October 19, 2009 10:00 AM | Eric Caoili
From Software 3D Dot Game Heroes isn't
ripping off paying tribute to just The Legend of Zelda; no, the game also gives a nod to dozens of other classics by recreating their Japanese packaging illustrations in its loading screens.
Along with recalling boxarts from popular video game series in Japan like Dragon Quest and Final Fantasy, the loading screens feature cover/cart scenes from games like Ghosts 'n Goblins, The Tower of Druaga, and Wizardry, as pointed out by Japanese blogger Maxell011 (NSFW images in the sidebar).
You can see more boxart and loading screen comparisons below: