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NHL 15 cover photo
NHL 15 cover

Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron to grace the cover of NHL 15

[Update: EA Sports has sent along the cover art, which can be seen below.] At tonight's 2014 NHL Awards in Las Vegas, the winner of the NHL 15 cover was revealed. The athletes went through a fan voting process, beginning with eigh...   read

Madden 15 photo
Madden 15

Madden 15 cover wants you to stop in your tracks, or something

Seattle Seahawks star cornerback Richard Sherman won the vote to be on the box art of Madden 15. What exactly he's doing on the cover, well, that's anybody's guess. Does he want a high-five? (If so, gotta go higher, Richard.) Is he telling ...   read

Persona Arena boxart photo
Persona Arena boxart

The Japanese box art for Persona 4 Ultimax is real good

This is the official box art for the Japanese release of Persona 4 Ultimax. It's pretty great, even with the best characters (Mitsuru and Chie) getting teeny billing. That Yul Brynner chest pose though.   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X

Box art post! Scorpion graces the cover of Mortal Kombat X

Here we are again. Another cover art post, this one for Mortal Kombat X. Look at these words I've typed when you're only here to check out a picture. You just want to see Scorpion staring off like a total badass, and I'm here filling y...   read

Dragon Age photo
Dragon Age

You know, Dragon Age: Inquisition's box art is pretty cool

It's rare that videogame cover art can energize me enough to want to write about it (unless we're talking the oft-excellent fan-made stuff), but there are exceptions. Not to oversell you on Dragon Age: Inquisition's cover, or anything. It's...   read

Mega Man 2 box art photo
Mega Man 2 box art
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Why does Mega Man use a pistol on MM2's cover?

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 is Mega Man 2's...   read

Adventure / Regular photo
Adventure / Regular

Scope these Adventure Time, Regular Show game covers

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?!, slated for 3DS...   read

Lightning Returns photo
Lightning Returns
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Lightning Returns gets new E3 trailer, delayed to 2014

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 trailer is here ju...   read

Dragon's Crown photo
Dragon's Crown

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

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 embroiled in contr...   read

3DS mock-ups photo
3DS mock-ups

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

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 the Luigi XL r...   read

Clip art game covers photo
Clip art game covers

Game covers recreated using clip art and Comic Sans font

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 totally love to see ...   read

Beyond: Two Souls photo
Beyond: Two Souls

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

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 Reve...   read

Ace Attorney 5 photo
Ace Attorney 5

Ace Attorney 5 bundles include finger-pointing statue

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 alternate box cover...   read

Dark Souls II box art photo
Dark Souls II box art

Dark Souls II box art forgot to add color

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 completely monoch...   read

Castle of Illusion photo
Castle of Illusion

Castle of Illusion digital box art materializes

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 announcement is ju...   read

Grand Theft Auto V photo
Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V's boxart has been revealed

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. There's even a...   read

Watch Dogs box art photo
Watch Dogs box art

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

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 that do not ha...   read

Mega Man 10 fankit photo
Mega Man 10 fankit

Mega fan creates an unofficial Mega Man 10 press kit

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, who just wasn't h...   read

Best covers of 2012 photo
Best covers of 2012

The best videogame covers of 2012

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 game cover is o...   read

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lol, videogames, lol

The worst videogame covers of 2012

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, a bad game co...   read

The Last of Us box art photo
The Last of Us box art

Devs 'refused' to move Ellie to back cover of Last of Us

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 Ashley Johnson (Elli...   read

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

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 details.  ...   read

BioShock Infinite Review photo
BioShock Infinite Review

Is BioShock Infinite the worst box of all time?

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 in the industr...   read


Box art revealed for BioShock Infinite

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 considered, thou...   read


Aksys reprints 999 with all-new box art

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 Amazon, they were o...   read

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