August 7, 2020

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Poll: Box Art Brawl: Duel #53 – Tetris

Block droppin’ beats.

Welcome one and all to Box Art Brawl, our weekly vote on a bunch of regional box art variants. It’s Round #53 which means we’ve got a year’s worth of brawls under our belts – thank you to all you box art critics and voters out there! This week we’re introducing an ever-so-minor tweak to the format which will accompany the regular three-way version. Yes, today is the first Box Art Brawl: Duel!

Frankly, it’s becoming a challenge to find retro games with three sufficiently different variants for a three-way bout to make sense. Usually (although not always), the North American and European versions are very similar and over the past year we’ve begrudgingly featured a couple of games with little more than a border change or a minor compositional rearrangement between the covers released in the West. A simple two-way bout opens up a whole new world of possibilities. Simples.

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