Perhaps I just don't know my stuff and am missing something here; at the very least, I know Philip K. Dick died a few years before the game out, so the only connection I can make is that the famous science fiction author was somehow an inspiration to those within Taito while making the game.

Either that or the person who hand stitched the piece is simply a fan of both. Okay, probably that. A few additional, in progress pics can be seen after the cut.


It hails from a Flickr stream belonging to SuperJuegos Xtreme, a Spaniish gaming magazine, where on can find all sorts of flat out weird things (though the Monster Boy image is just flat-out cute):