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.
Final Fantasy VI was released on the Super Famicom to the Japanese public in 1994. Later that year, US gamers got it on the Super Nintendo but under the name Final Fantasy III. The Japanese version box art features the beautiful artwork … [ Read More... ]
Squaresoft usually makes people think of RPGs, but they also made a superb shmup called Einhänder for the Sony Playstation. This artwork is simple and is from the Japanese version of the game released in 1997. It’s also seen as the title screen artwork. The US version has a 3D rendered ship.
Basically, you get the joy of Square production values from the 90s combined with a fun and … [ Read More... ]
Okay, so here are some things that have forever changed the face of gaming, they aren’t in an order per say, but I think they all deserve mention.
1. Voice acting:
Yeah we remember ChronoTrigger… It was great. My favorite RPG of all time even. I even improved my reading skills from it. But now, imagine playing Skyrim…. and having to read everything. Yeah, that sounds like … [ Read More... ]