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Old 05-12-2014, 09:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Post your favourite.. VIDEOGAME ART!

Obviously inspired by turmie's movie poster thread (seriously, what about turmy isn't inspirational? )


Heheh anyway, right! A place to post your favourite video-game box art. This one surely wont be as popular but there are some great box arts throughout the years. Post your favourites!

I'll get things started:



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if you were one of the people who bought this on release, you know that feel when you look at that box
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Yeah well whatever guys I'll do it myself then!



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Old 05-13-2014, 10:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Can't really think of any box art that grabbed me.

The actual video game art, however, is something that can be really expounded on.
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Old 05-13-2014, 10:24 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Alright why don't we expand this then to include game art then. I'll see if I can change the thread title.. if that's possible. Or maybe you can with your mod powers.
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Why is it that I felt compelled to save the boxes that my games came in and now they clutter the basement of my folks house?
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nothing beats The Beautiful Final Fantasy Art of Yoshitaka Amano
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This thread sucks.
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im partial to SNES box art. i think box art quality has really gone downhill in the last 15 years. nowadays theres no actual "art" involved just a bunch of shitty graphic designers.











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"HIGHEST RATED GAME EVER"



Remember the days when you could just name a game "Magic Sword?"



or "Power Instinct" (japanese to english translations were still shoddy methinks)



This one is just eery:



This is actually one of my favorite games of all time. Still worth downloading an emulator to play IMO

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"im partial to SNES box art. i think box art quality has really gone downhill in the last 15 years. nowadays theres no actual "art" involved just a bunch of shitty graphic designers."

Says the guy who posted rival fucking turf??

What?
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"im partial to SNES box art. i think box art quality has really gone downhill in the last 15 years. nowadays theres no actual "art" involved just a bunch of shitty graphic designers."

Says the guy who posted rival fucking turf??

What?
i hope the sarcasm was self-evident in my statements and the ridiculousness of SNES box art itself.

its bad art, its cheesy, and full of primitive graphic design elements. but i still love it.

so much airbrush.
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i hope the sarcasm was self-evident in my statements and the ridiculousness of SNES box art itself.

its bad art, its cheesy, and full of primitive graphic design elements. but i still love it.

so much airbrush.

Your hopes were unfounded.
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i read that in an english voice
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Thought this was p neat... Not exactly art as its an actual in-game screenshot but its magnificent.

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Hexen 2 was one of Raven's earlier games. It used the Quake engine and had an interesting set of weapons and had some good environments.
Memories that will stay forever:
- the box art of that little demon sticking his tongue out
- I swear the archer enemies in the game always say "Rorschach!" when they spot you.
- First time playing an online multiplayer game and killing somebody with a tornado of molten rock and embers.
- Being able to turn people into sheep
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