The Ten Worst Video Game Cover Arts of CK.com
#10 - Red Dead Revolver
Okay, I admit; this one's cover art isn't so much "bad" as just "unintentionally hilarious". I mean, who wouldn't raise an eyebrow to a closeup of a cowboy who looks like he's passing a kidney stone? It's also pretty damn cool compared to some of the stuff I'm about to show.
#9 - Elemental Master
Despite this cheesy cover art, Element Master is actually a fun little shooter with a wizard instead of a space ship. But as bad as the wizard on the cover looks, the one in the actual game managed to be even dorkier looking. And I have no idea what that thing looming over him is supposed to be; there's nothing even remotely resembling that in the game.
#8 - Resident Evil
Kazuo: Um, wow. This makes the Sweet Home box art look good.
#7 - The Adventures of Lomax
As if the cover art wasn't bad enough, did we really need to have that ugly mug plastered onto the back of the manual, as well as the photo behind the disc slot? And who is that lemming between Lomax and the Zombie?
#6 - Cosmic Fantasy 2
To be honest, I don't think this one is as bad as a lot of people say it is. But it's still only about as good as the game's actual name. I mean, what is up with that cat?
#5 - Lemmings (NES, SNES, Genesis)
Frightening. Just frightening. If this was what the official lemming design was, I don't think I'd have taken as nicely to them as I have. They're fat, they're awkwardly shaped, they're ugly, and they're JUST FRIGGIN SCARY. What's worse, they're even creepier in the little pictures in the manual.
#4 - Mega Man
What bad cover art list would be complete without the inclusion of this eyesore? There's already been so many jokes about this, there's nothing I can say that hasn't already been said.
#3 - Castlevania Bloodlines
...I'm sorry, I can't think of any witty remarks for this one aside from what I put in the Alt Tag...
#2 -Arc the Lad: Generation (Japanese)
"Arc the Lad: Sport Bass Fishing Edition" - Flying Omelette user, Ultimate Chicken I think?
#1 - Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
As of writing this, I don't own this game. And this cover art isn't exactly putting it at the top of my wish list. In fact, something tells me I just scared off some potential buyers with this.
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