YTWWN SAYS :Im not sure about this being a rip, but the game video is worth a watch regardless…
Saw this Auto Trader commercial on tv tonight. It look more than a bit familar, so I went to view an old viral video I remember from a few years back.
Maybe not a rip, but definitely a heavy influence. Not the first time Autotrader has borrowed for their ads, remember the matrix ad?
As pointed out in the comments, this is more of a rip of the video game movie:
Heard this today on satellite radio:
Though I read the title wrong because I knew this song from a long time ago:
Andreas Vollenweider – Steam Forest (track 3 in that list)
Even Pitchfork calls them on it yet still gives them an 8.1 rating.
(BTW, 2006 was a reissue, the album first release was 1986)