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About BOX=ART

BOX=ART is a site dedicated to the history of video game box art/ cover art and the artists responsible for them.

Box arts are profiled from a variety of angles using high quality scans and with the intention of acknowledging the men and women who have played such a major role in shaping our gaming experiences.

Not only for video game enthusiasts, BOX=ART is for all who enjoy quality artwork.













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The history and the artists behind video game box art


Autobahn box art review page| BOX=ART

Latest article

Review

BOX=ART reviews a quirky cover from the early American home computer scene, Autobahn by Janet Lopez.

By Adam Gidney

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Artist profile page A - Z| BOX=ART

Profiles of some of the great video game box artists, including catalogues of works

Artist

Box art review page 123-H| BOX=ART

Modern and retro box arts are reviewed, exploring what it is that makes their designs so good

Review

70's gallery page| BOX=ART

Highlighting the very earliest box art designs in the industry

1970’s gallery


80's gallery page| BOX=ART

Exploring the explosion of creativity when East met West for the first time

1980’s gallery


90's gallery page| BOX=ART

Highlights the rise of the mascot and the early beginnings of computer art

1990’s gallery

00's gallery page| BOX=ART

A post millennium look and the best of modern cover art design  

2000’s gallery


Video game box art decade page| BOX=ART

In-depth box art history by year, including gallery of influential and standout covers

History

Japanese box art page| BOX=ART

A look at some of the most beloved and iconic covers from Japan

Japanese gallery

American box art page| BOX=ART

Explores the pioneering beginnings of the box art medium to present day

American gallery

European box art page| BOX=ART

Looks at the early beginnings in the late 70’s until present times

European gallery


Box art history from popular video game series are profiled

Game series

#Gameseries #Publisher

Iconic publishers and their box art histories are covered in detail

Publisher

Cover arts specific to some of the most beloved consoles of yesteryear are profiled

Hardware

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Niche box art and art genres are explored, including histories

Special gallery

INDEX

A-Z index of profiled box arts

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Tom Dubois interview page| BOX=ART

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Artist interview

BOX=ART interviews a living box art legend, Tom Dubois; responsible for classic Castlevania and Contra covers.

By Adam Gidney

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Might and Magic series box art page| BOX=ART

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Game series

BOX=ART profiles the box art history behind fantasy series, Might and Magic.

By Adam Gidney

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