Over the next few weeks and months, the third installment of Sony's popular Patapon series will hit store shelves around the world--starting with the US on April 12 and ending with Europe on some as-yet-determined date later this year. (Japanese PSP owners will gain access to the game on April 28.)
Patapon fanatics should make note of those dates, as each region's packaging will feature a different piece of art. The following, for instance, will grace the cover of the US release of Patapon 3:
The Japanese version of the game, on the other hand, will showcase this illustration:
And when this Pyramid-developed title finally makes its way to Europe? Gamers there will have to keep their eyes peeled for this dramatic and comparatively minimalistic piece of cover art:
Although I like all three designs, I find the one that's set to appear on the US version to be the most appealing. Which one do you prefer?
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See also: Every previous 'Let's Play: Which Box Art is Better?' post