I've played this game dozens of times when I had my nintendo but never really noticed until just now...I count no less than 3 blatant ripoffs of IP on the cover of this game. To the left you have schwarzenegger in the predator, in the middle you have the alien from....well....alien and on the right you have a rambo wannabe. Somebody obviously didn't put too much thought into this cover. He probably looked at the movies that were out that week and slapped them on the box.
What the hell is up with the cover?
I feel like copyright wasn't as worried about back then because:
1. Not a totally litigious society yet in the 80s
2. Japan, which doesn't have such strict copyright laws as the US
3. Video games may have been popular, but not to the level they are now where they outsell everything.
Now everybody go play the first two Call of Duty games and count the number of movies each level rips off.
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