32 years of brilliant video game box art – #27 (1988) F/A-18 Interceptor

Another year, another countdown, another birthday.  And I’m boxing it all up, tying a nice little bow around it, and turning the ripe old age of 32 with a celebration of 32 BRILLIANT examples of FANTASTIC video game box art.  Join me, won’t you?

F/A-18 Interceptor (1988) – It may not be the most exciting box art in the world, but by Jove there’s something about the form factor of a fighter that makes my hair stand on air.  I spent many an hour staring at the F/A-18 Interceptor box when I was a kid.  Not because it was a particularly spectacular looking box in its own right – it was just a fighter jet after all – but because unless my brother was at home to decipher the code wheel there was no way in hell I was jumping into the cockpit.  That said F/A-18 Interceptor introduced me to the F/A -18 fighter, which still do this day remains a bit of a personal favourite, and which kickstarted a life-long fascination with military aviation.  In fact learning that a variant of the F/A-18 is still in active service in the Royal Australian Airforce almost tipped me over the edge toward pursuing a military-service career.

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Miss previous entries in the countdown?

Space Ace (1983) – Transylvania (1984) – Impossible Mission (1985)Defender of the Crown (1986) – Faery Tale Adventure (1987)

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