I know we recently took a look at the "forgotten" art of the video game title screen, but those were contemporary examples, from the time the art had already been forgotten.
It's probably a better idea to look at a time when it was in its prime, featured on the games of the Famicom and Nintendo Entertainment System.
It was a time when game demo units were just consoles plugged into old TV sets in a department store, and one of the only places people could really go to town on a game's art was its title screen.
As a typeface nerd and a lover of the simplistic approach, the use of logos and basic animation lights my fire. As does the inclusion of the 1985 Macross game.
Total Recall is a look back at the history of video games through their characters, franchises, developers and trends.