Don Moore

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The Cognitive Dissonance of Old School Video Game Covers

In Humor, Video Games on May 13, 2011 at 2:08 PM

There is nothing more infuriating that buying a product based on advertising, only to realize that the actual product bears not even a passing resemblance to what was advertised. Fast food, movies- it always ends in the same bitter, bitter disappointment.

Perhaps no one perfected the art of the bait and switch better than old school video game boxcover artists. Read the rest of this entry »