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Pitfall! was one of the most successful Atari video games of all time (only Pac-Mac sold more copies). This is the ad of its sequel, Pitfall II: Lost Caverns, released in 1984. Both games were developed by David Crane and starred by the jungle explorer Pitfall Harry. This game became very popular too.

The original game TV commercial featured a very young Jack Black:

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The Activision Decathlon is a game released in 1983 for Atari, Commodore 64, MSX and ColecoVision.

This is the TV commercial starred by Bruce Jenner, winner of the Decathlon Gold Medal in Montreal 1976:

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The Ghostbusters had their own home video game which was developed by Activision at the same time as the movie was filmed. The programmers had a short time to end the game, so they used parts of a game called “Car Wars” which was almost finished at that time.