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Some of my Favorite Box Covers of the Decade

posted on December 22nd, 2009 by jackson

Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001)

Resident Evil (2002)

Castlevania: Lament of Innocence (2003)

Killer 7 (2005)

Castlevania: Curse of Darkness (2005)

Contact (2006)

Electroplankton (2006)

Fallout 3 (2008)

Dragon Age: Origins (2009)

And this doesn’t really count as the game doesn’t even come in a box,
but Braid (2008)


  1. christian said on December 22, 2009:

    Can’t disagree with any of these. The only thing that bugs me a bit about the REmake cover is the text, which seems out of place and slapped on. Not that I can think of a better replacement, but I remember having to convince a friend that the reason the box was awesome was because it was essentially showing an in game screenshot.

  2. Michelle said on December 23, 2009:

    Some good choices, but for some of the games mentioned I prefer the European versions. (Killer 7 and Resident Evil)

  3. pat said on December 23, 2009:

    ico’s european boxart is great, much better than the travesty visited upon those of us in north america.

    euro –
    Ico Europe

    NA –
    Ico US

  4. christian said on December 23, 2009:

    What does the Euro box for REmake look like? I love the RE4 box, but I don’t think I’ve seen REmake’s.

  5. ys said on January 26, 2010:

    The Braid one is great I think. As well as the European Ico one. Another series with box covers that I like is Shenmue. Except the Xbox version of Shenmue II then. And Shadow of the Colossus also oozes atmosphere.

  6. ICO said on February 6, 2010:

    Hi, the cover of the european ICO-reRelease is still the same. Only the packaging material changed from cardstock into the classical PS2 pvc (plastic) case.(2006 release year) although, the US cover is good for cosplay reference.

  7. ICO said on February 6, 2010:

    oops, read FAIL, sorry

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