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What Modern Video Game Boxes Would Look Like 30 Years Ago?

The gaming industry evolves so fast that I decided to stop buying games because you need to upgrade your computer every six months and it sucks. The only thing that keeps my interest is their design starting from the game itself and all the way to their boxes and promotional materials. Matt Cundy from decided to put his imagination and Photoshop skills to the test. What he did (maybe from pure boredom) was to combine new video game art boxes to some which are very old. The result is hilarious as you can see below. Check out his original post to see more examples and some funny comments.

Grand Theft Auto V (With the design from A.P.B. – 1989)

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (With the design from Bazooka Bill – 1985)

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (With the design from Wing War – 1983)

Mass Effect 3 (With the design from Space War – 1978)

Battlefield 3 (With the design from Armor Battle – 1982)

Monster Hunter Tri (With the design from Pool of Radiance – 1988)

Virtua Tennis 4 (With the design from Tennis – 1981)

Soul Calibur V (With the design from Barbarian – 1987)

Red Dead Redemption (With the design from Outlaw – 1978)


Wipeout 2048 (With the design from Gridrunner – 1982)


FIFA 12 (With the design from Kick Off – 1989)

Rainbow 6 (With the design from Hostages – 1988)

L.A. Noire (With the design from The Detective – 1986)

Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune (With the design from Rick Dangerous – 1989)


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