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.
Awesome looking 80’s game cover art at it’s best. Space Harrier II was published by Sega for multiple systems, but most notably the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive. It was first released in 1988. Space Harrier II was developed by Sega’s internal … [ Read More... ]
I bet you were hoping to hear about Shenmue III, eh? Well sorry, instead we’re gonna show you the upcoming Shenmue statue coming out in 2013 from First 4 Figures. It’s a beautifully sculpted statue of Ryo Hazuki from the highly acclaimed Shenmue series, developed by SegaAM2, originally released on the Sega Dreamcast. Check out the reveal image below…
Here is parody video juxtaposing the world of Sleeping Dogs with Shenmue.
Sadly, it not what every Shenmue fanboy hopes to see one day, which of course would be Shenmue 3. Hey Sega, this might be a good time to get on the phone with Yu Suzuki. He pretty much pioneered this whole genre way ahead of its time.… [ Read More... ]
Strider (1990 / Capcom) Also known as Strider Hiryu in Japan. This is an arcade port of a side scrolling action game by Capcom. Strider is one of those games that you can play over and over. The gameplay is simple, yet challenging and offers you plenty of variety through its level design. You go everywhere from future Russia to the Amazon jungle… a flying battleship to a hidden … [ Read More... ]