFA&hd=1

Kadayi
01-07-2011, 09:22 PM
Warhammer: mark of Chaos


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3pOljQqvX8

Not really a warhammer man, but bloody good CG trailer tbh.

Arse big HD version here: -

http://www.gametrailers.com/video/e3-2k6-warhammer-mark/11342?type=flv

Wayward_Ronin
01-07-2011, 09:47 PM
I thought this was an excellent trailer


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obKnIvxJGX8

And this was really well done


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOOSzitJdNs

Although in both cases it may just be that I love the music...

Pew pew LAZORS!
01-07-2011, 10:25 PM
Love this trailer, it's as messed up as the game is.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rhvLebx1iA




Great mood and music in this one, especial that eerie melody in the last seconds of the video.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfnTrAxTFfk

Rinox
02-07-2011, 01:16 AM
The Mass Effect 2 launch trailer had copious amounts of (cool) bombast and music to match.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9Mq88_P904&feature=relmfu

Batolemaeus
02-07-2011, 03:32 AM
Everything Fallout related. They're just great.
Also, my favourite ones were the Eve trailers before they started the boring CGI.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEtyIzw45MY , sadly banned in germany here. No other Destiny was great.

Rii
02-07-2011, 05:22 AM
Love the Serious Sam HD, GTA IV and Assassin's Creed trailers. The latter reminds me of some of the great trailers that came out recently for Witcher 2, probably the best of which was "Hope":


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RJv5n393RM

And say what you will about the game...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coiTJbr9m04

"These simple tasks may be supplemented with insurmountable obstacles"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TluRVBhmf8w

Blizzard's oeuvre is generally top-shelf, but amongst it I'd have to go with the trailer/cinematic for the original World of Warcraft:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYK_Gqyf48Y

Basilicus
02-07-2011, 06:56 AM
While Borderlands ended up being a solid shooter, I'll always miss the game that was hinted in its initial trailer. I admire this for its simple construction and presentation of a truly alien world I would like to have seen:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSvTqfmv3DE

agentorange
02-07-2011, 07:40 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_UHOxD-9gw

I appreciate that the trailer is just as anti-sensical as the game. Also beware of spoilers.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XLq_5rOeow

And since other people seem to posting intros.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7_rSyRD8XM

serious j
02-07-2011, 09:44 AM
More an intro than trailer, but completely frigging awesome either way. It's too bad it was better than the game itself.

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ZNXe8Mw4u1A?hd=1" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="390" width="640"></iframe>

Vandelay
02-07-2011, 10:14 AM
Incredibly cheesy, but oh so epic:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99jXY7oCmz4

Gentleman Jim Stacey
02-07-2011, 10:16 AM
This thread is made for WiC.

Especially the second one. I can't pinpoint what exactly makes Russian patriotic music vastly superior to every other country's...but it is.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOK7r1pa74M


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdzZBx2eUcQ


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYM2n4RHCRA


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uh8f-88BCpo

dehimos
02-07-2011, 12:25 PM
I create my own trailer of Kehrmaschinen Simulator 2011. I think it is better the official trailer xD


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIx1NhsaGbE

Rinox
02-07-2011, 12:41 PM
@ Rii

Oh yeah, that Witcher 2 trailer was amazing. Thanks for reminding us.

Joseph
02-07-2011, 12:59 PM
Speaking of Witcher 2 trailers it was this one that did it for me:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjrIVxdc5kU

Shame about the change in voice actors.

ezekiel2517
02-07-2011, 01:30 PM
Koop Island Blues is excellent. Thanks for linking it.

The JG Man
02-07-2011, 01:38 PM
The Serious Sam trailer actually makes me want to get the game and play it. Good job!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQZeQSaXwR8

PUSH THE BUTTONS!

cjlr
02-07-2011, 10:36 PM
Most of the Magicka trailers were pretty amusing. Though, my personal favourite is this delightful fanvid. AWESOME.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtJQwqmogjM&feature=related

Alex Bakke
02-07-2011, 11:30 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aj1uT9uoyB0

fiddlesticks
02-07-2011, 11:30 PM
Thanks for reminding me. Magicka does indeed have some amazing trailers, though I personally like this one the most.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCFtiO5j97M

laneford
03-07-2011, 12:01 AM
As a rule, I hate live action trailers for videogames.

Then these two came out.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yc3q_CiAlhc


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKRlWLDWhGI

agentorange
03-07-2011, 01:33 AM
Speaking of live action trailers; this trailer scared me quite good as a kid.
The Japanese is roughly translated: "You don't yet know how scary the moon can be."


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ls8ac3rQWSs

Creeping Death
03-07-2011, 03:05 AM
I've always loved this trailer for Prince of Persia 2008

<iframe width="560" height="349" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/MlUKqnlkJ6o" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

It's a real shame they decided not to make a direct sequel to that game. I absolutely loved it :(