GamesRadar writes: "Designing a box for a game is tough. With one image, you need to stand out on the shelf, catch the eye of the casual consumer and convince them that your game is worth their money".
you are a worst fanboy i ever heard. you are related to theMART. Your added to my ignore list.
looks like a 12 year old drew it (wouldn't be a surprise since that's 99% of their fanbase)
Maximus Prime, I agree with your sentiment but its "You're" not "Your"
I agree with the article and believe Orange Box had a really terrible box art.
Nice find and lol at descriptions. + Touch Detective zooms.
I kinda liked Orange Box's boxart. It looked kinda cheap, but it got the job done in a clean, simple-looking way.
Personally I think this is one of the worst video game articles I've ever read. Not one of these boxarts is that bad- or at least not in a very funny way. Kinda pointless.
Wasn't that great but would you have preferred just an actual orange box (like the original concept art)?
I would have bought it even if it'd had a big, hairy turd on the cover, but that's not what the author is saying. It doesn't matter if I like it or not - the sad fact is that there's nothing on that box that's eye-catching if you don't know anything about Half-Life. And that's a shame, because TOB is the best thing that's come out all year, and some people are going to overlook it completely because of the art.
so was attack of the bugs island.
I cant believe UR MR GAY wasn't added to the list
The Orange Box Photoshop is awesome. As well as the humorous use of zooms on the first page.
Damn those are some bad box arts.
Number eleven has the worst boxart EVER.
HAHAHA I love the smiling penis
Touch Detective 2 and a half boxart zoom in made me laugh so hard lol.
OMG I almost pissed myself laughing at the Touch Detective zooms, dude that's gold. This is still the hands down worse box art ever:
Yes, Mega man for NES.
Totally agree w/ u there. I was traumatized as a child seeing that boxart, and the image has stayed w/ me ever since. As a matter of fact, I probably could have drawn a boxart of similar quality as a child.
haha yeah, the zooms into the touch detective made me laugh for about a minute. if not because of the zooms the description, "what?!"
Lol at the penis in the DS game.
A lot are Wii boxes. Shows that companies give the Wii only a half-assed effort, games and boxart
It IS a half-assed console to begin with.
Going to be 100s of disagrees for this, but the American box arts are always worse than their Japanese / European counterparts. Take Final Fantasy as a prime example.
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