Sep 20, 2021
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Iconic 90s Video Game Artist Mick McGinty Passes Away

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Mick McGinty, who was known for such classic video game box covers as Street Fighter 2, and Streets of Rage 2, passes away “peacefully.”

Box art for Street Fighter 2 showing Blanka about to attack Chun-Li.

While there may be some who are not familiar with his name, there will be those gamers who grew up in the early 90s and beyond who will be very familiar with the work of Mick McGinty. The legendary artist was known for creating the box art for some of the most recognizable and classic arcade games of a bygone era. Sadly, it has been recently reported that the artist passed away “peacefully” just a couple of days ago.

In a recent post by his son Jobey, the creator of some of the…

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