In this edition of Pixel Talk I will be looking at the differences between the International and Japanese box art released for Power Quest on the Game Boy Color or Gekitou Power Modeler as its known in Japan on the Game Boy.
Have you ever heard someone say something out of context and take it the wrong way only to find out later it was nothing like you expected? That moment of it all coming clear in a rush of understanding…that was my experience with the Altered Beast Sega Genesis box art.
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In Japan on December 3, 1994 Sony entered the console war with the Sony Playstation (or PS1 or PSX). North America and Europe got there look at the console in September of 1995 while it competed against the Sega Saturn and the Nintendo 64. The Sony Playstation did so well that it became the first… Read More »
November 22, 1994 the Sega Saturn launched in Japan with 5 games; Mahjong Goku Tenjiku, Myst, TAMA, Virtua Fighter and Wan Chai Connection. On May 11th of the following year North America got its taste of the Saturn launching with Astal, Daytona USA, The Mansion of Hidden Souls, Panzer Dragoon, Virtual Hydlide. Europe had to… Read More »
In the video game world you always hear a lot of talk about graphics…sprites vs polygons, 1080p, next gen, etc. but what you don’t hear a lot about anymore is box art. As a society, have we finally evolved past judging a book by its cover, or in this case a game by its box… Read More »