European Box Art was so Badass

#1 Posted by Edgar (182 posts) -

I love me some Leon Kennedy, but man, creepy chainsaw guy in woods takes the cake.

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#2 Posted by LiquidPrince (15952 posts) -

That looks pretty bad to me...

#3 Posted by ReTarDedFisHy (1065 posts) -

Haha, yeah actually, ReTarDedFisHy prefers the NTSC cover art.
Whatever floats your boat, bro!

(ReTarDedFisHy thinks that if the background was a different color, then it would be truly badass. The red burns his eyes)

#4 Posted by Emilio (3380 posts) -

The only problem with it is the title " 4 Resident Evil ".

#5 Posted by Demilich (2599 posts) -

PAL boxart is usually fuckwin. NTSC is always the main character holding a gun or sword.

#6 Posted by PureRok (4235 posts) -
Demilich said:
"PAL boxart is usually fuckwin. NTSC is always the main character holding a gun or sword.

"
Which looks way better than a red/black cover with almost nothing on it.
#7 Posted by Demilich (2599 posts) -

Dear lord...

#8 Posted by Arkthemaniac (6535 posts) -

The Wii version's boxart is funny. It kinda looks like he's crapping his pants.

The warm stew oozes down his seams . . . that was uncalled for.

#9 Posted by Weltal (2273 posts) -

I like PAL's concept but the execution sucks.

#10 Posted by Demilich (2599 posts) -


#11 Posted by Demilich (2599 posts) -
#12 Posted by LiquidPrince (15952 posts) -

I actually like the NA MGS4 cover, especially since I got the LE, which has the best cover of them all.

#13 Posted by Demilich (2599 posts) -

LE MGS4 is much better than the regular NTSC, but I still prefer the PAL.

#14 Posted by Cube (4366 posts) -

The PAL Resident Evil 4 box art is definitely more artistic, but I think it doesn't look very good.

Resident Evil 2 NTSC box art is better than PAL as well in my opinion.

#15 Posted by joey (984 posts) -

this ones the best

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#16 Posted by Icemael (6322 posts) -
ReTarDedFisHy said:
"(ReTarDedFisHy thinks that if the background was a different color, then it would be truly badass. The red burns his eyes)"
The Wii version has white background.

#17 Posted by rexualhealing (255 posts) -

I like the European Wii one the best. Kind of looks like it should be a Criterion Collection DVD cover, except the logo would need to be more minimalist.

#18 Posted by Meowayne (6084 posts) -

The PAL Wii Cover is the best by far, and the best version of the game in general.

Good thing it's got a spot on my shelf. :D

#19 Posted by get2sammyb (6412 posts) -

The PAL Wii cover is absolutely my favourite. I love it. It's posted above by someone else ^^

#20 Posted by Karmum (11519 posts) -

PAL Wii Cover is my favorite, but I don't find any of them to be that spectacular. I do agree with the NTSC covers always having the protagonist on the cover. Nothing original.

#21 Posted by PercyChuggs (1087 posts) -

I like the games inside the packaging. Call me crazy.

#22 Posted by Icemael (6322 posts) -

But can you line up the games in the packaging on a shelf and make it look good? Can you caress the games in the packaging without scratching or getting filth on the disc? Can you? Can you?

#23 Posted by RHCPfan24 (8609 posts) -

That PAL Wii version is crazy. I love it. The original PS2 PAL version is also great. I have to agree with Demilich that the PAL versions always get the better box-art, from the examples he gave at least.

#24 Posted by Neorub (163 posts) -

Know what? i kinda wish the RE5 box cover would come in a similar fashion 

#25 Posted by Tom_H (53 posts) -

I liked the PAL Gamecube box art. Maybe because it's the only version of the game that I own. However, the Wii version (PAL) looks pretty awesome, the white background looks better than the red one that's on the PS2 version.

#26 Edited by MattyFTM (14387 posts) -

Most Japanese and European box arts are better then their US counterparts. US boxes always have have something actiony going on, but I find a slightly more minimalist approach looks so much nicer for a box art.

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#27 Posted by Kombat (2205 posts) -

Yeah that box art is pretty awful.  I prefer the PS2 and Wii Edition box art.  I have to say though, the Resident Evil 5 box art is pretty kickass, though I think it should have had Wesker on it.

#28 Posted by Soap (3592 posts) -

PAL covers are always the best, usually because they aren't so fucking obvious like the NTSC ones.

#29 Posted by Meowayne (6084 posts) -
Soap said:
"PAL covers are always the best, usually because they aren't so fucking obvious like the NTSC ones. "
yup.


#30 Posted by atejas (3057 posts) -
Demilich said:
"PAL boxart is usually fuckwin. NTSC is always the main character holding a gun or sword.

"

Obligatory.

#31 Posted by Marzy (675 posts) -

PAL covers generally look better, in my opinion. A lot of the time they look more artistic, instead of CGI models of the main characters plastered on the front.

#32 Posted by mracoon (4971 posts) -

Yeah I usually prefer PAL covers

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#33 Posted by MattyFTM (14387 posts) -
atejas said:
"Demilich said:
"PAL boxart is usually fuckwin. NTSC is always the main character holding a gun or sword.

"

Obligatory.
"
And compare that to the very arty and really cool PAL/Japanese box arts:

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#34 Edited by badmanelite (13 posts) -

Prefer the PAL versions of Resident Evil 2/4 especially 2. The NTSC U versions look too generic imo, although I am used to the PAL versions always loved the Resi 2 case. Ico has gotta be my favourite PS2 artwork, i'd hate to own the NTSC version looks terrible.

#35 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8699 posts) -

In this topic: Different opinions on different covers and asshats not understanding others.

#36 Edited by JoyfullOFrockets (1177 posts) -
PAL...
NTSC

Not always the case.

#37 Posted by OllyOxenFree (4973 posts) -

@JoyfullOFrockets said:

PAL...

Ahahahahahahaha. I'm still not sure how that was accepted.

#38 Posted by Nekroskop (2786 posts) -

@joey

Now that's the best coverart for RE4.

#39 Posted by CptBedlam (4452 posts) -

@joey said:

this ones the best

Agreed

#40 Posted by MarximusPrime (33 posts) -

Am I the only one that thinks the little tick on the end of the 4 is a comma?

#41 Posted by BirthWild (259 posts) -

the "4" looks bad on all of the RE boxes.

a little less with the NTSC ps2.

#42 Posted by SethPhotopoulos (5268 posts) -

@CptBedlam said:

@joey said:

this ones the best

Agreed

#43 Posted by SethPhotopoulos (5268 posts) -

@Demilich said:

I think both of them are pretty good. The PAL one I like because of the MGS4 art style and the NTSC one because it isn't cluttered.

#44 Posted by MatPaget (1115 posts) -

@Arkthemaniac said:

The Wii version's boxart is funny. It kinda looks like he's crapping his pants.
The warm stew oozes down his seams . . . that was uncalled for.

Everyone is like, "Oh my god, did he just try and tell a joke? It was awful! Let's get him!"

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