Closing Logo Group


MTV Interactive was used as an announcer card for games based on MTV-owned licensees. In 2007, MTV relaunched its gaming division as MTV Games. In 2011, the company closed.

1st Logo (March 1999)[]

MTV Interactive

Logo: On a white background, we see the standard MTV logo from the era, with the word "INTERACTIVE" below.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Only seen on the Game Boy version of Beavis and Butt-Head.

2nd Logo (1998-2002)[]

MTV Interactive logo (1998-2002)

Nicknames: "MTV Machine", "MTV Laboratory", "MTV Lab", "Metal MTV"

Logo: On a black background with a silver sparkle, we see a metal, CGI version of the MTV logo with "MUSIC TELEVISION" below it. Suddenly, a hand holds the MTV logo, causing the background turns black and the words "MUSIC TELEVISION" disappear, and then the background turns into a blue light with a red light in it, and the word "INTERACTIVE" in black (outlined in yellowish orange) appears below.

FX/SFX: Good CGI animation.

Music/Sounds: The sound effects including a metal stomp and lab effects.

Availability: Common; can be seen on some MTV-licensed video games like Beavis and Butt-head Do U and MTV Sports: Pure Ride for the PS1.

3rd Logo (October 2000)[]


Logo: On a black background, we see a periwinkle MTV logo, with "TV" in yellow, inside a green circle with a yellow outline.

FX/SFX: Just the logo fading in and out.

Music/Sounds: A brief rock tune and a cheering crowd, and Daria's sister Quinn (voiced by Wendy Hoopes) saying "This isn't just for geeks!".

Availability: Seen only on Daria's Inferno.

4th Logo (November 20, 2007-2011)[]

Nickname: "MTV Circle"

Logo: On a black background, many green circles come into the screen, surrounding the pre-2010 MTV logo, then "GAMES" is written below. The circles unravel and zoom out.

Variant: On Rock Band for PS2, the logo is still and silent.

FX/SFX: Rather simple circles animation.

Music/Sounds: A quiet voice saying "MTV Games".

Music/Sounds Variant: Sometimes there is a short beating soundtrack and the name is said with a loud shout.

Availability: Seen on the Rock Band series. The sound variant appeared on Pimp My Ride, including the Nintendo DS port. The still white logo appeared on Jackass: The Game.