Making a great video game trailer is an important key in selling a product but convincing gamers to try it out just through a trailer is tough. Within just a few short minutes, developers must explain the video game in all aspects. From story, tone and gameplay it’s no easy task within the short amount of time given. Despite the rumors, reviews or friends’ recommendations, the trailers below simply sold us and possibly you on the video game. Here are the top video game trailers that nailed the formula and completely sold us on picking the video game up right upon release.
Note: List is in random order.
Gears of War
Developer: Epic Games, People Can Fly
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Platforms: Xbox 360, PC
Soundtrack is very important when choosing how to set the tone of your video game. With Gears of War, you couldn’t have put down a better song to match the emotions the characters are having within this world. If you haven’t played the Gears of War franchise on the Microsoft Xbox 360 then you’re simply missing out.
Players take on the role of Marcus Fenix, an old soldier who was written off and thrown into prison after abandoning his military post years ago. A total of fourteen years have passed since the Emergence Day, a date marked for when the Locust Horde declared war on the human race. Now reinstated to the military, Marcus Fenix is apart of an elite squad set out to attempt in taking down the alien threat with Gears of War being the first title in the trilogy.