What’s the very first thing that intrigues us and we are enticed to buy a video game? It is the trailers that give us the first taste of the product.
Putting together a captivating video game trailer is not an easy feat so today we will discuss some of the best video game trailers of all time.
Trailers that blew us away!
10 Most Amazing Video Game Trailers of All Time
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations E3 Trailer
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations got a trailer during E3 a few years ago and it was all that was needed for us to pre-order the game. It was the first time we got a look at Altair. Revelations was the final game in the Ezio saga and it also marked the beginning of a steady decline in the quality of Assassin’s Creed games.
Batman Arkham Knight Reveal Trailer
The final chapter in Rocksteady’s tale of the Dark Knight kicked off with an amazing trailer that managed to bring everything together. It told a story and gathered the most notorious villains to face Batman. Even though the game didn’t turn out to be as good as many would have hoped, the trailer still manages to give you goosebumps.
Many consider the Bioshock Infinite trailer to be the best in the series but we respectfully disagree. The best trailer in the Bioshock series is the original debut trailer of the first Bioshock game. The footage helps establish the motives of lead antagonist, Andrew Ryan.
The Witcher 3: Sword of Destiny Trailer
What can we can about The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt; probably the best action RPG game ever created. Geralt of Rivia’s final adventure was teased via a number of different trailers but The Sword of Destiny video was something special. It not only shed a light on who Watchers are but summed up your final objective. The Sword of Destiny track itself is enough to pump your blood.
Gears of War – Xbox 360
Gears of War was announced in a time when video game trailers were all about gameplay and developers tried to adjust as many gameplay sections as possible. However, with the release of Gears of War trailer in 2006, the thinking changed and developer realized that there can be more to a game trailer than just gameplay.
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
One of the best trailers we have ever seen came from Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception. The reveal footage beautifully sets up the spectacle. Uncharted 3 may not have been the best of the series, the trailer is one of the best in the series so far.
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Story Trailer
It should be no surprise that another Uncharted game has made to the list. Uncharted 4 Story Trailer was intense, emotional, and well edited to provide a thriller experience. For long time fans, the story trailer can prove to be a little emotional.
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain E3 2014 Trailer
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain received a number of different trailers but the most captivating is its E3 2014 footage. Hideo Kojima used Mike Oldfield’s “I’m Nuclear” to set the mood perfectly.
At the top of our list the most viewed game trailer to date, Battlefield 1 reveal trailer. Battlefield 1 debuted with Seven Nation Army and blew the roof off YouTube. It currently at over 50,231,709 views on YouTube.