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Cover Art: Gradius III (SNES)

Welcome to Cover Art! A section of the site where we look at a retro video game’s box cover art and briefly discuss it’s gameplay and legacy.

Gradius III is a shmup (shoot-em-up) developed by Konami, originally for arcades and later, for the SNES. It was a US Super Nintendo launch released in August of 1991.

Gradius III cover art SNES

Considered by many to be one of the hardest games of all … [ Read More... ]

COVER ART: Nemesis 2 (MSX)

A new series for BabySoftMurderHands.comVideo Game Cover Art! This series of posts will focus on cover art/box art for video games past and future.

To start things off, we have Konami’s Nemesis 2 on the MSX:

For those that don’t know… Nemesis was the name for Gradius outside of Japan. Nemesis 2 is the sequel to the MSX port of Gradius (aka Nemesis) and actually … [ Read More... ]