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... ]
If you’re shopping for a retro gamer this holiday season you’re in luck. Although there are many classic video games that yield very high prices, there are still many available for a steal. We’ve selected just a few of our favorites for a few key interest groups.
If 8-bit & 16-bit is a way of life for your gamer then there are an abundant selection of games and systems to … [ 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... ]
If you’re a regular reader of BabysoftMurderhands.com then you know we love our shootemups here. Back in 2005, Japanese game developer G.rev released a shmup called Under Defeat in arcades and shortly after on the Sega Dreamcast. Since then it’s been remastered with HD graphics and a few extra features for Playstation 3 with the name Under Defeat HD Deluxe Edition! Although at first glance it appears to be … [ Read More... ]