Vote for your favourite retro box art variant.

Welcome one and all to the first in a series where we pit regional retro releases against each other to decide once and for all which territory got the very best box art! And no, it’s not always Japan.

Over the years, the art on your video game box has increasingly taken a backseat as digital purchases have become more popular. Of course, this means that the arguments these days are more often about menu icons, but there’s still nothing quite like a lovely physical box emblazoned with a beautiful bit of art. Some of our strongest gaming memories aren’t from actually playing the games, but rather devouring the box and every last page of the manual in the car because our parents decided we needed to visit granny on the way home from the town centre.

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