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DS Daily: Battle of the boxes


It's been a while since we've done one of our wacky "versus" topics for daily discussion, and when we saw these two boxes posted over at GoNintendo, they just seemed too perfect to resist. They have some similarities and yet are pretty distinct. Which would be more likely to catch your eye? Is that also the game you think you would prefer?

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German S.1

11-04-2007 @ 10:43AM

German S. said...

my decision for this is so biased. FF IV, on account of Amano and cause its freakin FFIV.

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Wilerson2

11-04-2007 @ 10:50AM

Wilerson said...

FFIV for me too. Is the art Yoshitaka Amano's? I know that the logo is his, but what about the entire boxart?

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Raru3

11-04-2007 @ 11:33AM

Raru said...

Rune Factory!

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Chris4

11-04-2007 @ 11:48AM

Chris said...

I'd say the FF4 box because its got the logo Final Fanasy IV on it !

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Sixclaws5

11-04-2007 @ 12:13PM

Sixclaws said...

Rune Factory 2, because the people on the cover of Final Fantasy IV remind me of a 80's hair metal band.

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Joe6

11-04-2007 @ 1:00PM

Joe said...

I have to say I like the box art more on Rune Factory over FF. But if it is game wise it would be the other way around. The first Rune Factory was good but not as good as FF. So game wise the win goes to FF and for Box art RF.

Both will be good good games though.

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elsng7

11-04-2007 @ 1:40PM

elsng said...

The Rune Factory box looks too 'pastel coloured' to me.

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Pizza Pasta8

11-04-2007 @ 1:47PM

Pizza Pasta said...

I hope the FFIV remake doesn't have a lousy looking logo on the box's spine like three does. It just looks so pitiful on my shelf, like someone made it at Kinko's.

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Xaos9

11-04-2007 @ 3:40PM

Xaos said...

FFIV, Amano is god.

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Foodie_Monster10

11-04-2007 @ 4:09PM

Foodie_Monster said...

Both look really really good, but after watching the old FF Retrospective on FFIV last night, I'll have to go with that one. When's the release date on FFIVDS? Is there any US date yet?

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Bill McCai11

11-04-2007 @ 10:09PM

Bill McCai said...

Find them both quite ugly.

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Mike_NJ12

11-05-2007 @ 8:19AM

Mike_NJ said...

I like the FFIV box better, however, they should have put something a bit more recognizable at the top than the Big Whale.

... That IS the Big Whale, isn't it? It's the only thing I can think of it might be.

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Matdredalia13

11-06-2007 @ 9:09PM

Matdredalia said...

FFIV -- I'd know Kain & Rydia anywhere. Seriously, a chick with green hair wearing all green is more likely to catch my eye than an overly pastel set of kids with a squirrel and a dragon.

I'm not a big fan of Rune Factory I's boxart either, though. Good game, though.

*salivates over FFIV some more*

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