Worst Game Covers Ever

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The guys over at IGN 1UP have put together another article where they name some of the worst game covers of all time.

Some of the terrible covers come down to nothing but a terrible idea with even worse execution, others are down to mishaps (*cough* Okami). Some of the covers are from old systems like the 3DO and others are more recent. It seems that no matter what we do, we will always suffer through the occasional horrid game cover.

I will never forgive my Orange Box Cover for causing slight blindness in my left eye. I curse the guy who was responsible for that cover, damn you neon orange man.

article: 1UP

Last Updated: May 13, 2008

Nick De Bruyne

Video games writer, editor and critic since ’08. Living and breathing video games, movies and cars since the 80s. Follow me on Twitter if you love tons of gaming talk, and @pennyworthrevs for fun stuff and links.

  • baba

    The article is from 1Up, not IGN.

  • LazySAGamer

    ouch…. how did that slip through?

    Thanks I have updated it

  • Whoops. Sorry about that, my head is full of video game mush. Thanks for the correction baba.

  • Unacceptable, gentlemen. I’m never coming here again.

    Nah, I’m just kidding 🙂

    Anyway if anyone here is familiar with the TimeSplitters series, the box art used is terrible. The games are great and have a bit of a cartoon-like style, which looks cool in the game, but really bad on covers, IMO.

  • Naudran

    ROFL… O my Lord, I was laughing som much at that last one “Bust-a-move DS”!!! Lol :mrgreen:

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