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Let's vote for the Best trailer of all time

Which is the best trailer of all time?

  • Mass Effect 2 Launch Trailer

    Votes: 14 7.7%
  • AC Revelations Cinematic E3 Trailer

    Votes: 8 4.4%
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Nintendo Switch Presentation

    Votes: 29 16.0%
  • Metal Gear Solid 2 Sons of Liberty - E3 2000 Trailer

    Votes: 33 18.2%
  • Metal Gear Solid 2 Sons of Liberty -TGS 2001 TRAILER

    Votes: 8 4.4%
  • Dead Space Launch Trailer

    Votes: 4 2.2%
  • Final Fantasy XIII 2006 Trailer

    Votes: 6 3.3%
  • Dead Island Official Announcement Trailer

    Votes: 16 8.8%
  • Cyberpunk Teaser Trailer - 2013

    Votes: 8 4.4%
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Japanese Ver. Trailer

    Votes: 8 4.4%
  • Gears of War Mad World

    Votes: 39 21.5%
  • Skyrim Official Trailer

    Votes: 20 11.0%
  • Duke Nukem Forever Trailer

    Votes: 4 2.2%
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 Official Trailer #2

    Votes: 3 1.7%
  • Final Fantasy VII E3 2015 Trailer

    Votes: 14 7.7%
  • Deus Ex Human Revolution Cinematic Trailer

    Votes: 3 1.7%
  • Zelda Twilight Princess Reveal Trailer

    Votes: 7 3.9%
  • Halo 3 First Announcement Trailer - E3 2006

    Votes: 6 3.3%

  • Total voters


Hype Train conductor. Works harder than it steams.
Metal Gear Solid 2 Sons of Liberty - E3 2000 Trailer
That shit sent chill's down your spine, everything about it was mind-blowing.
People would line up just to rewatch it
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Shit, I've got my own YT playlist specially made for topics like this.

Personally, I watch this playlist whenever I prepare a bowl in the evening. Hypes me up for the gaming session to follow.

Some of my personal favorites (barring what people have already posted):


I think we have this same thread twice a year. Whatever. People like trailers.

I've got two favorites.


The Last Night



Outside of my own choices, which probably aren't popular enough to get much love, I'll throw my support behind The Witcher 2 trailer and the Duke Nukem Forever trailer.


Why is the "Japanese version of the trailer" separate from the "Switch Presentation Trailer" when the only trailer they showed at that Switch Presentation was the Japanese one?

If you were watching it live then that's the version you saw. That's the version we were all meant to see first.

If anything they should be combined, but really the English version should be removed since the JP version is not only 10x better, but the one they showed to the world that day.


Metal Gear Solid 2 Sons of Liberty - E3 2000 Trailer
That shit sent chill's down your spine, everything about it was mind-blowing.
People would line up just to rewatch it

Absolutely this. Hell, I still got chills watching it for the first time in probably over a decade just now. Mixed with a ton of nostalgia that wasn't present when the game was upcoming, naturally. The hype for that game alone was unlike anything I've seen before or since.


THE Prey 2 fanatic
This is the greatest game trailer of all time. But props to Skyrim's E3 trailer for getting me to buy a real gaming system.

fart town usa

Gold Member
For me, RE7 comes to mind. Just because it completely tricked me, it probably tricked a lot of people. I remember watching it live and the whole time I was thinking, "this looks pretty cool, kind of like a Silent Hill type vibe...Oh 7, that's a weird name....HOLY SHIT IT'S RESIDENT EVIL!!!!" lol.


Gold Member
mgs2 first trailer for me.

I watched that damn thing in vhs (it was gifted with a magazine) like 100 times...


with too vote i chose :
zelda botw for the balance of everything in it
skyrim as second choice of another trailer with good balance of everything in it
with two more vote i would have picked cgi ones :
mad world and ac revelation

of course they are already in the list (not surprising)
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BotW's 2017 trailer was really something else. As a lifelong Zelda fan I still get chills watching it. Shame the story didn't live up to the incredible flow of that trailer, but I still loved the game overall, so there's that.

Twilight Princess's E3 2005 trailer is a pretty underrated one as well. Not as immediately jaw-dropping and iconic as the first, but showcases a lot more variety and features a beautiful orchestrated Zelda medley as well.


Selfishly plays on Xbox Purr-ies X
How could this not be #1

Agreed, although I had a hard time picking between this and Skyrim.

I'm more of a TES fan than Gears (although I love Gears too) but as excellent as the music is in all TES games, Mad World is what put Gears over the top for me. Love that song and it's so perfect with the excellent Gears trailer.
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:cool: As much as I enjoyed Halo 3's announcement trailers, I still think Halo 2's trailer is infinitely better; and a list without its inclusion is invalid. For the record, my use of the word, "infinitely" is not meant to be a reference to the next Halo lol.



For me the best trailers that i remember was mad world for gears of war and also dead island trailer which was pretty emotional last i remember seeing it, shame the game was nothing like that haha


Neo Member
For me it would definite be

The overall tone just really fits the narrative of the story, and quite possibly one of the best PS3 games that needs a remaster
That MGS 2 Sons of Liberty from E3 2000 sold two PS2 consoles and two copies of the game to people I knew back in the day. So impressive for the year it appeared that it should run away with this vote.


I think the problem with this kind of question is that you are going to be biased towards trailers for games you love, i mean its human nature.

Having said that, i honestly think the official trailers for Skyrim and Fallout 4 are 2 of the best videogame trailers ever. They are like mega budget summer movie trailers.

GTA San Andreas dominates most of these, IMO.

But I must admit the MGS2 and WotLK are both good shouts.
WC3 and original WoW also pretty stellar candidates.
And some of Square's original TV ads for FF7.
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Gold Member
Breath of the Wild, the japanese version.
Because the LatAm Spanish version wasn't an option.

And Deus Ex: Human Revolution.
Because Michael McCann is a god and Deus Ex is cursed for all eternity to being the apex of Cyberpunk RPG experiences.
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Came here to post the Mass Effect 2 Launch Trailer. It will likely be my forever favorite. I remember being hyped to the moon for the game and then this commercial appeared during the superbowl and just being floored by it. We sure do need another game series in line kinda like how Mass Effect was. PLEEEEEEEEEEEASE
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