Japanese Star Wars Book Covers are Awesome

I love me some Star Wars—so much so that I have read every single post-A New Hope book that has come out (and more than a few of the comics, too). A lot of the novels have come out in Japan as well, but with one major improvement: the awesome covers. » 3/18/14 7:00am 3/18/14 7:00am

Strange And Wonderful Mirrored Video Game Cover Art

What the hell am I looking at here? It's the strange imagery that's produced by taking a familiar piece of cover art, splitting it in half and duplicating one side on the other. » 12/26/13 11:48am 12/26/13 11:48am

Your Box Art Is Drawn By Talented Humans

One of the reasons I run Fine Art is so that artists, who play such a major role in shaping our attachment with our favourite series, get some of the recognition they deserve. That goes double for the images on the front of the box. » 9/09/13 1:00am 9/09/13 1:00am

Here's One Big-Budget Game That Won't Have A Gun-Toting Character On…

If it's a big-budget game, you can (cynically) count on at least one thing: a stoic-looking guy incorrectly holding a gun on the cover. It's a trend in the same way blue-orange movie covers are a trend. Covers rarely break that mold, but according to Gamespot, Quantic Dream is doing it with Beyond: Two Souls. And… » 3/21/13 10:00pm 3/21/13 10:00pm

This Is The Alternate BioShock Infinite Cover Art You Voted For

A little under two weeks ago, Irrational Games asked you to vote on a design for the alternate side of BioShock Infinite's reversible cover. Today, Irrational revealed the results, and this is the image that came out on top, with 38 percent of the vote. » 12/23/12 1:30pm 12/23/12 1:30pm

You Can Vote For BioShock Infinite's Reversible Cover Art

Today Ken Levine, the creator of BioShock, announced that BioShock Infinite will have a reversible box art. But that's not all. » 12/12/12 12:41pm 12/12/12 12:41pm

Mario Was Dead Before He Hit the NES

Before the cellophane came off your freshly shipped copy of 1985's Super Mario Bros. for the Nintendo Entertainment Center, Mario was already one life in the hole. Twas unfortunate cover art that killed the plumber. » 7/01/11 1:20pm 7/01/11 1:20pm

NHL Slapshot Box Goes Top Shelf With The Great One

Michael Jordan isn't the only best-ever superstar gracing the cover of a video game and appearing in it this year. Wayne Gretzky's playable in NHL Slapshot and also serves as your mentor in the singleplayer career mode. » 7/29/10 9:30pm 7/29/10 9:30pm

Flaming Basketball Gets the Cover of NBA Jam

En Fuego the Flaming Basketball, widely considered the greatest performer in the history of combustible sporting goods, was revealed today as the cover pitchman for EA Sports' upcoming NBA Jam for the Wii. An in-game appearance is also confirmed. » 7/08/10 6:30pm 7/08/10 6:30pm

Report: Air Jordan on Cover, Possibly Playable in NBA 2K11

ESPN, citing multiple unnamed sources, says 2K Sports is pursuing basketball's greatest player ever, Michael Jordan, for the cover of NBA 2K11 and may have plans to feature him as a playable character in the game. » 5/26/10 6:20pm 5/26/10 6:20pm

GameStop Placeholder Art Names Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood - Update

While Ubisoft is busy teasing players via Facebook, we've got anonymous tipsters sending us images of the placeholder art for something called Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. Ubisoft now confirms that this is indeed the next Assassin's Creed title. » 5/05/10 3:20pm 5/05/10 3:20pm

Tatsunoko Vs Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars Gets A Cover

Today Capcom reveals the cover art for the Tatsunoko Vs Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars, featuring All-Stars exclusives Frank West, Zero, Tekkaman Blade, and Joe the Condor. » 10/27/09 4:20pm 10/27/09 4:20pm

DJ Max Fever Box Art Continues Pretty Streak

As I've stated in the past, I am completely in love » 10/09/08 3:00pm 10/09/08 3:00pm with the artwork included in DJ Max Fever, the combination of DJ Max Portable 1 & 2 that brings the popular Korean rhythm game to North America for the first time, courtesy of PM Studios. I have to say the cover art certainly does not disappoint, and neither does…