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Need info on Castlevania: Symphony of the Night cover art!!!


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#1 NERDtendo

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Posted 11 May 2010 - 04:57 AM

I got this cover art in a deal and I am not sure what it is. I know that it is for Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. I am not stupid. However, I don't know if this is a display from a rental or video game store or a limeted edition cover or what. I put the cover art in a PS2 game case to keep it protected. Otherwise, it is just a cardboard cover art. This isn't for the Japanese version and it is PSone. It doesn't say "RP" for the rating so I assume it is not a pre-release display. Any input as to what to classify this as and maybe how much it would be worth is appreciated.

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#2 Halo05

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Posted 11 May 2010 - 11:39 AM

I'd guess display cover art.

All copies of SotN in the US came in a regular sized CD case, that wouldn't fit. The EGM '66 seems odd too. The quotes are from the actual game case but the misprint isn't on the original.

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#3 Jack

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Posted 11 May 2010 - 01:49 PM

That's just custom cover art from The Cover Project. You can get it here:

http://www.thecoverp...php?game_id=895
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#4 mtxbass1

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Posted 11 May 2010 - 02:03 PM

Definitely not the correct cover art. The PSX title has a castle on the cover. The back says EGM 96, not 66. Looks like you either have a photoshopped version. The original game came in a much smaller case. I have both black and green labels for comparison.



#5 Rozz

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Posted 11 May 2010 - 02:25 PM

Another tell-tale sign that this is not an authentic cover is that it contains the newer, bold, filled-in ESRB logo that didn't grace game covers until the year 2000.

#6 NERDtendo

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Posted 11 May 2010 - 03:13 PM

That's just custom cover art from The Cover Project. You can get it here:

http://www.thecoverp...php?game_id=895



Thank you. This answers all of my questions completely.

Thank you everyone else for the quick replies.

#7 Rooster752

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Posted 11 May 2010 - 05:55 PM

I really like a lot of the art over at the cover project. That case is preferable to the original
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