Tag Archives: Super Famicom

Cover Art: Final Fantasy VI (Super Famicom)

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... ]

Cover Art: Super Metroid (Super Famicom)

Nintendo’s in-house developed Super Metroid was a hit when it was released on the SNES in 1994. Today we’ve got the Japanese Super Metroid box art for the Japanese version of the Super Nintendo, the Super Famicom. The cover depicts Samus Aran fighting the Metroids, although it is illustrated differently than the US artwork.

Famous for its open world gameplay and weapon system, it’s gameplay inspired the … [ Read More... ]