Video game box art gallery: Best & Worst

Video game boxes have never enjoyed a particularly prestigious reputation. That’s because most of them suck.

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Good: Psygnosis box art

From the mid-'80s to the early 1990s, Psygnosis was the king of video game box art. The Liverpool outfit was famous for producing lavishly illustrated boxes that were so large and bulky you could comfortably house a small family in them. Most of the covers were painted by fantasy artist Roger Dean and rarely had anything to do with the game in question. (We suspect they were commissioned in bulk and then chosen at random.) Here are a few of the psychedelic highlights...

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