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Clip art game covers photo
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 photo
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 photo
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
Dark Souls II box art photo
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 photo
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 photo
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 photo
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 photo
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
Best covers of 2012 photo
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

lol, videogames, lol photo
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

The Last of Us box art photo
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

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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
BioShock Infinite Review photo
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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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*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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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
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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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Army Corgis of Hell


Dec 22
Did I get that name right?  What better way than to show off the small size of the PlayStation Vita boxes than with a small breed of dog. I asked him to give me the best "Corgis of Hell" look, but this is the best he cou... read
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Mega Man #12 comic cover is... I see what you did there!


Dec 19
Anybody remember the monthly Mega Man series that Archie Comics started earlier this year? Well, SURPRISE! It's still running! After news that initial sales had been less than stellar, I was worried that it would get that ax ... read
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Square Enix removes memory card requirement from Vita box


Sep 30
[Update: Square Enix has indeed confirmed that Army Corps won't demand a memory card, so the conspiracy theories can be laid to rest. However, the fact that a "Memory Card required" logo still exists is what really unsettles ... read
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Redhead FemShep winning Mass Effect 3 box art vote


Aug 30
BioWare has been expertly working the Internet like a fingerpuppet, causing a shitstorm of hilariously silly proportions with an open vote for which "Female Sheperd" will appear on the box art for Mass Effect 3. In round one,... read
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It’s the 20th anniversary of the release of the Super Nintendo! To celebrate, Destructoid is offering a week's worth of SNES-related content. Join us for “Seven days of the Super Nintendo!” Before the HD-era... read feature







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