Thread: Worst Video Game Box Art

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    A lot of Genesis titles had inaccurate-looking scenery. Take the Phantasy Star II cover, for example.



    The hell? That's not Rolf. He looks like an old man, has a gun, and an entirely different outfit. And Nei? Nei's outfit is different, and she has horns instead of cat-like ears.

    But go figure, this is one of my favorite covers of all time.
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      The Legend of the Mystical Ninja

      They really screwed Goemon/Kid Ying over with this one, maybe this is why we didn't get anymore Goemon games. (Except for 2 more Nintendo 64 games.)
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        Heh, I was thinking about Legend of the Mystical Ninja as well. But decided to go for Pocky & Rocky instead. Go figure.

        Can you even ride a tiger in the game? Is it one of his powers you're supposed to train for?
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          Quote by Xe-A-Thoul
          Heh, I was thinking about Legend of the Mystical Ninja as well. But decided to go for Pocky & Rocky instead. Go figure.

          Can you even ride a tiger in the game? Is it one of his powers you're supposed to train for?


          Yeah, that's a big coincidence. Anyways I'm not sure about the tiger, but I'm guessing probably not.
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            Strider for the Genesis

            Uncle Joey, is that you?
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              The Master System games had some of the worst box art I have ever seen!



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                Oh yeah, those suckd. Let's see another one.



                To think, they changed Hokuto No Ken into this. One of the earliest examples of regionally altering a game.
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                  Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow Konami's Best Re-release

                  I don't have a problem with the artwork, it's really good actually, but it just looks really lazy to put a picture of a box on a box. (Sorry, this is the best picture I could find for it.)
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                    Phalanx

                    Yeah... A guy playing the banjo on the box of a shoot-em-up makes perfect sense.
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                      Oh man! I knew I was forgetting something!
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                        Yeah... A guy playing the banjo on the box of a shoot-em-up makes perfect sense.
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                          Vice: Project Doom

                          These people need to get their eyes checked.
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                            Road Avenger

                            Wow, from what I've seen, this looks nothing like the game.
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                              The NES version of Strider

                              This was a watered down version of classic, and I don't think the box helped much either.
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                                When i think of bad box arts the early john madden football games come to mind
                                :oops: :?: :arrow: as if this hasn't been done before
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                                  By far worse then the DS games cover, adn a worse version of the game over all.

                                  and there was this...

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                                      Abadox for the NES.How can I put a picture on my post?
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                                          I found a couple of really bad ones








                                          And here's the killer:



                                          And if anyone is interested you could check out IGN they have the top 25 of the worst video game covers

                                          http://wireless.ign.com/articles/776/776401p1.html
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