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We all love cinematic trailers, even though they may not have much to do with the gameplay/graphics. This thread can be a collection of those CGI cinematic game trailers that made you hit the replay button.

Simple rules : Post a working embed video along with a line or two about what makes it amazing.

A few examples:

Assassin's Creed Unity TV spot trailer
The animation, timing, movements, and music when the beat begins was badass. Replayability level : 7/10
If the link is dead you can check out the UK trailer here (different english voice-over).

Dead Island: Official Announcement Trailer
Still one of the best trailers ever. Sequence, music and the feels all rolled together with some brilliant cinematography.A must watch. Replayability level: 9/10

Cyberpunk 2077 Teaser Trailer
Superb detail, sequence and shadows. Song isn't great but works here. Replayability level: 7/10


Name only the most epic ones that you know and don't forget to add a line or two. I'll maintain a list in the OP, so let's keep it short but very very sweet thumb.gif

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Zero4549 : Star Wars: The Old Republic
Incredible, epic battle sequences. Always awesome star wars music. Great tie in to the storylines of both the game itself and many of the books.
Link : www.youtube.com/watch?v=adZR-Pp_JO0

boredgunner: Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Excellent atmosphere, and like the above trailer it's very true to the game.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kq5KWLqUewc

boredgunner: Dishonored
Excellent atmosphere, and like the above trailer it's very true to the game.
Link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VeIn3WjbVbw

boredgunner: Crysis 1
Great pacing.
Link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boOmJr4KP58
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AC unity video link is dead.

Dead island video was fun the first time I saw it, but got old quick for me personally

Cyberpunk is still one of my favorites, good choice!


My personal choice foes to the SWTOR trailers.

Incredible, epic battle sequences. Always awesome star wars music. Great tie in to the storylines of both the game itself and many of the books.
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Originally Posted by Zero4549 View Post

AC unity video link is dead.

Dead island video was fun the first time I saw it, but got old quick for me personally

Cyberpunk is still one of my favorites, good choice!


My personal choice foes to the SWTOR trailers.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Incredible, epic battle sequences. Always awesome star wars music. Great tie in to the storylines of both the game itself and many of the books.

Wow... Very well choreographed. Really draws you in. Added to OP.

The SC Unity link is working for me(Link to video I am currently using https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_dzE94R2PA ). Regional Restrictions perhaps. I picked the non-UK TV spot because the voice over is different (and better IMO). I'll change the link let me know if it is still down.

To keep the list going:

Official Batman: Arkham Knight Announce Trailer - "Father to Son
Excellent Lighting, sequence, fight choreo, the frikkin bat mobile and tons of attitude.
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution takes it. Great choreography and an amazing score to go along with it. Plus, most of the abilities shown can actually be done in-game too.

Dishonored is runner up. Excellent atmosphere, and like the above trailer it's very true to the game.

Thankfully both are outstanding games as well. The SWTOR trailers are also amazing, as mentioned already. Crysis had a good one too despite using mostly in-game footage, though I can't find a high res one anywhere. Great pacing.
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution takes it. Great choreography and an amazing score to go along with it. Plus, most of the abilities shown can actually be done in-game too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kq5KWLqUewc

Dishonored is runner up. Excellent atmosphere, and like the above trailer it's very true to the game.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VeIn3WjbVbw

Thankfully both are outstanding games as well. The SWTOR trailers are also amazing, as mentioned already. Crysis had a good one too despite using mostly in-game footage, though I can't find a high res one anywhere. Great pacing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3vO01xQ-DM

How have I not played Human revolutions yet! Awesome trailer.
And those shadows in the Dishonored trailer.

Added to OP (including HD version of the Crysis trailer). Thanks. thumb.gif


To keep it going : Two live action game trailers (sort of)

God of War: Ascension 'From Ashes' Live Action Trailer
Now this is what you get when you have a passionate OCD attention to detail production house. Might as well go far enough to say they've captured the essence of Kratos? Anyway, badass cinematography, sequence and music.

Prey 2: Official Teas
The best cancelled game ever. lol. Pretty girl, impressive POV, gets you pumped if you've played prey 1
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I am so pumped for Cyberpunk 2077, the game has so much potential.
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It says the Cyberpunk 2077 trailer was published on Youtube on January 10th, 2013, that's almost 2 years ago.


If you're interested in getting that game at release, you can subscribe to their newsletter here http://cyberpunk.net/newsletter/
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You can download high quality version of all trailers above here:
http://cinematicgametrailers.blogspot.com/
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Can I nominate the intro for onimusha 3? While not a trailer per se, it's stuck with me over the years for the quality.
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