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Dartastic
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(04-23-2012, 10:26 PM)
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...yes this needs it's own thread.
Neuromancer
The Mayuh of f'n Bawston
(04-23-2012, 10:26 PM)
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I just threw up in my mouth a little.
Wario64
works for Gamestop (lol)
(04-23-2012, 10:27 PM)
I think it's cool box art, but I never heard of this "10 out of 10" video game before
EdibleExplosives
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(04-23-2012, 10:27 PM)
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Needs more quotes about how much of a game of the year it actually is.
secretanchitman
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(04-23-2012, 10:27 PM)
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seriously? are they for real with this cover? wow...i think this is by far the worst one ive seen in my life.
Venfayth
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(04-23-2012, 10:27 PM)
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Advertising is art too.
MG310
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(04-23-2012, 10:27 PM)
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Batman is not amused that they splashed some of that red paint on him.
TheJollyCorner
(04-23-2012, 10:27 PM)
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I think Arkham Asylum GOTY has been topped.
OnPoint
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(04-23-2012, 10:27 PM)
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Looks like he has a runny nose

just pretend the red is green
PhiLonius
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(04-23-2012, 10:27 PM)
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That can't be real... it just can't.
electroplankton
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(04-23-2012, 10:27 PM)
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I'm hearing Photoshop machines in work.
Ninja Scooter
bow down to the
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(04-23-2012, 10:27 PM)
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why do you guys get so offended by box art? Most people (especially the ones GotY releases are targeting) don't give a shit about how it looks. Most of their box arts are probably paper sleeves from Gamestop.
Biggzy
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(04-23-2012, 10:27 PM)
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And we thought Batman: AA was bad.
Anth0ny
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(04-23-2012, 10:28 PM)
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It looks like all those quotes are beating the shit out of Batman
Skilletor
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(04-23-2012, 10:28 PM)
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Have you played that game Batman: 10 out of 10?
AniHawk
Cranky. Very cranky.
Rather sarcastic to boot.
(04-23-2012, 10:28 PM)
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the cover might be busy, but i personally can't wait to play 10 out of 10
subversus
I've done nothing with my life except eat and fap
(04-23-2012, 10:28 PM)
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not really related but never forget

half a moon
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(04-23-2012, 10:28 PM)
The original artwork was bad as well. Turn deh brightness level down plz.
StuBurns
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(04-23-2012, 10:28 PM)
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Since when does Metacritic give GotYs away? It wasn't the highest rated 360 game last year.
Omegasquash
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(04-23-2012, 10:28 PM)
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What? Nah....can't be that bad.
MrCompletely
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(04-23-2012, 10:29 PM)
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10 out of 10 AND 5 out of 5!

They could have saved space by just using 15 out of 15.
The Omega Man
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(04-23-2012, 10:29 PM)
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Batman doesn't like it either, you can see it in his face.
Hero_of_the_Day
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Yep. That is the worst cover art ever.
CSX
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(04-23-2012, 10:29 PM)
"10 out of 10" sounds like a badass video game
Piano
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Zeouterlimits
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Originally Posted by Ninja Scooter

why do you guys get so offended by box art? Most people (especially the ones GotY releases are targeting) don't give a shit about how it looks. Most of their box arts are probably paper sleeves from Gamestop.

You could say that about anything, that's kind of a crazy question.
fernoca
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(04-23-2012, 10:29 PM)
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Well...yeah it's "bad".
But keep in mind that, with time more games (and movies, etc.) are competing for the same retail space. So putting it in small/pretty way might make "fans "happy, but not mean much for the unsuspecting customer. :p


If anything, the "solution" should be "that" in a slip-cover and a more cleaner cover inside the case.
Dartastic
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(04-23-2012, 10:29 PM)
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I think the game's name is "game of the year edition "10 out of 10"
Venfayth
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Originally Posted by subversus

not really related but never forget

Is this real? For nearly the entirety of the game you don't even get to see the monsters trying to kill you, and it's on the box?
Impeccable
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(04-23-2012, 10:29 PM)
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I'm not one for caring much about box art but I wouldn't purchase that.

Wow.
Hot Coldman
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(04-23-2012, 10:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by Anth0ny

It looks like all those quotes are beating the shit out of Batman

"Holy abomination, Batman, it's the dastardly Over-Enthusiasm Man, and his nefarious cohort, The Design Team's Weekend Guy!"
Papercuts
fired zero bullets in the orphanage.
(04-23-2012, 10:30 PM)
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Batman: AA GotY was terrible, it's like they literally tried to top it. It actually takes a few second to locate the name of the game on this one.
Matts Legacy
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(04-23-2012, 10:30 PM)
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Wow..that's really bad.
The_Darkest_Red
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(04-23-2012, 10:30 PM)
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I honestly find it to be completely repulsive.
Lionel Mandrake
(04-23-2012, 10:30 PM)
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More people should do reversible covers. Like ICO/SotC Collection. That way they can still do the "Oh my God! Look at how amazing this game is! Look at all the stuff it has! Buy it now!" and still keep the small amount of people who care about box art happy.
Emitan
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(04-23-2012, 10:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by subversus

not really related but never forget

But that's awesome. A giant burping duck.
That Singer Guy...
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(04-23-2012, 10:30 PM)
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well Batman: AA has a heir to the throne
SuicidalSteve
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(04-23-2012, 10:30 PM)
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He got whacked in the face pretty hard as all of that text came right to him. No wonder he is wiping his mouth
Mafro
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(04-23-2012, 10:30 PM)
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That G4TV quote is truly astonishing.
Wiz
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(04-23-2012, 10:31 PM)
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If you have to actually search to find the actual name of the game on the boxart, something is wrong.
Kayhan
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(04-23-2012, 10:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by subversus

not really related but never forget

NO.DUCKING.WAY!
nowai
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(04-23-2012, 10:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by Neuromancer

I just threw up in my mouth a little.

...so did Bats by the look of it.
MrOogieBoogie
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(04-23-2012, 10:31 PM)
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It's so bad that I can't help but laugh.
joeygreco1985
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(04-23-2012, 10:31 PM)
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Its fucking ridiculous that the GI score font is larger than the game's title. What a joke.
BGBW
Maturity, bitches.
(04-23-2012, 10:31 PM)
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I suggest a Photoshop contest where we GOTYify covers of other games.
lethial
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(04-23-2012, 10:31 PM)
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Don't you just put it into a shelf or are you one of those loners that displays games?
Arabian Mage
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(04-23-2012, 10:31 PM)
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Who else thought that was a Magazine cover as opposed to a game box art ?
darkwing
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(04-23-2012, 10:31 PM)
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help me GAF, is it the game of the year edition?
Neuromancer
The Mayuh of f'n Bawston
(04-23-2012, 10:32 PM)
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Beyond his ban-grave, SalsaShark got a twisted, nightmarish version of his wish:

Originally Posted by SalsaShark

Hell, even this one would have been better:



Shows more character, shows a struggle

"Batman throwing a punch" just doesnt say anything to me

nullset2
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(04-23-2012, 10:32 PM)
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Dear god, it's like they saw the satirical photoshop of the Arkham Asylum cover floating around on the web and they decided to just go with it.

And I've rather liked their whole white/red aesthetic with this game, but this cover just takes it waaaay too far. In a way it's so bad it's good, though, it's like it's self-aware "yeah, we are doing the gamez because we want the salez first and foremost, we don't give a fuck".

And I hate people trying to promote/understand/sell games in a fashion similar to how people have been doing with the movie industry for quite some time. "10 out of 10!!!!! BUY IT!!", ridiculous.

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