Man, I could go on all day about this one, but I'll just comment that it's been far too long since the last box art of the day. I'll try and keep up with this more, but life and Pixar have been getting in the way. =P
That said, this will proably always be my favourite Zelda box art. It has that legendary sense that every Zelda game tries to convey here in NA, but Twilight Princess does it wihtout shiny gold packaging. Half dull gold, half silver, half Link, half wolf, the Twilight Princess does something new with a beautiful piece of artwork.
And this is probaby the one game that truly deserves the Nintendo Selects border around it, because this artwork feels like it was created to be within it.
Our next box art of the day is Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, the game that rebooted the Castlevania franchise for a modern audience. Having never played it nor done any research (I'm so bad at this), I don't know who it is on the cover, but I do know that he looks pretty sick. His red cape contrasts very nicely with the mostly blue tone of the rest of the box, and the castle behind nicely foreshadows what will occur in the game.
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This box art actually goes well with the Wii U's odd blue and yellow template, which I think might turn into a bit of a rarity in the coming years. It's also very beautiful when compared to the Rayman Origins box art. I'm just questioning who the girl with the axe is, and why Globox and both Teensies are absent.
Besides, those '80s space shooters are all the best things ever anyway. Even when they rock your socks every single attempt (I'm looking at you, Axelay).
The third box art of the day is none other than the wonderlicious game Portal, with a very simple piece of art used that defines the game perfectly. The lines give it depth, making it seem as if this figure is falling into the portal below, and we have faded Aperture Science hazard warnings in the background. The one question I have about this is about why they made this figure male when the game stars a female, but it doesn't really matter.
As a side note, I was actually going to put Far Cry 3 up here, but I'm not entirely certain that the box art for that is appropriate for BZPower.
Mario Party 9.
Although a little over saturated, I really enjoy the Super Mario Galaxy style glow everything has, and I also appreciate how many characters they stuffed into it while keeping the box action packed but not cluttered. Good on you, Nintendo. Now give us a boxart this good for the next Smash Bros.
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