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Mega Man 2 box art

Why does Mega Man use a pistol on MM2's cover?


Interview with box art illustrator shines light on this mystery
Jun 27
If you were asked to list the worst videogame cover art of all time, the gold-and-blue monstrosity that appeared on the original Mega Man's box would appear undoubtedly be mentioned. Nowhere near as bad but still pretty bad ... read
Adventure / Regular

Scope these Adventure Time, Regular Show game covers


Wii U and 3DS box art for the upcoming WayForward projects
Jun 24
As you've already heard, WayForward is helming another pair of Cartoon Network games. There is Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW!, a follow-up to last year's Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?!,... read
Lightning Returns

Lightning Returns gets new E3 trailer, delayed to 2014


Snow Villiers returns
Jun 06
The follow-up to the incredibly polarizing duo of Final Fantasy XIII games, Lightning Returns, has been delayed until 2014. Specifically, it'll hit North America on February 11th, 2014, and Europe on February 14th. A new tra... read
Dragon's Crown

Dragon's Crown box art is [insert extreme opinion here]


The controversy rages on
May 01
Atlus has unveiled the final Japanese box art for Dragon's Crown, the latest sidescrolling action title from Vanillaware, and it's pretty tame from the looks of things. You almost wouldn't guess that the game is currently emb... read
3DS mock-ups

Poke Ball and Game Boy-themed 3DS mock-ups are delish


Nintendo must not like our money
Apr 25
A week doesn't go by without Nintendo announcing about a dozen new colors and designs for the 3DS in Japan. Meanwhile, Americans and Europeans get fed scraps once every blue moon. We may be getting the Animal Crossing XL, but... read
Clip art game covers

Game covers recreated using clip art and Comic Sans font


Official Best Thing of the Week
Apr 23
Running on places like Tumblr and Twitter is a new meme: Videogame / movie / book covers recreated using only clip art and Comic Sans font. The results are... well... check out for yourself in the gallery below. I would total... read
Beyond: Two Souls

Beyond: Two Souls box art is the Ellen Page-iest


EMOTIONAL
Apr 18
Ellen Page. Polygons. Emotions. Mature. Beyond. On a related note, David Cage and Ms. Page will be screening Beyond: Two Souls at the Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday, April 27. Because it's a movie, I guess. BEYOND: Two Souls Box Art Revealed [PlayStation Blog] read
Ace Attorney 5

Ace Attorney 5 bundles include finger-pointing statue


Also included is a nifty pouch themed after Wright's pimpin' suit
Apr 18
For Phoenix Wright's grand return to the courtroom in Japan this summer, Capcom has put together a number of limited edition bundles to sell on the e-Capcom store. For ¥9990 (~$102), you get a copy of the game, three alte... read
Just don't expect this to be interesting
Yeah, these posts are terrible. Everyone knows that. Even though readers only click to look at the images, I still have an obligation to put words in this space. These are those words. So, the Dark Souls II box art is co... read feature

Castle of Illusion

Castle of Illusion digital box art materializes


Does this hint at a remake in the vein of DuckTales?
Apr 07
Last month, the Brazilian ratings board DJCTQ revealed that the SEGA Genesis platforming classic Castle of Illusion was coming to PS3, Vita, 360, and Wii U. Now, XBLA digital box art has appeared, indicating that a formal ann... read
Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V's boxart has been revealed


Yep, it's boxart alright
Apr 02
Rockstar has revealed the final boxart for Grand Theft Auto V, if you're the kind of person who gets excited over covers. Let's see: it has a helicopter in the top left, people with guns -- yep, it's a Grand Theft Auto cover.... read
Watch Dogs box art

Box art posts are the worst: here's one for Watch_Dogs


Sorry
Feb 22
Ubisoft's upcoming Watch_Dogs is a big deal, right? So you want to see the box art, right? Yeah, I don't care either. I just care that this is a game that's coming this holiday season, and I'd rather play it on one of systems... read
Mega Man 10 fankit

Mega fan creates an unofficial Mega Man 10 press kit


All I can say is "wow!"
Feb 11
When Mega Man 9 was released, Capcom produced an amazing press kit along with it. Sadly, although awesome old school coverart was also created for Mega Man 10, a press kit wasn't in the cards. Enter Mega Man fan millerjm2, wh... read
20 works of art
Even as retail stores die a slow death and digital sales take their place, box covers matter. Look no further than the controversy around BioShock Infinite's decidedly safe (and dull) cover for an impassioned example. A good ... read feature

20 embarrassments
Most game covers are forgettable and generic, but a select few transcend into levels of such awfulness that they stick with us all year long, like a never-ending scab. From cheap shovelware to incredibly awkward sports photos... read feature

Naughty Dog talks box art
Given the heightened fascination with box art -- more specifically, BioShock Infinite's -- VG247 has some interesting quotes about how Naughty Dog ended up with the final cover for The Last of Us. The outlet asked actor Ashle... read feature

The Last of Us trailer, box art, and pre-order bonuses


Pre-order to basically win at multiplayer
Dec 10
The Last of Us was given a release date of May 7 at the Spike Videogame Commercials, along with a new trailer. Today, Naughty Dog has provided that trailer to the masses, along with the game's official box art, and pre-order ... read
We waited five years for this?
There are few boxes as anticipated as BioShock Infinite, the long awaited box to prequels BioShock Limited Edition and BioShock for the PlayStation 3. Irrational Games, known as 2K Boston during BioShock's release, made waves... read feature

Box art revealed for BioShock Infinite


Why so serious?
Dec 01
Irrational Games hath delivered unto the world its official box art for BioShock Infinite, confirming its existence after delays and rumors of shaky development. It's committed now, and nobody can take that away! All things c... read

Aksys reprints 999 with all-new box art


Sep 29
I hope you guys managed to pre-order Virtue's Last Reward on time to get that sweet watch, because that sh*t sold out fast. I had heard that Aksys offered a second batch of watches this week, but by the time I scoped out Amaz... read

Capcom thinks Ace Attorney fan game box art is for real


Sep 11
"That's Our Capcom! Coming soon to ABC Family!" Capcom is notorious for its printing errors and spelling gaffes. If it's not using watermarked images for its slip covers, it's failing to run a simple spell check on in-game di... read

Mega64 discovers the secret to making awesome box art


Sep 01
Just when you think the Mega64 crew have nothing left to offer the world, they have a grand epiphany and alter the course of humanity for the better. By studying countless box art from across the history of videogames, they'... read

*drumroll* The Persona 4 Golden North American box art


Jul 18
Here it is: the Persona 4 Golden box art. Nice, isn't it? I'm going to enjoy it now, because after I get my copy I'll never see that box front again. I cannot wait for this bad boy to get inside of my Vita. Yes, I've played t... read

BOX VS. BOX, or box art from other countries looks weird!


Jul 01
Name me a person who doesn't find regional box art comparisons fascinating. You can't, can you? That's because such a person doesn't exist, and if one did exist, I wouldn't feel right in calling it "human." For the past few m... read

Live life the Max Payne way, plus box art go to war


Jun 28
Take Max Payne out of his gritty film noir universe, plant him smack in the middle of sleepy suburbia, and just let him do his thing. Then on Thursdays, he and Frank Castle go bowling together. Sounds like your typical, All-... read

Adding old box art to new videogames makes them awesomer


Apr 15
During the hustle and bustle of PAX week, there were quite a few bits of Internet awesomeness that unfortunately slipped under everyone's noses. I always hate being the last guy to find that "cool new thing," because it feels... read

Virtue's Last Reward gets box art, potential release date


Mar 28
It's been a month since I last spoke of the game formerly known as Good People Die. That is outrageous. Thankfully, Aksys has uploaded the box art to Amazon, so I have an excuse to talk about it once again. What you should ta... read

ESRB censors the red on Risen 2 box art


Mar 28
The ESRB has made Deep Silver remove a red stain from Risen 2: Dark Waters' box art. This stain will go from red to turquoise, owing to the North American rating board's stance on cover imagery that could represent blood.&nbs... read

Ubisoft just uploaded Assassin Creed III's box art to Facebook, confirming once and for all that the main setting shall be the American Revolution.  You can note the British and American soldiers behind the hooded hero, ... read feature

Aliens: Colonial Marines box art has an alien on it!


Feb 09
I only post box art on Destructoid if it fulfills one of two objectives -- it's exceptionally amazing, or it features Xenomorphs. You can guess which category this falls under. Or does it fall under both?  In a... read

Fans get to choose Xenoblade's alternate cover art


Feb 06
For as much as some of us passionately argue over minor issues, game companies sure do like having us vote on things. Nintendo is allowing you to decide what the reversible box art for Xenoblade Chronicles' North American rel... read

The return of Mr. Angry Eyes, Kid Icarus edition


Jan 17
Masahiro Sakurai can't catch a break. The "angry eyes" curse that plagued the Kirby series seems to have followed him to Project Sora and rooted itself in Kid Icarus: Uprising. How dare he try to present a character who is cu... read






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