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.
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.
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.
Rockstar's dropped the official box art for Grand Theft Auto V. It's just like that unfinished mural, only finished.
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…
Today Ken Levine, the creator of BioShock, announced that BioShock Infinite will have a reversible box art. But that's not all.
2K Games revealed the box art for BioShock Infinite this morning and the verdict on it was swift and disapproving.
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.
Yesterday we told you what we've been told about the yet-to-be announced Modern Warfare 3. Today we're showing you what we've been shown.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As I've stated in the past, I am completely in love 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…