The box art was just revealed today. It looks to me like they messed up centering the image and just went with it. The NTSC logo is even covering that guy's face. Come on.
Meh, looks about as poorly edited / over-focus-tested as most video-game box-art nowadays.
Although yes, they could have maybe done a tad more work, if only so the NTSC logo didn't end up looking like some weird censored-bar over that guy's mouth
It's like when you give your grandma the camera and she cuts everyone's heads off.
@benspyda: Nice spoiler
I think that if they moved the image down so I could see their faces it would be better. Otherwise it looks like some typical boxart for what looks to be a typical shooter. (Especially since Insomniac is in on it, expectations were higher)
The position of the characters and the font are kinda meh but I don't really mind so much. But the orange glow, what the hell is going on here? You can't even tell what's in dudes hand cause it's covered in electric orange cyber goo. What is going on here?
I'd like to know whose bright idea it was to absolutely destroy any ounce of originality this game had. I just feel depressed every time I see it. Whoever thought "this game would sell better if it looked less cartoony" needs to compare Team Fortress 2 and Homefront. Or Borderlands and Medal of Honor.
I remember when this game was one of the games I anticipated the most...but it was called Overstrike then.
Man, things have just been going downhill (in my opinion) since they changed the aesthetics of this game. That orange explosion, I'm not even sure what it's supposed to be or where it's coming out of.
I feel like there's got to be some design choice behind their heads being cut off like that. Normally I'd say it has something to do with the faceless nature of war or something along those lines, but considering this game is supposed to be all about how distinct its characters are (or at least it was when it was Overstrike) it makes no fucking sense at all to me.
I wouldn't say I am an expert on composition, but to me it looks like there is a bit too much empty space at the bottom of the cover. It is made more jarring by the fact that the character's faces are cut off. Then again I don't know, maybe this is proper graphic design.
Yeah, I'm disappointed by the art especially since the design for Resistance 3 by Olly Moss was so innovative and stylish. This looks really generic, like it was designed by a focus group. This game has a GI Joe vibe to it and now they are starting to rip off the art direction from the lame movie remake.
Oh god that shit is horrible.
http://imgur.com/0Ghj8 Sticker placement like this on RE: 6 and Hitman Absolution is appalling.
Ya I discovered that when I bought an Assassins Creed game there a few years back. Will never buy a game from there again.
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