The AAA Game Trailer Cookbook

Ever watch a trailer on YouTube or a Twitch live stream that just makes your mouth water? Something so expertly crafted it's almost delicious? The mystery behind how such works of art are created is finally revealed! Allow us to take you under the hood and break down these masterpieces into their minute parts in an easy to read and - most importantly - easy to re-create form. Grab your aprons, and let's cook up some tasty AAA trailers!


Blackend COD Trailer Taco’s


  • 1 lb of quick-cutting, man shooting action
  • ½ cup of ominous voice over, threatening freedom
  • 2 spoonfuls of slow motion
  • 1 tsp of jingoism
  • 1 tsp of Hollywood name dropping

Grill over the heat of inevitability. Serve in soft shell, PR buzzwords.



Assassin’s Trailer Nachos


  • 1 bag of year old chips
  • 1 jar of New Time Period salsa
  • 1 cup of Wub Dub
  • Left over omnious voice over (optional)

Set in microwave for 8 months. Cooking time approximate. If still not warm, serve it anyway.



Arkham Trailer Salad


  • 1 whole Gotham under cover of night
  • Several handfuls of The Joker
  • A bushel of hard looks and grimaces

Top with cynical croutons and grated junk punches.



Mini-Madden Trailer Bagels


  • 1 dozen relevant celebrities and football stars
  • 1 8 oz block of self-elevation
  • 1 new game mechanic, diced

Grate self-elevation over celebrities and football stars liberally. Disperse game mechanic on top however you like, if at all. You’re the only finger food in town, anyway.



EZ Reboot Teaser Trailer Soup


  • 12 seconds of gameplay
  • 12 seconds of title screen
  • 8 oz (by volume) of sound effects and music

Find the freshest single second of gameplay, discard the rest. Stir into title screen and noises. Heat on medium-hype for 2 weeks.



Japanese Trailer Hot Hype Pot


  • 1 lb of speculation
  • 8-10 medium sized hopes and dreams
  • ½ of your childhood
  • 1 package full of nostalgia noodles
  • 2 cups of salty Internet tears

Put untrimmed speculation in a dutch oven. Chop hopes and dreams until they become timid expectation. Add to pot with childhood, noodles, and tears. Cook for 20 years.


What's your favorite dish on the menu? What would you like to see added? Comment below or tweet @CurseGamepedia.




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