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Post by van » Tue Sep 21, 2010 7:57 pm

What are some favorites?

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Re: Box Art

Post by Uaithne » Wed Sep 22, 2010 12:32 am

Here are a couple of my favourites:

Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe:
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Not really retro - Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault:
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And of course...

Doom (I have a large poster of this in my game room):
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Post by van » Wed Sep 22, 2010 7:59 am

i always loved the detail in Doom.

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Post by Overheat » Wed Sep 22, 2010 8:15 am

I love tons, most recently got a copy of Sin and Punishment 2 and the boxart is wonderful :)

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Post by Megamixer » Wed Sep 22, 2010 8:47 am

Some of my faves...

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Post by Mire Mare » Wed Sep 22, 2010 11:17 am

I like the Doom cover art a lot too. It's an iconic gaming image.

I love the art style of Killer 7 and the box does a good job of capturing the game's atmosphere.

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Everything about WOTEF is cool so it's no surprise that I like the box art.
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My favourites are probably the Beyond boxes. Psi Warrior, LoM & Shadowfire are superb.

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I'd love to get some A1 or A0 posters of these or some high quality images so I could get posters printed.

Does anyone know if it was a particular artist(s) that did these covers?
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Post by Morkin » Wed Sep 22, 2010 11:25 am

Always loved this one.

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Post by van » Wed Sep 22, 2010 5:37 pm

some of the early konami NES games were spectacular as well.

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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Wed Sep 22, 2010 6:12 pm

Just a few favourites:
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Re: Box Art

Post by djcarlos » Thu Sep 23, 2010 2:31 am

I love the demon at the front of the Doom box, having a little cheeky look over his shoulder "Alright?" :lol:
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Post by aztecca » Thu Sep 23, 2010 7:07 am

Here is some of mine

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Post by station » Thu Sep 23, 2010 7:59 am

This is far from my favourite, but ...

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The cover for this was originally done really well by an artist working for DID, but then the publisher decided to do their own version. It's not even the plane that's used in the game! THQ also did a promo video for Juiced, and made an absolute mess of it with an early version of the game with wheels popping through bonnets, etc. All I'm saying is, I'm surprised covers actually come out being as impressive as they are now, what with publishers poking their noses in. :lol:
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Re: Box Art

Post by thesubcon3 » Thu Sep 23, 2010 12:31 pm

Gotta love the classics
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One of my favorite imports
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Of course this one is a classic
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Re: Box Art

Post by Paulie » Thu Sep 23, 2010 1:14 pm

Ghouls n Ghosts and Strider for the Japanese MD - IMO the pal art of strider is rubbish. Waku Waku 7 & Garou for the Neo Geo AES. Contra Spirits for the Super Famicom the pal version (super probotector) is a completely different.
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Re: Box Art

Post by Sir Hilary Bray » Thu Sep 23, 2010 1:17 pm

van wrote:What are some favorites?

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Wasn't that guy in Heaven 17?

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