If Video Game Box Art Hadn't Changed in Thirty Years...

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There was a certain charm to video game box art from the 1970s and 1980s. The graphics were so terrible that often quite abstract, quite amazing art had to be used to sell a game in its stead.

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These days everything is "better". Read: more airbrushed, photoshopped, boardroom-approved. Wouldn't it be great if instead of carbon-copy army men we had box art more like the good old days?

Games Radar took that idea and ran with it, coming up with a series of covers where today's games are given yesteryear's box art treatment. Usually literally, as in they're given the art from a real, retro game.

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You can see more at the link below.

What video game box art would look like if it hadn't changed in 30 years [Games Radar]

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Demon's Souls on an xbox360 cover.

Other than that, not bad.