The lights are on
Update: Nintendo has confirmed that these are in fact the legitimate box arts for Wii U titles. Below is the company's statement sent to Game Informer.
Nintendo has finalized the design of the Wii U game box art, and many of our publishing partners have already incorporated it into their own game packaging. We are seeing those game packages online as retailers are starting to showcase their games. For details about a specific game’s artwork, please contact the game’s publisher. Nintendo-published game boxes will appear shortly with placeholder logos, and then ultimately with the final artwork for each game.
Amazon product listings for Assassin's Creed 3 and Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth may give us our first look at Wii U's packaging design.
The top of the box is designed similarly to Nintendo's GameCube games (see below). The color combo of blue and yellow isn't as bad as Microsoft's neon green boxes, but it certainly looks out of place on that Assassin's Creed box.
I've reached out to Nintendo to see if these boxes are the real deal.
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I like the turquoise blue but I think the yellow should be removed in favor of jet black.
not bad, shocked at first but i like it.
I kinda like it. I hope the cases will be blue also.
It looks good...
These kind of things doesn't really bother me.
I think it fits nicely. Xbox went bold with the green & to stand out from the rest Nintendo went with this design.