Tag: Box Art Brawl

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Kirby Super Star

    Deep breath

    Welcome back to this week's edition of Box Art Brawl! Before we check out the latest clash of the covers, let's remind ourselves what happened last time when three Super Bomberman box art variants went up against each other. It was Europe's bright design that walked away with a commanding lead in this one, taking 58% of the vote. Japan...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Super Bomberman (SNES)

    Da bomb

    Hi folks, and welcome to another edition of Box Art Brawl! Before we get cracking, let's see how things panned out last time. We checked out Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters on the SNES, pitting North America and Europe against Japan in a dual for the ages. It's funny, there are definitely certain instances where we can...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters (SNES)

    Nothing to Raph about

    We are back, back, back for another edition Box Art Brawl! Last time we matched up three regional covers for the DS' Super Scribblenauts and it was North America's character-focused design that walked away with the win, receiving 55% of the vote. Europe followed in second with 33% while the Japanese variant brought up the rear...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Super Scribblenauts

    Think it. Vote it.

    Welcome to another edition of Box Art Brawl! In last week's brawl, we checked out Mario Golf for the Game Boy Color, pitting the Western Design against the rather quirky effort from Japan. In the end, Japan won the vote at 72% - well done! This week, we're moving onto the Nintendo DS with Super Scribblenauts from WB Games and...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Mario Golf (GBC)

    Tee time

    We're teeing off another edition of Box Art Brawl! Before we do so, however, let's take a look at what happened on the last hole. It was a par three as we matched up a trio of covers for Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time. Unfortunately, some strong winds seemed to blow things firmly in the favour of North America, whose bright cover took...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Mario & Luigi: Partners In Time

    It's a MAR10 Day special

    Welcome back to another clash of the covers in this week's Box Art Brawl! Before we meet today's contenders, let's take a look at what happened last time when we matched up three regional covers for Ninja Gaiden Shadow (or Shadow Warriors for those in Europe and Australia). Despite there being three options, it wasn't a...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Ninja Gaiden Shadow

    Or Shadow Warriors, if you like

    Welcome to another episode of Box Art Brawl! This week, we're going to be checking out Ninja Gaiden Shadow (known as Shadow Warriors in Europe and Australia) from Tecmo for the Game Boy. Before we do so, however, let's see how we got on last time with Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness for the N64. This one wasn't even...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Castlevania: Legacy Of Darkness

    Ah-woooooo

    Welcome folks, to another episode of Box Art Brawl! Last time, we looked at Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis for the Nintendo DS. We'd love to say it was a close call, but it really wasn't. North America and Europe teamed up to take on Japan, with the Western design winning with a resounding 87% of the vote. Crikey. This...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Mario Vs. Donkey Kong 2: March Of The Minis

    The Minis go marching two by two, hurrah, hurrah

    Welcome one and all, to another episode of Box Art Brawl! Right then... Before we get cracking with this week's brawl, let's see how we got on last time, shall we? We looked at the lovely Inazuma Eleven Strikers for the Wii, pitting Japan against Europe in a classic duel. It was a relatively close...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Inazuma Eleven Strikers

    Cover goals

    It's the weekend and that can only mean one thing, it's time for another edition of What Are You Pla- wait, no, not that one. It's time for another edition of Box Art Brawl! Before we kick off this week's match-up, let's take it back to last time when we looked at the Virtual Boy's Jack Bros. For such a rare game, this was a pretty...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Jack Bros. (Virtual Boy)

    Super Jack

    Hi there folks, and welcome back to another edition of Box Art Brawl! Before we get cracking with this week's clash, let's find out how things panned out last time, eh? We looked at Rayman Advance for the, uh, Game Boy Advance (if that wasn't already obvious), pitting North America against Europe in a classic duel. The European design...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Rayman Advance

    Legendary

    Ready for another clash of the covers? Welcome to this week's edition of Box Art Brawl! Before we introduce today's fighters, let's take a look at the last match-up. It was a big'un as we matched four different covers for the OG Metroid against each other. While there was a good split in the votes, the North American Classic Series option...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Metroid

    Mother-load

    Get out your very best magnifying glass, folks - it's time to analyse some artwork in the latest edition of Box Art Brawl! We've got a serious big-hitter for you this week, but before we get cracking, let's take a look at how things panned out last time. We looked at Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project for the NES,...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project

    Cowabunga!

    It's time to judge some game covers as we dive into another edition of Box Art Brawl! Last week we took it to the fairway as we matched up two covers from Mario Golf: Advance Tour. Reader, it was a washout. The North American / European cover took the competition by a country mile, snatching up 81% of the vote and leaving the Mario-less...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel - Mario Golf: Advance Tour

    Who gets the Birdie?

    Hi folks, and welcome back to Box Art Brawl! Looking back on last week, Tetris Attack on the Game Boy entered the ring for a classic duel, with North America and Europe going head-to-head against Japan. Rather expectedly, including Nintendo's characters gave Japan a significant advantage, and the region won comfortably with 75%...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel - Tetris Attack (GB)

    Attaaaaack!

    Hello everyone, welcome to another edition of Box Art Brawl! Before we get started on this week's brawl, let's take a look at how things concluded in last week's edition. We threw Viewtiful Joe 2 into the ring, with all three major regions battling it out for supremacy. To little surprise, it was the North American variant that took a...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Viewtiful Joe 2

    At your service!

    Hello one and all, and welcome to another edition of Box Art Brawl! Taking a look at last week's procedings, the lovely Trace Memory went head-to-head as North America took on Europe and Japan. The former won the vote with a respectable 58%, so well done North America! Moving on to this week, we've got Viewtiful Joe 2 entering the...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Trace Memory

    Remember remember

    Welcome back to another edition of Box Art Brawl, are you ready to rank some covers? Before we head into this week's competition, however, let's check out what happened last time. We got all agricultural as we matched up two covers for Harvest Moon 64 in celebration of it landing on NSO. They were both pretty sweet options, but...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Harvest Moon 64

    Sh-hoe down

    Howdy folks, and welcome back to another edition of Box Art Brawl. Before we get cracking with this week's battle, let's take a look at how we got on last time, hm? Well, it was Batman: Vengeance's turn to kick up a storm, with the European and North American variants of the GBA game going head-to-head in a duel for the ages. It was...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Batman: Vengeance (GBA)

    The match-up Gotham deserves

    It's time to dive into another edition of Box Art Brawl — welcome back, everybody! Before we dive into this week's caped covers, let's first take a look at what happened last time. We went waaay back to compare the box art for Donkey Kong on the NES, and boy, was it a close one. The North American cover just secured...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Donkey Kong

    The OG

    Welcome back to another edition of Box Art Brawl! Before we get cracking with this week's epic battle, let's take a look at how Contact went on with its own duel. It was incredibly close; possibly one of the closest brawls we've seen to date, but ultimately the design favoured by North America and Japan won the round with 51% of the vote...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Contact

    No, it's not Mother 3

    It's time for another clash of the covers as we dive into the latest edition of Box Art Brawl! Last week, we matched up a duo of box art from the 3DS' Hey! Pikmin and, let us tell you, it wasn't even close. The friendlier European cover walked away with a whopping 73% of the vote, leaving North America and Japan in the...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Hey! Pikmin

    Hey! Another brawl

    Hello everybody, and welcome to the latest edition of Box Art Brawl! Last time, we took a look at Kirby Mass Attack for the Nintendo DS. It wasn't quite as close as we were admittedly expecting, with the North American version easily beating the competition with 65% of the vote. This week, we're skipping ahead to the 3DS and the...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Kirby Mass Attack

    They... they're multiplying!

    It's time for another edition of Box Art Brawl, are you ready to judge a game by its cover(s)? Before we dive into the proceedings of today's match-up, let's check out what happened last time. It was a good old one-on-one duel for The Lion King on the SNES, with Europe and North America going head-to-head. After you...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: The Lion King

    Which box can't wait to be king?

    Hello, and welcome back to another edition of Box Art Brawl, folks! Before we get cracking, let's take a peek at what went down last week. The delightful Wario Land: Shake It! entered the ring with a classic three-way brawl. It was, expectedly, a tense battle, but the European design took home the rhetorical trophy...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Wario Land: Shake It!

    Shake it off, shake it off, woo-ooo-OOO!

    Welcome back to another edition of Box Art Brawl, folks! Naturally, before we see who we've got entering the ring this week, let's see how things went down last time, shall we? Professor Layton and the Unwound Future was our pick of the week and we had three variations battle it out to claim victory...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Professor Layton And The Unwound Future

    What would a true gentleman do?

    We are back for yet another edition of Box Art Brawl, are you ready to rank some covers? Before we introduce this week's challengers, let's take a look at what went down last time. We pitted two cover variants for the SNES classic ActRaiser against each other and the results were very close indeed though the...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Actraiser

    Get your act together

    Welcome back to another edition of Box Art Brawl! Let's take a look at what happened last week before we crack on, shall we? We picked the Game Boy version of Yoshi's Cookie, pitting the Western design against the Japanese variant. We honestly weren't surprised by the outcome of this one: the Japanese version took the crown...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Yoshi's Cookie

    Mlem!

    Welcome back to another edition of Box Art Brawl! Let's check in with what went on last week, shall we? We took a look at Kirby and the Amazing Mirror for the Game Boy Advance to celebrate the announcement of its arrival on Nintendo Switch Online. It was a reasonably close battle, but ultimately Europe and Japan triumphed over North America...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Kirby & The Amazing Mirror

    Deep breath

    It's time to witness a clash of the covers as we dive into another edition of Box Art Brawl. Before we hop into the ring with this week's competition, however, let's quickly recap what happened last time. It was a match-up against two different pieces of cover art for the GBA's Mario vs. Donkey Kong — which had been playing on our...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Mario Vs. Donkey Kong

    Box Art Vs. Box Art

    Hello one and all, and welcome to another edition of Box Art Brawl. Before we check out this week's competitors, let's take a look at how we fared last time. We took a look at New Super Mario Bros. on the Nintendo DS, the first entry in the polarising platforming sub-series. It was actually a fairly close battle, but in the end,...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: New Super Mario Bros.

    Let's-a vote

    It's the weekend and that can mean only one thing — yes, it's time for another edition of Box Art Brawl! Before we dive into this week's contestants, let's take a look at how things played out last time. Celebrating the release of Sabotage's excellent RPG Sea of Stars, we took a look at the cover variants from around the world, with...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Sea Of Stars

    Solstice scrap

    Hello folks, and welcome to another edition of Box Art Brawl! Before we get cracking with this week's brawl, let's take a look at how we got on last time. With the launch of Excitebike 64 on Nintendo Switch Online, we looked at the original release on N64, pitting the Western design against Japan. In the end, Japan took the prize...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Excitebike 64

    Sick wheels, bro

    Hello folks, and welcome to another edition of Box Art Brawl! Last week, we took a look at one of the many, many entries in the Mega Man franchise with Mega Man 7 for the SNES. While it was probably a bit closer than we were perhaps expecting, the Japanese box art took home the prize with 68% - it's definitely better, right? This...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Mega Man 7

    Hard Choice Man

    Hello folks, and welcome to another edition of Box Art Brawl! In last week's battle, we took a look at Pokémon Stadium for the N64, pitting Europe and North America against Japan. It was a fairly close match, but Japan just about managed to take the crown with 58% of the vote. So this time, we're going back to the SNES to look at...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Pokémon Stadium

    Gotta rank 'em all

    It's time for another clash of cover art as we dive into this week's edition of Box Art Brawl! Last time things got NESsy, as we pitted three different cover designs for the original The Legend of Zelda against each other and oh boy was it a close one. The classic gold North American / European art just sealed the victory with...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: The Legend Of Zelda

    It's dangerous to go alone, rank these!

    It's Sunday and you know what that means. That's right, it's time for another edition of Box Art Brawl! Last time saw a whopping five covers go head-to-head (to-head-to-head-to-head, we suppose) as we matched up the regional art for the SNES' Illusion of Gaia (or Illusion of Time for those of us in PAL...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Illusion Of Gaia

    Or 'Time', if you will

    Welcome, one and all, to another edition of Box Art Brawl. Taking a look at last week's battle, Europe went up against two opposing forces from North America for the DS release of Magic & Might: Clash of Heroes. Full blown civil war, over here. Europe came away with the victory, though, bringing in 56% of the vote with...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Might & Magic: Clash Of Heroes (DS)

    Puzzling

    It's time to witness another clash of the covers as we dive into this week's edition of Box Art Brawl! Last time, things got medieval as we matched up two different covers from the DS' Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia with North America facing off against the combined forces of Europe and Japan. Holy smokes was this a close one! NA just...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel - Castlevania: Order Of Ecclesia

    Ready... FIGHT

    Hi folks, welcome back to another edition of Box Art Brawl! Last week, we took a look at the wonderful Mario & Luigi: Super Star Saga + Bowser's Minions for the Nintendo 3DS. North America and Japan joined forces against Europe, but their combined might simply wasn't enough to bag the win. Europe easily took the crown with a...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel - Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions

    The bros are back in town

    It's time for another edition of Box Art Brawl — let's get ready to rumbllllllle! Before we get into this week's match-up, let's see how things panned out last time. We took a look at the GameCube's Donkey Konga, with a whopping three different designs to choose between. It was the Japan cover that walked away with the...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Donkey Konga

    ♫ That's the Impression That I Get ♫

    Hi! Welcome to another edition of Box Art Brawl - good to see you again. Before we get cracking with this week's bout, let's take a look at how last week went down. We took a look at WarioWare Gold for the 3DS, pitting North America and Europe against Japan. Unsurprisingly (and rather disappointingly in...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel - WarioWare Gold

    VOTE!

    Welcome back to another edition of Box Art Brawl. Before we dive into the competitors, let's take a look at what went down last time. Last week, we asked you to choose between a whopping three regional covers for Puyo Pop Fever and it ended up really rather close. It was the Japanese cover that walked away with the win on that occasion,...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Puyo Pop Fever

    Chain reaction

    WHAT'S UP EVERYBODY, WELCOME TO ANO.... *cough cough, splutter* Sorry... We had to try the whole YouTube thing. Yeah, it's not for us. Welcome to another edition of Box Art Brawl, folks! Before we get cracking with this week's undoubtedly heated battle, let's touch base with what went on last time when we looked at Donkey Kong...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel - Donkey Kong Country (SNES)

    Go bananas

    Hello and welcome back to your weekly round of Box Art Brawl! Before we leave the courtroom behind and move on somewhere a bit warmer, let's take a look at last week's results. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, the original Ace Attorney game, stood in the BAB docks, but it was an easy win for North America, which took 53% of your votes...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (DS)

    Objection!

    Welcome back to yet another round of Box Art Brawl! Before we hop onto the case of this week's match-up, let's first take a look at the results from last time. We pitted three covers for the GameCube shmup Ikaruga against each other and wow, it was a close one. The European cover art just topped the competition with 36% of the vote,...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Ikaruga

    Shooty shooty, pew pew

    Hello folks, and welcome to another edition of Box Art Brawl! Last time, we took a look at The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass for the Nintendo DS, pitting North America against Europe and Japan for a good old-fashioned Duel. With its more colourful aesthetic and focus on sea exploration, the European and Japanese variant...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel - The Legend Of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

    The other boat one

    Welcome back to another edition of Box Art Brawl! Before we dive into this week's face-off, let's quickly recap what happened last time when we asked you to pick a favourite design between the two regional cover art options for Beyond Good and Evil. This was a slightly closer-fought contest than we have seen in recent weeks, but...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel - Beyond Good And Evil

    *Insert sequel joke here*

    Hi everyone, and welcome to another edition of Box Art Brawl. Last time, we took a look at Yoshi's Island for the N64. In the end, the vote heavily favoured towards the Japanese box art, which went for a lovely embroidered aesthetic over the more traditional approach taken by North America and Europe. With 64% of the vote,...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl Duel: Yoshi's Story

    Mlem

    It's the weekend and that means it's time for another edition of Box Art Brawl. Before we head into this week's dino duel, let us first recap what happened last time. In celebration of its 30-year anniversary, we looked at the Gotham-set beat 'em up Batman Returns on the SNES, pitting the EU/NA and Japanese covers against each other. Simply...