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The 30 Greatest Live-Action Video Game Commercials Ever

With the great new Halo: Reach live-action game trailer making its rounds on the Internet and XBox Live, we've taken a look back at all the best video game commercials involving real humans and picked out the best from throughout history. Sure, a lot of game trailers featuring mostly game play get the job done, but the best commercials in video games are the ones that bring a game, or a game concept, to life using real people. Here's a list of 30 of the greatest, funniest, and most epic (at least mostly) LIVE-ACTION video game commercials of all time; from the roarin' early 90s, all the way to the past few weeks. Your votes determine where the commercial falls in the rankings.

What are the best live action video game trailers? This list takes a look at the 30 greatest of all time, so sit back, relax and enjoy some of the coolest video game commercials ever made.

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    Neil Blomkamp, director of District 9, was originally slated to be the director of a "Halo" movie with Peter Jackson producing. This is actually a commercial, and two Internet shorts cut together to make an absolutely amazing short film that takes place in the Halo universe.

    Saving Private Ryan was a little bit (and sorry for using this term) of a game-changer as far as war-reality went in film. I mention that because this compiled series of shorts is the Saving Private Ryan of video game commercials.

    Nothing got us more pumped to buy "Halo 3" than this awesome freaking commercial. Sure, the new ones are great, but they're a little THX1138... this is the Halo universe in realistic, raw form, like we'd never seen before. As a collection, this is the best live-action commercial for a video game ever made.

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