Earlier this year I told you about Harmony of Heroes, a massive free fan musical celebration of the Smash Bros. franchise spanning some 101 original tracks. Apparently that wasn't enough music, so the team has released a 27-track expansion pack, Final Smash.
Banjo Guy Ollie's quest to cover video game's greatest music has only just now reached the "Still Alive" stage, but then his choice of instrument isn't exactly cutting-edge. Don't worry, he's got a whole bunch of video game music under his banjo strap.
Snazzy Snake: check out the awesome reversible cover on the physical copies of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes. Here's the front cover, for comparison's sake.
Despite the best efforts of publishers and their art teams (or clients), a video game collection can rarely look as impressive as a good stack of books. Which is why, if you're concerned about that sort of thing, it's a good idea to print off your own custom covers, which often look waaaaaay better than the real deal.
This morning, NBA 2K11 revealed its box art featuring Michael Jordan, billed as "the greatest cover of all time." But there are many others also among the greatest in their respective sports who've graced a game's cover. Here's a sampling.
Here is Michael Jordan on the cover of this fall's NBA 2K11. Cool image, a long time coming, but isn't Muhammad Ali "the greatest of all time"?
Drew Brees, quarterback of the reigning Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints, has a couple of TV talk show appearances booked for Thursday and Friday. Know what else happens Thursday? EA Sports announces its Madden NFL 11 cover athlete.
What you're looking at is half of the sixteen covers that will be shared out among Issue 73 of Games TM Magazine. That's right, Games created a cover for each of the playable Street Fighter IV characters. Imagine Publishing thinks it may be the biggest split run ever done on a games magazine. I hope they reprint all…